Fido Friendly Amenities

Fido Friendly Amenities

Fido Friendly Neighborhood: Carolina Heights

An historic neighborhood that is walking distance to fun and funky downtown Wilmington, Carolina Heights is a collection of antique homes and charming gardens.

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Residents are diverse in background and eclectic by nature; the area is famous for porch parties and welcoming of newcomers.

One of the city’s original ‘Streetcar Suburbs’, both ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘One Tree Hill’ were filmed here- remember those porches? Houses are frequently featured on Wilmington’s Historic Homes Tour, with many of the ancient trees that line the sidewalks graced by hanging Spanish moss. 

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Fur Child Friendly Cafes: Java Dog Coffee House

Conveniently located adjacent to the Cotton Exchange on North Front Street in downtown Wilmington, Java Dog Coffee Shop welcomes both dogs and their humans.  People watching is first rate with window seating, and Fluffy has biscuits waiting.

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Upstairs, a collection of tables offers a quiet work space, while downstairs displays a tasty variety of coffees, bagels, pastries and highly hazardous chocolates.

Located at 303 N Front Street in downtown Wilmington, with street parking.
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Walkies! Fido Friendly Expeditions

A leisurely 2.5 mile sidewalk stroll through town and past neighborhood parks, ‘The Loop’ is a wonderful way to experience the ambience of Wrightsville Beach.

Thoughtfully designed with warm weather in mind, there are dog baths, doggie fountains, clean up stations, dog friendly restaurants and water bowls at nearly every turn.

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For Visitors, you will want to secure a parking spot at Wrightsville Beach Park. Here, you will find tennis courts, ball fields, picnic tables and playgrounds. Should you need it, there are also restrooms.

Start your walk by departing the parking lot and heading in the direction of the facilities, towards the tennis courts. On the far right of the tennis courts, a path will take you past the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. Just before the main road, the sidewalk on the right begins ‘The Loop’.

Strolling under trees with waterways on both sides, you will pass over bridges and past parks. Walking through town, you will encounter coffee shops, juice bars and grocery stores. 

As you continue along the streets of Wrightsville, you will have a fun opprtunity to experience the flavor of the island combined with people watching galore. Fido will love you, and when you are finished, treat yourself and your furry friend to one of the many outdoor seated restaurants that will welcome you both.
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Find Your Furrever Friend

Are you searching for that special furry someone? Did you know that many area animal shelters offer pets who have already had their vaccinations and have been spay /neutered- for adoption fees that are a fraction of what the corresponding vet bills would have been? 

With many of the immediate counties offering subsidized adoption costs, saving a pet has never been so easy -or affordable

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Vet Care

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Pet Perks!

Adopt a furry friend and receive more than $550 in coupons, including a free medical exam! Recieve a free overnight boarding stay, coupons towards grooming and other valued pet perks.

Already have a furry friend but looking for some additional guidance? Receive a free training evaluation session.

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