Spend the dog days of summer hanging out with your pooch (and plenty of water and shade!) on one of these pup-friendly patios around DC. Many of these places go above and beyond with puppy ice cream, dog beer—yes, that’s a thing—and even off-leash play areas. Also, National Dog Day is coming up on August 26, and we’ve got a few ideas on how to celebrate our favorite furry friends.
25 Potomac Ave., SE
Head to this huge dog-friendly beer garden in Navy Yard near Nationals Park with your pup (or three). There’s plenty of space for your pup