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Dog Walking in Swansea
Dog walkers in Swansea are spoilt with places to go, from strolls in parks to hikes on beaches and over moorlands there is something for everyone. Here are some of our favourites for both short and long legged pups!
Broughton Bay Beach
Swansea is not short of beaches for you and your pup to visit. There are quite a few that allow dogs all year around, Broughton Bay being one of them. North of the Gower Peninsula, it is one of the more remote spots. If you dogs loves to swim, bring them here along with a ball to throw into the sea for them.
Penllergare Valley Woods
Woodlands are the perfect place to walk a dog in Swansea on the warmer days. Sheltered by trees, you pup can stay cool whilst running around following their nose and chasing the squirrels up the trees. With 12km of woodlands to explore and a dog friendly cafe where water and complimentary treats are available, your pup will love being taken here for a walk.
If you walk a dog in Swansea, why not go on a historical adventure with your furry friend, here dogs are welcome in all areas in this dog friendly Tudor house castle. They even provide free poo bags for any unexpected incidents.
Where to eat in Swansea with your dog
Are you looking for dog furiendly pubs in Swansea? We’ve listed a few of our favourites!
Serving lots of delicious food, this pub is worth a visit. Dogs are welcome inside and out in the beer garden. Staff are sure to give your pup some attention whilst you tuck into your sunday lunch.
The Loft - Neath
A restaurant and bar in the heart of the countryside, if you decide to visit here then make a day of it and pop in after a walk to refuel. Dogs are very welcome in the gardens and patio areas and treats and water are provided for them.
Southgate Country Club
With the staff all being massive dog lovers, especially the landlady, so treats are always available and sometimes tasty scraps from the kitchen. With water bowls provided too, it’s the pawfect place to go after a walk along the beach. Don’t worry about having to be a member, anyone is welcome to eat and drink here!
The Greyhound Bar and Grill
Aptly named, it would be a struggle for this place not to be dog friendly! Traditional family pub, dogs are welcome in the bar area and water bowls are provided for those thirsty pups after long dog walks in Swansea!
If you after a light lunch and coffee, this cafe is right on Swansea Marina. Dogs are given lots of ear ruffles here and water to keep your pup refreshed.
Local vets in Swansea
When you look after a dog in Swansea, it’s always useful to know where your local vet is. Vets4Pets can be found inside Pets at Home and are open Monday to Sunday to help with any of your veterinary needs.
St James Veterinary Group
Known as the Best Welsh Vet, they serve Swansea, Neath and the surrounding areas. They are the only veterinary practice left in Swansea that still runs its own 24 hour emergency service.
If you have a Premium BorrowMyDoggy membership, you can also give our 24/7 Vet Line a call if you have any questions or concerns about your dog, owned or borrowed.
Pet shops in Swansea
Pets at Home
The nations favourite pet store, its impawsible to come out of here empty handed! Staff are on hand to answer any questions you have, and will give your pup lots of ear ruffles and treats if they are well behaved!
Killay Pet Shop
An independent pet shop with very helpful staff, pop in here after you walk your dog in Swansea. Selling everything from collars and chew toys to bedding and food, you’re guaranteed to find something to get your pups tail wagging.