Metro Little Rock is a great place for you and your four-legged friends. Check out our handy list of animal-friendly parks and activities that will make kitty or puppy feel right at home.

PET-FRIENDLY PATIOS

Metro Little Rock locals love their pets, and want yours to feel welcome here too. Fido can relax right alongside you at the following establishments…

BRYANT
U.S. Pizza Co.

CONWAY
Almost Famous
Mean Bean Café
Patio Grill
ZaZa

DOWNTOWN
Bark Bar
Best Impressions Restaurant
Bruno’s Little Italy
Boulevard Bread Co.
Copper Grill
Community Bakery
Dizzy’s Gypsy Bistro
Dugan’s Pub
Samantha’s Tap Room
The Rev Room Restaurant
The Root Café

THE HEIGHTS
Boulevard Bread Co.
Café Prego
Cheers in The Heights
Scallions
ZaZa

HILLCREST
Leo’s Greek Castle
U.S. Pizza Co.

MAUMELLE
Cock of the Walk

MIDTOWN
The Purple Cow

NORTH LITTLE ROCK/ARGENTA
Cregeen’s Irish Pub
Crush Wine Bar
Arkansas Alehouse

RIVERDALE
Buffalo Grill
Maddie’s Place
Red Door
The Faded Rose
The Fold Botanas & Bar

SHERWOOD
Zaffino’s By Nori

WEST LITTLE ROCK
Bar Louie
Café Brunelle
NYPD Pizza
The Pantry
The Tavern Sports Grill
Trio’s

MORE PET-FRIENDLY SPOTS…
DogFriendlyLittleRock.com
BringFido.com

DOG PARKS

Natalie Fraser
Paws Park at Murray Park in Riverdale has a large area for dogs to splash and play. There are water bowls, hoses and several swimming tubs—plenty of great ways for your pups to cool off while making friends.

  • Burns Park Dog Park
    Burns Park, W. Military Drive, North Little Rock
  • City of Benton Dog Park
    924 Fairfield Road, Benton
  • Conway PetSafe Dog Park
    10 Lower Ridge Road, Conway
  • Fairway Park's Dog Park
    800 Fairway Ave., Sherwood
  • Four Paws Park
    Hyman Drive, Maumelle
  • Jacksonville Dog Park
    Dupree Park on S. Redmond Road, Jacksonville
  • Paws Park at Murray park
    Murray Park on Rebsamen Road, Little Rock
  • Pinnacle Mountain State Park (dogs must be leashed)
    11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Little Rock
  • Sherwood Humane Animal Shelter Dog Park
    6500 N. Hills Blvd., Sherwood
  • Unleashed at MacArthur Park
    601 E. Ninth St., Little Rock

SHELTERS & RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS

Don’t have a pet, but would like one?
We’ve got you covered. Local shelters and rescue organizations are full of lovable pets looking for “forever” homes.

All About Labs
(501) 333-2833

Benton Animal Shelter
(501) 776-5972

Bryant Adoption Center
(501) 653-0765

Cabot Animal Shelter
(501) 843-2021

CARE (Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals)
(501) 603-2273

Conway Animal Shelter
(501) 450-6160

Faulkner County Humane Society
(501) 329-2361

FURR (Feline Rescue & Rehome)
(501) 661-0956

Helping Hands for Little Paws
(501) 888-2702

Jacksonville Animal Shelter
(501) 982-2916

Little Rock Animal Village
(501) 376-3067

Maumelle Animal Services
(501) 851-6219

Maumelle Friends of the Animals
(501) 851-7114

North Little Rock Animal Shelter
(501) 791-8577

Out of the Woods Animal Rescue

Pulaski County Humane Society
(501) 227-6166

Saline County Humane Society
(501) 557-5518

Sherwood PAWS Shelter
(501) 834-2287

Natalie Fraser

Paws on Pavement 5K benefiting Care for Animals, held at Murray Park in Little Rock

FYI

Little Rock: Dogs and cats older than four months must be vaccinated for Rabies and licensed annually. The license fee for unsterilized pets is $32.50 and $10 for sterilized.

North Little Rock, Jacksonville & Maumelle: Dogs and cats must be licensed annually. The annual license fee for unsterilized pets is $30 and $5 for sterilized. In North Little Rock and Jacksonville there is no licensing charge if your pet has an implanted information chip.

24-HOUR EMERGENCY VETS

After Hours Animal Hospital
290 Smokey Lane,
North Little Rock
(501) 955-0911

Arkansas Veterinary Emergency & Specialists
11619 Pleasant Ridge Road
West Little Rock
(501) 224-3784