12 Indoor Dog Parks Active Pups Absolutely Love

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If you have a dog, you know they are truly a man’s best friend and how special their unconditional love can be. However, being a pup parent can be tough when you have limited space or the weather isn’t great and your pooch is full of zoomies.

Luckily, indoor dog parks are popping up across the country, ensuring your fur baby always has a place to run and meet new fur friends in a safe environment, regardless of the weather. On top of it, many of these parks also offer other sweet perks like grooming, training, or boarding, making it a one-stop shop for all your pet parenting needs.

Without further ado, here are 12 of the best indoor dog parks around the country you and your pup will absolutely love – rain, snow, or shine!

Indoor Dog Parks in the Northeast

1. Acme Dog Run

 

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

If you’re a New Yorker, you know that space is often a luxury and the weather isn’t always ideal, which can make it hard being a pup parent in the big city. Luckily, in Brooklyn, you’ll find the one and only, Acme Dog Run, where your furry friend will have plenty of space to run and play, no matter what the forecast says.

The only indoor dog park, daycare, and boarding facility in the area, your furry friend will get pampered to the max in this 4,000-square-foot space. Come hang out and enjoy a free coffee while your pup gets his zoomies in.

2. JB’s Indoor Dog Park

Location: Norwell, MA

This 3,000-square-foot, climate-controlled indoor dog park is the ideal place to take your four-legged friend for some exercise and fun when the New England weather is glum. The indoor play sessions let you spend some quality time with your four-legged friend while also socializing with other pups and their owners.

You can even take your pup to breed-specific hangouts or rent the park for a pawesome party for your fur baby and their fellow fur friends.

3. Bow Chika Wow Town

 

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Location: Warwick, RI

Rated as the best doggy daycare in West Bay for four years running, Bow Chika Wow Town is definitely the best around when your four-legged friend is restless and that Northeastern weather is doing its thing.

While you’re welcome to tag along and join in on the fun, the dog park also offers cage-free daycare, a dog hotel, grooming, and a puppy school. Take advantage of the pick-up and drop-off service for when you don’t have time to bring your furry friend in.

Indoor Dog Parks in the Midwest

4. Bosly’s Backyard

 

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Location: Chicago, IL

For those city dwellers with no backyard, or for when the Chicago weather is mega ruff, Bosly’s Backyard offers the perfect place for you and your fur baby to get a little exercise. Perfect for those pups who aren’t so social, this private 2400-square-foot play space is equipped with toys and an agility course for you and your four-legged friend to get some quality one-on-one time in a fun setting.

Book a 30-, 45-, or 60-minute session and let little Fido run to his heart’s content. You can also bring sibling dogs by purchasing buddy passes or join one of their size-appropriate small group socials.

5. Paws 4 Fun

 

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Location: Lincoln, NE

Acknowledged as Nebraska’s first indoor dog park, this 12,000-square-foot pup paradise boasts two parks for big dogs and two for small dogs. Pup parents can enjoy complimentary refreshments and WIFI at the lounge while their canine kids play on the doggy playground equipped with toys, tunnels, and other fun stuff with all their new fur friends.

This pawesome park also offers suite-style boarding for when those pup parents need a vacay, as well as other amenities such as grooming, daycare, training, and even a pool.

6. Wag ’N Paddle

 

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Location: Naperville, IL

This 9,000-square-foot pup playground has everything every doggo would dream of. Featuring 3 heated in-ground pools, an indoor, climate-controlled dog park, an outdoor fenced-in turfed area, self-service dog baths, and a multipurpose room used for temperament evaluations, daycare, and room rentals, your pampered pup will never have a dull moment here.

Pup parents are encouraged to come for a visit to bond with their dog while they enjoy the facilities. At Wag ’N Paddle, you’ll never have to worry about the safety of your dog as it’s their number one priority, and each pup must pass a temperament evaluation before they’re allowed into the park.

Indoor Dog Parks in the South

7. Kanine Social

 

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Location: Jacksonville, FL

Kanine Social is the ultimate dog park which also doubles as a tap room, making it a great place to hang out while your furry friend socializes and plays. With 14,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor play space, your dog will have plenty of room to run and explore, rain, or shine.

And with over 15 beers on tap, a selection of wine, craft beer, cider, and specialty coffee, as well as multiple TVs, Kanine Social is just as much for the pup parents as it is for the canines. Kanine Social offers daycare, boarding, and training, and you can even become an annual member to enjoy unlimited access to the park and exclusive benefits!

8. Haven the Dog Spot

 

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Location: Marietta and Atlanta, GA

With two award-winning locations, Georgia residents and visitors will always have a place to take their dogs for a day of fun, regardless of the weather at Haven the Dog Spot. Trained staff members lead daycare programs that will teach your pooch positive playtime behaviors while also ensuring they’re happy, safe, and having fun throughout their visit. The park is equipped with webcams so you can check on your furry friend at any time.

While a total pup haven for a day to play, the park also offers cozy boarding if you’re planning to travel without your canine companion, as well as grooming for the pampered pup. Keep in mind your pup will have to pass a temperament evaluation on its first visit.

9. Work & Woof

 

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Location: Austin, TX

No more sad puppy dog eyes when you leave to go to work because at Work & Woof you can take your pup with you! With 2 private offices, 2 shared offices, 18 open desks, and 15,000 square feet of work and play space, your pooch can stay entertained while you work.

Don’t work from home? This dog park also offers half and full-day daycare, as well as grooming and training programs. After your pup has passed his evaluation day on their first visit, they’ll be welcome back at any time.

Indoor Dog Parks in the West

10. Dogwood Play Park

 

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Location: Seattle, WA

Seattle’s Dogwood Play Park is the perfect spot for both pooches and pet parents to make new friends and get a little playtime in, rain or shine. Featuring an expansive 8,000-square-foot social space and a huge additional outdoor area, you can enjoy a drink while your pup plays.

Drop in for a bark and a beer as no reservations are necessary or purchase a membership to receive a ton of perks! Make sure your pup is up to date on all his vaccinations as they are required to enter.

11. Barx Parx

 

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Location: Las Vegas, NV

Voted best of Las Vegas four years in a row, Barx Parx is a total treat, not just for the doggos, but their owners as well. This 21-and-over indoor dog park is equipped with a 6,000-square-foot play space and toys for the pups and craft beers and board games for you! Enjoy a drink and mingle with fellow pup parents while your canine kid plays.

Besides for play sessions, Barx Parx also offers doggy daycare, cage-free puppy sleepovers, positive-reinforcement training, grooming, self-wash stations, retail, and event rentals. Sign up for a free 7-day pass and see what all the barks about.

12. LA Dogworks

 

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles’s first 24-hour full-service dog care center and internationally recognized as one of the best in the country, LA DogWorks is the place to be for pups and their humans when in Southern California.

The 2,500-square-foot indoor park is equipped with artificial turf designed especially for dogs. This park also offers grooming, daycare, enrichment programs, and boarding. For busy pup parents, the 24-hour Fetchmobile service is available by appointment for those pups who need a ride.

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