Your pet is a priority, and we understand that they can play a huge factor in deciding where to live. Don’t worry, there are plenty of things to do just steps from The Dalton that both you and your best friend will appreciate in historical Alexandria. Prepare to make memories with your furry companion that will last a lifetime.
With or without a four-legged friend, all are invited to join the Potomac Riverboat Company on the Canine Cruise, a pet-friendly boat tour around Alexandria’s seaport. Enjoy this leisurely 45-minute ride with man’s best friend, while taking in the spectacular views that Alexandria has to offer. Dogs ride for free.
The Dog Park Boutique
Clip on the leash and take a 1-mile stroll with Fido down to The Dog Park boutique. Located on King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, The Dog Park features a wide selection of high-quality products for your dog and cat that you won’t find just anywhere, including food, collars, toys, apparel and much more. Plus, if you bring your good boy or girl with you, they might even get a free treat!
Alexandria features several pet-friendly parks and outdoor recreation, but the most popular is Founders Park. Located just 7 minutes from The Dalton, this 5-acre park boarders the Potomac River and provides a pet-friendly atmosphere with riverside views, numerous walking paths, and a fully equipped dog exercise park for your pup to meet new friends.
Lost Dog Cafe
Located in the historic Parker-Grey neighborhood, the Lost Dog Café is a pet-friendly deli, catering both humans and dogs. The best part? Profits are donated to the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. So, not only will you be spending quality time with your furry-friend, you’ll be contributing to a considerable cause.
All the Presidents’ Pups Walking Tour
Last, but not least, dip into the history of our founding fathers’ canine companions at the All the Presidents’ Pups Walking Tour at Mount Vernon. During the 60-minute tour, you and your dog will learn the bizarre names of George Washington’s 50-plus dogs and his appreciation for every single one of them.
Keep calm and bark on! Find the perfect lifestyle that you and your best friend have been looking for. Take a tour of The Dalton today!