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Your local pet-friendly guide

The following restaurants are some of our favorite spots not only to eat, but to bring our dogs to! They allow dogs at their outdoor tables. We bring dogs here to train in a public setting. This includes greeting people appropriately, staying put beside the table, working through distractions etc.

  • Townies Tavern (Palm City)
  • Hurricane Grill and Wings (Palm City)
  • Mondo Wood Fired Pizza (Stuart)
  • The Twisted Tuna (Port Salerno)
  • TideHouse Waterfront Restaurant (Stuart)
  • Duffy’s Sports Grill (Stuart)

In addition to training at restaurants, we also like to take our dogs into stores to work their social skills. Sometimes they even come home with goodies! These stores welcome your four-legged shoppers.

  • The Home Depot (Stuart)
  • Bass Pro Shops (Port St. Lucie)
  • Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming (Palm City)
  • Wagnolia’s (Stuart)
  • Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supermarket (Stuart)

If you’re looking for a new place to take your dog on a nice walk, here are some of our favorite dog- friendly parks! Remember to obey leash laws.

  • Twin Rivers Park (Stuart)
  • Indian Riverside Park (Jensen)
  • Halpatiokee Regional Park (Stuart)

We’re at the vet’s office on a weekly basis bringing dogs in for routine exams, picking up prescriptions, etc. We’ve developed relationships with so many great doctors and staff. It’s important to us that we bring our dogs to the best people possible to ensure their health and safety. The following list includes our local vet office recommendations

  • All Creatures Animal Hospital (Stuart)
  • Monterey Animal Clinic (Stuart)
  • Port Salerno Animal Hospital (Stuart)
  • Martin Downs Animal Hospital (Palm City)
  • Guardian Veterinary Medical Center (Port St. Lucie)
  • Kelly’s Animal Hospital (Port St. Lucie)

We work closely with a handful of amazing no-kill dog rescues. Sometimes we take dogs in to foster and evaluate their behavior so we can determine what type of home would be best for them. If you’re looking to add a furry member to your family these are some great places to start!

  • The Farm Dog Rescue (Palm City)
  • Nala’s New Life Rescue (Palm City)
  • Big Dog Ranch Rescue (Loxahatchee)
  • Ruff Pet Rescue (Palm City)
  • Dogs and Cats Forever (Port St. Lucie)
  • Furry Friends (Palm City/ Jupiter)