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What Attracts Pet Travelers and their People to Pet Friendly Accommodations?

More and more hotels and accommodations are opening their doors to pet travelers and hanging a sign that says “Pet Friendly.”  The truth of the matter is that they have to do more than that to get four-legged guests and their people to come through their doors. Read Post...

Top 5 Pet New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is upon us.  It’s time to reflect upon the past year and determine what we want to achieve, change or do better in 2014.   This applies to all aspects of our lives – including our pets.  TripsWithPets.com surveyed pet parents and asked them what resolutions they’ve made for 2014 pertaining to their pets. Read Post...

How to Maintain Control in Your Pack - Alpha or Leader

Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  When I first started thinking about what I might write for this article, I spent some time re-reading Ray and Lorna Coppinger’s lovely book “Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior Read Post...

Is Your Pet Winterized? Top Cold Weather Tips for Dogs and Cats

Winterize my house - check, winterize my car - check, winterize my pet - what?  With the full wrath of winter upon us - arctic winds, plummeting temps, snow and freezing rain (ugh), have you taken the time to be sure that your pet is winterized?  That is, prepared for the frigid temps and all that goes along with it?   Take note of these special precautions and tip Read Post...

Is Your Pooch On Santa's Nice List? Teaching Good Holiday Doggie Manners

With the holiday season upon us, many pet parents are planning to gather friends and family for fun festive parties.  Keep in mind that although you might be ready to ‘Deck the Halls’, your four-legged friend may not be.   Jingle Bells, Figgy Pudding and Tannenbaum create the perfect recipe for misbehav Read Post...

Pet Friendly Business Practices are a Win for Everyone

Pretty much nothing makes pet parents happier then when other people show love for their furry friends. Which is why finding a business that’s not just tolerant of their pets, but friendly to them is such a win for them. Read Post...

Off the Beaten Path: Sniffing Out Hidden Dog Friendly Travel Gems

Dog parks and pet friendly places abound across the United States. However, just off the beaten path, tucked away from plain sight, there are some really fantastic spots that don’t just welcome dogs, but make them part of the travel experience in a unique way. We’ve sniffed out 10 of these hidden gems for you. Plan your next trip around them, or make them a destination all their own!   Read Post...

Two Thumbs (and Paws) Up: Top 5 Destinations your Dog Will Love as Much as You Do

If your dog is like most dogs, she’s happy to tag along with you wherever you go – even if she doesn’t find all of your destinations so thrilling. And, let’s face it  while your dog may love the dog park, and you’re more than happy to take her, watching her sniff trees isn’t the most fun you could be having on a Saturday afternoon. Read Post...

Provincetown: A Premier Destination for Dogs

Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Cresting the hill between Truro and Provincetown you’ll find an unexpected feast for the eyes.  The very tip of Cape Cod lies across the bay to your left with the drama Read Post...

DIY Tricks Can Make Fido’s Halloween a Treat

It may be hard to believe, but Halloween is already upon us! And you pet parents know what that means – dreaming up new ways to enjoy the holiday with your four-legged children! While there are some great premade costumes and dog treats out there, crafting your own can be a fantastic fun way to celebrate. Read Post...

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