Our floofer friends give us so much, it’s only fair we give plenty back to them in return. On Fourth Street, you can bring your pupperinos to plenty of shops and restaurants! Never leave Duke at home alone on your next night out – bring them along to any of the following doggo friendly businesses AND you will have a chance to win a gift card! Curious? Keep reading…
While you can’t technically bring Rufus in to Joyce, your pets are certainly welcome on the patio at James Joyce! Soak up the last good weeks of summer with your favourite brew and bites. Enjoy plenty of daily drink and meal specials on the sunny patio on either 4th Street or 24th Avenue. Enjoy $0.29 wings on Mondays, or a 5 oz. steak sandwich (with side) for only $12 on Wednesdays! Don’t worry, We won’t judge you if you share a bite of steak with your floofer.
The expansive fenced patio at the Rose and Crown restaurant is the perfect hang-out for you and your dog! Enjoy a pupperino playdate with your bestie and their pet, or simply relax and take in the frequent live music as you enjoy one of the many drink and food specials. Featuring downtown Calgary’s best happy hour, you can enjoy any menu item for just $5! Yes – that includes pints of Guinness for you and (free) bowls of water for your pet!
If you’re not a big drinker, or you just want a quiet afternoon after a nice walk in the park, Starbucks on Fourth is the perfect spot to bring your dogs! Make sure you get them a “puppacino” while you’re there, which is just a delicious cup of whipped cream! Can we have one too?!
If you’re single, why not bring your favourite four legged friend for a date night instead? Vin Room is the perfect place to escape the everyday and indulge in one of their eighty types of wine, or sample some exotic, gourmet tapas plates. Tip: try the incredible charcuterie! You can select one of their handcrafted plates or build your own, with options like steelhead trout gravlax, Belle Crème soft cow’s brie and truffle honey, your taste buds will thank you for the treat! And if your pet is on their best behaviour, you can even share a nibble or two with them.
Nestled along the heart of Fourth Street, and close to the river for a nice walk, is Calgary staple Phil and Seb’s. For the coffee obsessed, this is the perfect place to get a brew and let your cute thicc boi get plenty of pets from passersby. You’ll both enjoy the fun and bright atmosphere inside, or grab a cozy bistro table out front to watch the world go by while you take a moment for yourselves.
The incredible aromas of crepes, baked goods, sandwiches and coffee are sure to lure you, and your pet, into La Boulangerie. Just make sure your floofer is well behaved and doesn’t go into maximum borkdrive! If they’re well behaved, you’re sure to be welcomed back time and time again to indulge in your favourite French pastries.
Finding the perfect skincare doesn’t have to be a chore! Bring your pet along for a fun shopping experience. Get fall ready with organic, natural skin care, bath and body products and aromatherapy for self and home. We love the natural deodorants, like the roll-on peppermint and lime fragrance. Don’t forget to pick up a beautiful diffuser for your home or office! We love the Batur Diffuser.
Home of the $12.95 coffee (served with 3 eggs any style, bacon, toast and a heapin’ helpin’ of hashbrowns) Purple Perk is a Calgary staple. Your favourite furry friends are welcome to join you for your next breakfast, lunch, or coffee date. Don’t forget to check their daily specials board to see what magical dish the Purple Perk kitchen has concocted for you!
Looking to update your wardrobe this season? Make sure you bring your pet along to get their opinion: one woof means yes, two means no. You can also bring in your gently used in-season clothing, purchased in the last one to two years, from any brand name or designer, to sell. You never know: they might even have something in Fido’s size!
Do you have a favourite place to shop with your doggos? Share them with us on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. If you’d like to win a gift card to one of your favourite Fourth Street businesses, simply bring your fur baby to one of the above spots, take a photo and share it with us by using the hashtags #FourthStreetIsGoingToTheDoggos or #FurBabiesOnFourth to be automatically entered into our monthly draw. Fourth Street: one street, a thousand avenues to a dog-gone good time!