Posts Tagged ‘europe’

United Kingdom: Dog-friendly breaks on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

IT seems man’s best friend has now become our travelling companion.

According to a recent survey, the nation’s eight million pooches have become quite the seasoned travellers with nine out of 10 pet owners choosing to take their dog on holiday with them last year.

But it’s not always easy to find a destination that will welcome our four-legged friends.

Just a dog-friendly 45-minute ferry ride away, the Isle of Wight is becoming a hot spot for pet owners keen to find a holiday haven that can be enjoyed by both man and his dog. Continued at Get Hampshire

For the Full Article on Get Hampshire’s United Kingdom Listings’s Pet Air Travel Information

Top 200 Places: Solvang California

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Solvang Village
1500-2000 Mission Drive
California 93463

As the Solvang Visitor’s Bureau states, “Visiting Danes have described Solvang as ‘more like Denmark than Denmark’ – a remarkable tribute to the town’s passion for Danish architecture, cuisine and customs.” Solvang is a quaint shopping village and a great place to walk with your dog. Several stores along Mission Drive are dog-friendly like The Book Loft and Lemo’s Feed & Pet Supply (please always verify that stores are dog-friendly by asking the clerk before entering). There are also many dog-friendly restaurants in town including bakeries that have mouth watering goodies. Sunset Magazine recently voted Solvang as one of the ’10 Most Beautiful Small Towns’ in the Western United States.

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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England: Woodbridge Pub introduces menus for dogs

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

The King’s Head Pub in Woodbridge England introduced a menu for dogs in time for Christmas last year. As is often the case in Europe but not in North America, the dogs can dine inside with you and are not restricted to outdoor areas. The dog menu arose from the owner’s yellow labrador Sydney. For more information, see this link