In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Top Dog-Friendly Places in Huntsville

Tennessee Valley Weekend has pulled together a list for you of places you can get out of the house and take your favorite pup to!

City of Huntsville Dogspot

Huntsville cares for all its citizens including the furry ones by providing several “Dog Spot” off leash play areas. Each one is about the size of two football fields and designed to keep your fur baby safe. There are four to choose from, with our favorite being right in downtown!

Address: 200 Cleveland Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: (256) 427-5000

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Campus 805

Campus No. 805 was a middle school serving students from 1951 to 2009. Instead of bulldozing the site, it was turned into a multi-use space for all to enjoy! From a beautiful event space to several breweries to an ax throwing facility and so much more, there is something for every one to enjoy! Plus, there is a speak easy – you have to find it!

How could it be any better? Your dogs are welcome!

Address: 2620 Clinton Avenue W, Huntsville, AL 35805

Phone: (256) 519-6212

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Village of Providence

The Village of Providence offers a taste of small town living right in the middle of Huntsville. It’s cobbled streets, restaurants and shops are pedestrian and dog friendly. So, feel free to stroll around, grab some dinner, your pet is welcome almost everywhere.

Address: 7 Town Center Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

Phone: (256) 704-3333

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Bridge Street Town Centre

Bridge Street Town Centre is a mixed-use shopping center featuring 80 retailers, restaurants, movie theater and more! Take an afternoon and stroll the avenues in the sunshine, shop in or let the little ones play in the splash pad, and even ride the carousel. You can even grab a bench and relax while listening to live music!

Address: 365 The Bridge Street, Suite 106, Huntsville, AL 35806

Phone: (256) 327-8400

*Store hours vary* 

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If you are bringing your pup, look for the “white pawprint” sticker on storefronts they allow your pet to shop with you.


Next time you’re looking for any outdoor, hunting, fishing or camping equipment, feel free to take your dog along. Cabela’s allows dogs of any size if they’re leashed.

Address: 7090 Cabela Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

Phone: (256) 517-7200

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