DeLand is for Dog Lovers


When we say DeLand offers something for everyone, we’re not exaggerating. We’ve told you how it’s an ideal spot for young professionals and the many reasons why it can be a perfect location for Stetson University families.

But did you know that Volusia County—and DeLand in particular—is the perfect destination for dogs? Dog lovers looking to relocate to our fantastic corner of the world will find that Bee Realty Corp is a local brokerage that understands pets are an integral part of the family. We’re skilled at finding homes in the DeLand real estate market with spacious backyards, proximity to dog parks, and neighborhoods that are perfect for walking four-legged family members. Our REALTORS® specialize in finding properties that cater to a pet parent’s specific needs, ensuring every member of the family, furry ones included, feels right at home.

DeLand is for the Dogs!

For many pet parents, searching for their dream home involves more than the right number of bedrooms and baths. It also includes finding the ideal neighborhood for their precious pooches. If you’re house hunting in Volusia County, here’s why buying a home in DeLand is such a “pawfect” choice:

MainStreet DeLand

DeLand’s award-winning, walkable Main Street is filled with small businesses and restaurants that welcome dogs with open arms. There’s no shortage of outdoor seating at numerous downtown eateries, with many offering pet treats and water bowls for furry guests.

You also don’t want to miss the annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade and Festival presented by the Krewe of Amalee. The iconic event is now over 20 years old, attracting thousands of dog lovers who come to see and experience the floats, local bands, and costumed marchers strutting their stuff. Anyone and everyone who has ever attended or participated in the parade agrees it’s one of the most paw-some times to be had in DeLand!

Trails, Parks, and Beaches

Perhaps the most well-known dog park in DeLand, Barkley Square is open every day from sunrise to sunset and provides over 14 acres for pups of all sizes and ages to run free. There are plenty of trees, dog-watering stations, and benches for watching your fur baby make new friends. Other county parks that welcome pets include Beck Ranch Park, Gemini Springs Dog Park, and Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park.

Is your doggo a beach hound? The surf’s up at nearby Daytona Beach! Head out to 50-acre Lighthouse Point Park, where you and your dog can roam the beach and run free in open spaces. Dog-friendly Van Alder Dog Park in Daytona Beach Shores is a three-acre site with specially designated areas for small, medium, and large dogs. The Halifax Human Society Dog Park has on and off-leash areas with agility courses for small and large dogs. There’s also plenty of shade, walking trails, and water stations for pets and pet parents alike.

DeLand Real Estate: Fetch Your Dream Home Today

Pint-sized pooch or colossal canine, Bee Realty Corp is THE DeLand brokerage to work with if you have a dog. Our pet-friendly REALTORS® understand what you and your dog require in a new home and have the expertise to help you target properties with the best features for your pup.

We know the best neighborhoods where dogs are likely to be safer playing outdoors and are skilled at identifying homes beneficial to families with dogs, including fenced yards, ample outdoor space, and durable flooring. And because we live and work in the local community, we can also provide insights into local amenities like walking trails, veterinary services, and pet-friendly cafes.

Are you moving to Volusia County and looking to buy a home with plenty of pet-friendly features? Bee Realty Corp is DeLand’s top-rated local brokerage known for a creative approach to the home buying experience. Whether it’s a large yard, dog run, or an open floor plan where Fido can freely frolic, we tailor our real estate services to meet your and your pooch’s unique needs.

Contact us online or call 386-279-7522 to unleash the search for your new home!

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