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Dog Walking in York
If you’re out and about dog walking in York, a great place to visit is the River Ouse. The UK’s sixth largest river flows through York’s city centre, and your pup can take a quick dip during your adventure. There are areas near the water for off-lead frolicking for your dog, and the city centre location means there are lots of cafes and pubs in the area to take a break.
Fishponds Wood and Beech Grove
Three miles east of York’s city centre lies Fishponds Wood and Beech Grove. It’s a fantastic place for a dog walk, with some perfect spots to take a break for a picnic. While there, you and your dog can have a wander around the area of wetland, which is home to the wood’s fishpond. A great place to visit if you’re a dog walker in York.
If you’re looking for beach walkies, pups are allowed on this beach all year round. Empty during the week and offering free parking, why not stop off at the little cafe after your pup has finished playing in the sea. All in all, a great place to walk a dog in York!
If you’re after a pawsome, easy wooded walk then Allerthorpe Woods is for you. The woods are largely flat, with many different paths to take so you and your pup can explore until your heart’s content.
With fish ponds, beautiful scenery and a variety of routes to take, this is a wagtastic walk which can be as short or as long as you like, depending on how energetic your four legged friend is feeling. Parking is also available at Yearsley.
Where to eat in York with your dog
Offering food, coffee, cocktails and music, this is a pawsome place to stop for lunch if you’re walking a dog in York. Why not check out their instagram to get your dose of cute dogs, as they regularly post their “Dog of the Week”. Wagtastic!
The Whippet Inn
Aptly named, The Whippet Inn welcomes pooches in the bar area where you can grab a bite to eat or have a few drinks with your pup. Water bowls and belly rubs are provided for thirsty pups, making this a great place to stop after a dog walk in York.
With a gorgeous outside courtyard, pups are welcome to soak up the sunshine outside with you, but be prepared for him to receive a lot of attention and ear ruffles. Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or just a nice cup of coffee, Bistro Guy delivers on all of the above.
Ye Olde Starre Inn
Offering a range of yummy food and craft ale, this is a great place to stop if you’re out and about dog walking in York. You’ll find a barrel of water outside for thirsty pooches and pups are welcome both inside and out.
Local vets in York
Located on Turner Close, Vets4Pets offers a friendly service for you and your pup. From emergency appointments to microchipping and pet advice, they are open 24 hours a day for any of your veterinary requirements.
Minster Veterinary Practice
If you are looking after someone’s dog in York, it’s nice to know where your local vet is based. Minster Veterinary Practice offers a range of services from vaccinations and consultations to prescriptions as well as a Pet Health Club.
They have everything you need for your dogs with a wide range of food and treats to beds and grooming accessories. You can take your dog in to try on collars, leads and harnesses and the friendly staff are on hand to help you any pet care and feed queries.
Pet shops in York
Pets At Home
Whether you’re looking for a treat for a well behaved pup or maybe a new harness and lead, Pets At Home has you covered. Feel free to take your pooch shopping with you but be prepared for them to get plenty of attention from the staff.
They call themselves “York’s friendliest Pet Store” and pride themselves on offering excellent advice on pup care, as well a range of food for small medium or large dogs.
If you’d like to find someone to walk your dog in York, why not create a BorrowMyDoggy profile. Creating a profile and browsing our members is free so why not check out the lovely borrowers in your local area.