Welcome to our guide to the best places for dogs in or near Collinswood, Adelaide.
Until 2019 that included us! Despite being called Walkerville Vet, back in 1999, we moved across the road into a heritage building in Collinswood. Early in 2019 we moved back to a new purpose-built vet building in Walkerville.
Dog Parks in the Region
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 for both small and 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. The Adelaide City Council off leash areas are dark green on this map.
Broadview Dog Park
Next to Broadview oval on McInnes Avenue, Broadview is the closest dog park to Collinswood. This dog park is fully fenced with secure gates and has basic obstacles such as jumps, logs, tunnels. See the photo opposite. There are also shelters and seating. Off leash activity is also allowed on Broadview Oval at certain times- perfect for chasing the ball.
Adelaide Dog Parks
Local Off-leash areas
Pash Reserve: 31-33 D’Erlanger Avenue Collinswood. This is the only off-leash park in Collinswood and also contains some interesting exercise equipment and a playground (see photo).
Dogs are allowed to be exercised off-leash at this reserve between the hours of 5am to 8am and 5pm to 9pm
River Torrens Linear Park: This leashed area offers excellent walks and joins up with several off-leash areas such as Felixstow Reserve, Drage Reserve (Felixtowe) and LG Perriam Memorial Oval (St Peters River Park). Watch out for bicycles!
Featured dog-friendly venue:
Dulwich Bakery, Collinswood: A member of a highly successful and popular local bakery chain, Dulwich Bakery make a range of traditional goods and serve coffee and drinks. Their vanilla slice is to die for. A popular lunch-time visit.
Where To Buy Dog Bones
The Pet Food Centre (roo, lamb, beef, turkey)
254 Hampstead Road, Clearview
41C North East Rd, Collinswood
See our full list of places in Adelaide to buy dog bones here.
Dog Registration and local councils
Collinswood is part of the City of Prospect www.prospect.sa.gov.au. Collinswood vet care is provided by Walkerville Vet.