Off-leash Dog Parks and Other Pet-friendly Resources

June 29, 2016

Compiled by OutdoorsNW staff

Photo at right: A gear carrying adventure dog, Soph does everything she can to catch some Z’s before she has to hike farther. Soph and her human, Patrick Betts, are from Kent, Washington

Between finding off-leash dog parks in your city, where to travel with your pet or knowing which car temperatures are safe for pups, the internet hosts a multitude of great information. Here is a list of our favorite dog and pet-friendly resources.

Off-Leash Dog Parks

Off-leash dog parks by state:

Top Dog Blogs

Traveling with dogs:
Dog knowledge:
All things dog related:
Tips for dogs:
Dog-friendly resources:
Finding a lost dog:

Animal Protection

Humane Society:
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals:

Behavior and Training

Behavior tips:
Training tips:
Greeting a new dog:


WebMD for pets:
American Animal Hospital Association:
Pet loss resources:
Chocolate Toxicity Calculator, Toxic Household Plants for Pets, and Safe Car Temps for Dogs:

Travel in the U.S. and Northwest

Pet-Friendly Travel in the U.S.:
Dog-Friendly Washington, Oregon and Idaho: