Prefer to traipse through the city with that little furball in tow? Find out where he’s welcome.
Congregate alfresco during BYOD brunch; chef Guillermo Tellez’s just-for-dogs menu guarantees he won’t beg for a bite of your frittata. And what’s just as irresistible as the mimosas? Operation Ava’s up-for-adoption pooches that make appearances throughout weekends in October.
Seun Olubodun’s clothing line gets its name from his English bulldog sidekick, whose likeness appears on tanks and tees. Feed Oscar Droola Renta a treat from the gumball machine and let him test the new line of dog beds.
Duke, director of Pet Relations, pens a note to welcome furry visitors. Request a dog bed and arrange massage and grooming appointments with the concierge. If you decide to leave him at home, ask for a guppy to keep you company during your stay.
If nothing seems to cheer her up (even letting her sit on the couch), she may be due for a Reiki session. Practitioners make house calls to administer energy work on skittish or depressed pets. Book an appointment for after the vet or as hospice — and ease her way to doggie heaven.
Humans stand in line for its frozen custard. Promise your pet the Pooch-ini — a flurry of biscuits, peanut butter sauce, and vanilla custard — and he’ll show his patient side, too. Shake Shack, 2000 Sansom Street (215-809-1742 or shakeshack.com).
With her wardrobe of collars, your pup is a regular Diane von Furstenbark. Take her along while you shop for clothes, and she can hang with Tank, the owner’s bulldog, who is often found sprawled on the floor.
Arcadia Boutique, 265 South 20th Street (267-519-3634 or arcadiaboutique.com); 819 North Second Street (215-667-8099).
Relax outdoors in the restaurant’s dedicated area for pups (and their owners). Throw him one of the chef’s homemade dog bones and kick back in the fenced-in grassy patch with picnic tables.
In Riva, 4116 Ridge Avenue (215-438-4848 or in-riva.com).
Tether his leash to the hooks outside, and then reward him for sitting tight with dog bones made of sunflower seeds, wheat germ, and bacon fat.