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Pet-Friendly Senior Living in Cleveland

The Cleveland area of Ohio offers active seniors a variety of options such as independent living residences, many of which welcome pets. The metro area of the city has numerous dog parks and hiking trails as well as local restaurants that have Fido-friendly policies. Some eateries will even go that extra mile and pamper your pet by offering a menu of specially prepared meals custom made for your dog.

Senior Living Communities in Cleveland that Allow Pets

There are more than 100 senior living communities within the Cleveland area of Ohio, which include options for assisting living, Alzheimer’s care, nursing homes, and in-home care. Many of these providers are pet-friendly communities that welcome your furry companions. Brighton Gardens of Westlake is an assisting living facility conveniently located west of Cleveland that welcomes your pets and has “outdoor common area” where you can both walk, exercise, and take leisurely strolls.

Pearl Crossing is a pet-friendly independent living complex that offers all the comforts of home within the community of Strongsville, located southwest of the Cleveland metro area. The surrounding grounds provide ample space for you and your dog to take daily walks and enjoy the outdoors. The Waterford at Richmond Heights, an assisted living facility located southwest from Cleveland, gets top reviews for its amenities and features, which include the perk of being a pet-friendly complex.

Dining Establishments that Welcome Furry Friends

Cleveland seniors will be happy to learn that many area restaurants welcome their furry friends at outdoor dining tables. Your canine companions are considered part of the family by about two dozen local dining establishments. Your dog can accompany you as you enjoy your delicious meal served on the adjoining patios. Fido-friendly restaurants in the Cleveland area where your well-behaved pet can join you while you indulge in a tasty meal include Luxe Kitchen and the Great Lakes Brewing Company.

Visitors to Luxe Kitchen regularly give this eating establishment top reviews for their fantastic food. The restaurant and its staff love your pets and have a “bow wow brunch menu” just for your furry friends to enjoy on the “dog-friendly patio.” If your palette has a liking for pizza and burgers, check out the Great Lakes Brewing Company, another Fido-friendly restaurant that welcomes dogs at their outdoor patio tables and will even provide them with a complimentary bowl of cool, refreshing water.

Pet-Friendly Parks for Outdoor Adventures

The Cleveland area is home to a variety of places where seniors can bring their dogs along with them while enjoying outdoor activities. The Downtown Dog Park in Cleveland offers pet owners a spacious fenced-in area that lets their dogs safely run freely off-leash in about 3,500 square feet of outdoor space. Nice features include play structures along with waste receptacles and places for pet owners to sit while their furry friends are having fun playing with other dogs.

Cleveland seniors looking for a doggie daycare facility should check out Cleveland MetroBark. The almost resort like amenities will pamper your pets and has an indoor area consisting of 6,000 square feet for playing. Outdoor space at 14,000 square feet provides your furry friends with a safe fenced-in area where they can socialize and interact with other dogs, take a quick dip in the swimming pools, or relax on the sunbathing deck. has a full listing of parks in the Cleveland area that welcome your pets, many of which are adjacent to hiking and bike trails.

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