Welcome to our guide to the best places for dogs in or near Brompton, Adelaide.
There are plenty of options for dogs and pet owners.
Dog Parks in the Region
Doggie Land, Ridleyton
Adelaide’s newest dog park is close by at Albert Greenshields Reserve on Torrens Road. While not as large as North Adelaide Dog Park, it is well-designed and has a separate area for older or shyer dogs. Access is via Blight Street or Greenshields Place.
North Adelaide Dog Park
Located in the parklands between North Adelaide and Robe Terrace, it is bounded by Lefevre, Medindie and Main North Roads. It has two fenced areas: one for small dogs and puppies, and another for large dogs. The park has quickly become very popular among our clients. The two adjacent parks called Kangattilla and Kandarilla permit off-leash exercise but these areas are unfenced.
Sam Johnson Reserve Puppy Park
Bolingbroke Ave Renown Park
On the council website this is described as a Puppy Park for all puppies under 12 months. It is well-designed and has a variety of dog amusements plus seats, bins, doggy bags. Toilets are in the nearby reserve. Large dogs are recommended by council to use the large surrounding reserve. However there is no signage at the park to advise this and it is probably OK to use for all social dogs. The dog park is, however, quite small and large breeds will find it a but cluttered.
Visit this page to discover more Adelaide dog parks and how they differ from other off-leash areas.
Local Off-leash areas
A large park behind the soccer fields is provided by Adelaide City Council for dogs to run off-leash. It is accessed via crossing Park Terrace near the Entertainment Centre corner and walking down the gum-lined avenue. You will soon come to a large quiet field between the river and the train lines.
There is no local off-leash area in Brompton. The council is considering developing a half acre site in either Josiah Mitton Reserve or Brompton Green. I have included two pictures showing the possible locations within these parks.
The area being considered for Josiah Mitton is at the western end of the reserve, close to the Pens Close car park end, adjoining the existing agility equipment and the area being considered for Brompton Green is on the corner of Hawker Street and Tabard Avenue. Of the two, the Josiah Milton park would seem the most suitable.
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Adelaide Dog Parks
The adjoining parks of Brompton Green and Josiah Mitton Park provide a large green space in the north of the suburb. There are no animal facilities yet. Alternatively, it’s an easy stroll over Park Terrace to the River Torrens Linear Park.
Featured Pet-friendly Venue
Hawker Street Cafe feels perfect for the area- cool and funky, great atmosphere. And best of all, they have a large relaxed area out the back you can access via the side street where dogs can sit with their owners.
Next door is Vintage Carousel and I defy you not to want to browse in this eclectic selection. Just up the road is a well-regarded Greek taverna.
Where To Buy Dog Bones
Palmdale Village Meat, Poultry & Seafood
North Adelaide Village, O’Connell St
Prospect Village Meats (butcher)
1/60-64 Prospect Road
Dog Registration and local councils
Brompton is part of the City of Charles Sturt www.charlessturt.sa.gov.au. Brompton vet care is available at Walkerville Vet and we have many clients from the area.
To get to us drive up Park Terrace and turn onto Main North Road, then turn right on Nottage Terrace and left on North East Road. We are on the left a few streets past the ABC building.