Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Pet In The Car

We have all done it: left our pet in the car for a few minutes to run into a store and pick something up. A few minutes on a cool day may not be bad and many times, nothing happens. All you find when you come back is nose prints on the windows. But on […]

6 Ways To Tell That Your Pet Likes to Travel

So you’ve made sure to have enough snacks, food, and creature comforts for your pet as your two embark on your trip. You’ve brought along some old toys and the car harness fits your dog perfectly or your cat’s carrier has a fluffy fleece pad in it. Now what? Well, maybe your pet isn’t the […]

Subaru Looking To Create A Safer Ride For Pets

Subaru of America announced that they are partnering up with the Center for Pet Safety to make vehicles safer for pets who ride in them. In a crash test using a fake dog, it found that most of the safety restraints on the market today did not safely keep a pet from being hurt. According […]

Tips for Summer Getaways With Your Dog

Taking your dog for a hike? Going camping this summer? Great idea! But first, be sure you and your dog are prepared for the upcoming trek. Here are a few tips for taking your dog on a camping trip or summer hike. 6 Tips For Summer Getaways Expect the Unexpected – Although you can probably […]

6 Essential Items For The Traveling Dog

More and more of us are taking our dogs on vacation with us and why not!? Dogs make great travel companions. They are often excited to watch the world go by in the car and sniff and explore new plants, hydrants, and people. Their enthusiasm can remind us to live in the moment and enjoy […]

Need a Weekend Getaway? Head to Essex Resort!

Hey everyone, you and your dog deserve an end of spring getaway and The Essex Resort and Spa in Essex, VT is making it easy for you. Top Dog Weekend is their special end of Spring getaway for people and their pups scheduled for the weekend of May 31 to June 2, 2013. The package […]

Dog Car Sickness & Motion Sickness: Warning Signs & Prevention Tips

You did it! The pet-friendly hotels are booked, the trip is planned, and your car has been packed with enough supplies to keep your pet happy, fed, and feel like it’s a home away from home. Hooray! A trip with your pet and you’re both excited. Everything has been taken care of except maybe one […]

9 Ways To Get That Dog Smell Out Of Your Car

One of my friends came back from a two week camping trip with her husband, kids, and their happy go-lucky Chocolate Lab. The trip was great and the dog enjoyed romping and exploring the woods. However, after cleaning all the camping gear out of the car, my friend was telling me about the lingering smell […]

Hotel Travel Tips

Ok, so you found a nice hotel where you and your dog can hang out. The hotel has given your dog a special bed, treats, and and complimentary toys.You’ve brought enough food, made sure to bring proof of vaccinations, and your dog isn’t too weirded out by the new space. Now it’s time to go […]

Dogs At Dollywood? YES!

Who doesn’t like amusement parks? Who doesn’t like road trips? Well, if you’re heading to Dollywood and your four-legged canine buddy is accompanying you, don’t worry, you can leave her at Doggywood while you go play. Doggywood is a day boarding facility where visitors to Dollywood can leave their dog while enjoying the park. The […]

Looking for the local dog park? There’s an app for that!

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If you have a smartphone like an iPhone then you probably have apps that help you find places to eat, places to go, and games. There are also several apps for pet owners. Some apps are for storing medical, some are designed to help find nearby dog friendly places, and some are for training. Here […]

Ten Most Popular Dog Breeds in America: Good Dogs For Travel?

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1. Labrador Retriever These are one of the most common dogs in America, every year. They are big, fun, friendly and good with children. They are one of the best family dogs.  They are great travel dogs because they love exercise and can adapt to different environments. They are fun to take to the beach, […]

Great Dog Parks in Toronto, Ontario

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Toronto, Ontario, is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Canada, and is the most diverse. It is a very well-planned city with great transit and layout. It is also a great place to have a dog, even in the cold weather, since there are so many dog parks and services. It attracts thousands of […]

Great Dog Parks in Boston

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Heading out to Boston? This beautiful city is full of American historical sites, impressive architecture, delicious food and of course, dog parks! Most parks in Boston proper require a leash, but are nonetheless enjoyable and often scenic. The Boston Common This park is almost 50 acres, and connects many of the Boston neighborhoods, so you […]

Boarding Your Dog

While it might seem counter-intuitive for a company that promotes taking your pets with you wherever you go, it might not always be possible to do so. If you have a young puppy that hasn’t had all of his required immunizations, you probably don’t want to expose him to the general riffraff that he might […]

Petswelcome.com’s Top Ten Dog-Friendly National Parks

When it comes to this country’s national park system, it’s very much like the hotels listed on our site: there is no one-policy-fits-all regarding pet-friendliness (though a 6-foot leash is a popular theme). Some parks welcome you and your pet with open arms, offering extensive access to their facilities, while other won’t even let you […]

Doggie Olympics

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Convinced your dog can shed with the rest of them? Well now you have a chance to prove it.

Best Cars for Dogs

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In 2008, dogcar.com named the Suzuki Equator the best Dog Car of the year. Why? Amid claims that “dogs like trucks the best”, researchers for the site began looking for a truck that could accommodate a dog while still being safe. The trouble with trucks is that there is always the risk that your dog […]