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Pet-Friendly Senior Living in Durham

When you want to have a day out, there are several places you can take your pet with you. Some restaurants allow you to bring your pet on their patio for a nice meal. Several other businesses are offering pet services such as bakeries, spas, hotels, and shopping. If you are ready to live in a senior community, look for a pet-friendly facility to take your furry friend with you.

Living with Your Pet in a Senior Community

You can easily find senior communities that are pet-friendly, allowing residents to bring their pets. Be sure to see if there are any restrictions such as size or number.  You may have to pay additional fees, but it will be worth it to have your furry friend with you.

Emerald Pond is an independent living community.  You will enjoy the 100-acre nature preserve that has ponds, trails, and wildlife.  Emerald Pond is pet-friendly, so you and Fido can enjoy the beautiful scenery together.  At Emerald Pond, you can leave all the cooking and cleaning to someone else as you take the time to enjoy life at all the galleries, museums, shops, and theaters.  There are several activities to help you enjoy your stay.

Carolina House of Durham offers options for senior living, so you can enjoy life to the fullest. You can enjoy nutritious meals, wellness events, and engaging activities.  Programs encourage residents to reach peak wellness in all areas like emotional, intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual.  Bring your pet with you, and learn to live your everyday life with purpose.

Durham Regent is in Durham Chapel Hill near Duke University and the University of North Carolina. Shopping, golfing, dining, and health care is all nearby.  Enjoy all inclusive amenities such as three delicious meals, engaging activities, housekeeping, linen service, utilities, and transportation.  Durham Regent is also pet-friendly, so you and your furry friend can enjoy life together.

Go Out With Your Dog

Your dog does not have to stay home in Durham.  There are plenty of dog-friendly restaurants, shops, bars, and parks. Enjoy the great outdoors at one of the many dog parks including Durham Dog Park, Northgate Dog Park, American Tobacco Trail, Piney Wood Dog Park, Carolina Pines Community Dog Park, or Oakwood Dog Park.  

After you get your exercise outside, get a tasty frozen treat for you and your dog at Locopops. Dogs can get a chicken or beef broth flavored treat with a rawhide stick. You can enjoy unique flavors such as mango chili or Mexican chocolate.

If you are hungry, take your dog to one of the dog-friendly restaurants such as Parker and Otis, Foster’s Market, Tyler’s Taproom, Geer Street Garden, or Local 22. You can also grab a delicious brew with your pet at Ponysaurus, a local brewery.

Events for the Whole Family - Even Your Dog

There are several pet events in the Durham area.  These events include Yappy Hour at Carolina Brewery, Dog Days of Cary, Howl-O-Ween Yappy Hour, and Hanzo’s CFP Fundraiser.  Dog-Friendly Durham hosts three-hour walking tours with rescue dogs to visit restaurants and learn about Durham.

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