Spring into Fun: A Guide to Dog-Friendly Events & Activities on Long Island

Ah, spring! The days are getting longer, the flowers are blooming, and a renewed energy is in the air. And what better way to celebrate the season than with your furry best friend? At Dog Days Pet Care, we’re all about making life easier for pet parents, so we’ve sniffed out the most exciting dog-friendly events and activities happening on Long Island this spring.

1. Tulip Festival at Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden

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Nothing says spring like a riot of colorful tulips. Take your pup for a scenic stroll through Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden’s stunning tulip fields in Manorville. Leashed dogs are welcome; you can even snap some Instagram-worthy photos of your furry friend amongst the blooms.

  • When: Late April – Early May (Check their website for specific dates)
  • Where: Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden, Manorville, NY
  • Website: https://www.waterdrinker.com/

2. Bark in the Park at Eisenhower Park

Join fellow dog lovers for fun, games, and activities at Bark in the Park. This annual event features a dog agility course, contests, vendors, food trucks, and more. Your dog will have a blast socializing and burning off energy with other pups.

3. Doggie Dip Day at Splish Splash Water Park

Let your dog cool off and have a good time at Splish Splash’s Doggie Dip Day. This end-of-season event allows dogs to enjoy the water park’s attractions before it closes for the winter.

4. Hiking Trails and Nature Preserves

Long Island boasts many dog-friendly hiking trails and nature preserves, perfect for exploring with your four-legged companion. Some popular options include:

  • Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Historic Park
  • Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Be sure to check each park’s specific rules regarding dogs on leash.

5. Dog-Friendly Beaches

Who doesn’t love a day at the beach? Several Long Island beaches allow dogs during the off-season (typically October through March). Check local regulations for specific details.

Important Reminder:

  • Always clean up after your dog.
  • Keep it leashed when necessary.
  • Ensure it is well-behaved in public spaces.

Why Choose Dog Days Pet Care for Your Springtime Adventures?

At Dog Days Pet Care, we understand that your dog is part of the family. Whether you need a trusted dog walker for those busy spring days or a reliable pet sitter for your weekend getaways, we’ve got you covered. Our experienced and caring team will ensure your furry friend is safe, happy, and well-cared for while you enjoy your springtime adventures. Contact us today to learn more about our services!