Dog borrowers in Belfast25 May 2023
So you're interested in borrowing a pooch in Belfast. High paws!
With over 2,000 dogs in Belfast looking to make new friends, you're sure to find the dog that's perfect for you.
How do I find my pawfect match in Belfast?
- Start by creating a borrower profile that showcases your utterly fabulous self. Once you're all set, take a look at the profiles of the adorable doggos in the area. From energetic Labradors in Lisburn to friendly Beagles in Bangor, there are plenty of amazing dogs to choose from.
- The next step is to become a premium member. Premium memberships include safety checks, insurance coverage, and access to our 24/7 vetline. For safety reasons, messaging is available exclusively to premium members. For as little as £12.99 a year, you can enjoy unlimited dog time!
- Now, it's time to start messaging. Reach out to lots of dog owners, introducing yourself and sharing what you're looking for. Once you've had a chat, it's the pawfect time to meet up for a 'Welcome Woof'.
- Once you've built a relationship with the owner and, of course, their lovely pupper, and you've all decided it's time to spend time with the dog on your own, it's time to plan some exciting adventures.
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Now is the time to plan adventures with your new pooch pal. Whatever your pace, there's always something you can enjoy together in Belfast.
Take a walk in Belfast with your borrowed doggy
You don't have to go far to find great walks in Belfast, as the city offers a variety of parks and green spaces. Explore the scenic paths of Botanic Gardens or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Lagan Towpath.
If you're up for a more adventurous hike, head to Cave Hill Country Park for stunning views or visit Helen's Bay Beach for a seaside walk.
Discover more in our guide on dog walks in Belfast.
Enjoy a dog-friendly lunch break in Belfast
Belfast boasts a fantastic selection of dog-friendly bars, cafes, and restaurants, ensuring a delightful lunch break with your furry friend. Take your new BFF to General Merchants in Ormeau or enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of The Dirty Onion in the Cathedral Quarter. Treat your pooch to a special meal at Maggie May's or indulge in some delicious food at Established Coffee.
Discover more in our guide on dog-friendly eateries in Belfast.
Plan a Shopping Spree with your borrowed doggy in Belfast
Taking your borrowed dog on a shopping trip can be pawsome fun for both of you. Start by spoiling your pup with treats from pet shops like Pet Connection, Posh Pets, or Pets at Home.
And don't worry, there are plenty of pooch-friendly shops where you can find treats for yourself too, such as St. George's Market or Hillmount Garden Centre.
Travelling with dogs in Belfast
Getting around Belfast with a borrowed pooch is convenient, thanks to various dog-friendly transportation options.
Buses: Well-behaved, small dogs on leads are generally welcome on local Translink buses in Belfast. However, guidance isn’t entirely clear on dog friendly public transport in Northern Ireland.
Trains: Dogs are usually welcome on trains in Belfast after 9.30am, as long as they are on leads and well-controlled. However, it's advisable to check with the specific train company for any additional guidelines or restrictions.
Want to learn more about dog-friendly travel? Check out our guide on how to travel with a dog!
Start your BorrowMyDoggy adventure in Belfast today and create cherished memories with a delightful canine companion.
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