PETS WELCOME in Venice—Part 2



You want to visit all the shops in downtown Venice on Venice or Miami Avenues, but what will you do with Fido? Bring him along! Stroll down Venice Avenue with its pink, Italian Renaissance buildings, Mediterranean-style shops and “umbrella-topped” Canary Island date palms, or visit the consignment shops on Miami Ave, and don’t worry that your pup will become dehydrated. Venice is a very dog-friendly city. Each downtown store or shop has a dog bowl and dog treats to keep Fido happy while you shop, which attests to the attitude of Venice residents toward people with pets.


If you’re looking for a pet-friendly hotel, camp ground, RV resort, or vacation house, you’ll find several places to stay with your pet in Venice*, including:

• Ramada, Venice
• Holiday Inn Express
• Motel 6 Venice
• Island Breeze Inn
• Myakka River KOA
• Ramblers Rest RV Resort
• Venice Palm Inn

*Be sure to check the hotel’s policy before making your reservation.


Fido is welcome at many of Venice’s restaurants and cafes, including:

• Back Eddy’s Bistro
• Upper Crust Organic Café and Bakery
• Scamotz Tomato Pies
• Cedar Reef Fish Camp
• Sonic Drive-In
• Jackson’s American Grill
• Saltwater Cafe