Love playing with dogs but don’t have your own? Or maybe you’d like to bring your furry best friend out the next time you want a caffeine fix or a bite for lunch? It used to be difficult to find a dog cafe around Kuala Lumpur, but thankfully more dog cafes have been popping up recently. Below are just some of the most popular dog cafes in and around KL – do check them out when you feel the need for a pawesome fun day out!
Dog Cafes in Kuala Lumpur
1. The Hound
This cosy dog cafe oozes rustic charm and is a great place for your dogs to explore. They may also make a new friend in Cookie, the cafe’s cute in-house beagle. A popular gathering spot for pet-lovers and their furry friends, the cafe serves delicious cakes that are home-baked by The Hound’s founder herself. The Hound also serves excellent coffee, including some liquor-laced caffeine beverages that you might like to try. Open daily from 12pm, The Hound makes a great lunch spot.
Address: 44-A (upstairs), Jalan Hujan Emas 4, Taman OUG, 58200 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +603 7971 2144
2. Clawset Cafe
The Clawset Cafe is purr-fect for those who love both cats and dogs as this pet cafe houses several cute doggies and even a ‘Grumpy Cat’ – Coffee, Mianbao, Silver, Jc, Newnew. They’re almost always dressed in adorable little outfits and are always a paw-minent feature in customers’ cute selfies! You can bring your own pets here, too – both cats and dogs are allowed and can roam freely inside the cafe. You just need to abide by a few simple rules, such as no flash photography, no placing pets on tables, and no feeding them human food. There are some pet-friendly menu items for you to order, if you like! The owner also has a pet salon next door if your pooch needs some pampering and grooming. Clawset is just 20 minutes away from KL city and is the perfect place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Clawset pet cafe is open daily (except Mondays) from 10am.
Address: 36A, Jalan SS22/25, Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya (North), 47400 Selangor
Phone: +6012 557 0618
3. Pom Paws Teacode
Pom Paws Cafe features its own resident dog, Snoopy, to entertain customers. If you’re lucky, the owners’ pet Pomeranian will make a special appearance, too! Dogs are allowed inside the cafe but must wear diapers. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets, although staff will assist whenever they’re available. The cafe serves up a special dog menu including meatloaf, salmon rice, and even ice cream, which your furkids will certainly enjoy! Open from noon daily (except Mondays), Pom Paws Cafe’s great food and ambiance is sure to be loved by owners and pets alike.
Address: G22, Amaya Maluri, Jalan Jejaka 2, Taman Maluri,, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +603 9202 0223
4. Bow Wow Cafe
Designed for dogs and dog lovers, Bow Wow Cafe is a great place to visit for good food and cute dogs. The cafe has a few resident dogs that patrons can play with, and there’s a dedicated play area if you bring your own dogs. Highly reviewed for being clean and hygienic, staff at this dog cafe are attentive to customers’ needs and even brush every single chair clean after patrons have left. Hand sanitizer is provided, too! Note that your pets must be supervised at all times and male pet dogs must wear a belly band for hygiene purposes. With sumptuous western cuisine and ample space for both furkids and humans, Bow Wow Cafe is excellent for gatherings, late night snacks (they open until midnight), and doggy birthday parties.
Address: 1F-06, Kompleks Kenari, Jalan Kenari 19, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Phone: +603 8074 8162
5. CuBs and CuPs
Make friends with CuBs and CuPs’ in-house pets – Cola the Siberian Husky, Mocha the Alaskan Malamute, Nacho the Pomeranian and Mochi the Japanese Spitz. Owned by a group of young Korean pet lovers, this dog cafe oozes Korean vibes and serves delicious Korean desserts. Enjoy Bingsu, smoothies and even customised pet meals from their special menu. CuBs and CuPs doubles as a puppy daycare, so you can drop your pet off before work and pick them up after! Your pet does not need to be potty trained to visit (diapers are available), but they need to be legally licensed and vaccinated. They also don’t have a leash rule, but it’s advisable that only friendly pets are allowed to mingle with others. Open daily (except Tuesdays) from 11am, CuBs and CuPs makes the perfect weekend chillout spot for any pet lover.
Address: Lot 22 Wisma Rapid Wilayah Persekutuan, Jalan 30/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +6014 639 5023
6. Thai Salad Cafe
If you’re looking for a pet cafe that serves something other than coffee and cakes, Thai Salad Cafe is the answer. Here, you can order a range of Thai meals and beverages – the cafe is pork-free, too. You can also play with Buddy, the cafe’s friendly resident Golden Retriever, or bring your own furkids who can enjoy some food from their specialty pet menu. The pet cafe has a designated air-conditioned pet-friendly area for diners with pets, where cats are welcomed, too. Thai Salad Cafe is open Tuesdays to Sundays for lunch and dinner.
Address: No. 7, Jalan SS 18/6, 47500, Subang Jaya, 47500 Selangor
Phone: +603 5612 2121
7. Alison Soup House
As soon as you enter Alison Soup House, you’ll be excitedly greeted by the owners’ adorable pet poodle, Spikey. Although not a dog cafe, per se, this specialty restaurant serves up some decent coffee and amazing homecooked soup. They also have a dog-friendly menu and play corner for pets. Alison Soup House is a great place to have some healthy, hearty MSG-free homecooked soup for lunch or dinner while you play with Spikey or let your furkids mingle.
Address: 6A (1st Floor), Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +6012 737 2085