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Dog-Friendly Travel in Columbus

More than ever before, people bring their pets along when they travel. Approximately 37% of pet owners take their animals on the road, up 19% from 10 years ago. Whether you're traveling for leisure or business, bring your furry family member with you on your next visit to Columbus. The region is home to numerous dog-friendly lodging options for any budget and plenty of places throughout Columbus allow you to bring your dog along so you can enjoy some R&R together.

dogs welcome hereBelow you will find dog-friendly restaurants, lodging, shopping and attractions throughout the city as well as our events that are geared towards our four-legged friends. Make sure to look for the "Dogs Welcome Here" window decal while you're out exploring. With so many great options for every price range, there’s no reason why your furry friend can’t join you on your next visit to Columbus.

Just in case, if you have to need an emergency vet while in Columbus, visit this Emergency Vet Clinics page to find the closest one to you.

Sort below by what you're looking for, or even further down you'll find a listing of all dog-friendly businesses throughout the city.


With Ohio's law that permits restaurant owners to allow dogs in outdoor dining areas, we're so excited to share with you all the great restaurants to which you can bring your four-legged friend!