Vegas Health Officials Now Allow Outdoor Dining with Pets

Lawmakers in Las Vegas are looking to ease regulations currently prohibiting diners from bringing their dogs along with them on restaurant outings. While the Southern Nevada Health District began allowing for dog-friendly patios several months back with the welcoming of California's own Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar chain to the state, now this same relaxation of local statues has extended to Vegas as well.

While strict sanitation rules continue to exist, such as where dogs are able to enter, where they must remain during the meal, and how to handle any "accidents" that may occur, this new policy has enabled diners to explore new restaurant options with their furry friends. Currently, Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar, Egg Works, Egg & I and the Mt. Charleston Lodge are the first to offer dog-friendly patios, but this is expected to increase in the near future. Read More