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Pet Friendly Alexandria

It's no secret Alexandrians love their pets; walking along the streets in Old Town or Del Ray, you won't get far before you see water bowls (or even free treats) set out for four-legged companions. Alexandria's adoration for man's best friend has reached new heights with pet friendly hotels, parks and even a Canine Cruise hosted by the Potomac Riverboat Company. At this rate, you'll never leave Sparky at home: Pets can even roam the halls of the Torpedo Factory Art Center or help pick out new accessories at the Dog Park boutique.

Throughout the year, a host of events take place in the city. Check out our pet friendly events.

Yappy Hour Square   Pet Friendly Parks   Pet Friendly Attractions   Pet Friendly Shops
Pet Friendly Hotels
No need to leave Sparky at home, Alexandrians love their pets 
 
Alexandria Dog Parks
As your pet plays in an off leash pet area, your family can enjoy the riverside greenery 
 
Pet Friendly Attractions
Explore Alexandria's historic sites and attractions with your four-legged friend
 
Pet Friendly Shops
You'll find treats and water bowls for canine shoppers at just about every stop 


Dog Friendly Attractions in Alexandria

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Priority Listings

Ten Thousand Villages

  • 915 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

We work with artisans in more than 30 countries to bring fairly traded items to North America. Shop an exciting array of handmade accessories, musical instruments, paper, ceramics, textiles, home…Learn More

Christmas Attic

  • 125 S. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The Christmas Attic was opened by a local family that loved the spirit and joy of the holidays. For over 35 years, our charming store has long been considered a “must see” by locals and tourists…Learn More

Listings

Bellacara

  • 1000 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A beauty boutique offering many fine brands - Kiehl's, Bumble & Bumble, Smashbox, Fresh, Dermalogica, Molton Brown, Frederic Fekkai, Stila, Sue Devitt, T. LeClerc, Bliss, Mario Badescu, Philosophy,…Learn More

Bloomers

  • 924 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Bloomers is an underwear, loungewear and sleepwear boutique. Created by the owners of another Old Town favorite, Bellacara, the concept for Bloomers came out of frustration for the owners because they…Learn More

Dash's of Old Town

  • 1114 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

An exclusive upscale men's clothier specializing in Italian-made suits, shirts, ties, sports wear and custom clothing.…Learn More

Decorium

  • 116 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Named #1 Independent Home Décor store and #3 Interior Design Firm in Northern Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, May 2014. Also named #1 Independent Home Décor store by Northern Virginia Magazine,…Learn More

Diva Designer Consignment & Other Delights

  • 116 S. Pitt Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A consignment boutique with new and almost new women's designer clothing, shoes and accessories by Prada, Chanel, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Burberry and Diane Von Furstenberg, and more - all at great…Learn More

Dog Park

  • 705 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Dogs and cats are welcome at this spacious, airy shop located on King St at Washington St. "Park" yourself here for the best selection of unique items for your unique dog or cat! Great lines of…Learn More

Gold Works

  • 1400 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Located in Old Town Alexandria since 1989, Gold Works is a fine jewelry store with living room ambiance and a friendly staff prepared to assist with all of your jewelry needs. We house an assortment…Learn More

Hooray for Books!

  • 1555 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Alexandria’s only locally owned, independent children’s bookstore offering a wide selection of new and classic books, CDs and book-related gifts for children of all ages (yes, even teens and adults).…Learn More

Imagine Artwear

  • 1124 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Contemporary clothing, jewelry and crafts by American artists. One-of-a-kind limited editions and custom orders. Winner of Top 100 Retailers of American Crafts Award.…Learn More

Irish Walk

  • 415 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

This delightful shop is as Irish as a shamrock! Everything is authentic, from Avoca capes and mohair throws to  Aran sweaters and Celtic ties. We also carry Irish coffee glasses, Belleek china,…Learn More

King's Jewelry

  • 609 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Family owned and operated  for 50 years! Finding the perfect gift is easy with our exquisite creations and enormous selection.Every piece we carry is selected by our owner for beauty, quality and…Learn More

Montague & Son - The Birkenstock Store

  • 115 S. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Located one block south of the Torpedo Factory Art Center on S. Union Street. The full line of Birkenstock shoes and sandals plus Dansko, Keen, Footprints, Naot, New Balance and other fine comfort…Learn More

Pendleton Woolen Mills

  • 417 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Shop classic and contemporary fashions for men and women, distinctive home furnishings and world-famous wool blankets. Family owned and operated for 150+ years.…Learn More

Pompanoosuc Mills

  • 795 Duke St
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Our showroom offers our handcrafted solid wood furniture and a curated selection of home accents. From storage beds to complete dining room sets, we custom build our furniture in Vermont. With…Learn More

Red Barn Mercantile

  • 1117 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

We've moved! Find us on King Street between Fayette and Henry streets just six blocks from the King Street Metro stop. An antique and home furnishings store that infuses old with new for a fresh and…Learn More

Shoe Hive

  • 127 S. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

A charming and fashionable collection of shoes and accessories for women in Old Town. We carry such lines as Tory Burch, Bettye Muller, Aquatalia by Marvin K, Kate Spade, Sam Edelman, Michael Kors,…Learn More

The Antique Guild

  • 113 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Welcome to The Antique Guild of Alexandria, Virginia located at 113 North Fairfax St. We are an exceptional antique shop in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia located across the street from…Learn More

Today's Cargo

  • 1102 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Old Town’s one-of-a-kind jewelry store for 40 years. We offer an expansive and varied collection from 14k gold, diamonds, vibrant gemstones, antiques, pearls, and watches to sterling silver, beads,…Learn More

Why Not?

  • 200 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Wonderful collection of children's clothing, books, toys and more spread over two floors in the heart of Old Town. Families have visited us from around the world for over 50 years. Follow in their…Learn More


Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association
221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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