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Dog Walking in Stirling
Scotland offers lots of great walking routes so you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for places to walk a dog in Stirling, we’ve listed a few of our favourites below...
If you’re a dog walker in Stirling looking for a nice easy walk then this could be the walk for you. With lots of open space, perfect for a game or two of fetch as well as some beautiful scenery, this makes for a great afternoon dog walk. You can probably do the route in around an hour and a half but if it’s a nice day it’s worth taking a slower pace so you can really take in the views.
The Wallace Monument
Another great dog walk in Stirling is the woodland and nature trails around The Wallace Monument. Offering panoramic views over Stirling as well as a range of trails to follow making this walk a treat for both two legged and four legged friends. In Summer the ground is carpeted in pretty Bluebells and if you’re lucky you might even spot a roaming deer or two.
Bridge of Allan Glen
Whether you’re a dog sitter in Stirling or are out and about with your own pup, the Bridge of Allan Glen is a lovely walk to explore. Trails have a mixture of flat and hilly inclines creating a varied walk that will keep you guessing, it is also extremely peaceful so this is definitely the walk to choose if you’re looking to escape the city.
If you’re borrowing a dog in Stirling that loves nothing more than running through the undergrowth and chasing squirrels, then this is a great choice of walk. Lined with trees, this woodland is filled with flowers, plants and wildlife with many paths to choose from. Popular with dog walkers which is perfect if your pup likes to socialise, make sure to pack your wellies in colder months as some of the paths can become slippery.
Where to eat in Stirling with your dog
If all those dog walks in Stirling have worked up a bit of an appetite then not to worry as there are plenty of pup friendly places to visit.
The Inn at Torbrex
Dogs aren’t merely tolerated here, they are welcomed with open arms. Pups are likely to receive ear ruffles, fresh water and treats on arrival and two legged friends can pick from a delicious food and drink menu. If you’re looking for a cosy pub to visit while you’re dog sitting in Stirling then this a pawsome place to visit.
Darnley Coffee House
If you just fancy a cup of coffee and slice of cake then why not head to Darnley Coffee House. All of the food is homemade and comes highly recommended from both locals and visitors and it is always busy here (which is a good sign). Just don’t be surprised if your pup gets papped for their instagram page while he tucks into complimentary water and treats. Wagtastic!
Birds and Bees
Stirling clearly loves their doggy visitors as this is another pawsome place to visit for lunch. Pups are welcome to dine with your inside or if it’s a nice day why not make the most of their lovely beer garden. Two legged friends can grab a bite to eat from their extensive menu while pups will be treated to water and doggy biscuits.
Local vets in Stirling
Broadley Veterinary Hospital
Offering a range of services from vaccinations, standard consultations, neutering and pet insurance you can be sure that your pup is good hands. They also run Puppy Parties on Tuesday evenings which help puppies to socialise with other young dogs in a safe and controlled environment.
It’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located when you’re walking someone’s dog in Stirling. Staff are extremely friendly here and the practice is open Monday - Sunday, appointments can be booked online or over the phone.
Pet shops in Stirling
Pets at Home
The ultimate one stop pet shop. Retail therapy is great for turning a bad mood into a good mood, and the same can be said about your doggies. Treat them to a new toy at Pets at Home with two different locations around the city - your doggy will love to spend a while in there.
A pet shop created by animal lovers by animal lovers. Selling a range of food, treats, accessories and toys you’re guaranteed to find something pawsome to make your pups tail wag.
If after reading this you are still wondering if there would be someone to look after your dog in Stirling then why not create a BorrowMyDoggy profile. Creating a profile and browsing our members is completely free and you never know, you could be only a tail wag away from finding a pawsome match.