Dog's Guide to New York City

Dog's Guide to New York City

Visiting New York City is an amazing experience. You can make it even better by bringing along your pooch, and you will find that this big city is surprisingly pet friendly. Throughout your stay, you and your dog will be able to enjoy the food, the atmosphere, and the parks of New York together. There are many dog runs where you can take your dog to play off-leash and many on-leash only areas.

Dog Runs

Carl Schurz Park
East End Avenue to East River from Gracie Square (East 84th Street) to 89th Street
Chelsea Waterside Park
11th Ave and 22nd Street
Coleman Oval Park
Pike and Monroe Streets
Corlear's Hook Park
Cherry Street and Jackson Street
De Witt Clinton Park
West 52nd Street and West 54th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues
East 60th Street Heliport
East River at 61st Street
Fish Bridge Park
Dover Street, between Pearl and Water Street
Fort Tryon Park
Margaret Corbin Drive
Highbridge Park
Amsterdam and Fort George Avenues
Hudson River Park (Greenwich Village)
Leroy Street at the northeast corner of Pier 40
Hudson River Park (North Chelsea)
Pier 48 at West 44th Street
Inwood Hill Park
Dyckman Street and Payson Avenue
J. Hood Wright
Fort Washington and Haven Avenues, West 173rd Street
Madison Square Park
Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue, between East 23rd Street and East 26th Street
Marcus Garvey Park
Madison Avenue and East 120th Street
Morningside Park
Morningside Avenue between 114th and 119th Streets
Peter Detmold Park
West of FDR Drive, between East 49th and East 51st Streets
Riverside Park
Riverside Drive at West 72nd, West 87th and West 105th
Robert Moses Park
41st and 42nd Streets at 1st Avenue
St. Nicholas Park
St. Nicholas Avenue to St. Nicholas Terrace, West 128th to West 141st Streets
Theodore Roosevelt Park
Central Park West at West 81st Street
Thomas Jefferson Park
East 112th Street and FDR Drive
Tompkins Square Park
1st Avenue to Avenue B, from East 7th to East 10th Streets
Union Square Dog Run
15th Street and Union Square West
Washington Square Park
5th Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th Street, between McDougal and Thompson         Streets, south side of the park

Parks with Designated Off-Leash Areas
Central Park
East River Park
Next to tennis courts, between Delancey and Houston
Ft. Washington Park
165th Street and Riverside Drive
Randalls Island Park
All areas except where expressly prohibited are off-leash during the designated hours,     7am to 3pm

Dog-Friendly Restaurants (Dogs welcome at outdoor seating)
11th Street Bar
510 11th St.
249 W. Broadway
278 Hudson St.
Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar
11 West 31st St.
B Bar and Grill
40 E. 4th St. at Bowery
Barking Dog Luncheonette
1678 Third Avenue
Boat Basin Cafe
West 79th Street
Brasserie Centrale
1700 Broadway
120 Hudson Street
Cafe Sorrento
132 Mulberry St.
Chez Josephine
414 W. 42nd St.
Cornelia St. Cafe
29 Cornela St.
Corrado Cafe
1013 Third Avenue
Costa Azzura of Mulberry St.
134 Mulberry St.
41 First Ave.
Empire Diner
210 Tenth Avenue
1649 3rd Ave.
522 Columbus Ave.
212 W. 14th St.
9 Ninth Avenue
Porto Bello Restaurant
208 Thompson Street
Shake Shack
Madison Square Park at 23rd St.
Siberia Bar
356 W. 40th St.
2731 Broadway
The Otheroom
143 Perry St.
The Scratcher
209 E. 5th St.
Tile Bar
115 1st Ave. at 7th St.
Trattoria Spaghetto
232 Bleecker Street
V Bar & Cafe
225 Sullivan St.
3 Bleecker St.
174 East 82nd Street

Most transportation in New York City will allow dogs that are in kennels.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Subways and Buses - Allow small dogs in kennels on the subways and buses
Taxis and Limousines - Many taxi drivers will take your dogs, although it is at their discretion whether they choose to or not.

There are a few professional pet transportation services.  Make reservations in advance:
Pet Taxi
Pet Chauffeur
Canine Cab Company

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