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Dog Friendly San Jose

San Jose is the perfect place for you and your pup to soak up the sun. San Jose offers several hotels that welcome you and your dog, as well as activities and shops.

Go for a walk or run at one of San Jose’s open spaces – Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Almaden Lake Park and Coyote Creek Trail all welcome dogs and humans! Dog parks where you and your dog can meet new friends for a play date includes Hart’s Dog Park and Discovery Dog Park in Downtown. Head to Santana Row or downtown Willow Glen for a relaxing stroll.

Friday and Coco share a moment on the lawn at Santana Row Park

Get your canine companion something special from Biscuits Dog Boutique in Japantown or Gussied Up Dog Boutique in Willow Glen where you can get clothes, toys and homemade dog treats!

San Jose has a growing vegan and vegetarian food culture. Good Karma Artisan Ales & Café is a popular vegan eatery with a wide selection of craft brews on tap. Featured on ABC’s SharkTank, Cinnaholic offers customer gourmet cinnamon rolls where pick your icing and toppings, all made with vegan, 100% plant-based, dairy- and lactose-free, and egg-free ingredients. The Source in Willow Glen is a health and wellness food shop that offers juices, smoothies, power bowls and cleanses for a balanced healthy lifestyle using gluten-free, GMO-free and locally sourced ingredient.

Coco and her dog-pal Luna take a break from shopping at Santana Row

Got a feline friend? Check out our cat friendly San Jose blog! And if you liked our doggie blog and puppy shirts*, send us a note on our Facebook page.

*Human size versions of the San Jose shirt are available now at Shop San Jose.