As pet parents, we want to give our pets as much love and quality time as possible. However, there are some activities you’ll want to do with your pets that you can’t do at home because of how limiting and small the space can be, so sometimes we take them out for an outdoor visit.
Fortunately, if you live within Metro Manila, there are plenty of places to take your furry companion for an exciting day out. The Philippines’ capital region has many pet-friendly malls welcoming dogs, cats, and other furry friends. With pet-friendly facilities, stores, and activities, these shopping malls provide pets with a safe and enjoyable environment.
In this article, we will highlight the best pet-friendly malls in Metro Manila, so you can take your beloved pets out of the house and treat them to some shopping, fun playtime, and even dine out for an overall great time.
SM Supermalls encourage pet owners to bring their furry friends to the mall when they can, as long as they are hand-carried or placed in a pet carrier. But in SM Mall of Asia, all pets are free to walk around when attached to a leash and wearing diapers.
Many SM Supermalls also have Paw Parks set up for pets, particularly dogs, to run around and play with their owner or other pets. PetExpress stores are also in SM Supermalls, the Philippines’ largest retail store for dogs and cats.
Eastwood City Mall in Quezon City is renowned for its pet-friendly policies and features, giving pet owners a designated space to let their furry friends roam around. However, you will need a Pet Pass before entering with your pet. The mall also provides doggie waste disposal stations throughout the premises.
Their indoor, off-leash dog park, Bark Central, is also a great place to do exciting activities with your pets, like agility courses with trained staff and a ball pit to jump around in. Additionally, Eastwood City Mall organizes and hosts regular pet events and pet-themed activities, which is a perfect opportunity for pet parents to socialize and meet other pet owners.
Located in Rockwell Center, Makati City, this shopping mall features a designated pet-friendly area where pets can roam freely under the owner’s supervision. All you need to do to bring your pet inside the mall is sign up for a Pet Pawsport at the mall concierge. The Rockwell Paws brings together a community of pet owners and lovers to socialize.
Power Plant Mall also hosts regular pet adoption events within its activity center and supports animal welfare initiatives.
Bonifacio High Street is an open-air shopping area in Bonifacio Global City. It features open spaces with comfy green grass where pet owners can bring their furry companions to exercise or enjoy the sun and cool air.
In this shopping strip, pets are free to walk as long as they are attached to a leash. Pet owners can bring along their pets as they do some window shopping or dine in restaurants’ al fresco areas. There are also plenty of pet-friendly restaurants nearby that you can eat and relax at after a day of strolling around Bonifacio High Street!
We want our pets to enjoy as much of the world as possible, and these pet-friendly malls allow us to let furry friends explore and see what else is there outside the confines of their homes.
So, if you want quality time with your pets outside the house, note the mentioned pet-friendly malls around Metro Manila above. Plan your day, and have an exciting adventure with your furry companion.
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