Dog-Friendly Hotels, Restaurants, Wineries & More

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For many of us, our pets hold a cherished place in our hearts, accompanying us during our travels, relaxation, and playtime. Luckily, Sonoma County is a welcoming and pet-friendly setting with lots of experiences where our furry companions can join us.

Whether you visit for a day or two or relax for a lengthier stay, plan a journey with your pet with this listing of the many Sonoma County businesses that welcome pets.

A woman enjoys an ice cream with her dog at Two Dog Night Creamery at the Barlow, Sebastopol
Two Dog Night Creamery at The Barlow, Sebastopol

Dog-Friendly Hotels

A golden retriever sits outside of the Olea Hotel, Glen Ellen
Olea Hotel, Glen Ellen
  • AC Hotel by Marriott (Santa Rosa): The hotel offers a blend of Spanish and European styles paired with the authentic urban vibe of Santa Rosa and its surroundings.
  • Casa Secoya (Monte Rio): This property is nestled in the Redwood groves, minutes away from the Russian River. Choose between 6 room types and two cabins, where there is always room for your dog. 
  • Cambria Hotel Sonoma Wine Country (Rohnert Park): Indulge in the little luxuries, like taking a dip in the outdoor heated pool or sitting with a craft brew or specialty coffee by the outdoor fire pits. Pets and service animals are welcome for a fee per pet, per night for up to two pets — maximum pet weight may apply.
  • Dawn Ranch Resort (Guerneville): This 15-acre private resort has a limited number of dog-friendly cabins for an additional fee per night. Only well-behaved canine companions are allowed and must be leashed while on the property.
  • Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Sonoma Wine Country (Rohnert Park): Pets and service animals are welcome with a $50 non-refundable deposit per pet, per visit, for up to two pets — maximum pet weight: 50 pounds.
  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa (Sonoma): This iconic resort offers a luxurious stay with geothermal pools and beautifully landscaped grounds. Pets on a leash are welcome with a fee (maximum two animals per room) but not permitted in eating areas or the pool. Service animals may be exempt from daily charges. Contact the hotel prior to your visit, as beds, bowls, treats, and toys may be accommodated.
  • Flamingo Resort (Santa Rosa):  Pet-friendly rooms are available for both dogs and cats for a $50 per stay non-refundable pet fee. Advance arrangements are required.
  • Gaige House (Glen Ellen): This luxury inn has one dog-friendly room that requires reservations, fees, and other requirements. Service animals are allowed.
  • Hotel Petaluma (Petaluma): All rooms are pet-friendly with a fee and restrictions. Please check in advance. 
  • Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country (Santa Rosa): Charming and spacious pet-friendly rooms are available for a fee, and weight and number restrictions apply, including three days advance notice.
  • Olea Hotel (Glen Ellen): Pets are welcome in many of the rooms in this serene, relaxing retreat for ages 13 and older. With a fee and some restrictions, dogs enjoy a unique bed and a special welcome basket.
  • Oxford Suites Sonoma County (Rohnert Park): Opened in September 2017, this pet-friendly, eco-friendly hotel includes 163 non-smoking executive suites and a restaurant. Fees and restrictions apply.
  • Sheraton Sonoma Wine Country (Petaluma): One dog weighing 70 pounds or less is welcome with a fee and some applicable restrictions. Please contact the hotel for details.
  • Kenwood Oaks Guest House (Kenwood): If prior arrangements are made, well-behaved pets are welcome to stay in The Cottage (one of four lodgings available and the only pet-friendly). A nominal pet fee may apply.
  • Russian River Getaways (Guerneville): Many of these vacation homes are dog-friendly and located along the scenic Pacific coast where the Russian River meets the ocean. Please check specific home details regarding pets. 
  • Russian River Vacation Homes (Guerneville): Dogs are welcome with no additional charges at most of these rentals, and some homes will make exceptions for other pets on a case-by-case basis. Dogs can generally be left inside, unattended if properly crated and are prohibited on furniture, hot tubs, or pools.
  • Wine Country to Coast Vacation Rentals (Guerneville): Pets are allowed in homes designated as pet-friendly but are not allowed on the furniture and must not be left unattended. Fines apply for non-registered pets.

Campgrounds/RV Parks

Dogs enjoy the off-leash fenced area at Casini Ranch Family Campground, Duncans Mills
An off-leash area at Casini Ranch Family Campground, Duncans Mills
  • Wildhaven Sonoma Glamping (Healdsburg): Furry friends are welcome to this luxury glamping property with its own Russian River access. There’s plenty of room for outdoorsy pampering with your pup here; check the website for fees and restrictions. 
  • Bodega Bay RV Park (Bodega Bay): All pets must be on a controlled leash no more than 6 feet long, except in the park’s Pet Walk area. Owners must clean up after pets.
  • Porto Bodega RV Park (Bodega Bay): Dogs are allowed in this private campground for no additional fee but must be well-behaved, under the owner’s control, leashed, and cleaned up after. The campground includes a dog walk area and a sports fishing center that allows dogs on the boats.
  • Casini Ranch Family Campground (Duncans Mills): Dogs are welcome for a small, daily fee per dog, and there are two off-leash dog areas. Aggressive dogs are not allowed, nor are constantly barking/otherwise annoying dogs, and may be asked to leave. Dogs must always be on a leash (except in the fenced dog areas) and kept inside at night.
  • River Bend Resort (Forestville): This private campground includes a dog walk area and allows dogs in RV sites for a small, flat fee per stay. Some breeds/mixes and aggressive dogs are prohibited due to insurance. Dogs must be on a leash when outdoors.
  • Ocean Cove Store and Campground: Dogs are allowed in this private campground for a minimal nightly fee but must be on a leash at all times.
  • Schoolhouse Canyon Campground (Guerneville): Dogs are welcome for a small fee per night at this private campground (specific mixes and aggressive dogs are prohibited by insurance). At all times pets must be leashed, cleaned up after, and contained inside and quiet at night.
  • Cloverdale Wine Country KOA Camping Resort (Cloverdale): Most pets are welcome, but some breeds/mixes are prohibited due to insurance. All pets must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long, with the owner on the other end of the leash.
  • San Francisco North/Petaluma KOA Campground (Petaluma): This private campground welcomes dogs (specific mixes are prohibited by insurance). An off-leash dog park is on-site. Dog-friendly Wine Country Lodges are available with a minimal fee per pet.
  • Sugarloaf Ridge State Park and Campground: Leashed and licensed dogs are allowed in the park but not on trails or service roads.
  • Austin Creek State Recreation Area and Campground: Leashed and licensed dogs are allowed to walk with owners on paved roads, but not on the trails or in other areas.
  • Sonoma County Regional Park Campgrounds: The county welcomes licensed and well-behaved dogs on leashes no more than 6 feet long at these campgrounds: Doran Regional Park (Bodega Bay), Gualala Point Regional Park (The Sea Ranch), Spring Lake Regional Park (Santa Rosa), Stillwater Cove Regional Park (Jenner), and Westside Regional Park (Bodega Bay).

Pet-Friendly State and Regional Parks

A woman plays with her daughter and her dog on a sandy beach along the Russian River at Sunset Beach River Park, Forestville
Sunset Beach River Park, Forestville

Pet-Friendly Shopping

A selection of goodies for your favorite pet at the pet store called Fideaux, Healdsburg
Fideaux, Healdsburg
  • The Barlow (Sebastopol): This dog-friendly business community sprawls over 12 acres with tree-lined streets and grassy areas. It is home to artisans, food producers, winemakers, and more.
  • Cornerstone Sonoma: Located in the town of Sonoma, Cornerstone is pet-friendly to browse unique shops and a series of walk-through gardens, including the Sunset Magazine Outdoor Kitchen and Test Gardens.
  • Swede’s Feeds (Kenwood): This pet-friendly, family-owned shop stocks garden and pet supplies, an eclectic selection of household items, and various hand-made garden sculptures. You can’t miss the 10-foot dinosaur out front.
  • Downtowns: Duncans MillsGuernevilleOccidentalSanta Rosa (Historic Railroad Square), and Windsor.

Pet-Friendly Wineries

Guests enjoy wine alongside their dog at Mutt Lynch Winery, Windsor
Mutt Lynch Winery, Windsor
  • Mutt Lynch Winery (Windsor): Dogs are honored guests at Mutt Lynch. Voted THE most dog-friendly winery by Bay Woof magazine, the winery regularly holds dog-themed events like Yappy Hours, a Canine Classic hike/run, and Dog Days of Summer open house. A portion of the proceeds from every bottle sold is donated to local animal rescue organizations. 
  • Kunde Family Winery (Kenwood): This dog-friendly winery periodically offers a four-hour dog hike for guests and their furry friends. The hike includes wine tasting and a wine-country lunch, with a portion of the cost donated to an animal rescue and the Sonoma County Humane Society. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited.
  • Larson Family Winery (Sonoma): Dogs are welcome to accompany their human companions on a picnic or private party at Larson Family Winery. Walk together or relax in the spacious area overlooking the Estate Chardonnay vineyards.
  • Bartholomew Estate Winery (Sonoma): Sip estate-grown wines in the tasting room while your pup enjoys complimentary dog treats. The winery is nestled in the lovely and historic 375-acre Bartholomew Park, which boasts a 3-mile hiking trail, shady paths, and picnic tables — all open to dogs on leash.
  • West Wines (Healdsburg): This pet-friendly small winery is run by a husband-and-wife team. Dogs can enjoy some water and shade outside by the outdoor seating area overlooking the vineyard.

Off-Leash, Fenced Dog Parks

A dog enjoys the multitude of tennis balls at the dog park at the Villa Chanticleer, Healdsburg
Villa Chanticleer, Healdsburg
  • Healdsburg has fenced dog areas which include Badger Park (a half acre) and Villa Chanticleer (1.5 acres).
  • The town of Sonoma operates a quarter-acre, fenced, off-leash dog area at 151 First St. W., with a picnic table and benches, and the Ernie Smith Community Park, a half-acre, fenced, off-leash dog park where licensed dogs are also allowed elsewhere in the park on a leash no more than 6 feet long.
  • Petaluma offers several fenced dog-run areas. The largest is the 7.83-acre Rocky Memorial Dog Park.
  • Sebastopol boasts Ragle Ranch Regional Park, a half-acre, fenced, off-leash play area with a redwood chip surface, a watering area, and a small agility course. Special “small dog” hours are offered daily.
  • Rohnert Park has three enclosed dog areas where dogs can run off leash: Rohnert Bark, Field of Friends, and Rohnert Park Animal Shelter.
  • Santa Rosa provides several fenced, off-leash areas for dogs in Cook School Park (one-fifth acre), De Turk Round Barn Park (quarter acre), Doyle Community Park (quarter acre), Finali Park (one-fifth acre), Galvin Community Park (half acre), Harvest Park (half acre), Northwest Community Park (half acre), Place to Play Park, and Rincon Valley Community Park (half acre).
  • Glen Ellen features the Sonoma Valley Regional Park, home to the Elizabeth Anne Perrone Dog Park, a one-acre, off-leash play area with a double-gated entry, a dog drinking fountain, and a shade pavilion.
  • Windsor provides a half-acre dog park in Pleasant Oak Park at 302 Sugar Maple Lane.

There are so many pet-friendly places and businesses in Sonoma County that we may have missed a few. Let us know if you find a favorite. Rules do change, so double-check with each location before visiting with your animal companions.

For more details, read Pet-Friendly Restaurants with Treats for Your Dog. Make sure to also check out Sonoma County’s safety tips for water activities, and look over the Leave No Trace Seven Principles on our Sustainable Travel page.

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