Vero Vine Top 9 Dog – Friendly Activities in Indian River County


Sick of having to leave your pooch at home? Treat them to a special day out with these top activities that your furry friend will love! Make sure to check out the local restaurants that allow you to dine with your doggo!

Vero Beach Dog Park

The use of Vero Beach Dog Park is a privilege and not a right. Please respect others using the area. Anyone in violation of these rules will be subject to removal from the park and/ or suspended from future use of the park.

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Dogs For Life

Dogs For Life specializes in training hearing dogs and mobility assistance dogs, as well as service dogs to help veterans ease the effects of post-traumatic stress.

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Sebastian Bark Park

Off-leash dog areas/dog park, provide a community setting in which people can gather and socialize.

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Orchid Island Dog Spa and Resort

Vero Beach’s only luxury doggy day spa offers breed-specific styling, cage-free boarding and upscale doggy daycare in a resort inspired environment. Pamper your poochie in paradise at Orchid Island Dog Spa. We pick up and drop off from South Vero to Grant.

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Humane Society Dog Park

Anyone with an annual membership of $75.00 or more (or who has recently adopted a dog from us) enjoys the privileges of using our “Bow-Wow” Off Leash Dog Park.

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South Paw Canine Massage

South Paw provides canine therapy services in the convenience of your home or at one of our locations. Canine massage is a result driven Bodywork Therapy that deals with muscular issues and helps support conditions such as Arthritis and Hip Dysplasia and aims to see an improvement in your pet’s mobility within 1-3 sessions. It is suitable for all ages and breed of dog.

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Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Heathcote Botanical Gardens contains the largest public tropical bonsai collection in the U.S., featuring 100 bonsai trees on permanent display. Visit themed garden rooms including Palm & Cycad Walk, Herb Garden, Reflection Garden, tropical perennials, ferns, gingers, bromeliads, and native plants. Leashed pets are welcome throughout the gardens.

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Dog’s Life Daycare-Training

First, we all know how much you love your dogs. We too, have our own dogs that we love dearly. Rest assured we treat each of our doggie clients as if they were our own! We encourage dogs to be dogs and socialize all day long. We are an Open-Play facility which includes dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds that participate in the play and activities together. Picture a swimming pool full of kids playing with a lifeguard on duty! The dogs get to romp and play while a qualified, trained staff member makes sure they are safe and following the rules.

Blue Ribbon Boarding & Pet Grooming

Blue Ribbon Pet Grooming & Boarding is the perfect staycation for your pet. Hurricane resistant and qualified staff make sure your pet is happy.

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Dog – Friendly Restaurants

The Patio Seafood TavernSammy’s Mediterranean CafeWaldo’s RestaurantCasey’s Place, Bamboo Patio at Costa d’Este, The Patio at Chive, The Barefoot Café, The Patio at The Kilted MermaidBungalow Bar, Mr. Manatee’s Casual Grille, Post & Vine

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Cindi Dixon
3 years ago

Orchid Island Dog Spa & Resort offers pick-up and drop-off services to their facility with large, oak covered yard and play areas. Open 7 days a week, staffed 24/7, this Category 5 secured building offers lots of outdoor activities, pool time, small and large doggy daycare, special needs services, and individual rooms for a luxurious boarding experience. For photos visit:

Leslie Merritts
Leslie Merritts
3 years ago

I went to a Riverside Cafe with my Yorkie in a stroller, and sat at a table on the deck. I was asked to leave. They told me they no longer allow dogs, even outside on the deck.

Capt Kirby
3 years ago

We provide dog friendly private sunset and eco tours in vero beach and are always happy to have dogs on board ;)
Treasure Coast Cruises
772 321 5955

Kathy Brothers
Kathy Brothers
1 year ago

Mulligan’s is no longer pet friendly. They have had a “no pets” sign posted for at least a year, and I’ve been denied outdoor seating several times (with my 15 pound, well behaved, leashed dog). Casey’s is close by and is pet friendly