Travel Video of the Week: Loews Don CeSar Resort Has Warm Spot For Rescue Dogs

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My good friend Valarie D’Elia, who’s the travel correspondent for NY1, recently did a piece on an iconic St. Petersburg Beach Hotel in Florida—the Loews Don CeSar Resort—that takes foster dogs from the local animal shelter when Florida temperatures drop on the Gulf Coast. Guests of the hotel are even able to take the dogs […]

Travel App of the Week: DogVacay

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Peer-to-peer services continue to disrupt the travel economy these days—and it’s going much further than home, car, bike, and boat rentals. Around since 2012, DogVacay is a popular site that’s putting traditional dog kennels out of business, and it just went mobile. Its online community supposedly has over 10,000 vetted and insured dog sitters across the U.S. […]

Pet-Friendly Travel: Along the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail with our Chocolate Lab Baci

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Pet-Friendly Travel is Georgie Jet’s ongoing series exploring the best pet-friendly inns and resorts around with tips for things to do with your best friend along the way. Says Georgie Jet: “I travel with Baci, a well-traveled and well-trained Chocolate Lab. Thankfully, I can leave her alone in a hotel room and she is quiet and well-behaved. She might find a […]

Video of the Week: Walking across America with their dogs

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Here’s an inspiring story of a couple walking across the United States with their two dogs. Kait and John Seyal and their dogs Max & Grace are beginning their journey in Delaware and ending up in California. They are walking to promote pet therapy and animal rescue. Along the way, they are stopping at hospitals, […]

JetBlue offers $299 unlimited pass for pets

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JetBlue is now offering ALL YOUR PET CAN JET Pass for $299. Customers get unlimited pet travel from September 7 to December 31, 2012 — any day of the week. What you get with an ALL YOUR PET CAN JET Pass: ALLYOUR PET CAN JET Pass allows the Pass purchaser to add one pet to […]

Santa Barbara dog parks and dog-friendly trails

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If you and your dog are visiting Santa Barbara and want to venture beyond the lovely beach at the Four Seasons Biltmore, here are some great options: Arroyo Burro Beach Park, 2981 Cliff Drive: On and off leash.  Locals call it Hendry’s Beach, and dogs call it heaven.  Self-service dog washing stations available. Rincon Park […]

Dog-friendly spots in Santa Barbara

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Here are some places that the Four Seasons Biltmore recommends: The Natural Café, 508 State Street:  Good for your health and your pocketbook  Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro, 516 State Street:  California bistro cuisine designed to compliment the wines of local Lafond Vineyards. Pierre Lafond Montecito Wine Bistro, 516 San Ysidro Road: More casual, just as […]