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The best dog friendly neighborhoods in Charlotte

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Myers Park

It doesn鈥檛 matter if you and your pooch are city slickers or southern belles. The Myers Park neighborhood in Charlotte has something to offer for everyone. This neighborhood is lined with scenic views, but with an added historic southern charm. There are plenty of trees to sniff at Freedom Park with over 98 acres of landscape for you and your pooch to discover along with a 7 acre lake, concession stands, and playgrounds. Plus, many walking paths and trails let you discover the beauty of Myers Park. Known as one of Charlotte鈥檚 most prestigious neighborhoods, you can鈥檛 go wrong with dog friendly Myers Park.

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Rain Tree

The Rain Tree neighborhood is home to Charlotte鈥檚 largest off leash dog park. The William Davies Dog Park has over 5 acres of available off-leash play area! There is plenty of water available for your pooch throughout the park, as well as plenty of seating space for you to sit and take in the scenery of the area. There are also a lot of sniff-tastic areas surrounding the McMullen Creek Greenway in Rain Tree. Leashed, well-behaved dogs are always welcomed on the greenway. With so much to see, do, and sniff in the Rain Tree neighborhood, there鈥檚 no wonder why dog owners love this place.

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Third Ward

The Third Ward neighborhood offers so much to do for a pawtastic time in Charlotte. Be sure to check out one of the area's top dog parks, Frazier Dog Park. This off-leash dog park is a popular area for Charlotte residents to come and let their dog loose for some tail waggin鈥 fun. In addition to the dog park you鈥檒l find loads of dog-friendly activities throughout the year, such as the annual Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua Races and the annual Checkers Pooch Party. Third Ward is really one of Charlotte鈥檚 premier dog-friendly neighborhoods. Around every corner you are sure to be greeted with a tail wag or three.

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East Forest

The East Forest neighborhood in Charlotte has that pawfect mix of city and scenic living. There are plenty of shops and sidewalks for your pup to visit, but this neighborhood is also home to McAlpine Creek Park. This 114-acre community park boasts a 3-acre lake, bike and nature trails, and, of course, an off-leash dog park. Ray's Fetching Meadow offers a full acre of fenced-in freedom for your pooch. There are also areas at the park where you and your pup can enjoy a picnic while you take in the scenery of the historic East Forest neighborhood.

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Newell South

Newell South is a historic, dog friendly neighborhood in the Charlotte area. It is also the home of Reedy Creek Park. There is so much for you and your dog to discover, do, and sniff at this 125-acre park, including Barkingham Park at Reedy Creek. Barkingham Park is a popular off-leash dog park. It is the second largest dog park in the Charlotte area, with 4 acres of fenced-in land. There are also other pawsome amenities at Reedy Creek Park such as ponds, a fishing pier, and playgrounds. If you enjoy southern charm with plenty of outdoor adventure, Newell South is where you and your pooch will want to explore.

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Charlotte鈥檚 Southern hospitality extends to its canine residents and visitors. From green spaces to eateries, there are a myriad of places in the Queen City where you can bring your dog!聽


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Dog-friendly restaurants in Charlotte

It鈥檚 not hard to find a restaurant that welcomes furry patrons in Charlotte. Here are just a few where you can grab a bite to eat with your pup!

Seoul Food Meat Company

Seoul Food Meat Company is a popular Korean fusion BBQ restaurant with two locations in the city. In addition to serving up meats and wings, both locations offer karaoke and regularly host games and events. But the best part? The fenced dog park where your pooch can go for a leash-free romp with the other canine customers!

Living Kitchen

If you鈥檙e looking for plant-based fare, be sure to check out Living Kitchen. All dishes are organic, made from scratch, and loved by vegans and meat eaters alike. Your pup is welcome to join you in the spacious dining area where they can enjoy the shade and their own water bowl while you tuck into your quinoa veggie burger.

Zada Jane's Corner Cafe

Zada Jane鈥檚 is an eclectic spot where you can grab brunch with your furkiddo in tow. The cafe serves soups, sandwiches, and breakfast plates, with gluten-free and vegan options available. Dogs are allowed on the patio, but be prepared to wait a bit during peak hours.聽


Dog-friendly activities in Charlotte

Let your best friend tag along to these dog-friendly activities in the Queen City!

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Carolina History & Haunts

Learn about the darker history of Charlotte with your pooch in tow. Carolina History & Haunts offers historical ghost walking tours that explore spooky spots around聽Uptown, including the historic Fourth Ward, local landmarks, and an old burial ground. Tours are offered year-round and dogs get to join for free!

Sleepy Poet Antique Mall聽

Antiquing can take time, especially if there are 55,000 square feet of items to explore. Luckily, the Sleepy Poet Antique Mall welcomes four-legged customers, so your pup can join you while you peruse the aisles at this enormous store. And if your furry friend needs a bathroom break, they can use the grassy areas outside.

Canine Caf茅

Spoil your furbaby with freshly baked treats from Canine Caf茅! All-natural goodies like petit fours, cannolis, tarts, cupcakes, and cookies are made fresh daily at the on-site bakery, which can be viewed from the store. While you and your pup are there, you can also grab supplies such as toys, grooming tools, and leashes.聽

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Dog-friendly event in Charlotte

We Believe Santa 5K Trail Race and Dog Jog

It鈥檚 nowhere near Christmas yet, but two- and four-legged Charlotteans can already register for the We Believe Santa 5K Trail Race and Dog Jog. This early December 5K will take participants through the Whitewater Center trail system for some pre-holiday, tail-wagging fun! If you and your pup don鈥檛 mind racing in costumes, be sure to don your most impressive St. Nick attires鈥攖he best Santa Claus look-alike will win a prize! Awards will also be given to the top finishers.

The We Believe Santa 5K Trail Race and Dog Jog is happening at the US National Whitewater Center on December 9, 2023. Pre-registration is available now through December 7th. For more information, visit the聽Whitewater Center聽website!聽


Where to take pics of your dog in Charlotte

Charlotte boasts a plethora of Instagram-worthy spots. Make your dog鈥檚 page the envy of their canine pals by taking their pics at these 鈥減uptastic鈥 locations!

First Ward Park Fountain, Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Rail Trail

The聽Charlotte Rail Trail聽isn鈥檛 just 鈥済rrreat鈥 for getting some exercise in with your pup; it鈥檚 also a gold mine of Instagrammable spots. Because the trail winds through the heart of the city, there鈥檚 lots to see and do along the way. Spots where you can take cute pics of your dog include the Confetti Hearts Wall in the Design Center, Chandler the Chair Monster in First Ward Park, and the Magic Carpet Murals in聽South End聽and Uptown.聽

Metropolitan

This dog-friendly shopping center in Midtown is home to eight vibrant murals created by local artists, with the most popular one being Third Eye by Nick Napoletano. Also often referred to as the Metropolitan Stairs, these colorful steps are located at the back of Dressler鈥檚. If you want to take pics of your pooch with all of the artwork, you can find a mural guide on the Metropolitan website.聽

Camp North End

Located on the site of the old Ford factory, Camp North End is a creativity and innovation hub that houses eateries, art studios, retail stores, offices, and more. It鈥檚 also home to a whopping 60-plus murals, so there are photo opportunities at every corner! You can view the murals and their locations on the Camp North End website to plan your pup鈥檚 photo shoot in advance.

Romare Bearden Park, Charlottle, NC

Romare Bearden Park

Romare Bearden Park may be small, but it鈥檚 perfect for taking pictures of your dog if you鈥檙e in downtown Charlotte. This green space features artwork, city skyline views, and waterfalls that light up at night. During spring, you can also have your pup pose in front of the cherry blossoms for more pretty photos!

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

This hidden gem on the UNCC campus comprises two outdoor gardens and one greenhouse. Created to inspire a love for nature and educate the public about plants, it鈥檚 a 鈥渇urrific鈥 place to snap photos of your best friend as well. Four-legged visitors are allowed to explore the gardens as long as they are leashed but must be carried inside the greenhouse.聽


Animal rescue spotlight in Charlotte

North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue

North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue (NMAR) is a private, no-kill animal rescue working to help end pet abandonment, abuse, and neglect in the Queen City. For more than 20 years, the volunteer-based non-profit has been providing care and finding homes for dogs of any breed.聽

In 2022, the group started the Old Friends of NMAR program to shine a spotlight on senior dogs. Unfortunately, half of senior shelter dogs are put down and older pups stay at a shelter three times longer than younger dogs. Through this program, NMAR hopes to save more elderly dogs and raise awareness on the benefits of adopting an older companion.聽

If you鈥檙e interested in adopting or fostering, check out the pups of NMAR on聽Instagram,聽Facebook, or聽Petfinder. Note that meet and greets are only scheduled after an application is approved.


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