Pet Friendly

Pet Friendly Fort Lauderdale Beach

The "pet set" will find no problems Pet Friendly options to keep their precious pooch happy while visiting Fort Lauderdale Beach. From our dog-friendly "Canine Beach" to pet-friendly hotels and restaurants, we prove that every dog does indeed have its day.

Canine Beach
Enjoy a dog-day afternoon in the sun at Canine Beach, located at Sunrise Boulevard and A1A on a 100-yard section of the beach heading north. Canine Beach is open year-round on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. The hours in the winter season are from 3 pm – 7 pm and in the summer from 5 pm – 9 pm (Daylight Savings Time). Dogs shall be on a leash at all times. Call 954-828-PARK or visit the City of Fort Lauderdale website for more information.

Monthly Events
On the last Friday of every month (Check Schedule), bring your dog to the beach in Fort Lauderdale north of Sunrise Blvd followed by Doggie Happy Hour at The World Famous Parrot Lounge ! Socialize with other dog lovers in the Fort Lauderdale Area ! Plenty of Food and Drink Specials at The Parrot. Provisions for all the dogs as well ! Raffles, Door Prizes, and other Fun ! Free Admission ! Dog Rescue Groups and Dog Adoption Services will be on hand. Dogs on the beach are required to have permits.
Visit Dogs, Beaches and Brews Facebook Page for complete details.

Dog Walking on A1A
Days: 365 days a year; Hours: 6 am to 9 am
Dogs shall be on a leash at all times.
A person walking with a dog must be in possession of a device to properly dispose of any fecal matter deposited by their dog.
Dogs shall not create a nuisance by causing any form of disturbance such as excessive barking and/or similar undesirable conduct.

Below is a list of Pet Friendly Hotels & Resorts on Fort Lauderdale Beach
For a complete list of Pet-Friendly hotels, visit

  • Avalon Waterfront Inn
  • Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Fala
  • Fortuna
  • Granada Inn
  • The Grand Resort
  • Hotel Maren
  • Kimpton: The Goodland Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Merriweather Hotel
  • Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale
  • Westin Beach Resort & Spa
  • W Fort Lauderdale

Pet-Friendly Restaurants
Most restaurants along A1A permit dogs on their outdoor patio.
Visit our Restaurant Directory

Visit our Dogs Love Beaches Pinterest Board
Add your dog to our collection of dog adventures on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest by tagging your photos #MyFtLBeach

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