The Scout Guide Tucson’s 2022 Guide to Dog Friendly Spots

It’s no secret that you might want to take your four legged furry babies everywhere you go.

We get it. We want to take our puppers everywhere too!

So, we’ve rounded up a few of the top dog friendly spots in Tucson – Read on and discover our Scouted dog friendly spots. Your pup will thank us later!

Photo: @faithgainey

Mercado District

Why We Love It: The dynamic market hub that includes Mercado San Agustin and MSA Annex is a phenomenal dog friendly spot for you and your pup to check out. Featuring locally owned shops, restaurants, and markets, both you and your pup will be taking in all the amazing sights (and smells )

Mercado District / 100 & 267 S AVENIDA DEL CONVENTO / 520.461.1107 / Instagram  

Photo: @themonicatucson

The Monica 

Why We Love It: The Monica, located in downtown Tucson, is one of the newest dining experiences in town! This location features an aesthetically pleasing, fur baby friendly patio, where you can catch live musical performances. The Monica is a trendy hangout spot where you and your pooch can catch up with your friends/family to enjoy a drink or tasty meal. 

The Monica/ 40 E. Congress, Tucson, AZ/ Instagram 

Photo: @ryanintucson

Rillito River Walk 

Why We Love It: A local favorite for anyone who loves to be active and connect with fellow community members. The Rillito River Walk is a paved pathed where avid runners, bikers, and dog walkers roam to get some fresh air and bit of exercise in. Your furry friend is sure to meet other four legged companions along the way! 

Rillito river walk / Santa Cruz River Trail at I-10 and N. Craycroft Rd

Saint Philips Plaza

Why We Love It: A lovely plaza that holds a large outdoor patio area connecting multiple restaurants and shops. You and your pooch can enjoy a nice lunch/dinner while taking in the lively atmosphere of the Saint Phillips Plaza. Live musical performances are often held on the patio and these amazing local musicians are sure to indulge both you and your pup with great music.

Saint Philips Plaza/ 4280 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718/ 520.529.2775/ Instagram

Photo: @clementinethedox

 La Encantada

Why We Love It: Featuring a fully outdoors shopping mall, La Encantada makes for an enjoyable outing where you and your pup can take leisurely strolls and window shop! Most of the shops are ready to greet their four legged visitors with water bowls and treats! 

La Encantada / 2905 E Skyline Dr, Tucson / (520) 299-3566 / Instagram