It is hard to find a more pet-friendly city than Paris. The city is alive with the sounds of happy dogs, thanks to Paris having the highest number of pet ownership per capita. You can happily sit at any of the cities many chic cafes accompanied by your furry friend or even treat them to a luxurious afternoon at a famous dog groomer.
Small dogs are even allowed on the Métro and buses in Paris if they are transported in a carrying bag. All dogs are allowed to travel on the RER as long as they are on a leash. It is also good to know that small dogs go free while bigger dogs must pay a child fare.
One of the most popular places to visit in Paris is the magnificent Jardin du Luxembourg. The east side of this beautiful park is pet-friendly and a wonderful place to stroll around with your dog. The Champ de Mars is also dog-friendly and is the perfect place to take in views of the Eiffel Tower with your canine chum. If you are looking to explore further afield, consider renting a car and visiting the beautiful Palace of Versailles. Versailles Palace Gardens welcomes small dogs, while larger dogs can run free in Versailles Park.
Paris has some novel ways to keep pet owners happy. The Pink Flamingo, for example, lets patrons order pizza in the restaurant and then delivers it to them as they sit happily on a wall nearby with their pooch on the beautiful Canal Saint Martin. Other great pet-friendly cafes include Les Deux Magots in Saint-Germain, which is great for people watching. Then, there is also the Cafe Angelina, a tea room that welcomes dogs and their owners for an afternoon tea.