Pet-Friendly St. Augustine


Your Go-To Resource for all your Pet's needs

I’ve provided a list below of some reliable pet resources from vet care to dog parks. Whether you are already a local or looking to make your move here, your pet is always at home in St. Augustine.

Veterinary Care


Our pets are part of our family so their health is a priority. Finding a Veterinarian that you and your pet feel comfortable with is important. Provided below are some Veterinarians I have used personally and have come highly recommended by others. 

Antigua Veterinary Practice

St. John's Veterinary Hospital

Key Veterinary Care (Mobile Service)

St. Augustine Regional Vet Emergency

Groomers


The majority of pets do not like to be groomed so it's important to find a groomer that can make your pet feel comfortable. Here is a great list of local groomers that treat your pet like their own.

Pet-Sitting Services


We all need to take vacations and you not going to be able to bring your pet to all of them so you need to make sure you pet is left in a place that works for them whether it's a home or a boarding facility. Here is a list of some local options.

Off-Leash Dog Parks


Veterans Dog Park located in St. Johns, FL, this 3 acre park features separate fences sections for large and small dogs, drinking fountains and plenty of open space to enjoy playing fetch.

Joe Pomar Park located on Masters Dr. in St. Augustine, this park is a bit smaller but close to downtown, fenced in, and offers water fountains for your pup.

Paws Dog Park at Ron Park Parker is located on Old Beach Rd on Anastasia Island. This is a wonderful public park and the perfect place to bring your pet to romp and play in the fenced area.

Paws Dog at Treaty Park is located on Wildwood Dr. in St. Augustine and offers a fenced in dog run which includes a small dog area and drinking fountains.

Pet-Friendly Beaches


There is nothing like watching a dog having fun on the beach...Lucky for us dogs are welcome on the beaches in St. Augustine, they just need to be leashed for their own safety and the safety of others. Make sure you bring plenty of fresh water and don't forge to scoop up the poop so our pets can continue to enjoy the area beaches.

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Other On-Leash Activities


Colonial Quarter offers live music, drinks and snacks in their outdoor venue and your pup is welcome to join you and listen to some tunes.

St. Augustine Lighthouse welcomes well behaved dogs to enjoy the grounds on a leash.

St. Augustine Eco Tours welcomes your leashed dogs to relax with you on tours at Scenic Cruise of St. Augustine. 

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park Visit the site where St. Augustine began in 1565 with you pooch. With more than 15 waterfront acres to explore, you and your pup will find plenty of activities to enjoy. Just keep Fido on a leash.




Dog-Friendly Restaurants


There are plenty of restaurants in St. Augustine with outdoor dining that welcomes well-behaved dogs. Here is a list of some, but I am sure there are more.

Ancient City Brewing 3420 Agricultural Center Drive (904) 429-9654

Barley Republic 48 Spanish Street (904) 547-2023

Beachcomber 2 A Street (904) 471-3744

Beaches at Vilano 254 Vilano Road (904) 829-0589

Burrito Works Taco Shop 114 St. George Street 671 A1A Beach Blvd

Original Café Eleven 501 A1A Beach Boulevard (904) 460-9311

Chianti Room 60 Charlotte Street (904) 825-4100

Crave Food Truck 134 Riberia Street (904) 293-6373

Creekside Dinery 160 Nix Boat Yard Road (904) 829-6113

Florida Cracker Cafe 81 St George Street (904) 829-0397

The Floridian 72 Spanish Street (904) 829-0655

Gaufre’s and Goods 9 Aviles Street (904) 829-5770

Harry’s Seafood, Bar, & Grille 46 Avenida Menendez (904) 824-7765

Hurricane Patty’s 69 Lewis Boulevard (904) 827-1822

Hurricane Grille 4255 S. A1A 13 & 14 (904) 471-7120

Kingfish Grill 252 Yacht Club Drive (904) 824-2111

Maple Street Biscuit Company 39 Cordova Street (904) 217-7814

Mellow Mushroom 410 Anastasia Boulevard (904) 826-4040

MOJO Old City Barbecue 5 Cordova Street (904) 342-5264

O.C. White’s 118 Avenida Menendez (904) 824-0808

Osprey Taco 300 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine (904) 679-4191

Salt Life Food Shack  A1A Beach Boulevard 904-217-3256

Sunset Grille 421 A1A Beach Boulevard (904) 471-5555

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