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Melbourne is a city of canine-lovin' legends, from yappy Toorak to bounding Brunswick. We've found some of the very best things this city has to offer your four-legged friend

Best unleashed dog areas

You and your dog can both run free at these open spaces in the city.

Dog-friendly pubs

Next time you're taking Rover for a walk, factor in these fine establishments.

Dog-friendly cafés

These cafés are likely to give your friendly pooch some water, a treat, and probably a handshake too.

Best dog boarding kennels

Leaving your dog behind can be the most dreaded part of any holiday. But not if they’re having a holiday of their own.

Dog pampering

Treat your furry freak brother to these services and get them turning heads.

How to host a puppy party

You wouldn't miss your best mate's birthday, would you?

Melbourne's no-kill dogs home

Melbourne’s Save a Dog Scheme shelter is a no-kill trailblazer.

Dogs on public transport
Muzzled dogs can travel on Metro trains, if on a leash. Small dogs in approved containers may travel on trams, buses and V/Line trains.

Lost a pet?
Launched 20 years ago, Pet Search is a directory of lost and found animals around Austalia.

Psychic help
For "telepathic communication" with your dog – whether it be with you, far away, or deceased – Carolne Pope in Officer, south-east Melbourne, can help.

Updated on 11 Jul 2014.

By Jess Lodge, Bianca O'Neill, Liyana Razali, Jenny Valentish   |  

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