Pet Friendly Colonial Beach

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Pet friendly lodging and activities aplenty! Please call ahead for terms and conditions in case there are size restrictions or a limit on the number of animals allowed.

You can view the pet-friendly listings of local houses and cottages on our Vacation House Rentals page!

According to the Town Code of Ordinances, dogs and other animals are not allowed on the public beaches or the boardwalk from April 1 through September 30 of each year.

Pet Waste Stations can be found in different locations around town, such as the Community Center, the Yacht Center and the Boathouse Marina. Be sure to pick up after your pooches!

pet friendly logoThis logo will be displayed on event pages where pets are welcome.

Your pet can be part of the pet parade which happens during the yearly Potomac River Festival.

There's an annual Dog Days event which takes place at the Colonial Beach Yacht Center in August. 

Dogs are welcome in the outdoor area at Dockside Tiki Bar on Castlewood Drive.

Groomers like Pretty Pets of Colonial Beach are available to assist and there are sitter services, too. Visit our businesses page for details.

There's been talk of a dog park being developed for the area. Stay tuned for details! Until then, Robin Grove Park which is right next to The Boathouse Marina is the town's unofficial dog park.

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