America's first dog cafe opens in Los Angeles

- America's first dog cafe has opened in Silver Lake.

The Dog Cafe, which held its grand opening on Thursday, is a coffee shop that also lets customers cuddle with adoptable rescue dogs.

Customers can order coffee or tea in the cafe and then play with pups in the dog lounge next door -- all of which are in need of a forever home.

"The Dog Cafe offers a comfortable and fun space for humans and dogs to hang out with each other, away from overcrowded shelters, which can provoke fear and aggression in perfectly adoptable pups," the website reads. "In addition to helping worthy pups find homes, we also offer the opportunity for people unable to have pets of their own to spend quality time with furry friends (and vice versa) without the commitment of adoption."

There is an entrance fee of $10 per person to reserve a 55-minute time slot with the dogs -- and includes one beverage. 



You can reserve your spot online here. Walk-ins are also accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  The Dog Cafe is located at 240 N. Virgil Avenue in Silver Lake.

While you wait, here's a list of all the dogs you'll meet at the cafe!

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