The Best Pet Friendly Condos in Ottawa | Ray Otten

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Searching for a condo takes on an entirely new set of needs when you have a pet. Does the building you love have size restrictions? Are there any dog parks nearby? Are the units soundproof enough to soften the sounds of a barking dog?

To ease the process of finding a home that’s perfect for all of your family members – both two and four-legged – consider these pet friendly condos in Ottawa: 

York Plaza

Address: 134 York Street
Pet Restrictions: Standard rules apply. Dogs must be leashed in the building (outside of unit).
Nearest Dog Park: Bordeleau Park located at 349 Bruyere Street, which is an off-leash park.

Close to Byward Market, Ottawa University, the Rideau Canal, and Parliament, York Plaza has one of the best locations in the city! Inside, you will find many modern amenities, including an exercise centre, games room, party room, underground parking, and more. 

Walk Score: 99
Transit Score: 93
Bike Score: 99

Learn more about York Plaza with our condo guide. 


Gallery Court 

Address: 15/35 Murray Street
Pet Restrictions: Pets allowed by owners’ discretion.
Nearest Dog Park: As long as your dog is leashed, you can walk them along the nearby Capital Pathway at any time of year. Dogs are allowed off-leash during certain times of the year, in specific areas.  

No car is needed when you call Gallery Court home; this condo building is in the heart of the action of Byward Market. The 5-storey building also features underground parking, storage lockers, in-suite laundry, nearby parks, central air, balconies, and more.  

Walk Score: 99
Transit Score: 91
Bike Score: 92

Learn more about Gallery Court with our condo guide. 


Claridge Plaza

Address: 200 Rideau Street
Pet Restrictions: Pets have a weight limit of 25lbs.
Nearest Dog Park: As long as your dog is leashed, you can walk them along the nearby Capital Pathway at any time of year. Dogs are allowed off-leash during certain times of the year, in specific areas. 

Just steps away from the Rideau Centre, this pet friendly condo has stunning views of Parliament, a convenient downtown location, and more. Residents can also make use of the exclusive Plaza Club, a recreation centre that includes an indoor swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, private lounge, and 24-hour concierge.  

Walk Score: 99
Transit Score: 94
Bike Score: 97

Learn more about Claridge Plaza with our condo guide.  


700 Sussex  

Address: 700 Sussex Drive
Pet Restrictions: Standard rules apply; dogs must be leashed within the building.
Nearest Dog Park: Major’s Hill Park allows leashed dogs, although dogs aren’t allowed on the grounds during festivals. 

You and your canine (or feline) companion can live in the heart of our Nation’s Capital at 700 Sussex. Built in 2005, this pet friendly condo has a 24-hour concierge, fitness centre, party room, and sauna. Units at 700 Sussex range from 1 to 3 bedrooms, with spacious living spaces, high ceilings, tons of natural light, and modern luxury finishes. 

Walk Score: 99
Transit Score: 92
Bike Score: 94

Learn more about 700 Sussex with our condo guide.  


Bay Laurier Place

Address: 470 Laurier Avenue West
Pet Restrictions: N/A
Nearest Dog Park: Tech Wall Dog Park on Laurier Avenue West. 

Affordability and convenience come together at Bay Laurier Place, a well-maintained high-rise that offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites. The large balconies offer views of the Ottawa River, while the rooftop garden, exercise facilities, indoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna round out the long list of impressive amenities. 

Walk Score: 96
Transit Score: 92
Bike Score: 96

Learn more about Bay Laurier Place with our condo guide. 

 Want to learn more about some pet friendly condos in Ottawa? Call us at (613) 288-2455, email us here, or book a buyer’s appointment to take the first step. 


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