Provided is a list of options to help your fur babies enjoy their time Georgetown.
Book Hill Park is a small park located behind DC Library, Georgetown branch.
When excellence is imperative and not discretionary, Washington’s pet owners call upon Chichie’s Grooming Spa, in Georgetown*. Hand-coiffing canine clients for over 45 years, we have developed a unique method of pet design and grooming, based on each dog’s individual physical characteristics and your preferences. All breeds are welcome.
Across from Rose Park, on the other side of Rock Creek, is Francis Dog Park. This is a popular off-leash dog park in the West-End for Washtonians to bring their pups to run and play. The play pin itself is described to be on the smaller side, but the public enjoys the convenience of the location and the kind dog owners who frequent there. Additionally, the gated area offers plenty of shade for hot summer days.
In 2017, Francis Dog Park became a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization. The board hosts various fundraisers and accepts donations to maintain the space. For more insight on fundraising events or volunteering, check out their website!
The Georgetown Waterfront Park is a national park completed in Washington, DC in the fall of 2011. Part of the Georgetown Historic District, the park stretches along the banks of the Potomac River from 31st Street, NW to the Key Bridge
Programs are facilitated by site staff as well as contractors with specialized skills and certifications. It also has a new playground and a dog park. A visit to Guy Mason Recreation Center will provide something for everyone!
This 9,100 square-foot off-leash dog park features two play areas, one for large pets and the other for small dogs. Additionally, the terrain is made from eco-friendly crushed granite that acts as a cushion to dog paws.
The dog park is open weekdays from 7 am-9 pm, and 8 am-9 pm on weekends and holidays. During the winter, when it’s cold and gets dark early, the park closes at 7:30 pm. Join the Newark Street Dog Park Facebook Group for some paws-ative updates!
Pant & Wag’s Fitness Adventures for dogs use cross-training methods of exercise customized to your pup’s breed, age, health, and goals.
Washington, DC 20007
Our training is not just about teaching behaviors (Sit, Come, Down). Instead, we believe in teaching your dog how to make better choices and how to listen to us instead of their impulses. We believe in refining your dog’s comprehension of obedience so that it becomes a way of life for them, not just a few tricks they can show off when they are in the mood.
WALKING YOUR DOG AROUND GEORGETOWN
If you are looking to take your dog for a walk around the town, the streets of Georgetown are notably friendly and accepting of pets. Several shops along Wisconsin Ave provide water bowls or treat jars for passing pups. It’s not uncommon to see homes throughout the neighborhoods leave out water bowls as well! Just remember to keep your furry friend on a leash and always pick up their waste.
Additionally, if you want to take your dog on your date (no judgment!) or a family outing, there are plenty of restaurants in the neighborhood that welcome dogs on their patio. Most notably include:
Owners understand that dogs are more than just pets; they are family! Make a trip to the dog park a part of your regular routine for your pet’s health and happiness. Parks in Georgetown, Francis Dog Park, Newark Street Dog Park, and Gateway Park Interim Dog Park are great places to explore.