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Thanksgiving tails: Fun and furry activities for you and your dog in Orlando

Thanksgiving table with turkey and sides

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, togetherness, and delectable feasts, and there's no reason your furry friend should miss out on the festivities. Orlando, with its year-round pleasant weather, offers a wealth of outdoor adventures and pet-friendly activities perfect for celebrating Thanksgiving with your dog. In this guide, we'll explore some tail-waggingly good ideas to ensure you and your pet have a memorable and joyous Thanksgiving in The City Beautiful. Plus, DoodyCalls Orlando is here to support you in creating a clean and safe outdoor space for your pet to enjoy.

1. Paws in the park

Celebrate Thanksgiving by taking your dog to one of Orlando's picturesque parks. Lake Eola Park, with its serene lake and walking trails, is an excellent choice for a leisurely stroll. Many of Orlando's parks are pet-friendly, providing a perfect backdrop for quality time with your four-legged friend.

2. Thanksgiving hike

If you and your dog are outdoor enthusiasts, consider exploring one of Orlando's scenic hiking trails. The Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve and Wekiwa Springs State Park offer a taste of Florida's natural beauty. Just make sure to check the park's regulations for pets and keep your dog on a leash.

3. Canine cafes

Why not indulge in a little culinary adventure with your pup? Many cafes and restaurants in Orlando offer outdoor seating areas that welcome dogs. Treat yourself to a delicious meal while your furry friend enjoys some fresh air and perhaps a special dog-friendly treat.

4. Turkey trot together

Participate in a local Thanksgiving turkey trot or fun run with your dog. Many of these events are pet-friendly and offer a fantastic way to get some exercise while supporting a good cause. Don't forget to dress your dog in a festive costume for added fun.

5. Pet-friendly picnic

Pack a picnic basket with some pet-safe treats and head to a pet-friendly park or beach. Enjoy a leisurely picnic while your dog explores and revels in the great outdoors. Remember to bring plenty of water to keep both you and your pup hydrated.

6. Volunteer together

Thanksgiving is also a time for giving back. Consider volunteering with your dog at a local animal shelter or pet rescue organization. Your pet's presence can bring joy to the animals awaiting their forever homes, and it's a wonderful way to teach your dog the value of compassion.

7. Pet costume parade

Get into the Thanksgiving spirit by organizing a pet costume parade with fellow dog owners in your neighborhood. Let your dogs strut their stuff in their best Thanksgiving-themed costumes. It's a fun way to meet new people and create lasting memories with your pet.

8. Thanksgiving DIY treats

Get creative in the kitchen and whip up some delicious and pet-safe Thanksgiving treats for your dog. Pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and lean turkey are all excellent ingredients for homemade dog treats. Just be sure to avoid any harmful spices or ingredients.

DoodyCalls Orlando

As you and your dog embark on Thanksgiving adventures in Orlando, maintaining a clean and safe outdoor space for your pet is crucial. At DoodyCalls Orlando, we're dedicated to helping you create a pristine outdoor environment for your pet to enjoy year-round. Beyond our pet waste removal services, we're here to support you in ensuring that every holiday, including Thanksgiving, is enjoyable and worry-free for both you and your furry companion.

To learn more about how DoodyCalls Orlando can assist you in maintaining a clean outdoor space for your pet, visit our website at DoodyCalls Orlando. DoodyCalls will scoop the poop so you don't have to! Together, let's make sure that Thanksgiving is a time of joyful adventures, gratitude, and safety for both you and your beloved pet in sunny Orlando!