Athens: A Pet Friendly Guide

Athens, GA, is a great place to live for families with pets. There are many places throughout the city that offer a chance for pet owners to spend time with their furry companions. There are also plenty of parks for your family to spend time with your pets and to enjoy the beautiful Georgia weather. If you're considering moving to the Athens area, it's a beautiful place to build a home for your family. Southland Custom Homes, builders in Athens, has been helping families realize their dreams of home ownership since 1980.

Best Places to Walk Your Dog

Sandy Creek Park is a great place to take your dog and the entire family. You can pack a picnic lunch to sit by the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The park also has over 20 miles of walking trails and a swim beach. Our builders in Athens recommend the North Oconee River Greenway, a wonderful place for jogging or walking. The walkway has panels along the way that tell much about the history of Athens. There are also plenty of picnic spots. The downtown area is also pet friendly and can allow your entire family to walk through your new home town while allowing your dog to get some exercise.

Pet-Friendly Establishments

Downtown Athens has some pet-friendly establishments that you can visit while walking through town. Many of the restaurants have outdoor seating that is ideal for relaxing with your dog while enjoying a meal. Big City Bread Cafe has a fun menu for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and they have a lovely outdoor patio. Mama's Boy and Walker's Coffee and Pub are two more places where you can dine outdoors with your dog. If you want to buy your pet a special treat, take them by The Dawg House Grooming and Gifts for toys, accessories, and gourmet treats.

Moving to Athens

Our beautiful city is the ideal place to have your custom home built. Athens has plenty of space for the home of your dreams and a yard to accommodate your pets. If you're interested in moving to the Athens area, contact Southland Custom Homes builders in Athens for information. You can also visit one of our showrooms in the following locations: Marietta, Macon, Winder, and Dawsonville.

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