Planning a road trip with your four-legged family members is easier than ever with information on places to stay and play near Houston readily available online. However, being an ideal pet destination also means pet-friendly amenities such as hotels, parks, shopping, and restaurants.
Best practices say a good customer is a happy customer, and that includes four-legged visitors as well as their humans counterparts.
Outdoor Play Time
Pearland has two city dog parks where dogs can run wild, stretch their legs, and make new friends. In addition, there are seven public parks and native trails nearby where leashed dogs are welcome alongside their owners.
*Shadow Creek Ranch Nature Trail, 1801 Kingsley Drive
*Southdown Park, 2150 Country Place Parkway
*The Sports Complex at Shadow Creek Ranch, 13050 Shadow Creek Parkway
Preparation and Planning
Pet travel requires considerable preparation and planning as fees can add up quickly, and be somewhat restrictive. It’s best to always know a hotel’s pet policy before you book your stay. Pearland’s roster of hotels offers four pet-friendly locations, making all the difference in accommodations, comfort, and check-out for Fido.
Compared to big city hotels, Pearland hotels have either no pet fee or a low $20 charge per night, per animal. This includes two-plus pets and large dogs. Usually, for convenience and quick access, pet-friendly hotels reserve first-floor rooms close to dog runs and play areas.
Should a pet emergency arise, friendly and skilled veterinarians in Pearland welcome drop-ins.
Vallensons’ Brewing Company and BAKFISH Brewing Company are family and dog friendly. There is plenty of green space for pets to romp around and play. Most restaurants in Pearland with outdoor patios welcome dogs.
Some restrictions have been placed on bars and restaurants in Pearland because of COVID, most are open, but check hours/day of operation.
Daycares and Salons
Pet-friendly destinations like Pearland have made it easier to take pets along on vacation and social events. There are several pet-centric facilities that offer daycare, overnight, and grooming services to friendly and vaccinated animal guests, including trusted, local business Pearland Barkway and nation-wide brand turned Pearland staple PetSuites.
For some pet travelers, their canines provide more than companionship; they provide essential assistance, emotional support, therapy, and security. That’s why Pearland’s small-town atmosphere and proximity to downtown Houston make it a great choice for traveling with your furry friends.
We have a camper for 2 reasons, my husband, and Miss Daisy May. She was in a kennel for 3 days, one time. When we picked her up, my husband sat on the floor, holding her. "We'll never leave you again, I promise." He swears she was depressed, and no, we have not left her.