Tag Archives: travel
Travel: West Virginia – Winding Down at the Dog-friendly Gardens (Day 2)
West Virginia … ‘wild and wonderful,’ it says on the license plates. It should read ‘wild and weaving down the interstate,’ because there’s some crazy driving in this state. Turn down a winding country road and the drivers’ feet remain lead; if you’re not taking turns on two wheels, you’re holding up traffic. Day two […]
Contest! Enter to win a Big LeBARKski prize pack (a.k.a. SuperZoo or bust)
Twenty years. It’s been twenty years since the cult classic film The Big Lebowski was released by dynamic director duo the Coen Brothers. It’s been one year since dogtrotting.net attended SuperZoo, the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas. Strangely, I’m combining the two into a contest: Leave a comment below – Are you […]
Letting Loose: Dog Days of Summer (almost) at Woodhaven Country Lodge
Weekend with the dogs. Best idea ever. Only thing is, I don’t have a cottage. So, I’m renting at Woodhaven Country Lodge in Ontario, Canada. (UPDATE: Unfortunately, as of Fall 2021, Woodhaven is no longer open) The minute I arrive, owner Michael walks me through the door and says, “Don’t worry about them jumping on […]
Dog-Friendly San Diego: Liberty Station and Balboa Park … with fries
Liberty Station and NTC Park If you’re pup isn’t bothered by the sound of low flying jet planes – about every five minutes – then Liberty Station is a great place in San Diego to run the dog. One advantage of San Diego is the airport is minutes from downtown, hotels and the marina. One […]
Hotel Review: Kona Kai Resort, San Diego, California – Ring for the Bark Butler!
When you wake up at The Kona Kai Resort and Spa in San Diego, California, you’ll likely see a dog. We’ll not in your room … unless you brought yours, which you can thanks to the hotel’s Island Paws Program. The Kona Kai Resort is pet friendly – truly pet friendly and so is most […]
Get Out with the Dog: K9 Sport Sack, The Canadian Pet Expo & Problem Solving Success
Necessity is the mother of innovation … or something like that. In other words, so many entrepreneurial endeavours are born out of a need to solve a personal problem.
And K9 Sport Sack – the backpack for your dog – is no exception.
Travel Toronto, ON: Distillery District Dog-gone Dog Friendly Ghost Tour
The dog-friendly Distillery District tour is a mix of entertaining facts and recounts of ghost sightings carefully researched. The company claims it verifies all stories by listening to first-hand accounts from ghost witnesses and confirming historical facts surrounding the sighting.
Great Dog-friendly Travel Value Today Only on dogtrotting.net
Great dog-travel opportunity … Today only! “If I can’t take my dog, I’m not going,” someone said to me recently, and I thought, “Me, too,” which is the reason my dog Victor and I recently went on a dog-friendly Michigan Cider Mill tour. (More about that soon). Clearly, we were talking about travelling, but the […]
Take Your Dog to Huntsville, AL: Doggin’ the Paranormal on the Huntsville Ghost Walk
Victor, my terrier cross, is frantically turning circles while digging the grass. We’re standing in front of the Howard Weeden House built in 1819, allegedly the most haunted building in Huntsville, Alabama. Victor’s intense and determined, pawing on the ground like there’s mice beneath the soil surface.