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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.

Bark on the Beach October 2, 2019
Come celebrate Colonial Beach's "Legal Dog Season," October 1st through April 30th, when dogs are allowed on the public beaches and the Boardwalk! This is a community gathering of dog lovers at Castlewood Beach (aka South Beach on The Point) in support of Colonial Beach Rivah Dogs. Our mission is to make CB a more dog friendly and dog safe town. Learn more about CB and Westmoreland County regulations related to dogs, CB Rivah Dogs and our Projects. $10 Suggested Donation. NOTE: Dogs must be on leash, and have current dog license. Rain Date: October 13th, 2019

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, Monroe Bay and Boathouse Marinas. Be sure to pick up after your pooches!

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

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

Your pet can be part of the pet parade which happens during the yearly Potomac River Festival and at Fall 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 an effort underway to transform, Robin Grove Park which is right next to The Boathouse Marina into the town's dog park.


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