If you need some fun ideas to entertain and drain your furry friend's energy, look no further! These things to do with dogs in Tampa are perfect for any kind of pup wanting to sniff, eat, and hang out with their owners.

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Check out the top dog friendly activities in Tampa if you want to see a puppy smile that will last for days. For more pet friendly things to do in Tampa, 813Area is your go-to guide for all Tampa events and happenings.

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Davis Island Dog Beach

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1002 Severn St. , Tampa FL, 33606
Two separate parks: land and beachfront. Let Fido frolic in the fenced in water area or play fetch in the park.

Hyde Park Village

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1509 Swann Ave , Tampa FL, 33606
Hyde Park Village is an upscale shopping and entertainment area filled with some of the best shops and restaurants in Tampa.

Courteous Canine, Inc.

3414 Melissa Country Way , Lutz FL, 33559
Courteous Canine, Inc. DogSmith of Tampa offers: * Dog Training group, private and in home instruction * Aggressive behavior modification * Dog Sport...

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

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600 N. Ashley Drive , Tampa FL, 33602
Located in Downtown Tampa, the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park overlooks the Hillsborough River with a sloping lawn featuring two fountains, a children's...

Dairy Joy

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3813 S Manhattan Ave, , Tampa FL, 33629
A 50s / 60s era ice cream drive up shop. Everything about it is awesome. From the $1 soft serve kid's cone to the malt and coffee shakes to the variety...

Ballast Point

5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611 , Tampa FL, 33611
The Ballast Point neighborhood is an official City of Tampa neighborhood and is largely residential. This neighborhood is canopied by mature oak trees...

Gaspar's Grotto

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1805 E 7th Ave , Tampa FL, 33605
Gaspar's Grotto is Tampa's only "One Stop Bar Hop with 3 large bar areas in 1 venue. There is always something different going on at Gaspar's ranging from...

James Urbanski Dog Park at Al Lopez Park

4810 N. Himes Ave. , Tampa FL, 33614
James Urbanski Dog Park is a huge, 1.5 acre, leash-free dog park perfect for the pooch to unleash some pent-up energy. Featuring a shaded area, doggie...

Gadsden Dog Park

6901 S MacDill Ave. , Tampa FL, 33611
The Gadsden Dog Park is located in the South West corner of Gadsden Park on South MacDill Avenue. With plenty of shade trees and room to roam, Fido will...

Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

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5119 N. Nebraska Ave , Tampa FL, 33603
A Tampa favorite with great food, even soul food on Sundays, live music, beer, wine and more! The atmosphere and staff are unbeatable!

Picnic Island Beach

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7404 Picnic Island Blvd , Tampa FL, 33616
The park features a beach, canoe & boat launch, picnic areas, pier, grills, playground, shelters (renting for private gatherings), a dog park & much more....

The Sail Pavilion

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333 South Franklin St. , Tampa FL, 33602
The Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk provides cool beverages, snacks, and relaxation to strollers, joggers, dog walkers, boaters, bicycle riders, conventioneers,...

Rowlett Dog Park

2401 E. Yukon St. , Tampa FL, 33604
Bring Fido to Rowlett and enjoy a separate small dog area, trees, benches, and agility equipment. Open sunrise to sunset

Irish 31 - Hyde Park Village

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1611 West Swann Avenue , Tampa FL, 33606
Irish 31 sets the standard for all Irish pubs in the Tampa Bay area. Enjoy a wide array of draft and bottled beers, full liquor bar, and a diverse menu...

Shell Key Shuttle

801 Pass A Grille Way , Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
Schedule may vary with seasons, call to confirm. Sunset Cruises Tues, Thurs, and Saturday (reservations required).

Franklin Manor

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912 N Franklin St. , Tampa FL, 33602
Franklin Manor is situated in downtown Tampa, the hub of the bay area's vibrant and spirited culture. With an unmatched level of hospitality, each experience...