WORCESTER – Alright, let’s just admit it – our dogs are our best friends. We love them, we need them, we want to take them with us everywhere. If you’re like me, you will do anything to avoid the sad puppy-dog eyes that you get when you have to leave your dog home.
Here at ThisWeekInWorcester.com, we understand your love for your dog, and we want to help.
Below you will find a list of dog-friendly places in Worcester. There’s no reason you can’t spend the rest of the summer with your best friend!
The Queen’s Cups
Feel like treating yourself and your pup?
The Queen’s Cups on 56 Water Street in Worcester offers delicious cupcakes for you and decadent “pupcakes” for your furry friend! Check out their full menu here and plan a stop here on your next dog walk.
Making lunch plans and want to bring your dog along?
The Fix at 108 Grove Street in Worcester has shaded outdoor seating so you and your dog can enjoy a meal. It is rumored that the staff will even give your dog a water bowl and milk bones!
Off the Common Antiques Marketplace
Located at 4 Worcester Street in Grafton, this antiques marketplace is sure to provide a fun outing for you and your pup!
The store sells an array of antiques, furniture, and decor for your home, and dogs are warmly invited. Check out the store’s website here.
Quinsigamond State Park
Beat the heat this summer and bring your dog to Quinsigamond State Park!
Go swimming in the lake, have a picnic, and meet other leashed dogs. It will definitely be an outing your pup will remember!
Crown Bakery and Cafe
Want to bring your pup along on your breakfast date?
Crown Bakery and Cafe, located at 133 Gold Star Blvd in Worcester, boasts outdoor seating that is dog-friendly as well as delicious breakfast and coffee options. Take advantage of the morning and bring your dog on your breakfast adventure!
Another restaurant famed for their dog-friendly staff, Zorba’s Taverna is sure to be an outing that both you and your dog will love.
Sit outdoors on their patio, order some greek food, and let your dog feel like royalty!
Blackstone River Bikeway
Finally, after filling up your dog will food and pupcakes, take them for a well-deserved walk along the Blackstone River Bikeway.
As long as your dog is on a leash, he or she is more than welcome to explore! You’ll be sure to make some new dog-friends along the way.
Lead photo: The Queen’s Cups/Facebook
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