Archive for March, 2013

Dog friendly Mayan Riveria Mexico

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Picture yourself and your dog relaxing at a seaside refuge in a small village in Mexico. You and your pet arrive at the Viceroy Rivera Maya (, a tony, eco-friendly hideaway in the jungle just outside Playa del Carmen, about 35 minutes from Cancun International Airport.

The 41-villa luxury resort’s new PetVacay Program combines Shaman Blessings for both you and your four-legged traveling companion, personal palapas made especially for pets (to shelter them from the sun) and delicious dining, including a-la-carte menu options for canines. The pet charge is $50 a night plus the cost of meals.

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In Vancouver BC, Finding a pet-friendly place: Another challenge for renters

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

SPCA says many pets are turned in to shelters for this reason

Vancouver is known for its lack of affordable housing, but that’s not the only challenge faced by potential renters. Finding a place to live can also be tough for pet owners.

Lorie Chortyk with the BC SPCA says they’re concerned about the lack of pet-friendly housing, explaining that it’s one of the main reasons people have to give up their cats and dogs.
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Calgarian building pet-friendly home Castle for cats and canines fit for humans, too

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Built-in kibble canisters, a closet full of chew toys, scratching posts and ergonomic beds.

It will all be part of the cat and canine castle that David Beart hopes to build next year.
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