Where Can I Bring My Dog in Minneapolis-St. Paul?
With 180+ pup-lovin’ restaurants, tons of tail-wagging parks and hiking trails, and countless breweries and bars, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for you and Spot in dog-friendly Minneapolis.
Check out some of the best dog-friendly hiking trails, or see the latest flick at one of the many dog-friendly drive-in theaters. Whatever your (or your pups) interests are, explore all of the pups-abilities in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding areas.
What Stores Allow Dogs in Minneapolis-St. Paul?
Whether you’re looking for some new clothes, need help with your Macbook, or are grabbing some groceries, the Twin Cities are home to a wide variety of dog-friendly stores. From Apple to Ace and back around to Total Wine, you’ll have enough choices that’ll ensure you won’t have to leave Fido at home.
Get the lowdown on where to go with our guide to the best shopping experience at these dog-friendly boutiques!
Do I Need a License for My Dog in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
Minneapolis requires registration for pets 4+ months old. The city also requires that your pet wear a collar with their tags displayed loud and proud when out in public. Find other requirements and costs for Minneapolis registration here.
St. Paul requires your pup to have a license if they are 3+ months old. You can find all of St. Paul’s pet registration information here. Don’t live within the city limits? Check out more registration info for the surrounding cities.
If your pup isn’t licensed, then they won’t qualify for a Minneapolis dog park permit which is required to use the most hoppin’ doggy play areas in Minneapolis, including off-leash dog parks. Explore some of the dog parks near you in Minneapolis and St. Paul with our dog-friendly parks directory. For even more info and tips about the highest rated dog parks in the Twin Cities, check out our list of the 8 best Twin Cities dog parks or the best dog parks for smol pups.
What Minneapolis-St. Paul Restaurants Can I Bring My Dog To?
In the mood for Italian? Or maybe a signature Juicy Lucy from a great burger pub? Delish dog-loving restaurants in Minneapolis-St. Paul provide an abundance of options, including restaurants with menus just for Fido.
Get the lowdown on all of these restaurants with our dog-friendly restaurants directory. Looking for some food and a brew? Check out these 24 dog-friendly breweries where you can bring your pup inside to hang with you. Order in or from a food truck on-site.