Albuquerque has much to offer seniors with its wide variety of lifestyle communities, many of which are pet-friendly and allow their residents to have dogs and cats. Once you find a place to truly call home, you will be able to enjoy all the local attractions, parks, trails, and restaurants that welcome patrons’ pets at their establishments.
There are more than 100 senior living communities within the Albuquerque area, choices of which include assisted living, memory care, and independent residences. Many lifestyle choices offer pet-friendly environments where residents are welcome to have dogs and cats. Senior Star at Las Colinas Village is a retirement community where older adults can maintain an independent lifestyle and remain active. Amenities at this pet-friendly complex include housekeeping services and a variety of on-site activities and programs.
Atria Vista del Rio is a pet-friendly assisted living community in Albuquerque that provides its residents with supportive daily living assistance. Seniors can enjoy a full range of amenities at Atria that includes social activities and day trips to local attractions such as art galleries. The Woodmark at Uptown offers assisted living services for its residents, features complimentary transportation, and has a pet-friendly policy that allows dogs and cats.
Seniors in search of places to go where their dogs are welcome will be happy to know that many local attractions in Albuquerque are Fido-friendly. The area is home to many parks, trails, and local businesses that allow patrons’ furry companions to accompany them while they are out and about exploring the region and all its offerings. Westgate Community Dog Park provides an off-leash playground within a secure fenced in area for dogs to enjoy.
If you prefer wide open spaces where you and your dog can explore walking paths, Paseo del Bosque Trail is the place to go for fresh air and exercise. The ABQ Trolley Company allows pet owners to bring their leashed dogs along with them during a local open-air trolley tour for a sightseeing adventure. Bookworks loves your pets as much as you do and allows patrons to bring their furry friends with them as they peruse the shelves to pick up a few favorite picks to read.
More than 50 eateries in the Albuquerque area are Fido-friendly dining establishments that welcome humans and their furry companions at outside patio seating areas. Your choices are almost limitless, so it all comes down to what type of food you enjoy as your check out the local restaurants and bring your dog along with you to enjoy a delicious meal on the town.
The Flying Star Café is the place to go for all day breakfast and serves burger, salads, and sandwiches while providing your dog with a free treat and bowl of refreshing water. O’Niell’s is a favorite among patrons with pets as the eatery provides dog leash tie-offs, a water drinking station, and delicious Irish-inspired dishes such as lamb stew and shepherd’s pie. Gecko’s Bar & Tapas will give your pet a doggie treat and cool water while you indulge in a tasty burger, sandwich, or bowl of soup.
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