Pet-Friendly Experiences

When it comes to dog-friendly experiences in and around the city, there is no shortage of fun and adventurous options. Whether it’s the neighborhood dog park to play fetch, or the dog-friendly restaurants, pools, boutiques, we’ve rounded up a number of options to prioritize your pet’s experiential side.

  1. Art Of Aquaria


    Art of Aquaria:  Full line freshwater and saltwater aquarium store, offering rare and hard-to-find species; saltwater section offers corals, anemones, invertebrates and gorgeous fish.

  2. Treats Unleashed - Ladue Crossing


    Treats Unleashed:  Family-owned pet bakery, custom pet cakes, free pet food consultations, grooming, nail trimming, self-wash, toys, collars and from-scratch treats. 

  3. Tropical World Pets


    Tropical World Pets:  Pet shop specializing in fish and reptile; sells livestock, tanks, food and accessories, including cork bark and spider wood.


  4. Airedale Antics


    AireDale Antics:  Sells all-natural pet foods, treats and supplies for dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and wild birds, plus grooming services seven days a week.

  5. Purina Farms


    Purina Farms:  Family-friendly attraction where pet lovers go to play, learn and compete; they have kids camps and open practice sessions for dog athletes.

  6. Aqua World


    Aqua-World:  Premier aquarium store with large selection of live aquarium plants and a spectacular selection of livestock and dry goods for fresh and saltwater aquariums.

  7. Pet Supplies Plus


    Pets Supplies Plus:  Neighborhood pet store featuring a large selection of natural pet foods and Made in the USA products.

  8. International Tap House, Soulard


    International Tap House:  Leashed dogs welcomed to join their humans as they relax on the dog-friendly patio and sip a craft beer. 



  9. Veterans Tribute Park


    Kids and pets will enjoy being together at a dog park like Veterans Tribute Dog Park, and watching their furry friend socialize with other dogs.

  10. Photo By: Bike Stop Cafe

    Bike Stop Cafe


    One of the pet-friendly restaurants in the County is Bike Stop Café, where you can dine with your canine friends on a beautiful patio by the River.


  11. Photo By: Caitlin Kitsos

    Canine Cookies N Cream Dog Bakery


    At Canine Cookies n Cream, you can spoil your fur babies here with puppy ice cream and other treats for a variety of pets. 


  12. Provenance Soapworks


    There are many pet-friendly stores on South Main Street-St. Charles, but one can be counted on to have a watering bowl at the ready…Provenance Soapworks.



  13. Frenchtown Dog Park


    Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this .75 acre fenced dog park in Soulard…Frenchtown Dog Park. Membership required.

  14. St. Johns Community Dog Park


    One of the few free dog parks in the Metro is St. Johns Community Dog Park, so bring your pooch for exercise and to socialize. 


  15. Four Muddy Paws


    At Four Muddy Paws, the healthy pet market, you'll find just the right all-natural birthday cake for your beloved pet. 

  16. The Wagamama


    The Wagamama is proud to be St. Louis City's first dog-friendly coffee shop where customers can bring their dogs inside or on the patio.


  17. Photo By: Powder Valley Nature Reserve

    Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center


    Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center:  Educational nature oasis, nature center, gift shop, MDC naturalists programs with animals and innovative educational exhibits, including aquarium and bee hive. 

  18. Photo By: A baby cavy courtesy of Grant's Farm

    Grant's Farm


    Grant's Farm:  Animal-related tours, goat bottles, carousel rides, animal shows, curator-led adventures and tram available; free admission and extended hours on Fridays. 

  19. Photo By: Pets & Company

    Pets & Company, LLC


    Pets & Company:  Dog daycare, boarding, training and spa; online bookings available. 

  20. Lone Elk Park


    Lone Elk County Park:  Driving routes for year-round animal viewing of elk, bison, small wildlife, ducks, fish, deer, geese, along with hiking trails. 

  21. Photo By: Sprinkles courtesy of World Bird Sanctuary

    World Bird Sanctuary


    World Bird Sanctuary:  Unique attraction with environmental education on 305 acres and 200-plus animals on-site; one-of-a-kind wildlife experience.