Our furry pooches love to be social and what better way to meet friends than venturing out of doors to your local Dog Places! Our home town of Melbourne has so many wonderful outdoor spaces for your bestie to get out and about!
We have listed our favourites below for you to explore!Port Melbourne Beach, Port Melbourne: Between Port Melbourne Yacht Club and Lagoon Pier.
Sandridge Beach, Port Melbourne: Between the rock groyne opposite Barak Road and the rock groyne opposite Cumberland Road.
Elwood Beach, Elwood: Between the rock groyne south of Point Ormond and the beach access ramp 35 metres south-east of Normandy Road (5.30 am to 9.30 am, 1 November to 31 March)
Princes Park, Caulfield South: 277 Bambra Rd, Caulfied South.
Warrandyte River Reserve: Yarra St, Warrandyte.
Merri Creek Trail: Sumner Ave, Fitzroy North.
Albert Park: Albert Rd, South Melbourne.
Koonung Trail: Corner Furneaux Grove and Balwyn Road, Bulleen.
Darebin Parklands Dog Off Leash Area: 2 Smith St, Alphington.
Domeney Reserve Dog Off Leash Area, Park Orchards: 50 Knees Rd, Park Orchards.
And if these have already been sniffed out by your furry friend, Visit Victoria has a wonderful list of Pet friendly days out! Have peek here: https://www.visitvictoria.com/Things-to-do/Touring-routes/Pet-friendly-days-out
Don't forget the following etiquette to make sure you and your furry friend have the best time in the great outdoors!
- Keep your dog on leash, except in the designated off-leash areas.
- Collect and dispose of droppings
- Carry a leash and keep your dog under effective control on off-leash beaches at all times.
- Ensure your dog doesn’t disturb other people, animals and wildlife.
And....lastly, don't forget to check these special doggy places are still active during this time.