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Dog Walking in Sunderland
If you are looking for new dog walks in Sunderland, why not read further and see some of our top picks!
Herrington Country Park
This is one of the largest parks in Sunderland, so if you are a dog walker in Sunderland this is perfect for burning off energy through endless games of fetch.
This is the largest urban parks, with a Victorian style bandstand and lots of green space to explore. Barnes Park is a great place to walk a dog in Sunderland and there is lots for the children to do if they tag along too!
Being on the coast, Sunderland has some pawsome beaches to take your pup if they love to play in the sea. Ryhope East and South Beach, and Whitley Bay are all dog friendly. If you visit the beaches, don’t forget to take a tennis ball to throw into the sea!
Backhouse Park is definitely worth a visit with your pup, borrowed or owner, if you are looking for a woodland walk. It has some of the city’s largest trees, we are sure your dog will find a good stick to play with.
Where to eat in Sunderland with your dog
The Cottage Tavern
This village pub is very welcoming of your furry friends! Whilst you tuck into a lunchtime toastie post-walk, your dog will have their own water bowl and plenty of doggie snacks!
Overlooking the sea, The Promenade is the pawfect place have a drink and a meal with your pup. Having a delicious menu of food for you to tuck in, they also have a doggy menu! Complimentary water and biscuits are always on offer, but for a small price you can treat your pup to some grilled bacon or sausages. They even serve Woof Dog Beer (non alcoholic of course) and Frozzys, a frozen yoghurt for doggies!
Doggie Diner - Canine Cafe
A diner for dogs, yes it’s real! This Sunderland diner was recently crowned the most dog friendly cafe in the UK. They have a full doggie menu, as well as a human menu, this includes an ice cream cookie, woofin’s, pupcakes, sausages, popcorn and Woof Dog Beer. They have a seperate Doggie Afternoon Tea which contains - cheese chunks, sausage, woofin, bonescuit, pupcake and a tennis ball. How pawsome! We think it’s definitely worth a visit to treat your pup!
Local vets in Sunderland
Vets4Pets Sunderland can be found on Station Road and are open Monday to Sunday to help with any of your veterinary needs.
Kings Road Veterinary Practice
Established in 2012, they aim to offer the highest quality of care for your furry friend as they know how important they are to the family. As well as caring nurses and vets, they also have an in-house groomer, Pups a Daisy, to keep your pooch looking fabulous!
Don’t forget! If you are a premium member of BorrowMyDoggy, you have access to a 24/7 Vet Line. They are registered nurses who are happy to help with any questions you might have about your dog, borrowed or owned!
Pet shops in Sunderland
Pets at Home
The one and only, Pets at Home, known by every dog lover! This pet superstore has everything you could pawsibly imagine for your beloved pooch.
Emersons Pet Centre
Another great place to take your dog to pick out a new toy, they have stock everything from dog coats and leads to Bonfire Night calming aids and treats, what’s not to love!
If you would like to borrow a dog in Sunderland then why not join BorrowMyDoggy and see if there are any dogs in your area. You can sign up to create a profile and take a look for free.