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Dog Days in Walla Walla: Where Pups are Welcome!

Your ultimate guide to experiencing this charming corner of Washington alongside your furry companion. 

Walla Walla isn’t just a destination for wine enthusiasts and history buffs; it’s also a haven for dog lovers! With its picturesque landscapes, welcoming community, and abundance of pet-friendly spots, Walla Walla invites you and your four-legged friend to embark on unforgettable adventures. Whether you’re strolling through our charming streets, enjoying outdoor patios, or exploring local trails, this blog is your go-to resource for discovering dog-friendly businesses that make every tail wag with joy. So, grab your leash and explore the list of dog-friendly businesses in Walla Walla below – your pup’s next tail-wagging adventure awaits!

Food & Drink

AK’s Mercado: Taco lovers delight; AK’s Mercado is very dog friendly; welcoming pups on their patio so you can people watch while you indulge in Mexican fare or a boozy slushie. AK’s does a killer weekend brunch, including their oh-so-popular beignets (these are available on Sunday only)!

21 E Main St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Balboa Winery: Bring your furry friend to enjoy the patio at Balboa while you sip wine among the vines. You’ll very likely see their winery pup, Abby, or one of the winemaker’s pups, who are often there to greet visitors. Dog lovers – this winery is for you!

4169 Peppers Bridge Road 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Burwood Brewing: Enjoy a pint with your pup on the very spacious lawn at Burwood Brewing. Here, you’ll find 14 different brews on tap, as well as a house-made root beer for the little ones and a Passion Fruit + Orange + Guava hard seltzer (perfect for summertime sipping). Read our full blog on Burwood Brewing here.

1120 E St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Colville Street Patisserie: Enjoy handmade French pastries and your favorite coffee or tea with your pooch on the patio at this charming downtown bakery. There is almost always a line, but it’s absolutely worth it!

40 S Colville St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Foundry Vineyards: Foundry Vineyards offers a lovely outdoor tasting space complete with ever-changing sculptures and artwork (and plenty of water bowls for your pup)! If you’re a Pet Nat lover, you’re in luck; their Pet Project label specializes in just that, and you can sip these fantastic natural sparkling wines by the glass or do a full tasting.

1111 Abadie St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Quirk Brewing: If you’re a beer lover, stop by Quirk Brewing and Burwood Brewing on the same day! Both of these gems are in the Airport District, and both have very dog-friendly outdoor spaces. Quirk has a killer taco truck, Agapa’s Mexican Cravings, on-site Thursday – Saturday should hunger strike!

425 B St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Seven Hills Winery: Many of the wineries in Walla Walla are dog friendly, but Seven Hills Winery is one of the few that is dog friendly indoors! You may see two cute labs at the winery, Sugar and Beaux accompany winemaker Bobby Richards to work on some days (and they are absolutely adorable). 

212 N 3rd Ave, 

Walla Walla, WA 99362


The FINCH: This retro-chic hotel offers stylish rooms, a complimentary glass of local wine at check-in, bikes to cruise around town, and a killer patio complete with a massive fireplace for unwinding. Please note that dog-friendly rooms are available upon request, though they are limited and subject to availability. Advance reservations are required.

*Guests traveling with pets must call 509.956.4994 prior to booking. 

325 E Main St.

Walla Walla, WA 99362

The Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center: Walla Walla’s oldest hotel welcomes pups in their spacious rooms and historic hotel. Located in the heart of downtown; the Marcus Whitman is the perfect jumping-off point for wine adventures, great dining, and any retail therapy your heart desires. Fantastic wineries, restaurants, and shops are just steps away!

6 W Rose St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

The Wesley Walla Walla: This boutique hotel offers multiple pup-friendly accommodation options. The uber-trendy Wesley Walla Walla is an oasis tucked away in the heart of it all and offers stunning rooms, beautifully manicured grounds, and resort-class amenities. Read our full blog on The Wesley here!

 228 E Poplar St.

 Walla Walla, WA 99362


35th+Butter: Do a little shopping at the oh-so-lovely 35+Butter, where you’ll find everything from the perfect cookbook to the most fashionable jewelry. Owners Ben and Mary have curated a fantastic selection of unique gifts, fashionable clothing, and artisanal products. You’re very likely to see their French bulldog, Booter, while you’re shopping!

15 E Main St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Book & Game: Shop for your next great read or a board game at Book & Game! Located on Main Street, this is Walla Walla’s locally owned, independent bookstore and offers fun for the whole family. Well-behaved dogs are welcome!

38 E Main St Suite 101

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Hot Poop: Music lovers delight! You can shop for vinyl with your pup in tow at Washington State’s oldest independent record store! Prepare to be overwhelmed (in a good way!) by the plethora of merchandise here, including instruments, CDs, memorabilia, posters, stereos, and more.

210 E Main St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Wags to Whiskers: The one-stop shop for anything you may need for your furry friend! Stop in for a fresh chew toy; or a bag of treats. Wags to Whiskers offers a scoop-your-own section of 28 different all-natural biscuits for your pup.

301 E Main St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Walla Walla General Store – When you’re looking for a gift that will delight, look no further than the darling Walla Walla General Store! Here you’ll find a wide range of purpose-driven items for the kitchen, home, and life, at all price points. Don’t miss the incredible mural on their back wall (facing Poplar Street) by Detroit artist Jesse Kassel.

10 E Alder St. 

Walla Walla, WA 99362

Places + Where to Explore

Fort Walla Walla Dog Park: This off-leash dog park is the perfect place to let your pup get in some playtime! There are separate play areas for small and large dogs, water stations, and waste disposal available. Remember, keep it clean and keep an eye on your furry friend!

1898 Dalles Military Rd

Walla Walla, WA 99362

The Mill Creek Project: Explore Rooks Park, Bennington Lake, and the Mill Creek trails with your furry friend in tow! Dogs are welcome at all parts of this project and allowed off-leash in many areas. Get more information on the Mill Creek Dam Project here.

Walawàla Plaza: Pull up a chair in the beautiful Walawàla Plaza in the heart of downtown! Grab a beverage from Coffee Perk, a slice from Sweet Basil, or a Greek salad from Yamas and enjoy it while people-watching with your pup!

1st Avenue, between Main Street and Alder Street

Walla Walla, WA 99362

As you enjoy Walla Walla’s dog-friendly businesses, remember to keep your pup well-behaved and leashed. Let’s respect these businesses and others by ensuring a pleasant experience for everyone. Happy exploring with your furry companion!

By: Stephanie Forrer

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