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Pooch lovers think this is the best dog-friendly pub in Scotland

The Stable fought over over 70 other pubs dog-happy
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A Glasgow pub was named the leader of the pack after the pet website set out on a mission to find the 10 most dog-friendly pubs in Scotland.

By Ashley Murphy , 24 Nov 2019 is the world's largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers and recently asked it's members to help find the best pubs to take your pooch for a pint.

Pints for pooches?

The Stables Pub in Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, received the most votes, fighting off over 70 other establishments for the title of Rover's Most Dog-friendly Pub in Scotland.

As well as being in a great location for a lovely walk through the countryside, the Stables won the top spot for its welcoming approach to our furry best friends, its special dog menu, and a doggy cleaning station.

Stuart Brand from The Stables Pub said:

 "We're absolutely delighted. We love to host four-legged guests at our pub."

"We offer them treats, put on event dates, and make sure the guests know we have water bowls, treats, a menu, and even a doggy beer available to them. We're chuffed to win this award. It's really great to hear that our guests love the pub as much as us."

Simon Le Grice is one of the people who helped put this year's competition together for He had high praise for the winner but made a special mention of all the other dog-friendly watering spots that made it into the top 10. He said:

“Scotland has a fantastic array of dog-friendly pubs for locals to choose from. It’s been wonderful to see so many of them represented in this year’s awards."

"[But]  with The Stables in Glasgow, the superb service they demonstrated shows a real consideration for dog welfare and happiness, which we at Rover value above all."

More dog-friendly locals

Also making onto the list is the Dreadnought Leith, The Crown Inn in Arrochar, and The Tickled Trout in Glasgow.

Visit for more info on the regional winners across the rest of the UK.


If you go down to the pub today you're sure of a big surprise, meet SAM! Sam loves long walks, wet noses and cuddles. Did you know were dog friendly? So, bring your doggo down for a friendly smile and treats!!

Posted by The Stables Country Pub on Monday, April 29, 2019