Local businesses that welcome your dog
Best in Show Paws
Best in Show Paws is a mobile nail trimming and dog wash business serving the MDI and Ellsworth areas. Our mobile nail trimming service is great for dogs that otherwise become anxious traveling to the vet or groomer. It is also a convenient option for keeping your pet's nails trimmed between vet visits. Our dog wash unit is 100% mobile and we will travel to you and offer your dog a complete spa treatment (bath, blow dry, ears, teeth, nails).
To contact us or make an appointment email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (207) 479-3589.
Visit our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BISpaws
Lodgings that welcome your dog
Vacation apartment rental in downtown Bar Harbor.
"Downtown Dog Friendly" is a sweet little apartment over the Acadia Veterinary Hospital right in downtown Bar Harbor.
A great little place, perfect for two people and a doggy. Enjoy an in-town vacation with your puppy dog convenient to restaurants, shopping, and Acadia National Park.
This one-bedroom apartment features a queen bedroom and full bath (window A/C unit in bedroom). The cozy main room features a couch, cable TV, dining table and small kitchen (with stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster). Other amenities include off street parking for one car and WIFI.
Inquiries can be made through Bar Harbor Acadia Cottage Rental at, (207) 288-3070 or at
Red's Garden Cottage
Visit Red's Garden, a private, comfortably furnished and clean cottage located just four miles from downtown Bar Harbor. A short drive from the many restaurants, shops and activities offered in town, your tranquil vacation retreat will await
Relax and enjoy the breeze on the big back porch surrounded by lush gardens after a day's exploration of Acadia National Park. Once you have settled in, you have the option to leave your car and ride the free "Island Explorer" seasonal shuttle bus to many island destinations. Bring your binoculars and watch the Bald Eagles and Peregrine Falcons soar over the valley to the east.
Well behaved dogs welcome, additional cleaning deposit required for furry guests.
For more information check out our website http://www.acadia.ws/reds-garden/ or Contact Elizabeth Somers at (207) 288-9396 for reservations.
Spruce Shore Cottage
Spruce Shore Cottage, cozy 2 bedroom ocean-front cottage on the Quiet Side of Mt.Desert. By the week, most of the year. Dogs welcome (flea-treated, please). Good fields to run in and explore, path to water. Additional cleaning fee for dog guests.
List of dog friendly businesses in and around Bar Harbor.
Mystery Cove Book Shop
Mystery Cove Book Shop offers books in all subjects. We have a strong collection of books by Mainers and books about Maine, especially those concerned with the people, history, flora and fauna of Mount Desert Island.
Our hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. We’re located 500 feet up Crooked Road from Route 3 in Hulls Cove. Always a treat and drink for our four legged friends
Acadian Boat Tours
Acadian Boat Tours offers beautiful sightseeing / nature trips along the shoreline in Frenchman Bay where we see many of the summer 'cottages', Egg Rock Lighthouse, seals, harbor porpoise, eagles, osprey and other seabirds. We also see highlights of Acadia National Park including Thunder Hole, Great Head, Sand Beach and Otter Cliffs as well as some of the local Porcupine and other islands. All trips are fully narrated by one of our fabulous naturalists! The Acadian is Pet Friendly to Friendly Pets! The trips run approximately 2 hours - see our website for more info: www.acadiannaturecruises.com or call us at: 207-801-2300. Trips run from early May through end of October.