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Dogs of Downtown


Downtown Long Beach provides a pet-friendly environment for everyone's favorite four-legged family member.  With dog parks and runs, pet-friendly businesses, dog-friendly restaurant patios and even mutt mitt dispensers strategically placed; DTLB welcomes your pet. Visit this page for regular updates and information about DTLB's pet-friendly services, events and the Dogs of Downtown. 

Downtown Long Beach offers a variety of pet-friendly businesses including Bark Bark Daycare & Grooming, Pawsitively Long Beach, Pine Animal Hospital, PJs Pet Cafe, Pussy & Pooch, and Soggy Dog.  For more information and their locations, see the sidebar on the left.

Long Beach introduced dog-friendly patios in 2012 with Kress Market on Pine Ave to be the first to take advantage of dining with your dog.  Long Beach restaurants can allow dogs on outdoor dining patios, at the owners request, if certain regulations are met.  For more information on providing a pet-friendly patio contact the LB Health Department at 562-570-4132. 

To better serve the needs of residents and their four-legged friends, the DLBA replenishes and maintains 16 dog waste bag dispensers throughout Downtown. The disposable dog waste bags are given out to the general dog-walking public, free of charge, to encourage them to pick up after their pets. The goal of the program is to reduce animal waste on sidewalks and create a more positive pedestrian experience. During the first year of program over 25,000 bags were used.

To suggest a location for a mutt mitt dispenser contact Sean Warner, DLBA Placemaking Manager at

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Dogs of Downtown

Pet-Friendly Businesses

Bark! Bark! Daycare

325 Atlantic Ave.

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 437-3655

Pawsitively Long Beach

254 Elm Ave.

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 612-1215

Pine Animal Hospital

900 Pine Ave.

Long Beach Beach, CA 90813

(562) 912-7463

PJ's Pet Cafe

449 E Broadway

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 881-6300

Pussy & Pooch

222 E Broadway

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 624-1199

Soggy Dog Grooming & Pet Supplies

344 E 4th St.

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 432-6934

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