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Are you wondering whether there are fun, pet-friendly things to do in St. Augustine? Well, look no further. Pets are more than welcome here in St. Augustine! We have pet-friendly restaurants, parks, beaches, hotels, and more. Here’s everything you need to know to have a pet-friendly stay in the beautiful and historic St. Augustine, Florida.

Pet-Friendly Restaurants in St. Augustine

Looking for pet-friendly places to eat in St. Augustine? There’s nothing more fun for you and your pet than going out for a walk and grabbing a bite to eat. Plus, if you take them along, you won’t have to worry about leaving them alone in a new place, in an unfamiliar city, with nothing to do and no one around to give them some love. Each of these restaurants happily welcomes your furry little friends.

Pet Lodging in St. Augustine

Sometimes, you don’t want to leave your pet behind, but your day is packed with activities that aren’t so pet-friendly. In those situations, you may not want to leave your pet in your hotel room. If you find yourself in this position, you might opt for pet lodging instead.

Let your furry friends hang out with some of St. Augustine’s best pet care providers. Pet Paradise has webcam services, so you can check on your pet whenever you like. You might catch them hanging out in the pool, playing with a friendly staff member, or taking a nap in their comfy little suite. Dog Town USA is another fun pet hotel that also offers supervised swimming, playtime, and even fitness classes.

Pet-Friendly Things to Do in St. Augustine

Go to the Beach

Pack up an umbrella, a beach towel, and a leash and spend the day at the beach with your pup. Watch them run through the sand and splash around in the ocean. As far as finding Florida-centric, pet-friendly things to do in St. Augustine, you can’t go wrong with this one.

Visit Downtown St. Augustine

You should leash up your pet and let them soak up some remarkable history on a little stroll through Downtown St. Augustine. You can picnic at the Castillo de San Marcos, hang out at the Fountain of Youth Park, and walk the Spanish Military Hospital Museum’s guided tour (pets welcome). There are also ghost tours, wine tours at San Sebastian Winery, and a rooftop bar called the Cellar Upstairs that all welcome well-behaved, leashed pets.

Outdoor Concerts

If you’re planning on seeing any concerts or shows while you’re in town, you’re in luck! Many of the concert venues feature outdoor areas where pets are welcome. Concerts in the Plaza and Music by the Sea are both pet-friendly venues in St. Augustine.

Groomers in the Area

There are plenty of groomers in St. Augustine that will gladly get your pets all spruced up and looking nice on their vacation. This can be especially helpful if you’ve spent the day at the beach or hiking trails. If your pup is covered in sand or dirt, just zip over to the groomers to get them a fresh bath before returning to the hotel.

Pet Paradise
125 Ponce Harbor Dr,
St Augustine, FL 32086


Dog Town USA
6988 U.S. 1 #301,
St Augustine, FL 32095


Country Cottage Dog Grooming
357 Cape Ave.
St Augustine, FL 32084


Society Pet Spa
1665 Old Moultrie Rd,
St Augustine, FL 32084


Park Avenue Paws
425 State Rd 207 #101
St Augustine, FL 32084


Pet Urgent Care Clinics and Emergency Rooms

No one should have to plan for the worst, but sometimes you don’t have a choice. When you’re on vacation, you need to know where to go in case of an emergency. If your pet isn’t feeling well or simply needs a check-up, there are plenty of pet urgent care clinics and pet emergency rooms in St. Augustine that you can visit.

Open After Hours

St. Augustine Regional Veterinary Emergency Center

2090 US-1
St. Augustine, FL 32086
(904) 797-5770

Open During the Day

Jackson Veterinary Hospital

1925 A1A S
St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080
(904) 471-3044

Matanzas River Vet

2440 US-1
St. Augustine, FL 32086
(904) 794-4002

St. Johns Veterinary Hospital & Cat Clinic

1360 US Hwy 1 South
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 824-8123

Humane Society

1665 Old Moultrie Rd.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-2737

Antigua Veterinary Practice

195 San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 824-1414

Pet-Friendly Hotels in St. Augustine

If you’re looking for a pet-friendly hotel in St. Augustine, then you should stay at The Local. We offer incredible rates for you and your furry friends to have the most relaxing, fun-filled trip possible. Book here today!

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