Pet-Friendly Guide to Cincinnati, Ohio

Whether you're a Cincinnati local or a visitor, our beloved four-legged friends are always a priority in this enchanting city. This guide is your roadmap to discovering pet-friendly activities, dining options, accommodations, and services across Cincinnati. Whether exploring the historic neighborhoods of Over-the-Rhine or taking a leisurely stroll along the scenic riverfront, Cincinnati welcomes pets with open arms. So, leash up your pup or secure your cat's carrier and embark on an unforgettable pet-friendly adventure through the heart of Cincinnati's vibrant community!

Pet-Friendly Activities

  • Eden Park: This pet-friendly park is located at 950 Eden Park Dr. in Cincinnati, OH 45202. This park has much to offer, situated between East Walnut Hills and Mt. Adams.  Enjoy landmarks, lakes, walking paths, and beautiful views.  Leashed dogs are always welcome!  Visit the City of Cincinnati's website for more information. 
  • Aut Park: Dogs are more than welcome at Ault Park, but certain areas are restricted. Don't worry; the "No Dogs Allowed" signs will keep you and your pet on the right track. Located at 5090 Observatory Circle in Cincinnati, OH 45208, this park has a playground, trails and a panoramic view of Little Miami River Valley. 
  • Otto Almleder Dog Park: This off-leash dog park is located at 5057 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45226. The park has separate areas for large and small dogs, a canine shower, dog drinking fountains, and shaded areas with benches.  
  • Bark in the Park: The Great American Ball Park, located at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202, designates several home games as dog-friendly. Dogs must be up to date on vaccines, on a non-retractable leash at all times, and have a ticket to attend. Come early and enjoy the Pet Expo and see adoptable dogs available through SPCA Cincinnati. Visit the website to learn more and book your tickets! 

Pet-Friendly Restaurants

  • MadTree Brewing: This family and dog-friendly taproom is located at 3301 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209.  Stop by for drinks and grab a bite to eat from the two food trucks on site. Visit the website for more information. 
  • Eli's BBQ: This pet and family-friendly restaurant is located at 3313 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH, US, 45226-1012. Please remember that pets are only allowed in the outdoor seating area and can not be left unattended when you go in to place an order. 

Pet-Friendly Accommodations

  • Hampton Inn Cincinnati Eastgate: This pet-friendly hotel is located at 858 Eastgate North Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45245. Both dogs and cats are welcome.  Visit the website to learn more about the non-refundable pet fee and room availability. 
  • Graduate Cincinnati: All Graduate hotels are pet-friendly, including this one located at 151 Goodman Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45219. Visit the website to learn about all of the amenities this hotel offers. 
  • Putz's Creamy Whip: Established in 1938 by the Putz family and located at 2673 Putz's Place, Cincinnati, Ohio 45211, this is a local favorite during the spring and summer.  Visit the website to see when they open for the season, and stop by with your pup to enjoy a sweet treat!

Pet Care Services

  • Red Bank Veterinary Hospital: Located at 3838 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227. We are proud to be an AAHA-accredited and Fear-free practice.  Our team is passionate about providing exceptional veterinary care and positively impacting the lives of animals and their owners. We also offer grooming services for cats and dogs.