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31 Best Pet-Friendly Communities in Venice, FL

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As the home of Sarasota County’s only dog beach, it is no wonder the “City on the Gulf” is considered one of the most pet-friendly locales in the Sunshine State. If you’re a pet lover considering visiting or relocating to Venice, FL, you’ll likely need to consider whether your housing is pet-friendly. As locals, we have compiled a list of the best 31 pet-friendly communities around town (including 6 on the island!) to help!

If you’re considering a full-time, part-time, or “just sometimes” home in Venice, here is where you’ll find pet-loving neighbors:


Venice, FL on the Island

Aldea Mar Village by the Sea

An 11-acre villa and condo community directly on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Pet Policy: 1 pet up to 30 lbs


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Bella Costa

Close to downtown Venice and the Intracoastal Waterway, with fabulous water views from the upscale condo units. Pet Policy: 1 cat, no dogs




Jetty Villas

Right on the water and features a heated Gulf-front pool so you can enjoy a swim with views of the sea! Pet Policy: Max of 3 pets: 2 dogs up to 35 lbs, 1 cat


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Villa Veneto

Newly constructed villas and condos within walking distance of downtown, beaches, and the airport. Pet Policy: 2 pets – no weight limit


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The Waterfront on Venice Island

Penthouses overlook the ICW and a community dock allows for plenty of on-the-water recreation. Walking distance to all of the amazing entertainment Venice has to offer.  Pet Policy: 2 pets up to 35 lbs.


(Photo Credit: Bay Breeze International Realty)


Tra Ponti Villaggio

Brand new units close to Venice Performing Arts Center, Intracoastal Waterway, and Downtown Venice. This community is so new it is still under construction! Allows pets.


(Photo Credit: Bay Breeze International Realty)



Venice, FL

Auburn Lakes

Lakeview condos close to shopping, downtown, and Gulf beaches. Pet Policy: 2 dogs up to 25 lbs


Bird Bay Village 

Multiple pools, semi-private golf course, fitness center, and library in a resort-style community within walking distance from Gulf of Mexico beaches. Pet Policy: 1 pet any size


Casa di Amici at Venetia 

Gated condo community has everything you need – shopping, grocery, entertainment – within a mile. Pet Policy: 1 pet up to 35 lbs


Circle Woods of Venice

5 minutes from stunning beaches, this active community has detached villas and heated community pools. Pet Policy: 1 pet up to 85 lbs


Colony Place at Waterford

Small, gated community in Waterford Golf & Country Club, which offers a 27 hole championship golf course. Pet Policy: 2 large pets OK


Fairways of Capri Isles

Located around Capri Isles Golf Course, this community features temperature controlled community pools for comfort in winter and summer. Pet Policy: 2 dogs @ 25 lbs

Fountain View Villas

Pet Policy: Dogs of any size

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