Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that fun-in-the-sun has to stop for you and your pup. Living on or near the West Coast has its perks, after all, and one of them is beautiful weather throughout much of the year. Getting out with your dog and enjoying what your community has to offer is not only fun, it’s a wonderful bonding experience for you both.

Regardless of which Wagly location you’re closest to, we’ve got your dog-friendly activities covered. From dog parks to restaurants, beaches to hiking trails, these dog-friendly activities are sure to be a tail-waggin’ good time!

Local Dog-Friendly Activities

Tustin Location

  • Dog Parks:

Orange Dog Park Association – Located inside Yorba Park. Separate areas for large and small dogs, ample parking, and doggie drinking fountains available.

Costa Mesa Bark Park – This two-acre, fenced-in park stay open (and lit) until 8:45pm each night.

Newport Beach Dog Park – Astroturf lined, separate areas for large and small dogs, all with a stunning view of the coast.

Huntington Dog Beach – Offers parking, public restrooms, and grassy area with picnic tables.

  • Local Spots / Other

Sit Stay Café – Owned and staffed by dog lovers and carries a variety of healthy dog treats and unique dog collars.

Rutabegorz – Healthy eats, dog friendly patio, three locations.

Peters Canyon Regional Park – A variety of trails, stunning views of Peters Canyon, and lots of native plants and wildlife.

 Lake Hills Location

  • Dog Parks: 

Marymoor Park – Off-Leash, 40-acre farmland where dogs can run, go on trails and swim in a pond.

Robinswood Animal Corral – Off Leash in corral areas. 10 acres of trails, hiking, camping.

Newcastle Beach Park  – Beautiful park, usually filled with children. Kid-friendly doggos only! 

  • Local Spots/Other

Norm’s Eatery and Ale House – Located in the Fremont neighborhood, even has a doggy menu.

Voff Bark and Brew – Bar/off leash dog park combination

The Barking Dog Alehouse – Family-friendly, dog-friendly restaurant in Ballard.

The Hop and Hound – Very popular dog-friendly craft beer bar in Bothell.

San Jose Location

  • Dog Parks

Butcher Dog Park – Rated “most popular dog park” in San Jose.

Delmas Dog Park – 17,000 square feet. Includes lots of “dog-friendly amenities”.

Hellyer County Park – 2 acres fenced off within larger park for dogs to be off leash and play.

Raleigh Linear Dog Park – Multiple types of landscaping surfaces (dissolved granite, artificial grass, dirt, etc).

  •  Local Spots / Other

Faultline Brewing Company – Cold drinks, good food, and a dog friendly patio.

San Pedro Square Market – Rotating live music, varying events, with streetside restaurants and bars.

District San Jose – Wine bar and appetizers, patio for dogs.

RSM Location

  • Dog Parks

Canada Vista Dog Park – This hidden gem was recently renovated by the city a few years ago.

Law Paws Dog Park – Large, very nice dog park.

  • Local Spots / Other

Laguna Beach – How can you not love it!?!

From June 15th – September 10th leashed dogs are only allowed on city beaches before 9 am and after 6 pm.

From September 11th – June 14th leashed dogs are allowed on city beaches at anytime the beaches are open.

Dogs must always remain on a 6’ leash.

Beaches are closed from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Rancho Santa Margarita Lake – A lake located in the center of the city with a beautiful view.

Board and Brew – Board and Brew is about quality sandwiches and craft beer. They have a patio section that connects to the bar and is welcoming to dogs.


Here at Wagly, we love hearing about the adventures of our doggie patients and their people. What are your favorite dog-friendly activities where you live? Post to our Facebook page, or let us know the next time your best pal is in for a checkup. And as always, don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions or concerns about your pet.