Pet-Friendly Places for Your Best Friend in Branson

It’s hard to imagine life without your best friend by your side, so why would you try to plan a vacation without them? You and your dog can say goodbye to the “see you laters” by exploring Branson’s extensive list of pet-friendly options provided below.

From lodging to shopping, we offer exactly what you need to make your vacation full of smiles and wagging tails for you and your dog! 


There are many lodging options in Branson that will be just as excited to greet your pet as they are to welcome you. Below is a sampling of the many pet-friendly lodging opportunities available:

For a full list of pet-friendly lodging, please click here.


You know how excited your pet becomes when you mention the word “walk”? Well imagine if they get to experience that walk in the middle of the Ozarks! We recommend these locations:

  • Elmo & Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park is a 1.5-acre, open-air facility where your dog(s) can roam freely. The park provides separate areas for small and large breeds. Daily admission for visitors is $5 for one dog, and $2 for each additional friend. Three-day passes for one dog are available for $10, and $5 for each additional friend. The park is located at 524 Stockstill Lane, Branson, MO 65616 and is open from sunup to sundown, weather permitting. Prices may vary seasonally. 
  • Table Rock State Park has many walking trails, activity fields, and water fronts to offer. A great place to begin your adventure at Table Rock is the Dewey Short Visitor Center located at 4500 MO-165, Branson, MO 65616.
  • Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area provides many shaded walking trails and gorgeous views of the Branson area. Trailheads can be found at 4106 MO-76, Branson, MO 65616.


When it comes to unforgettable attractions, Branson has something to offer for all, even your furry friend!

  • Buster’s Old Time Photos encourages you and your pet to step back in time and have a family portrait created from a different era. You can choose from themes such as Wild West, Victorian and Southern Belle for a unique memory from your time in Branson. Buster’s Old Time Photos is located at 211 Branson Landing Blvd. Branson, MO 65616.
  • National Tiger Sanctuary provides another unique and entertaining experience for the whole family. Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy an up-close and personal tour of many exotic animals and big cats. The Sanctuary is located at 518 State Highway BB Saddlebrooke, MO 65630.
  • Branson Landing offers an outdoor shopping opportunity for you and your pet. Because the Landing is found on the Taneycomo Lakefront, it offers a perfect walking area. If your furry friend is not sensitive to loud music or bright lights, the Branon Landing fountain show provides an exhilarating spectacle involving lights, water and music. The Landing is located at 100 Branson Landing Branson, MO 65616.

People Food

One of the best parts of a vacation is the food you get to eat! By providing you with outdoor seating areas, the following locations encourage you to bring your friend along to taste the food only Branson has to offer.

Click here to view a list of additional pet-friendly dining options in Branson.

Pup Food

Do you and your dog have a sweet tooth? We've got you covered. Drive through one of these locations for a special pup treat:

  • Starbucks at 201 East Main St. Branson, MO 65616.
  • Culver’s at 1309 Missouri State Hwy 248 Branson, MO 65616.
  • Dairy Queen at 2620 West 76 Country Blvd. Branson, MO 65616.


If you decide to explore a little more of what Branson has to offer for humans only, we have several options for pet daycare and boarding!

  • Branson Pet Resort believes in treating all pets like a part of the family. They offer both day-boarding and over-night boarding. Located at 444 State Highway T Branson, MO 65616.
  • Camp Little Paws provides a unique spin on the traditional boarding house by creating a camp-like feel. They offer both day-boarding and over-night boarding. Located at 2048 Buena Vista Rd. Branson, MO 65616.

If your furry friend is feeling a little blue, we have a pet hospital available to make them feel well as soon as possible. We know how precious vacation time can be, so we don’t want any part of your family missing out.


Don’t think our shopping options are just for you! Our pet stores would love to provide your furry friend with all their wants and needs. Stop in and see what special treasures you can find!

We’re paws-itive Branson will be the destination you and your pet will remember fur-ever! Order our FREE visitor's guide to keep planning here

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