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Dog Walking in Derby
Rather than looking for kennels in Derby why not find your pup a walking buddy and friend within the BorrowMyDoggy community? There are some great places to walk a dog locally, here are just some of our favourites...
If you’re looking for a hilly walk with forest trails and paths, this is the walk for you. With plenty of space to let your pup off for a good run and some lovely picnic spots you can easily spend a good few hours exploring here.
Shipley Country Park
Does your pup like to swim? Shipley Country Park has a pawsome lake if your furry friend fancies a little afternoon doggy paddle. Stop off at the little coffee shop for drinks and snacks, with outside seating so you can enjoy your refreshments alongside the comfort of your pup.
If you’re looking for a gentle dog walking spot in Derby, head to Longdendale Trail where you will be greeted with stunning views which get more and more impressive as you head up the valley. Drinks and snacks can be bought along the way, there is also places to swim along the way if your pup enjoys the water.
Stanton is a great place for dog walks with lots of fields, woods and trails to explore. There is also a local dog friendly pub open for lunch between 12pm-2pm which provides water bowls for thirsty pups and staff are always happy to welcome a four legged visitor.
Where to eat in Derby with your dog
If all of those dog walks in Derby have left you a little on the hungry side why not check out some of these wagtastic pooch friendly places.
The Masons Arms
With two boxer’s in residence, this is a pawsome place to stop for lunch with your four legged friend. Whether you’re dog sitting in Derby or are out and about with your own pooch, there is plenty of great food to choose from at The Mason’s and your pup is guaranteed to get lots of attention and fuss.
Pup’s are welcome in the bar here and they also have a lovely outside area to enjoy when the weather is good. Over 150 years old, with a range of events throughout the year from Ascot Ladies Day to Mezze Night, it’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in Derby for the day.
If you’re a dog walker in Derby looking for some tasty home cooked pub food that you can enjoy with your pup then the Five Lamps is a great place to visit. With a lovely outside decking area and nice selection of books to browse, this is a perfect spot for a chilled Sunday lunch.
The Exeter Arms
With a lovely outside seating area and a great menu, this is a fab place to stop for lunch for anyone out and about walking a dog in Derby. Be prepared for your pup to get lots of ear ruffles and love from the staff who are huge fans of furry visitors.
Local vets in Derby
Saint Leonard Vets
If you’re walking a dog in Derby it’s always nice to know where the nearest vet is located. Established for over 70 years, Saint Leonard Vets are centrally located and pride themselves on providing an individual and personable service with friendly compassionate staff.
VetsNow is open nights, weekends, and bank holidays. For over a decade they have provided emergency care for pups, cats and small animals so you can rest assured that your dog will be well cared for.
Pet shops in Derby
Pets at Home
Whether you’re wanting a treat for a pup you’re looking after or maybe a new toy or harness, Pets at Home is a pet superstore where you’re almost guaranteed to something to make your dog’s tail wag!
If you’re a dog sitter in Derby wanting to treat the four legged friend you’re looking after, why not head to Supapet. Offering friendly advice as well as a large selection of food treats, harnesses and dog beds - this is a go to place to visit for anyone borrowing a dog in Derby.