• John-Michael Scurio

Bring Your Growling Groupie To Eureka Springs, AR

Updated: Mar 1


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Eureka Springs is one of the most pet friendly towns in NW Arkansas, offering a wide variety of accommodation and entertainment options for you and your lovable growling groupie:


  • Walk your pet at The Retreat at Sky Ridge's Turtle Moon Community Labyrinth or let them swim in one of their two on-site ponds.

  • Lake Leatherwood: Next to New York's Central Park, this park is rated #2 for city parks in the USA. It has everything you need and features a 100-acre (no-wake) lake for canoeing, kayaking and paddle boats. The park also features 18 dog friendly hiking trails.

  • Starkey Marina: allows pets on boat rentals for a small fee.

  • Eureka Springs Bark Park: located in the historic area of downtown Eureka Springs, the bark park provides wooded fenced-in areas for both large and small dogs. Water available for all visitors.

  • Barking Pines - is a self-service pet washing unit located at 425 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Just like a car wash, but for your pet! Your 12 minute cycle includes your choice of oatmeal or tear free shampoo, flea and tick treatment, rinse, blow dry and vacuum. Even reward your pet with a treat from the vending machine.

425 W Van Buren Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Stay At These Fine Locations With Spot!

The only 4-star historic B&B in Eureka Springs, the “Ojo” is situated on the highest peak within the city limits.  The multi award-winning 5 Ojo Inn has nine rooms/suites and features two authentic Victorian homes and two cottages on the historic loop of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 


Exemplary hospitality, peaceful surroundings and gourmet breakfasts are prepared daily.

Imagine staying in your own “little house." That's what it's like in one of the awesome cottages at Sherwood Court Inn. Each with it’s own theme, to best fit your preferences, tastes or needs, they have romantic cottages with whirlpools, single or double cottages and a kitchenette cottage. Their rooms are affordable and they not only perform weddings, they’re pet-friendly, too!


Or, bring your fur-baby to these award-winning luxury cottage rentals in the Heart of Historic Eureka Springs. Eureka Zen Cottages are complete with hot tubs, fireplaces, one, two and three bedroom homes, spa amenities and more...






Dine At These Fine Restaurants With Buster!

Truth be known, BREWS doesn't have an extensive restaurant menu but it does have an extensive, diverse following and it is known for offering a lot of things besides great coffee, delicious craft beers and hot panini sandwiches. BREWS is often referred to as Eureka's Living Room! It's all about fun here. At this cool spot, tourists and locals gather and enjoy each other. Have a beer. Sip a latte. Take in the amazing art.


They come for karaoke, games, trivia, shows, watch parties, music, art, social gatherings, gallery openings, parties, and more ... Dogs love BREWS because BREWS loves dogs!


Family-owned authentic food cooked to perfection. Amigos Mexican Restaurant and Cantina accommodate groups, families, showers, weddings, holiday parties, business events, happy hours or just a reason to have friends get together.


In the good-weather months, the patio deck is a good place to dine with Fido.



Located in the heart of Historic Eureka Springs, Local Flavor Café has been a tradition or locals and tourists alike since 1991. Chef owned and operated, sixth generation native Britt Evans brings his extensive experience to the table serving fresh and creative dishes aimed to please every palette.


You will enjoy a unique and eclectic atmosphere surrounded by cool vintage lamps and local art, or dine street-side on the lively patio with your pup.

When in town, be sure to visit Eureka Springs' very own Good Shepard Humane Society and take home a lovable furry Eurekan!


Good Shepherd Humane Society has proudly served the needs of local strays in the Eureka Springs, AR, area since 1974. Whether educating the community on spaying and neutering their pets or caring for homeless animals in their animal shelter, they do all they can to help. As the only no-kill shelter in the greater Carroll County area, they are solely supported by the caring donations and funding provided by our community. You can help animals in need by donating, paying adoption fees, joining as a member, or through fundraising support!


"A dog is made of 100% pure love." --Anonymous