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Things to do in Kingston with your pup
While the idea of curling up with a book in front of the fire may sound like an ideal way to spend your Saturday, your pup may have other ideas and most dogs love to sniff around and explore. As well as a range of dog walks in Kingston, there are a great deal of adventures and activities for people and pets alike. Here are a few of our favourites:
Dog walking in Kingston
Whether you fancy a short dog walk in South London or are a seasoned dog walker the following places are too good to miss.
Bushy Park - The second largest of London’s Royal Parks and home to 320 roaming deer. Bushy Park’s 1,000 acres of greenery is great for both a sunny picnic in Summer or a muddy dog walk in Winter.
Riverside Walk provides amazing views of the river Thames and pretty much every type of cuisine you can imagine, to suit every budget. Perfect for a summer afternoon stroll with your four legged friend.
If you are looking for a short walkies with plenty to look at then look no further than Kingston Market which is packed full of local produce and street food.
Where to eat in Kingston
As well as dog walking in Kingston there are some pawsome dog friendly pubs to visit, guaranteed to get a tail wag from even the fussiest pooch.
The Bishop is perched on the riverbank and welcomes four legged friends into the downstairs area of the restaurant with staff happy to provide bowls of water and ear ruffles.
The Ram has been dog friendly for over 5 years and offers a range of craft ales and boasts a large beer garden to enjoy during Yappy Hour.
Wags N Tales is an independent coffee shop nestled on Brighton Road. Head there for speciality coffee and belly rubs. They also offer a great brunch selection and a late licence bar if you fancy more than just a puppuccino. Eat your heart out Starbarks..
The Boaters Inn prides itself on being pup friendly and is happy to provide bowls of water for it’s four legged guests. They also run weekly Jazz nights as well as having a beer garden and a quiet sunset balcony for warmer evenings.
Local vets in Kingston
Kingston Vets is located on Hawks Road and offer consultations and free advice on weight, diet and parasite control. They also offer a range of pet food as well as pet passports and export certifications.
Medivet have 12, 24-hour centres who aim to give the most accessible, high quality veterinary care possible. They treat every client as if they are a member of their family. They have an online, scientifically tested quiz that identifies how urgent it is that you seek advice from a Vet. Medivet also have an in-house laboratory so you can receive test results on the same day.
Where to shop for your pet in Kingston
Whether you are looking for some treats or want to treat your pooch to a five star spa treatment, Woof’s a Daisy has you covered. Family owned and run, Woof’s a Daisy happily offers free delivery locally and stocks a wide range of speciality foods, pet products and treats. It’s safe to say you won’t be barking up the wrong tree by popping in here.
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