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  • Writer's pictureSheenagh Caridi

Dog Friendly Martha's Vineyard

Updated: Mar 29, 2023

Want to enjoy the day exploring beautiful Martha's Vineyard with your bestest pal on four paws? Don't fret my pet, we have the road map to the island's most dog friendly places, for a day of adventure with your furry pal!

Start your day with breakfast, hit the trails for a hike, stop by the beach for a swim and end your day with a shopping spree in Edgartown, all with the company of your best furry friend.

Retail Shops With Pet Sections

In the mood to spoil your pup? They enjoy a day of retail therapy too!

There are many stores that are ready to for your dog to come in and shop to their hearts content, and below is a few stores who want to say hello to best friend!

Find everything from leashes and collars to treats and dog food!

Vineyard Haven

Black Dog Bakery Cafe: (outside only) Lots of fun themed dog treats!

Healthy Additions (dogs not allowed inside)


Oak Bluffs

Black Dog General Store: All Island Locations

Dog Friendly Retail Shops

Need a hooman retail therapy day, but don't want to leave Fido at home? Many stores are happy to welcome your dog and even have water and treats on hand!

We love businesses that love pooches!

Vineyard Haven


Oak Bluffs

Black Dog General Stores, All Island Locations

Dog Friendly Restaurants

Enjoy a meal and a beverage at these wonderful Island restaurants.

Pups allowed outside only.

Oak Bluffs


West Tisbury

Dog Friendly Beaches

Everyday will feel like National Dog Day when you get to soak up the sun and surf with your best friend. Enjoy a stroll, build a sandcastle or take a dip at these dog friendly beaches.


Fuller Street Beach

Lighthouse Beach

Norton Point Beach

Joseph Sylvia State Beach, (restrictions)


Lucy Vincent (restrictions)

West Tisbury

Lambert's Cove (restrictions)

Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs Town Beach (restrictions)

Eastville Beach


Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge

Vineyard Haven

Owen Park Beach


Lobsterville Beach

Dog Friendly Parks

Enjoy these dog friendly parks and play a round a fetch!

Vineyard Haven

John G. Rogers Dog Park

Owen Park

Oak Bluffs

Trade Wind Fields Preserve

Ocean Park

Dog Friendly Hikes

Grab your leash and get hiking! Lots of dog friendly trails to explore with options for no hunting properties during hunting season.


West Tisbury

Island Wide Locations

Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Properties, Check Here for their Dog Friendly properties

Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, Check Here for their Dog Friendly properties

Other Dog Friendly Places

Dog Friendly Transportation

Check out our complete Dog Friendly Guide to Martha's Vineyard for all things dogs on the island!

Our adventuring on Martha's Vineyard

Dozer and Pip enjoying a dip in Sengekontacket, halfway through their hike at Caroline Tuthill in Edgartown.

Quinn and Bear getting their swim on at Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown.

Please take note of the island's leash laws. Keep your pups leashed for safety!

Information is subject to change and may not be up to date.

Always double check with the establishment before arriving.


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