Your dog isn’t just a pet. He’s your best friend, fur baby, pawtner in crime – and you’ll disown anyone who says otherwise. So when his birthday rolls around, pack up your best Paw Patrol decor and bone-shaped pupcakes and head to one of these epic doggo birthday venues.
At Denver’s first dog-friendly tavern, 7,000 square feet of fully fenced private dog park and two patios ensure you have enough space for a puppy party of any size (plus the mastiff pile of presents your pup expects and deserves). Dog attendants make sure everything runs smoothly, and staff can even arrange a professional photographer to snap photos of the birthday boy or gal while they dig into their doggy cake. Humans will love the Green Menu with all vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, and with housemade beer and CBD oil that benefit rescue organizations, your pack can really turn up for a cause. P.S. When your pup meets that special someone, Watering Bowl also hosts doggy weddings.
At Pub Dog in Colorado Springs, four-legged patrons are permitted both inside the main dining room (which you can rent out for private events) and outside in the fenced-in, off-leash green space. You can bring your own decorations and doggy cake, but they also offer a full menu: think pretzel bites and nachos for the people, and pupsicles, hamburger patties, and bacon for the doggos. OK, fine–pretzel bites and nachos for the dogs, too.
Paradise 4 Paws
With a play area and bone-shaped swimming pool (above), there’s a reason this place is called paradise. Beyond daycare and boarding services, Paradise 4 Paws also allows you to rent out the space for private parties, making it the perfect venue for your pooch to live out her Little Mermaid fantasy. You bring Ariel and furiends, they’ll supply the tail-wagging activities and take-home goody bags…and your dog’ll provide gratitude in the form of immediately jumping on the couch while soggy, we promise.
Any Sunday throughout the year, $100 per hour grants you and a minimum of five dogs private access to EarthDog’s large outdoor park. After running through the tunneled play mountain and swimming under the pool’s waterfall, party puppers can clean up in the self-wash tubs and post all the FOMO-worthy photos on their Instagram stories.
House of Dog Training
If you’re looking for an all-in-one option, book your next pawty at House of Dog Training in Colorado Springs. In addition to venue space for up to 10 pups, your reservation fee includes staff supervision, party favors, a cake, and e-vites to the guests. They’ll even take pictures and put ’em on a CD because #memories.
Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning Group
Your furbaby’s party will be a splash at one of Colorado’s first and largest indoor dog pools. In fact, your doggy might love paddling so much he’ll beg to sign up for the $45 unlimited swim pass, so mutt as well add it to his monthly bill (which he promises to pay in full when his Instagram takes off).
Romero’s K9 Club & Tap House
TWO outdoor, off-leash areas for qualifying pets puts Romero’s a kibble above other dog-friendly breweries. After joining the K9 Club, the birthday pack can romp around while pawrents enjoy the barking good selection of craft beer, cider, wine, and non-alcoholics. (It’s like watching your kids at the playground, but you get to drink.)(And you don’t have to pay for college.)
As a Brewery Pass sponsor and the home of Wagapalooza, Bruz Beers is a hot spot for your birthday boy’s big day. Bonus: There’s an awesome dog park right across the street! After getting the zooms out, furry guests can enjoy housemade spent grain dog biscuits, say hello to brewery dogs Cooper and Bentley, and knock back a few cold ones a the fire hydrant water station.
Your sophisticated puppo will be in her element at Bigsby’s Folly, where the staff will make sure to treat her highness like the b-day queen she is.
Know another pawesome spot to host a dog birthday party? Woof at us in the comments.
(Photo by Paradise 4 Paws)
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