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The Best Dog Friendly Places, Services, and Businesses in Baltimore | 2020

Whether you are a dog owner in Baltimore or visiting Baltimore with your dog, Charm City has so much to offer our four-legged friends. Here at Dogs of Charm City, we consider ourselves to be the experts when it comes to all things “dog” in Baltimore, but you— Baltimore pet parents — are no novices. That's why we started the Dogs of Charm City Choice Awards, an annual contest where we rely on our Baltimore dog community to cast their vote for the very best dog-friendly spots around Baltimore.

What are the best dog-friendly restaurants in Baltimore? Who is the best vet in Baltimore? What stores can I shop in with my dog? And where are these dog-friendly beaches in Maryland that everyone is posting photos of?!?! If you're wondering what Baltimore Dog Owners have to say, read on.

Thousands of you weighed in on your favorite dog-friendly places, people, and businesses in Baltimore, and here are the results!

Best Dog Park

Winner: Patterson Dog Park

Runner Up: Latrobe/ Fort Ave Dog Park

Best Public Park

Winner: Patterson Park

Runner Up: Riverside Park

Best Hiking Spot

Winner: Patapsco State Park

Runner Up: Gunpowder State Park

Best Spot to Take A Dip

Winner: Patapsco State Park

Runner Up: Quiet Waters Dog Beach

Best Pet Store

Winner: Petco

Runner Up: Pet Valu

Best Veterinarian

Winner: Charm City Vet

Runner Up: Eastern Animal Hospital

Best Groomer

Winner: Yvonne at Petco Canton Crossing

Runner Up: Hair of the Dog

Best Dog Daycare + Boarding

Winner: Dogtopia of Canton

Runner Up: Downtown Dog Resort