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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.

Our Featured Listings

Brazen Stoat

Brazen Stoat is centered around family. We specialize in personalised, embroidered accessories for adults, children and pets. All designs are available across each range so if you want to look amazing and match with your squad you can! We value the hard work and dedication of small and medium sized independent businesses which is why…

Kirklands

Kirklands is a luxury detached house, sleeping 8 and is dog friendly.  It sits in the hamlet of Weem, just outside of Aberfeldy, which is within walking distance.  The house has many luxury features including a cinema and games room with Pool table, luxury bathrooms,  feature lighting, large well equipped dining kitchen and a cosy…

Tay Beach East

Tay Beach East is a truly luxurious 5 star house. It sleeps 8 and is dog friendly.  There are 4 spacious bedrooms all with luxury en-suites with power showers, as well as a steam room.  The bright and spacious open plan living space has doors leading out onto the large balcony, with breath-taking views of…

The Longhouse

The Longhouse is a truly unique and stylish 5 star property and we are so excited to be adding it to our portfolio.  The owners of this beautiful home have a real eye for detail and amazing taste. They have lovingly created a vintage mid century style and the end result even had our Visit…

The Huntingtower Hotel

Set in the beautiful backdrop of the village of Huntingtower, our hotel is the idyllic place for a relaxing break away.  In the midst of six sprawling acres of land, our lush gardens are home to a stunning variety of Scottish trees, natural wildlife and features an ancient Copper Beech tree in our front garden. …

Bark & Beauty

My name is Kimberley and I have been grooming professionally for six years. I managed two successful grooming salons for a large company and now I have decided to follow my dream of opening my own salon. My grooming career so far has taken me to grooming competitions, crufts and to sit exams allowing me…

From our blog

Croft Na Coille Coach House

We are incredibly lucky to have so many beautiful areas to explore and stay in Perthshire with our dogs, with a particular favourite of ours being the picturesque Highland Perthshire town of Pitlochry. Pitlochry ticks many boxes for being so dog friendly, especially with having beautiful walks like Faskally Forest, the Linn of Tummel or…

Paws at the Palace

We have been quite busy the past few months to bring you our largest dog friendly event to date and I’m so excited to finally be able to reveal all to you. Dog Friendly Perthshire in partnership with Scone Palace are proud to bring you Paws at the Palace!!! Paws at the Palace will feature…

Scone Palace, a paw-some option for four-legged friends this Winter

Scone Palace, one of Scotland’s favourite visitor attractions, has invited its paw-some four-legged visitors – and their owners – to come indoors to warm up after a walk in the grounds during the cold winter months. Recently named one of the most pet-friendly places to visit in the world, Scone Palace is a popular spot…

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Whoever is letting on fireworks around the South Inch in Perth, I have just taken a phone call regarding a dog being spooked!!!

We live right next to here and are now dealing with 2 petrified cats ourselves.

I don’t want to take away from peoples fun but it’s caused a lot of upset for the local animals. If you are planning to let off fireworks then please alert nearby residents as this has caught many pet owners off guard 😔
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Evening everyone, I want to apologise for how quite this page has been the past few weeks. With lockdown and Covid, Dog Friendly Perthshire has faced some challenges. We are still here though and are looking forward to supporting many of the wonderful Perthshire businesses as they start to reopen in the coming days and weeks.

Some of you may know as well as doing Dog Friendly Perthshire, I voluntary run the organisation Missing Pets Perth and Kinross where myself and other wonderful volunteers help missing dogs, cats, rabbits horses and any other animal in need.

This week has been one of the most challenging weeks for myself and volunteers in terms of helping a family in need with their missing pet so to receive the following letter in the post has touched me immensely.

Whoever has nominated me for this, thank you ❤️

From the bottom of heart thank you so so much. I’m honestly lost for words that someone took the time to nominate me (and my dog Baxter!) and I’m overwhelmed and really touched by their kindness.

I feel like I’m going to ramble into an acceptance speech but I want to acknowledge others who have supported me with helping Missing Pets, not only through these past difficult months where we have faced new challenges but also over the years.

Elaine Gillon and the team from Dana’s Angels. Honestly thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help and support, especially for the past year when at time’s its been particularly difficult. Many of these missing dogs would not have found their way home without you assisting too.

Dani Birnie from Search Dogs For Lost Dogs Scotland. Dani has set up her own organisation that helps train dogs as scent detection dogs to help trace dogs that are missing. We have been involved in some challenging missing dog searches together and thanks to her group and her skills more missing doggies have been reunited.

Joey has Tim, thank you for your help with your drones and your assistance with searches over the years. Not only in Perthshire but other parts of Scotland you have assisted in searches and having that skill has helped immensely.

Ian Hendry from DK9UK! Thank you to for all your help in recent searches, especially wee Coco as the hours you put in to help find her and the support you gave her family when we were struggling to travel due to restrictions was incredible.

My best pal and volunteer Chrissie! This woman is bloody amazing. She has driven me to searches in the middle of the night, stood in freezing fields with me (with our hot water bottles 🙈) and been completely understanding if halfway through a conversation I’ve had to say I’ve got to because of a missing dog or if I’ve turned up late somewhere because I’ve been trying to help an owner.

My long suffering but understanding husband Laurie! Laurie has had to put up at times with our life being interpreted due to missing dog or cat searches but he understands and supports me knowing the importance of helping an owner in need. He knows I can’t switch off is an owner need helps and has helped in many searches too and I really do appreciate him being there when it really does take up a huge part of not only my life but his.

To all the friends, our volunteers, missing pet groups and rescues who have assisted in searches recently and over the years, thank you so so much. There is far to many for me to tag but I appreciate absolutely every single one of you that helps.

And the thermal drone, scope, cameras, torches and other equipment could not have been purchased without everyone’s incredible kind donations.

Each and every single one of you who follow Missing Pets are part of the reunions which happen. So many of the missing pets would not have found their way home if it wasn’t for your help and support.

This letter honestly has meant so much to me after a difficult week and I love all of you that have supported myself and Missing Pets Perth and Kinross over the years.

All I want to do is try my best to help people, to get their pets home to them. It’s never been about recognition to me but I’m so touched that people think I deserve it ❤️❤️❤️

Much love to you all,

Katie, Baxter and the Missing Pets Perth & Kinross family 🐾
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***HELP NEEDED***

Evening everyone!!!

The past few days and with it now also being compulsory to wear face masks in shops from July 10th I’ve had a lot of messages asking do I know of anyone who makes face masks that have a doggy theme/print!

People would like to buy local or support small independent businesses who make them so if you can help out please drop a link in the comments! Thank you ❤️🐶🐾
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‼️‼️‼️ATTEMPTED DOG THEFT‼️‼️‼️

I was alerted last night to an attempted dog theft in Letham, Perth. Please be careful while walking your dog in the area. The incident has been reported to the police. Crime reference 2836. Please help and share to make others aware ❤️
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