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Dog-Friendly San Jose & Silicon Valley California

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Stanford University Campus

Stanford University Campus

San Jose was one of the original Spanish settlements in California and was founded in 1777 by Felipe de Neve. It is now the state’s third largest city and is best known as the center of Silicon Valley and the computer hardware and software industries. In addition to San Jose, the Silicon Valley area consists of Palo Alto and Stanford University, Santa Clara, Mountain View and Sunnyvale and the peninsula cities of San Mateo, Redwood City and San Carlos. The area has a number of very dog-friendly pockets where shops, restaurants and parks welcome your four legged friend.


Top 200 Places: Pet-Friendly Santana Row in Silicon Valley

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Santana Row
368 Santana Row
San Jose,
California 95128

This European style community with nearly 100 shops beneath condos is dog-friendly. There are clean up bags located at various spots for your dog throughout Santana Row. There are a number of dog-friendly stores and outdoor restaurants and sidewalk cafes in Santana Row. Please ask each individual store if you may bring your dog in. Santana Row is located in the heart of Silicon Valley on Stevens Creek Blvd just west of I-880.

Top 200 Places, 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 Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at 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.

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San Jose’s Pet-friendly Shopping and Dining Destination

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Love shopping with your Shih-tzu… dining out with the Dachshund… or enjoy Happy Hour with your Husky? Then head to Santana Row where most shops and restaurants happily welcome four-legged friends. Take “paws” to enjoy a relaxing moment on The Row’s traditional French benches that occupy the gorgeously landscaped grounds. Click here for the full list of restaurants and retailers that embrace “Paws On The Row.”

And here’s a wonderful holiday fundraiser to enjoy with your fave felines and prized pooches!


Sunday, December 11 from 11am – 2pm

Bring your canine and feline friends to Santana Row’s Park Valencia for a keepsake photo with Santa Claus. Photos are $20 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley. Registration begins at 11:30am in Park Valencia.

For more information: Call 408-551-4611 or visit Download the free Santana Row App for iPhone or Blackberry Smartphone for immediate, convenient, all-access pass to Santana Row news, information and incentives. Join us on Twitter and Facebook.