You can’t have too many outings and adventures with your pup! Dog lovers may be wondering the best areas around DFW to reside with their furry friends! Dallas, Plano, and Fort Worth are listed in Wallethub’s top pet-friendly cities in the U.S and are fantastic locations to accommodate the lifestyle of you and your pupper. You can find several parks and restaurants that welcome your canine companions here. There are also several dog-friendly sites in other cities and suburbs nearby. Check out these locations below!


There are several exciting parks for your playful pooch to explore in Dallas. Take a look at Bark Park Central downtown, where you can find a dog shower, drinking bowl, and a pet waste station to accommodate your dog. Or take your pet to enjoy Katy Trail uptown for a jog and some fresh air. For a bite to eat, Dallas has you and your canine covered! Dine with your pup at Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House, Mutts Canine Cantina, or Garden Café.

Fort Worth

Fort Worth’s easy-going atmosphere will be perfect for some quality time with your pet. Enjoy acres of play at Z Bonz Dog Park with agility items and pet fountains. Fort Woof Dog Park also offers different areas for large and small breeds. Afterward, sit outside and grab some chow at Magnolia Motor Lounge or Shaw’s Patio & Grill.


With numerous patio restaurants and parks for man’s best friend, your pup will feel welcomed in Plano. Hang out and play with your pup at Jack Carter Dog Park. Your little friend can enjoy the open space and water stations. You can find several friends for your pooch at Katy’s Trail Ice House Outpost, Pepper Smash, or Holy Grail Pub. Lazy Dog is a popular choice and has special bowls for your pet to use. Lazy Dog also offers hamburger patties, chicken breasts, and brown rice on their “Dog Menu”.


Here you can enjoy Denton Wiggly Field Dog Park! This park offers separate fenced areas for large and small dogs. You can also find drinking founds for you and your pet. Denton welcomes you pup with several restaurants. Take the time to visit Cool Beans, Oak Street Draft House, or Seven Mile Café to relax on the patio with your furry pal!


Conveniently centered in the Village at Allen, Canine Commons Dog Park let’s your playful pal run off his leash. Later, the two of you can eat and hang at Kelly’s At The Village, Dodies Places Cajun Bar & Grill, or The Patio on Guerra.


Whether you are perusing through downtown or adventuring through nature, McKinney has tons to offer for you and your pet. Take the time to explore K9 Corral at Craig Ranch or McKinney Dog Park! These parks are perfect for pups of all shapes and sizes. McKinney Square also offers multiple pet-friendly restaurants for your canine. Check out Spoons Café or Snug on the Square for great meals on the patio.