If you’re looking for a place especially devoted to dogs, Portland is that place. There are 30 parks alone throughout the city and surrounding areas that are dedicated off-leash year-round, and 25 additional parks that are shared with designated off-leash areas. Combine plenty of park options with a multitude of unique business focused around your beloved canine, and you’ve got a great place to call home.
Portland boasts many dog boutiques where you can buy custom clothing, collars, and gifts, there are over 90 doggy daycares, over two dozen dog bakeries and multiple options for pet massage therapists. Numerous restaurants and coffee shops offer outdoor seating for your four-legged friend, and some of those even include doggy menus. And if you’re looking for a way to communicate with your pet, there are several pet psychics around town as well.