Searching for Pet Friendly Dining? Start Here

Pet Friendly RestaurantsRALEIGH, NC - July 9, 2013 - Bringing your best canine buddy along with you for a quick bite just got a little easier. announced today the launch of its new website feature: a pet friendly restaurant search option, designed to help pet lovers find great places to comfortably dine with their four-legged friends.

This feature adds to’s current services, all of which are designed to help pet parents find the best travel options for themselves and their furry companions. The site’s database currently features hundreds of pet friendly accommodations, allowing users to easily find hotels, vacation homes, condos, cabins and bed and breakfasts that welcome pets. Now the site will expand to feature hundreds of pet friendly restaurants, diners, pubs, bars and cafes throughout the United States and Canada. President and Founder Kim Salerno is thrilled to debut the new search option. “Pet parents are always looking for fun new ways to include their pets in their everyday lives and activities,” she notes. “What better way to bond with your dog than to bring him along for a relaxing meal out? It’s exciting to open up that option to people who otherwise might not have known it was available.”

Salerno herself has a favorite spot to hang out with her furry friend. “I personally enjoy dining out with my dog at a local café.” she notes. “I grab a latte and sit with him outside - he people and dog watches while I take advantage of the free WiFi and feed him treats!”

It should be noted that, due to health codes, pets are only allowed in outdoor seating areas. In addition--much like human patrons--only well-behaved pets are welcomed in restaurants.  

Salerno is looking to build a comprehensive, interactive site experience. Users of the restaurant search option are encouraged to leave reviews of pet friendly dining establishments, and to suggest restaurants that are not currently on the list. To find pet friendly restaurants in your area, or to leave a restaurant review or make a restaurant suggestion, visit

About is the #1 online resource for pet travel. Named BEST pet travel site by Consumer Reports,’s mission is to offer resources that ensure pets are welcome, happy, and safe while traveling.  The website features a directory of pet friendly hotels and accommodations across the United States and Canada, as well as airline & car rental pet policies; pet friendly restaurants and beaches; a user-friendly route search option; pet travel tips; pet travel supplies; and other pet travel resources.