Pets really make a home that much more warm and inviting, and we know that your pets become treasured parts of the family. For any of you animal lovers out there, we thought it’d be fun to highlight some local pet-friendly gems in the Colorado Springs area that you should definitely check out with you and your animal!
Local Small Business Pet Supply Stores in Colorado Springs
We have a number of amazing local pet supply stores that are owned and operated by small business owners, and we won’t be able to highlight them all. Bon Pet Supply is located in Old North End, and Republic of Paws is a great little store located in Old Colorado City—and they offer a selection of wonderful products that are vetted and recommended by pet owners. Mike’s Natural Pet Store offers a variety of alternative, naturally sourced food and supplements for animals.
Dog Parks in Colorado Springs
If you have a dog, then we have some really wonderful dog parks in our local area. Bear Creek Dog Park is a 25-acre off-the-leash heaven for canines, featuring agility obstacles and even a small dog section of the park. Cheyenne Meadows Dog Park is a simple, clean park for neighborhood dogs to get to socialize, and Rampart Dog Park offers a large area for dogs to play off-leash, complete with waterspouts, mulch hills, and benches.
Some of the most popular restaurants that are dog friendly in Colorado Springs are places like Phantom Canyon Brewery, which offers dogs a place on their front patio, and the staff is known for being very friendly and helpful with dogs. Pizzeria Rustica is another spot locally know for being dog-friendly with their outdoor patio, and The Burrowing Owl and Shuga’s are popular cocktail spots that both have friendly outdoor areas for animals.
Explore some of these locations next time you need a new toy for your cat or to walk your dog!