A Pet Lover's Guide to Venice, California!

Green Dog Veterinary Center welcomes you to Venice, California – a vibrant and eclectic coastal community in the heart of Los Angeles County, known for its picturesque canals, stunning beachfront, and beautiful boardwalk. Venice is not just a hub for artists, surfers, and creative minds, but also a refuge for pets and their owners. With its year-round sunny weather and numerous outdoor spaces, Venice is the perfect playground for your four-legged friends. Discover why this unique neighborhood is a fantastic spot for both humans and pets to explore, relax, and enjoy the laid-back Californian lifestyle.

Pet Retail, Grooming & Boarding Locations in Venice: 

Earthwise Pet Nutrition & Grooming
303 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Your local neighborhood Pet Nutrition Center & Wellness Spa. We specialize in natural pet foods, raw foods, treats, toys, litter, leashes & collars... you name we have it!  Pets are welcome always!

Balanced Dog Grooming
1323 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
An Amenity at Your Residence or Our Brick-and-Mortar. Whichever experience you choose, Balanced Dog is a one-of-a-kind company made for all pet and pet parents!

Puparrazi Pet Resort & Spa
1933 Pontius Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Puparazzi LA is a luxurious, wellness-focused, boutique dog resort and spa in Los Angeles. Our lavish cage-free suites, spacious play area, and a? la carte and spa services are all designed with your pup’s ultimate comfort, relaxation, and well-being in mind.

Rover Kennels
2116 Main St. B Santa Monica, CA 90405
Rover Kennels® is the premier dog boarding facility in Los Angeles for discriminating pet owners, offering a true hotel experience for you and your pet.

Pet Matrx
1046 Princeton Dr, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
PetMatrx offers the best natural dog supplements for optimal joint, immune, and cognitive health with proprietary formulas backed by science.

Pet-Friendly Activities in Venice:

Venice Beach
Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
Let your dog run free and make a splash in the Pacific Ocean at Venice Beach. This off-leash beach is a favorite among local and visiting pet owners alike. It's a great spot for your furry friends to socialize and enjoy the sun, sand, and sea.

The Venice Canals Walkway
Venice Canals, Venice, CA 90291
Take a leisurely walk with your pet along the scenic Venice Canals. This historic district offers a peaceful escape with beautiful waterways and charming bridges. It's the perfect backdrop for a serene walk or a photo op with your pet.

Marina Beach (Mothers Beach)
4101 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Marina Beach, or “Mother’s Beach” as it is referred to by local residents, is a family- and kid-friendly, man-made beach in Marina del Rey.

3440 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
DOG PPL is a park, café, bar, and lounge, all in one. We fuse the comfort and safety of a private members club with the community spirit of your favorite dog park.

Westminster Dog Park
1234 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291
This spacious park boasts a separate area for small dogs and a large field for bigger pups to run and play. With its wood-chip surface, water fountains, and waste bag dispensers, Westminster Dog Park is a well-maintained and welcoming space for both dogs and owners.

Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Venice:

The Butcher's Daughter
1205 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
A plant-based restaurant, café, and juice bar known for its chic atmosphere and delicious food. The Butcher's Daughter offers outdoor seating where pets are warmly welcomed.

The Rose Venice
220 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Rose Cafe is an iconic socal restaurant in the heart of venice, serving farm fresh foods to locals and travelers alike since 1979.

The Waterfront Venice
205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291
With beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, we’re situated between Rose and Navy on the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk. Our food and beverage menus celebrate California with carefully selected seasonal produce from local farms.

Belles Beach House
24 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
An ode to the retro Tiki Bar and legendary artist Larry Bell, Belles Beach House exudes the laid back, island vibes of the 1970s serving fresh hand-crafted cocktails and Hawaiian Izakaya cuisine.

The Surfing Fox
120 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Surfing Fox is a chilled-out gathering spot serving up coastal California cuisine on a plate (or in a glass!) with a generous side of good times and vibes.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations in Venice:

Hotel Erwin
1697 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Just steps away from Venice Beach, Hotel Erwin offers pet-friendly rooms with stunning views and easy access to outdoor activities for you and your pet.

Venice V Hotel
5 Westminster Ave Venice, CA 90291
Experience Venice Beach like a local at the V— Venice’s only beachfront lifestyle hotel, designed in a reimagined 1915 landmark right on the Boardwalk and beach, and just steps from the legendary skate park, surf, eclectic dining, and entertainment.

AIR Venice
5 Rose Ave Venice, CA 90291
With a choice location on Ocean Front Walk in world-famous Venice Beach, AIR Venice captures the essence of a sophisticated, casual and contemporary beach culture and lifestyle experience.

Georgian Hotel
1415 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Georgian Hotel has been the crown jewel of Santa Monica since 1933. Once the playground of Hollywood greats, she has returned as the iconic First Lady of Santa Monica and continues to bask in the spotlight.


From the sandy shores of the dog beach to the pet-friendly patios of local eateries, Venice embraces the pet-friendly culture wholeheartedly. Whether you're here to soak up the sun, enjoy the vibrant local scene, or simply relax with your pet by your side, Green Dog Veterinary Center is a special place that welcomes all with open arms. Discover the joys of this pet-friendly community and make unforgettable memories with your four-legged companions in Venice!