Pawsitively Fun: A Pup’s Picks for Top Dog Parks in San Diego

Being a dog in San Diego means living a good life. My days are filled with fun! I really like naps, walks around the neighborhood, and playing with my human pals.

Lot of places here are pet-friendly which means people like to feed me, pet me, and give me refreshing water. All that play makes me thirsty!

San Diego has some great dog parks. Did you know there are 19 off leash parks in the area? I knew that and I love it! Off leash means I can run around free and really stretch my legs. Plus, I get to meet and greet new friends.

Morley Field Dog Park is a fun place to run around without my leash. There’s a big field, some trees (I love sniffing here!) and when I’m back on-leash, we can explore Florida Canyon Nature Trails.

Dusty Rhodes Park in Ocean Beach has two areas for dogs – one for big dogs over 30 pounds and another area for pups under 30 pounds. I like having options.

Even one of the malls here likes dogs! Yay! Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista has an off-leash park that’s 10,000 square feet. I like drinking from the water bowls outside stores at this open-air mall too.

I love Nate’s Point, an off-leash dog park in Balboa Park. There are over two acres to run around and play. It’s popular here, but I enjoy the crowds – more friends for me to make!

After playing at the park, I get hungry and thirsty, just like my caregivers. I really like when my human friends take me out to dinner.

My fave spot? The Patio on Lamont. The people here LOVE dogs! It’s nice to feel so welcome. I mean, even the critics love this place! San Diego Magazine says it’s the best pet-friendly restaurant and I agree 100! We always sit outside on the patio which is great because I like the fresh air and the people watching.

My favorite thing to see? The skaters and surfers strolling past me while my humans sip coffee outside at Swell Mission Beach.

I love getting a San Diego souvenir too! My friends and I get to pick out great dog treats and bowls from The Patio Express.

Here’s something else I look forward too: Yappy Hour every Thursday at The Patio Marketplace at Hotel Republic in Little Italy – it’s a chill vibe and lots of fun too.

You know what else I like? Walking around Liberty Station with my pals and then relaxing while our humans play corn hole at Fireside by the Patio. I love smelling the fire-roasted food here too – yum! Plus, the restaurant gives me a gourmet homemade dog biscuit and a bowl of water.

Yep, like I said, living the dog’s life in San Diego is a good thing. I wish we could move here! For now, I’ll enjoy our trips to visit.

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People and pets love relaxing outside at The Patio on Lamont. Make your reservation to kick back there with your furry friend.

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