Kitsap Peninsula Pet Friendly Places

The Kitsap Peninsula loves pets, and we have dozens of public parks, miles of trails, beaches and wide-open spaces where you and your best friend can enjoy some fresh air. Nearly all lodging establishments and many breweries, restaurants with outdoor seating and businesses also welcome pets. Look for ideas in the Pet-friendly Search List below. In our Public Parks & Trails Search, use the Dog Park and Pet-friendly filters to find even more destinations. If you're planning to spend the night or longer, visit our Where To Stay page and use the Pet-friendly search filter.

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Pet Friendly Kitsap Peninsula Breweries

Many Kitsap Peninsula Craft Breweries and casual dining spots allow you to bring along your furry friend while you enjoy a locally-brewed cold one and a bite to eat. Click here for our Kitsap Craft Breweries Print Guide for the best craft beer and pet hot spots!

Bring Fido

Bring Fido

The world's top pet friendly travel resource to explore places to stay, play and eat with your dog! Browse by category, region and cities including the Kitsap Peninsula.

Help Your Pet Stay Cool during the Summer Heat

Help Your Pet Stay Cool during the Summer Heat

Check out PETMD's article which recommends seven vet-approved tips for keeping your pet cool and healthy during the summer. Click here.

Pet Grooming & Self Service Wash Salons

Salty Dog Wash
4664 Lynwood Center Rd. NE,
Suite 129, Bainbridge Island 
(206) 451-4040

Cookies Pet Corner and Wash
1010 Bethel Avenue
Port Orchard
(360) 519-3100

Peninsula Pet Lodge (full service/daycare and boarding/self service pet wash)
2319 Pt. Fosdick Dr. NW, Gig Harbor
(253) 851-3930

Scrubby Doo Pet Spa (full service/self service pet wash)
2015 Harkins St., Bremerton 
(360) 627-8089

Silverdale Pet Grooming & Kitsap Mobile Grooming (full service & mobile grooming)
9989 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale
(360) 307-7007 | (360) 710-4094 mobile grooming

Z Bones Pet Mercantile (full service/self service pet wash)
146 Winslow Way West, Bainbridge Island
(206) 565.32162

Naturally 4 Paws  (full service/self service pet wash)
9337 Silverdale Way NW,  Silverdale
(360) 633-3166

How to Train Your Dog to Roll Over

How to Train Your Dog to Roll Over

Check out this comprehensive article in that teaches you how to train your dog to roll over on command. 

The Essential Dog Hiking Gearlist

Your Dog provides an overview of their favorite gear for hiking with dogs—everything you need to get started as well as additional information on gear for backpacking with dogs.  Click here to read complete article.

How to protect your pet from COVID-19

How to protect your pet from COVID-19

Now that we can venture out with our 4-legged friends (with limited access) to WA State Parks, DNR-state-managed lands, county and city parks, it is essential to remember to practice proper social distancing. The CDC has provided useful guidelines to keep your pet safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Pet Friendly Hikes on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula

Pet Friendly Hikes on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula

The Kitsap Peninsula loves pets, and we have dozens of public parks, miles of trails, beaches and wide-open spaces where you and your best friend can enjoy some fresh air. Check out our blog—Pet Friendly Hikes on the Kitsap Peninsula for a number of great trails and parks to choose from. 

Off-Leash Dog Parks

The Kitsap Peninsula provides a number of off-leash dog parks where well-behaved canine citizens can exercise in a clean, safe environment without endangering or annoying people, property or wildlife. It also promotes responsible pet ownership and provides elderly and disabled owners with an accessible place to exercise their companions. It's a fun place to socialize with others and exercise your dogs.

Howe Farm Off-Leash Dog Park – Port Orchard. Located on Long Lake Road between Mile High Drive and Sedgewick. Excellent trails and open farm fields.

• Bandix Dog Park a 30-acre park on Bandix Road off the Burley-Ollala Road near Highway 16. Bandix Dog Park offers a mix of wooded trails and open clearings linked by trails.

Bremerton Bark Park - located at Pendegast Regional Park | 1199 Union Ave, Bremerton

Eagledale Park - located at 5050 Rose Ave NE., Bainbridge Island. The 1 acre, off-leash area is located at the top of the park.

Frank Raab Park - 18349 Caldart Ave,  Poulsbo. 21-acre park with walking trails and enclosed off-leash dog area.

McCormack Village Park - 2628 SW Old Clifton Road, Port Orchard. Includes two fenced dog park areas, one for small dogs and another for large dogs.

• Silverdale Dog Park - located at 11601 Silverdale Way NW. The park is dedicated to fun and exercise activities with your dog in an off-leash area. All well behaved dogs are welcome.

Rotary Bark Park - located at 10100 Bujacich Road NW, Gig Harbor. A 97-acre natural area with 15 acres of off-leash dog area with over one mile of fenced trails.

Strawberry Hill Dog Park - located at 7666 High School Rd NE, Bainbridge Island. It is a wooded2.35 acre, forest glade inside Strawberry Hill Park, adjacent to a playground and a skateboard park, that has been designated for off-leash canine recreation.

Ueland Tree Farm Trails - located just west of Kitsap Lake on Leber Lane NW. An over 2,300-acre family-owned sustainably managed tree farm. Includes two beautifully wooded trails, a waterfall and views of the Olympic mountains and Hood Canal along the way.