Top 200 Places: Glen Highland Farm

Glen Highland Farm
217 Pegg Road
New York 13808

This “Canine County Getaway” sits on 175 picturesque acres complete with ponds, a stream, trails, open meadows and forests, and dogs may explore anywhere on the farm off-leash. The farm is home to several dogs but it is also a Border Collier rescue sanctuary that functions as a training/recovery and placement center, and their complete obstacle course is also available to guests and their dogs. There are several mini-activity camps and programs available to help strengthen the bond between dogs and their companions such as the “Canine Discovery” camp to learn about how smart your dog really is and the “Inner Dog” camp for a greater understanding of your dog. There is even a trainer on staff available to work one on one with guests. The getaway lodging for guests and their canine companions include cottages, cabins, rentable RVs, a few RV spaces, and a camping shelter that has all the amenities on hand for meal prep plus private showers and flush toilets are only a few feet away. There are no additional pet fees. Dogs may not be left alone, they just have to be friendly and have a great time.

Top 200 Places, 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 Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at 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.

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