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Where To Go With Your Best (Four-Legged) Friend On A Lunch or Dinner Date in Greenville, SC

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Springtime inspires everyone to want to dine outdoors, and it’s the perfect time to bring your dog along! There are so many dog friendly places to grab a bite, and Wagging Around’s Melanie is going to help you narrow your choices down.

We’ve also got a list of Places To Grab A Cappuccino with Your Pup in Greenville or Spartanburg


Helping Keep Your Pets Safe During Fireworks

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Do fireworks scare your pet? In the state of South Carolina, fireworks are legal in most places on any day that ends in a “Y,” and that can be problematic for pet owners. Most large holiday firework displays have been canceled this year, due to health concerns involving large crowds.

Firework retailers have seen a considerable increase in sales. That means that now the show will be brought to your front door, to the dismay of your pets. The good news is that there are things you can do to help your pet stay safe, while the humans are enjoying the pyrotechnics.


Want To Grab A Cappuccino with Your Pup in Greenville or Spartanburg?

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Looking for a place you can grab a much-needed boost of caffeine, from a place that has a walk-up window or a drive-thru? We’ve scoured the Upstate for the places that you can do just that! And, possibly grab a treat for your four-legged coffee companion too! There’s definitely no shortage of locally-owned shops in the Upstate.


Behind the Scenes at the Greenville Humane Society

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While you may already know that the Greenville Humane Society is a wonderful place to find a new furry friend, there is so much more here.

We got to visit them and talk about about fostering, affordable pet care, volunteer opportunities and more. If you’re looking to adopt a furry friend or maybe just want to help out someplace where you can make a difference, the Greenville Humane Society is a wonderful place to look.

Would You Like To Be The Mother (or Father) Of Dragons?

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While it’s not the same as having a real dragon to call your own, a Bearded Dragon can provide you with companionship and entertainment. They require a little bit more care than some pets, so we sat down with local “Mother of Dragons,” Jessie.

You can learn more about Bearded Dragons, and other fun pet options with the “Ask Me Anything | Pet Ownership ” series on Wagging Around. Inspired by a cute little local pig named Evie, that I just had to get to know! We figured our readers had pet options they were curious about too, and we were right! You can read all about Evie on last week’s installment in the series.


Ever Wondered What It Would Be Like To Have A Pig As A Pet?

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Have you ever seen a person and their pet and thought, “I WANT ONE!!”? I felt that the minute I saw the Instagram post from Gather GVL of a little piggie name Evie. She was so cute! But what is involved with owning a pig? I had so many questions! And thus was born the “Ask Me Anything | Pet Ownership ” series on Wagging Around.

All those burning questions you have running through your head when you see an animal that you would like to consider adding to your family but just don’t know enough about it. Evie’s Mom Abby was kind enough to tell us what it’s like to care for a pig.

Did you miss last weekend’s pet ownership piece on chickens? Local mom Maggie shared her knowledge about owning backyard chickens with us last week. Check it out HERE.


Ever Wondered What It Would Be Like To Have A Backyard Flock?

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WAG knows that the people of the Upstate love brunch. What if you could have a pet that would help provide you with an awesome brunch at home? Chickens not only provide food for your table, they are quirky and charactered pets!

In our new Pet Owner AMA Series, we ask pet owners about their unique pets. They answer the questions you might have if you’re trying to decide if chickens would make the perfect addition to your family.


Dog-Friendly Spots In Charleston

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Are you planning a trip to Charleston soon? Traveling with your pet is excellent, especially when you have a beautiful place that you can enjoy together! We know our readers love the Charleston area, and you’ll be glad to know that your dog can have a great time there too! We found several dog-friendly spots around Charleston, and there’s even a great beach to visit!

Finding nice places to take your dog for an adventure while on vacation can be hard sometimes. Luckily the Charleston area is full of beautiful places to enjoy with your pets.

Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island

It was hard to believe that a beach that landed on the top 10 list in the nation was so accommodating to dogs! Not only are they welcomed, but they have amenities, just like humans. The shower area at the top of the boardwalk has a spot where you can wash the sand off of your dog, and they can grab a fresh drink of water. There are seasonal leash requirements, and even when leashes aren’t required, they must be on hand at all times. Beachwalker Park is a popular sea turtle nesting area, so please exercise caution around marked off squares

Hampton Park, Charleston

Hampton Park provides a fenced dog park, a water spigot, grass, shade trees, and benches for park visitors.

Isle of Palms County Park

This park provides beach access for humans and leashed dogs year round.

James Island County Dog Park, James Island

James Island County Park offers four-legged guests multiple ways to stay cool in the summer! A lake that is safe for splashing around in, and the waterpark that offers a pet day every year. There are hiking trails, disc golf, and plenty of space to explore with your dog. The park also has an off-leash dog park.

Palmetto Islands County Park, Mount Pleasant

Palmetto Islands County Park is a 943-acre park with lots of places for pets and humans to explore. There’s an off-leash dog area, a nature trail, and a waterpark that has special dog days.

Wannamaker County Park, North Charleston

This county park in North Charleston offers over 1,000 acres of space to enjoy. This includes seven acres of meadows for dogs and humans to enjoy. The park has a water-park that offers dog days for guests to bring their dogs to go swimming.

We’re sure there are more places we’ve yet to discover! Do you have a favorite place to go with your dog when you are in the Charleston area?