24 Places In Edinburgh You'd Never Believe Were Dog-Friendly

You'll never have to leave the dug at home again. H/T @dugnpubs.

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1. Blondie Kerr Hair Salon, Corstorphine

The boys are back in the salon and look forward to seeing you all in December.

You're welcome to take your dog with you when you get your hair done at Blondie Kerr, though they'll have to get on with resident pooches Harvey and Bertie.

2. Griffin Fitness, Leith

Sammy checking his form... Griffen Fitness is Edinburgh's first dog-friendly fitness studio. @dugsNpubs

Dog walking is great exercise, but if that isn't quite enough you can always take your pooch to this dog friendly gym in Leith.

3. White Stuff, George Street

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You can take dogs into any branch of relaxed clothing chain White Stuff in the UK, including the one in central Edinburgh.

4. Gifted, Stockbridge

Good boy! Reagan sitting nice in Gifted, #Stockbridge - from Rosa-Maria Cowie. #dugswelcome

This pretty Stockbridge shop is jam packed with delicate trinkets, but the owners don't mind if you bring your dog in to help you pick out a gift.

5. The Traverse Theatre, Lothian Road

Ghost at the @traversetheatre cafe in #Edinburgh #dugswelcome pic Jayne Kennedy http://t.co/Q1f3OCVI2k

Dogs are very welcome to visit the basement cafe bar at the Traverse, though only assistance dogs are allowed into performances.

6. Edinburgh Arts & Picture Framers, Newington

Confusing one for us. Here's Dug the Dug at Edinburgh picture framers - pic Rosie Allister http://t.co/SJYJ6ll0zW

This dog friendly, spacious gallery on Nicolson street showcases work by local artists as well as offering a bespoke picture framing service.

7. Anthropologie, George Street

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Anthropologie's manager recently told STV: “We love dogs and see no reason why people shouldn’t be allowed to go shopping and take their dog along with them. We would love to encourage more stores in George Street to follow our example."

8. Summerhall Arts Centre, Newington

Delicious dinner at #DickVet at @Summerhallery tonight. Boris was very well looked after too! @dugsNpubs #DugsWelcome

Dogs are welcome in the Dick Vet pub at this friendly arts centre; you're also welcome to walk your pup around the various galleries and visit the cafe.

9. Cork and Cask Wine Merchant, Marchmont

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This specialist wine and beer merchant on Marchmont Road runs a wide variety of events, including cider whisky and wine tastings.

10. Concrete Wardrobe, Broughton Street

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Concrete Wardrobe is a stylish, design led art, crafts and clothing boutique on Broughton Street that welcomes well behaved dogs.

11. Sesh Hairdressing, Leith

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Your dog will definitely get a fuss made of them by owner Simon and his team at this glamorous salon on Bernard Street in Leith.

12. The Brotique, Queen Street

Our girls, @bettyandbee swung by the store this evening for some proper #puppylove! KISSES FROM WATSON! ☺️🐶❤️🎄

This mens' gift store might seem slightly too cool for school, but they're very welcoming to dogs and even sell a range of dog toys and leads.

13. Prestonfield Hotel, Duddingston

Settling in at Prestonfield. Rumour is: it's a dog-friendly hotel. #travel #edinburgh #dogfriendly #pugchat

It isn't a rumour: This opulent 17th century five star boutique hotel in the shadow of Arthur's Seat is extremely welcoming to its doggy guests.

14. Cranachan & Crowdie, Royal Mile

Louis stopped by to pick up @islandbakery #lemonmelts, @POatcakes #isleofmullcheddar @dugsNpubs

This traditional food, drink, and gift store on the Royal Mile sells everything from whisky to black bun to Scottish antler dog chews. Dogs are very welcome.

15. Earthy Foods, Causewayside.

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No need to tie your dug up outside this one stop organic food market: They're very welcome (as long as they don't steal any quinoa).

16. Lipstick, Lashes and Locks, Newington

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The staff at this chic, vintage inspired beauty salon on Causewayside love it when customers bring their dogs with them.

17. The City Cafe, Royal Mile

Check out the @TheCityCafe as you might meet Mindy! - pic via City Cafe fb. #dogfriendly #dugswelcome

Hip diner The City Cafe is a pretty buzzing place to be anyway, but add a Rottweiler puppy and it's basically heaven.

18. Lilies and Dreams, Stockbridge

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Your dog can play with resident pooch Tio Pepe (a gorgeous Jack Russell/ Chihuahua cross) while you browse the accessories at this independent boutique.

19. Hotel Du Vin, Old Town

Just checked into @HdV_Edinburgh and they even have doggy bowls and a bed for Lord Nelson in the room! #dogfriendly

Dogs are welcome at this luxurious four star boutique hotel housed in a former 18th-century asylum on Bristo Place.

20. Curiouser and Curiouser, Broughton Street

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This city centre shop loves dogs and stocks everything from stationery, prints, and homeware to retro handbags. They also offer a framing service.

21. Odds and Ends Coffee, Polwarth

Floyd came to visit his favourite coffee shop again.. #dugswelcome

This pretty, laid back coffee shop on Polwarth Crescent is the perfect place to take your pooch if you're a fan of utterly beautiful cakes.

22. Treacle, Broughton Street

World meet Lola-Rose 8 wks old and 1st outing in treacle @DugsnPubs 🐶❤️

Treacle is a popular, busy cocktail bar and restaurant so it's pretty cool that they welcome dogs, especially ones as cute as Lola Rose.

23. Those Were The Days Vintage, Stockbridge

Too cute! Check out Ossie in his winter tweed!

This spacious, dog friendly boutique on Saint Stephen Street sells a wide range of fantastic vintage clothes and accessories, including bridalwear.

24. Cafe Tartine, Leith

Ollie's hopeful for some chicken at @CafeTartine in Edinburgh from Avril Pearson. #dugswelcome

This rather swanky French restaurant is happy for diners to bring dogs, so why not treat Fido to some braised pork belly with black pudding pomme puree?

Bonus dog: Sofi's Bar, Leith

Wee Janet, the newest regular at @SofisBar #leith - pic from El Thain #dugswelcome

Most people know that friendly Swedish bar Sofi's is dog friendly, but this photo was too adorable not to share. LOOK AT THE PUPPY.

Update: An earlier version of this post stated that dogs were allowed into the Earthy Foods branches in Canonmills and Portobello. They are actually only welcome at the Causewayside branch. The post has been updated to reflect this.