The Island of Venice, Florida features four distinctive beaches that include a dog beach and great snorkeling in the Gulf of Mexico with vacation accommodations, lodging, vacation rentals, condominium rentals, Hotels, Motels and home rentals offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.
Venice Florida on the Gulf of Mexico with expansive sandy beaches, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping and nightlife.
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DOG PARKS & BEACHES & PET FRIENDLY LODGING
including Travel / Visiting Tips with Pets



  Accommodations
  Airport
  Arts / Entertainment
  Arts Festival
  Baseball
  Beaches
  Beach Tours
  Beach Yoga
  Biking & Hiking
  Birding
  Boats, Kayaks, etc.
  Chalk Festival
  Circus / Animal Acts
  Day Trips
  Dining
  Dog Parks / Beaches
  Drum Circle
  Events Calendar
  Ferry
  Film Festival
  Fishing
  Golf & Tennis
  Nightlife
  Parks & Preserves
  Polo
  Real Estate
  Relocate - Reinvent
  Retirement
  Rowing
  Shark Tooth Hunting
  Shelling
  Shopping
  Snorkeling / Scuba
  Triathlon



We highly recommend you bring shot records, up-to-date tags and... since these are parts unknown... have your pet micro-chipped!

Good travel tips -

The ASPCA offers the following tips to help you prepare for a safe and smooth car adventure: Homeopathic Travel Sickness Suggestions and "Pet Lodging Etiquette".

Dog Parks -

Curry Creek Preserve - 1075 Albee Farm Road.
Leashed dogs are ONLY allowed on the Albee Farm Road parcel and there are no restrooms. Most of the trails are primitive and rated easy. The trails are unpaved but accessible for most visitors. Water, sun block, insect repellant, a rain jacket and sturdy shoes are recommended for hiking. Some trails may be flooded during the summer months and after extended periods of heavy rainfall.

Sleeping Turtles Preserve North - 3462 Border Road.
The preserve is split by Border Road, with a parking area and leashed pet access located on the north side of the road. The trails are unpaved with some flooding after heavy rainfall and several may be wet where they intersect creeks. There are observation areas, a picnic shelter, park benches and portable restroom with plans to install a climbing boulder playground, picnic pavilion, permanent restroom facilities and expanded parking.

Woodmere Paw Park South - 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd.
Daily dawn-dusk Fenced, double-gated entry, trees, benches, tables, disposal bags, trash cans, parking, restrooms, water, double-gated section for small dogs near the front gate, dog shower, community bulletin board. There were drinking bowls that filled up automatically throughout the park.


Dog Beaches -

Brohard Paw Beach - 1600 Harbor Drive South.
Dog Park, Play Area & Service Club Park. Dogs are allowed on the designated portion of beach from 7 AM to dusk only. There are no lifeguards at this location. There is a shaded, fenced area for doggie play and gated small dog location. Dog showers, drinking fountains and waste sacks are available.

A fishing pier, picnic tables and grills are at neighboring Service Club Park. This "leashed" dog-friendly park can be entered from the dog compound to paved walkways, a covered pavilion, benches, children’s play ground, showers, restrooms and more parking.


More Dog Parks: Here is a LIST ...from Port Charlotte to Palmetto.




Venice Florida is on the Gulf of Mexico with expansive cool, sandy beaches, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.
Accommodations  |   Recreation  |   Dining  |   Real Estate  |   Retirement  |   Relocation





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Attn. Intl. Visitors


 Nearby Communities
  (listed north to south)
  Anna Maria Island
  Bradenton
  Longboat Key
  St Armands
  Lido Key
  Sarasota
  Siesta Key
  Casey Key
  North Port
  Englewood
  Manasota Key
  Port Charlotte
  Punta Gorda

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