for your pet

We have listed a few local attractions to make the most of your pet friendly travels.

Avila Beach: Dogs are allowed (leashed) before 10am and after 5pm. Dogs are not allowed on Avila Beach between the hours of 10am – 5pm. They are allowed all day/everyday (leashed) on the Olde Port beach, next to the Harford Pier

Pismo Beach & Shell Beach: Dogs allowed on all beaches if they are on a leash.

Pismo Beach & Shell Beach: Dogs allowed in all parks if they are on a leash. These include: Boosinger, Chumash, Dinosaur Caves, Ebb Tide, Eldwayen Ocean, Highland, Ira Lease, Margo Dodd, Mary Herrington, Palisades, South Palisades, Price, Shelter Cove, Spyglass and Wilmar Stairs.

Dog Parks
Arroyo Grande: Elm Street Off-Leash Dog Park - From 101 Freeway, exit at Hwy 227 Grand Avenue. Go west on Grand Ave. Turn left on Elm Street. The park is located at the southend of Elm Street Park. Information:(805) 473-5474 or

Morro Bay: Jody Giannini Family Dog Park - From CA Route 1, go East on San Jaciento (about 1 mile North of Highway 41). Go to the top of the hill and turn left on Ironwood. The street ends at the Del Mar Park parking lot. Information:

San Luis Obispo: El Chorro Dog Park of San Luis Obispo - From 101 Freeway, exit at Santa Rosa Avenue (Hwy 1) towards Cuesta College. Turn right on El Chorro Regional Park exit from Hwy 1. Follow signs to off leash dog park located at the end of the main park road. Parking lot is located on the left side. Information: (805)528-1537

San Luis Obispo: Laguna Lakes Dog Park of San Luis Obispo - From 101 Freeway, exit at Madonna Road. Go west and turn right on Dalidio. Off-leash area is located at the end of the road. The area is not fenced. Information:

Custom House in Avila Beach Leashed dogs are allowed at their outside dining area.

Zorro's Cafe and Cantina: 927 Shell Beach Road Shell Beach, California 93449 805-773-ZORO (9676). This Mexican café offers a shady patio for outside dining. Dogs are allowed at the outer tables; they must be under their owner's control at all times.

Seaside Cafe and Bakery: 1327 Shell Beach Road Pismo Beach, California 93449, 805-773-4360 . This cafe offers freshly made foods, daily made bakery items, and outside dining. Dogs are allowed at the outside tables; they must be leashed and under their owner's control at all times.

Honeymoon Café: 999 Price St Pismo Beach, CA 93449 (805) 773-5646 Allows Dogs on patio on leash.

Day Care
Posh Paws Pet Sitting: 805-459-9650 - Will come to the suite to take care of the dog

Happy Tails Kennel: (805) 546.0587 - 415 Prado Rd. San Luis Obispo, California 93401

Pet Supplies
Tails: 805-544-7387 745 Higuera St San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 High Quality Pet Supplies

Petco: 271 Madonna Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 (805) 596-0836

Cat and Exotic Care: Veterinary hospital on the Central Coast dedicated to the special needs of cats, birds, reptiles and small mammals. 805-773-0CAT Pismo Coast Plaza 565 Five Cities Drive Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3005 Monday - Friday 8:15 am - 5:30 pm

Pismo Beach Veterinary Clinic: (805) 773-0474 990 Price Street Pismo Beach, CA 93449 Open Seven Days a Week 8:30 am - 5:30 pm American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) certified clinic

Top Dog of California: Also a pet store 753 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2051, (805) 773-3617

Here Comes the Groom: Pismo Beach, CA 93449, (805) 295-9942
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