Pet Friendly Travel Blog

By Heidi Parodi  | We are a boating family. Waterskiing, houseboating, wakeboarding, surfboarding, or hanging out on the tube, we love to do it all. Naturally, we encouraged our Papillion, PeeWee, to enjoy it along with us from the time he was a puppy.  He’s hooked now like the rest of us.
With the holiday season fast approaching, many pet parents are making their pet travel plans. Be sure to plan ahead and take all the necessary precautions to ensure that your pet's vacation is a happy and safe one.
By Katie Ceraulo | Dogs get dirty when they’re traveling! Bathing your pooch during a road trip can be a hassle. There is a fairly new option for pet travelers that makes bathing dogs on the road a breeze. Self-service dog washes provide everything you need to bathe your dog, and they even clean up the mess! It’s an affordable option and all you need to bring with you is your dog – it’s that easy.
By Kim Salerno | As pet parents, we know offhand where our furry kids are welcome: dog parks, most people parks, and most pet supply stores. But when it comes to most other places, those who enjoy traveling with their pets can feel left out in the cold.
Barkwells Vacation Retreat is located in Mills River, North Carolina in
Exercising your dog is essential not only for good health but also promotes good behavior. By Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer, Owner: My Wonderful Dog
How to decide whether to bring your dog with you on your next trip. By Kim Salerno
Surprising Chains Stores that Allow Pets. By Kim Salerno
Top picks for portable pet water containers for your dog. By Kim Salerno
With the weather heating up, it's time to start checking out some dog friendly beaches with your four-legged friend!  For most dogs, getting to run around in the sand, dip into the waves, and fetch balls out of the water is the best day ever!