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Pet-Friendly Senior Living in Tucson

The Tucson area is home to many senior living communities as well as local attractions and eateries that are pet-friendly and welcome dogs. Whether you are in search of a place to live that allows pets or a restaurant that will let your furry companion accompany you while enjoying a meal, the Tucson area has much to offer.

Tucson Senior Communities that Welcome Pets

There are more than 200 senior living communities in the Tucson area that offer a wide range of living options for active seniors, many of which have pet-friendly policies. Country Club at La Cholla is an independent living complex that welcomes the furry companions of their senior residents and provides all the conveniences of home without the day-to-day responsibilities and worries. Seniors in search of assisted living services at a pet-friendly complex should check out the senior living communities at Cascades of Tucson and the Fountains at La Cholla. Both facilities are Fido-friendly and welcome dogs.

There are many dog parks in the Tucson area for seniors to bring their furry companions to including the McDonald Off-Leash Park, which has separate play areas for large and small dogs along with access to fresh drinking water, cool shady trees, adjacent walking trails, and picnic tables. Miko’s Corner Playground at Reid Park is another top pick that offers features such as doggie water fountains, double-entry gates, designated areas for large dogs and small dogs, and baggie dispensers for clean-up.

Fido-Friendly Tucson Restaurants

Seniors that love to bring their dog along with them will find that many Tucson area restaurants are pet-friendly eating establishments. The Dakota Bar & Grill is a favorite among the locals who regularly give the eatery top ratings. Dakota welcomes patrons’ pets and even provides Fido with a refreshing bowl of cool water along with a doggie treat to enjoy.

Renee’s Organic Oven is another dog-friendly Tucson restaurant where seniors can bring along their pets while indulging in a tasty salad, hearty sandwich, or yummy pasta dish. If outdoor patio dining with a delectable cup of coffee is more your style, check out the Cup Café at The Hotel Congress, which features dog-friendly service along with a complimentary bowl of water for your pet. is a great site to bookmark as it lists almost 50 Tucson-area restaurants that welcome patrons along with their pets at outside dining tables.

Local Attractions that Love Pets

There are many cultural attractions in the Tucson area that welcome well-behaved pets on leashes. The Pima Air and Space Museum is one place where seniors can bring their furry friends along with them as they take a tour and enjoy the exhibits. If gardening is more your taste and you love all things to do with plants and flowers, bring your dog with you when visiting the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Bookmans has an open-door policy when it comes to patrons bringing their pets with them when perusing their aisles of books, movies, and more at their retail store.

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