Pets, Chamonix holiday, chamonix accommodation

We know that your pets are like family, which is why we are in the process of adding a search option to our advanced accommodation search tool – you will be able to find out which of our properties are pet-friendly and that way no one misses out on your family holiday!

Read on for more information about bringing your pet to Chamonix or contact the team to find out which apartments and chalets accept pets. Note that in properties where we can allow you to bring your pets, we will add an extra cleaning charge to your booking (see T&Cs).


Restaurants in France are generally dog-friendly, they won’t mind you bringing your pooch along with you as long as s/he is well-behaved!


Dr Valerie Hiermann is an English-speaking vet based between Chamonix and Argentière.

Address: 1041 route des Tines, between Les Tines and Les Praz
Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 53 98 08

On public transport

Dogs may ride on the buses which take you the length of the Chamonix valley, but they must be muzzled and held on a lead. The driver may refuse to take animals which do not respect these conditions. Guide dogs for the blind are accepted without restrictions. Owners of animals accept responsibility for any incident which may take place involving their pet.

Pet Shops

Cham’Dog has offered grooming for dogs and cats of all breeds and sizes since 1992, plus food and accessories.

Address: 412 rue Jospeh Vallot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 53 65 76

Hiking with dogs

In summer, it’s great to head up the mountain with your dog, and we’re sure that they’ll love it as much as you. There are plenty of open pastures and lakes for them to dive into! However, bear in mind that there are certain restrictions in place in the mountain parks which vary according to the time of year.

A quick overview of where your dogs are allowed on the Chamonix lift system:

Brévent-FlégèreDomaine de la BalmeLes Grands MontetsMontenversAiguille du MidiTramway du Mont Blanc
Dogs allowed?Yes, prohibited in nature reserveYesYes, on leadYesNoYes, on lead