Otay Ranch Town Center
Eastlake Pkwy At Olympic Pkwy
This upscale outdoor mall opened in October, 2006. It was the first new mall opened in the San Diego area in 20 years. It is pet-friendly and it even has a dog park on the premises next to the Macy’s. Many stores allow dogs inside but you will need to ask first. There are poop bags available at the mall and many stores have water dishes for dogs. There is also a vet located at the mall. To get to the mall and dog park from San Diego go south on the 805 Freeway to the Orange Avenue Exit. Head east on Orange Avenue which will become Olympic Parkway. Go 4 miles east to the mall.
DogFriendly.com, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at http://www.dogfriendly.com. Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.