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Dog Walking in Stoke-on-Trent
Whether you’re looking for some long dog walks in Stoke-on-Trent or are just looking for a short stroll, there are plenty of great routes to explore.
Parkhall Country Park
Offering a mix of easy and challenging routes, this is a great walk whether you are looking for a nice afternoon stroll or a hilly climb. If you are a dog sitter in Stoke-on-Trent looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city then Parkhall Country Park offers respite from the busy town. You’re likely to bump in to lots of other dogs as you walk which is great if you are looking after a sociable pup!
Hem Heath Woods
Another lovely place to walk a dog in Stoke-on-Trent is Hem Heath Woods. Your pup will enjoy chasing squirrels through the undergrowth as you take in the beautiful scenery. There is plenty of shade from the overhanging trees, offering some respite from the heat on sunny days as well as lots of opportunity to indulge in a game or two of fetch.
A gorgeous well kept park with lots of open space perfect for a game of frisbee or a picnic. Make sure you stop off at the cafe which serves up a range of delicious food and snacks if you’re feeling a little hungry after your walk. There is also a children’s play area if you have little ones as well as a duck pond if your pup likes to swim!
If you’re looking for a place to escape it all, then Longton Park is a great place to start. Great for dog walkers, pups, cyclists and children alike, there is lots of open space to enjoy for a game of fetch or a picnic. Parking is available nearby and there is usually an ice-cream van parked up in warmer months so you can treat yourself during your walk.
Where to eat in Stoke-on-Trent with your dog
The Plume of Feathers
Popular with locals and visitors alike, this is a lovely place to stop for lunch. Pups are welcome to dine with you inside at the bar or enjoy the scenery outside as the pub backs onto a pretty canal. There is a varied menu to choose from and staff are always friendly and welcoming to both two legged and four legged visitors.
The Greyhound Inn
Aptly named, The Greyhound Inn welcomes furry visitors. Water and treats are available for pups and hand cut chips and a range of yummy choices are available for humans. A lovely pub in a nice village, with an outside area to enjoy (weather permitting), all in all a great place to visit with your pooch.
The Black Lion Pub
Situated by the canal, this independent pub has a beautiful setting steeped in woodland and historic lime kilns. Your pup is very welcome to join you inside or out here and there are plenty of great lunch options if all that walking has worked up a bit of an appetite. Keep an eye out for chickens roaming in the beer garden!
Top Pub Brown Edge
Dogs are welcomed here and are likely to receive lots of fuss and attention from the friendly landlady and staff. There is plenty of food options available as well as range of gins to enjoy in their lovely beer garden if the sun is shining.
Local vets in Stoke-on-Trent
Whether you’re out and about walking your own, or someone else’s dog in Stoke-on-Trent, it’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located. Open Monday-Saturday, Vets4Pets offers a range of services from standard consultations, and general pet advice to neutering, microchipping as well as emergency care.
Welcoming dogs, cats, birds and small animals RBB Vets has your pet covered whatever their ailment. Offering home visits as well as insurance and healthy pet clubs as well as general advice, you can be sure your pup is in good hands.
Pet shops in Stoke-on-Trent
Pets at Home
Whether you’re looking for a treat or toy for your pup (owned or borrowed) some advice on pup care or a book on training, you will find all of these and more at Pets at Home. Friendly staff are always on hand to help and are likely to lavish attention on your furry friend as you browse their wide range of pet products.
Another great shop to head to for a pawsome treat for your pooch is Posh Pets. Whether you’re looking for a new collar and lead for your pup or some guidance on a new puppy, Posh Pets are happy to help!
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