Posts Tagged ‘NY’

New York City – Surprisingly Dog-Friendly

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

The central city of the United States, New York is the center of many industries and culture in the United States. New York City grew mostly out of immigrants from Europe, Asia and Latin America and represents one of the most international cities in the world. It is the home of the United Nations, the center of world finance and of the United States media. New York City covers 300 square miles which consists of five boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. When people think of New York they usually think of Manhattan which is an island barely 12 miles long and 2 miles wide. This island, which lore says was purchased by the colonists from the Indians for about $23, is the main tourist area in the city and where most visitors stay. Manhattan consists of many neighborhoods. New York City is very densely populated but is surprisingly dog-friendly. Although you can’t take your dog to a Broadway Show there are a surprising number of things you and your visiting or resident dog can do together.

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Top 200 Places: Lake Champlain Ferries in VT and NY

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Lake Champlain Ferries
King Street Dock
Burlington,
Vermont 05401
802-864-9804

Leashed dogs of all sizes are allowed on the Lake Champlain Ferry crossing that travels between New York and Vermont. Ferry schedules changes constantly so please confirm the time of your voyage.


Top 200 Places

DogFriendly.com, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at http://www.dogfriendly.com. Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at email@dogfriendly.com. You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

The blog entries can be found at http://dogfriendly.com/dognews/?cat=243, our Facebook page, or Twitter.

Queen Mary II has kennels for the trans-Atlantic crossing from NY to London and back

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Considered to be the grandest ship ever built to date, this luxury ocean liner features indulgences from bow to stern. Travelers can enjoy all the modern amenities as well as it’s striking opulent decor, world class dining and entertainment, lounges, theaters, personalized services, and a Planetariu – the only one at sea. Travelers may embark from a dozen ports around the world; the US ports are Ft Lauderdale, Los Angeles, and New York. Dogs are allowed on board and preplanning is highly recommended as there are only a limited number of kennels. Depending on the destination, certain preparations must be made for the dogs that usually take up to about 6 months prior to the trip: example – blood work, shots, destination requirements, etc. One kennel will accommodate dogs 25 pounds and under; dogs over 25 pounds will need 2 kennels. A Kennel Master is always on duty to see to the walking, feeding, and cleaning of their canine guests. Each kennel costs $700 per trip. For more information on the requirements for a dog to enter England from the US see this link.