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Welcome to Dog Friendly Perthshire

Dog Friendly Perthshire is the dog owners guide to the numerous dog friendly places to eat, stay and things to do in Perth and the surrounding area of Perthshire.

Perthshire really is THE dog friendly capital of Scotland.

Perthshire, our beautiful part of Scotland, has long been famous for its breath-taking scenery. With acres of fantastic forests, gorgeous glens, magnificent mountains and rushing rivers it’s the perfect destination for you and your four-legged best friend to explore together.

Scotland is also known for its warm welcome, and on the following pages you’ll find a list of businesses who passionately believe that when you are ready for a bite to eat, a wander round the shops, or a place to rest your head at the end of your day – your dog shouldn’t be left out in the cold.

Once the ancient capital of Scotland, Perthshire is determined to reclaim its crown – as the Dog Friendly Capital of Scotland.

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The Lite Bite

The Lite Bite is a small cafe & take away located in Skinnergate, we have 5 tables inside and 2 tables outside. We make freshly prepared soups daily even in the summer.  Our baked potatoes are done in the oven and are served with a variety of hot and cold fillings. We have sandwiches, wraps,…

K9 Steps

About Us Established in 2008, K9 Steps is one of Perth’s original, fully licensed, dog walking and pet taxi services.  Owned by Ted Clubley, K9 Steps consists of a small team of friendly, fully insured dog walkers who all love spending time making sure your furry friends are well cared for.  We cater for all…

Atholl Arms Hotel

The Atholl Arms Hotel is a perfect balance between contemporary and rustic, your dog will thank you for the endless walks along the River Tay and  doggie treats are waiting on their arrival. You can go light on the pet packing as eating and drinking bowls, a blanket and even waste bags are provided by…

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Loch Rannoch Highland Club

Located by the banks of the picturesque Loch Rannoch lies Loch Rannoch Highland Club. A selection of lodges and apartments with breathtaking views of one of the most beautiful Lochs in Highland Perthshire. Baxter, Laurie and I have recently returned from a wonderful, relaxing break at Loch Rannoch Highland Club. We stayed in Highland Lodge…

Dog Friendly Perth: Four-Legged Friends Welcome

For as long as I can remember dogs have been a big part of our family. The first dogs we had were two Dobermans, later on followed collies, a dachshund and now Baxter our Lhasa Apso. As all dog lovers will understand dogs are a massive part of the family and it’s great being able…

Birks of Aberfeldy

Another first for us with visiting the Birks of Aberfeldy! It’s a circular walk through Moness Glen with spectacular views down into the gorge of Moness Burn. There are waterfalls throughout the walk along a beautiful woodland trail. There are two ways to start the walk, in the town centre or there is Birks Car…

Dogs welcome in Perthshire

What I love about Perthshire being Dog Friendly is that there are so many fabulous independent local shops, restaurants, cafes and not forgetting  the various dog friendly accommodations that are leading the way and showing the benefits of welcoming dogs into their premises. From speaking to dog owners they are spending more time in town…

Dog Friendly Crieff

We have had a very busy day today sorting out wedding stuff in Crieff! We had a quick visit to the Crieff Hydro to sort out a few details for our big day then went into Crieff town centre where we visited Tangled Up In Blue Boutique & Studio. Tangled Up In Blue is a lovely wee shop…

Dogs Welcome…

I was quite surprised and saddened recently to be told after a Perthshire business announced they were going to do a trial run of allowing dogs on their premises they received quite a bit of negative feedback. Comments made were the dogs would be smelly, make a mess of the premises and just be a…

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Baxter has checked into his favour hotel, the Atholl Arms in Dunkeld! He loved his stay earlier this summer and his tail wouldn’t stop wagging when we arrived ❤️🐶🐾 ... See MoreSee Less

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Last stop of the day in Pitlochry is Cafe Calluna! They serve my favourite coffee, Glen Lyon 😊 They also have a very impressive selection of cakes including some suitable for vegans and other delicious treats on their menu 😋🐶❤️🐾 ... See MoreSee Less

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Mum and dad have popped into Drinkmongers in Pitlochry for gin, while I’m here for the biscuits!

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