The Pet-Friendly Guide to Edson, Alberta

Edson is full of outdoor beauty that is perfect for exploring with your dog; however, it can be a little bit harder to find all of the pet-friendly locations where you can actually bring your dog with you!


So, we put together a comprehensive guide of all of the best pet-friendly businesses located in our wonderful community of Edson.

Edson Dog Parks


  1. Off-Leash Dog Park


Edson’s Off-Leash Dog Park is the only actual dog park in Edson. It’s fenced on three sides with a pond on the last side for all the dogs to play on land or fetch in the water.


The Details:

  • Location: South of the railway tracks on the west side of 54th street
  1. Centennial Park


While Centennial Park is not an off-leash dog park, it is the perfect place to bring your dog on a nice leashed stroll. It’s a beautiful park with many events throughout the year, such as the annual Centennial Park Light Up and the Rotary Sundays Play in the Park.

The Details:

  • Location: Hwy 16
  1. Willmore Park


Wilmore Park is one of our absolute favorites in Edson. The park is located along the McLeod River and has a campground as well as hiking trails perfect for dogs on leash.


The Details:

  • Location: 6 km sound of town (follow 63rd street south)

Edson Hotels & Motels


Considering the influx of Edson residents that are here temporarily for work, we wanted to give our round-up of some of the best pet-friendly hotels and motels in the area.

  1. Edson Guest House Inn and Suites


Edson Guest House Inn and Suites is a great place for you to stay short- or long-term. Pets are welcome, which makes it a convenient place for pet owners to stay while in town. Their rooms range from double-bed rooms to full honeymoon suites, with each room containing refrigerators, coffee makers, and microwaves. Several of the rooms also have full kitchens or kitchenettes. It’s also located next to a grocery store and close to walking trails.


The Details:

  • Location: 4411 4 Avenue
  • Phone: 780-723-4486
  1. Nova Inn


Nova Inn is another great hotel option that has pet-friendly rooms. They have a lounge, restaurant, fitness room, and more. Edson’s Nova Inn also has rooms ranging from single occupancy to two bedroom apartment suites, which makes it a great option for short or long stays in town.


The Details:

  • Location: 5625 2 Avenue
  • Phone: 866-483-6682
  1. Lakeview Inns & Suites


Lakeview Inns & Suites actually has two locations in Edson, with one being right next to the Edson airport. They accept pets with a daily fee. As far as amenities go, they have a continental breakfast, free wifi, and a fitness centre.


The Details:

  • Location: 528 63rd Street

Phone: 780-723-7508

Edson Shops & Stores

*for well-behaved dogs on leash**

  1. Diana’s Pets & Trophies


Diana’s Pets & Trophies is a pet store that’s been around for over 40 years. They have plenty of pet and animal supplies as well as an on-site experienced groomer, so you can shop while you wait!

The Details:

  • Location: 413 50 Street
  • Phone: 780-723-6220
  • Hours: Mon-Wed + Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm, Thurs 9:30am-8:00pm, Sat 9:30am-5pm, & Sun closed


  1. Canada Tire

This place has everything! From fishing licenses to a garden centre and pet supplies, this is a great store where you can bring your dog along for the fun!

The Details:

  • Location: 5919 2nd Avenue
  • Phone: 780-723-6335
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 8:00am-8:00pm, Sun 9:00am-6:00pm


  1. Alpha Raw

Raw dog food distributor for Doggy Style Deli.

The Details:

  • Phone: 780-297-6686
  • Email:


  1. In Your Drawers Clothing

This is the place to go for women’s clothing in Edson! The best part? The owner of the shop LOVES to see your dogs!

The Details:

  • Location: 117 50 street
  • Phone: (780) 712-2952
  • Hours: Mon-Wed 10:00am-5:00pm, Thurs 10:00am-8:00pm, Fri 10:00am-6:00pm, Sat 10:00am-4:00pm, & Sun 12:00pm-4:00pm

Edson Restaurants


  1. Sacred Groundz


Sacred Groundz is an amazing store and cafe that also serves Starbucks coffee. Dogs are allowed on summer patio only (not in the store).


The Details:

  • Location: 221 50 St
  • Phone:  780-712-7077
  • Hours: Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 7:00am-7:00pm, Thursday 7:00am-8:00pm, & Sun 10:00am-7:00pm

Edson Pet Businesses


  1. Puppy Luv Grooming


Best groomer in town!


The Details:

  • Phone: 780-517-8334
  • Email:
  1. Edson Veterinary Clinic


The Details:

  • Location: 4403 2nd ave
  • Phone: 780-723-3354
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30, Sat 9:00am-12:00pm, & Sun closed
  1. Glenwood Park Veterinary Clinic


The Details:

  • Location: 5529 3 Avenue
  • Phone:  780-725-0133
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Sat & Sun closed
  1. Edson Animal Rescue Society (EARS)


If you lost your pet, or if you’re looking to adopt a new pet, this is the place to go.


The Details:

  1. Laura Brown Photography Edson


Laura Brown is an amazing natural light photographer in Edson that offers family photography as well as couple sessions, engagements, and of course, pet photography.


The Details:

  1. De Art Studios


This is the place to go for pet products/drawings as well as pet photography.


The Details:

  • You can contact her directly through her site by clicking here.
  1. Play Ruff Dog Training


Dog training business working on obedience training, agility, and private training.


The Details:

  • Email:
  1. Poop’d Out (DUH!)


Last but certainly not least, we couldn’t help but not mention our amazing dog walking and pet sitting business here in Edson. While you’re working long days or heading out of town, we’re here to walk your dog or pet sit your animals. We also have experience walking and caring for pets who are shy or are leash reactive. We’re the only bonded and insured pet sitting business in the area and we take pride in our continued education and certifications in order to provide the best possible pet care for you.


The Details:

  • Phone: 780-280-7387
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat-Sun 11am-2pm

Here are other businesses in the Edson area where you CAN bring your dog in with you:


Integra Tire

Shining Bank Cabins & RV

Bald Eagle Plumbing

Royal LePage Edson Real Estate

Yellowhead Flooring

Green Thumb Hydroponics

Canora Accounting

Freedom Powersports

There you have it – our complete pet-friendly guide to Edson, Alberta! If you’re headed to a place that isn’t pet-friendly, just give us a call and we can watch your pet or take him for a walk  while you’re busy.

If you have any other pet-friendly businesses to add to our list, let us know. We’d love to add to it. The more pet-friendly businesses, the better after all!



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