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Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

This week’s links about dog-friendly destinations start with petswelcome.com‘s list of three California getaways — one at Lake Tahoe, one on the coast in Cambria (near San Simeon), and the third in Julian, in the Cuyamaca mountains east of San Diego. Across the country, Jessica Marati wrote a post for Gadling about New York City’s best food trucks — food trucks are a terrific resource for visitors with dogs. Heading north, the Montecristo Travels team described a wonderful visit to  … Read more

Reader’s report and tips: A trip to Northern California’s Shenandoah Valley wine country

This is my lowest moment as a blogger. Reader Jennifer, the source of two terrific reports in 2011 (a review of Bellevue, WA’s Sheraton Hotel, and suggestions for dog-friendly activities in and near Bellingham, WA), sent me this report last August. Yes, that’s August 2011. It won’t surprise you that one of my resolutions for 2012 is to defeat my in-box, and this is where the war begins.

Jen and Troy, you’ll recall, own a captivating Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

This week’s collection of dog travel links is a very mixed bag — sure, there are a couple of straightforward pieces, like a useful list from petswelcome.com of dog parks in the Richmond, VA area, and a post from the Take Paws team about their excellent day with their dogs in Avila Beach, CA. But then things get  more off the wall, starting, innocently enough, with the Take Paws gang, who wrote about walking across the Golden Gate bridge together  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: Last week’s best dog travel links

I relaxed a little too much this weekend, and failed to write my Chloe’s Clicks post yesterday. Never mind — here it is, and it’s a good one.

We begin with a terrific series of posts that Edie Jarolim, blogging at Will My Dog Hate Me?, wrote about her recent flight from Tucson to San Diego (and back, of course) with her dog Frankie. Edie is a wonderful writer, and she handles her issues (anxiety over Frankie) and Frankie’s issues (diabetes,  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

This week’s places-to-go clicks include a couple of posts about dog-friendly beaches (Global Animal provided their picks for the top 10 beaches around the U.S., while MyNorth.com focused on the dog-friendly beaches of Northern Michigan) and, from north of the border, several dog-friendly restaurant patios in Toronto. Two California links also caught my eye — Sonoma Pets has a list of Sonoma County restaurants that welcome dogs to their outdoor dining areas, with a shout-out to a couple of local  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

Lordy mercy. The oldest piece in this collection is from April 6, so this post is really a round-up of the best dog travel links from the past month. I have some excellent reasons for the delay, and even some excuses, but I’ll skip all of that and go straight to the good stuff.

Here is that oldest link, which turns out to be a good, thorough review by the bloggers behind According to Gus of the Solvit HoundAbout dog stroller.  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

Two weeks ago, the news was about Maryland’s Dining Out Growth Act of 2011, which would let Maryland restaurants welcome patrons accompanied by dogs to outdoor dining areas. It looks very much as though the Maryland General Assembly has approved the measure, clearing the way for Maryland restaurant owners to join their Florida, California and Minnesota colleagues. This week’s news, per krqe.com, is that New Mexico may add itself to the list. Which state will be next?

Here’s a dog-friendly restaurant  … Read more

Long Beach, CA dog-friendly hotel: Hotel Maya

Another February, another TED conference in Long Beach, California, and this time we stayed at the Hotel Maya. I should mention that we paid our own way at the Hotel Maya — I’ll always let you know when something I’m reviewing has been paid for by someone else. Located across the water from the convention center, the hotel isn’t the best choice for TED attendees (there is public transportation — the Passport C bus stops right in front of the  … Read more

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

The happiest news I saw this week was news of a bill currently before the Maryland General Assembly that would allow Maryland restaurants to serve food on outdoor patios to patrons with dogs. No word yet on the results of Tuesday’s hearing; if the bill succeeds, it would take effect in October 2011.

Another link that made me happy was Creative Loafing‘s report about a dog-friendly sunset cruise on the Shell Key Shuttle (departing from St. Pete Beach, FL and visiting  … Read more

Rosie’s Dog Beach: Off-leash in Long Beach, CA

I’ve been reluctant to add video to Dog Jaunt, because I just don’t like video clips. When we visited Rosie’s Dog Beach, however, I changed my tune. There are times, I now realize, when video does such a good job of showing what a place is like that it would be silly not to use it. So here you have Dog Jaunt’s first-ever video — please let me know what you think!

Thank you to my excellent, wonderful husband for the  … Read more