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
Posts tagged ‘LIRR’
It’s an old-fashioned name for a remarkably extensive bus service: Hampton Jitney sends its buses and luxury buses from the Hamptons in Eastern Long Island to New York City, to Boston, around New England on tours and chartered trips, and to Florida.
Dogs are not allowed on board the buses traveling to Florida, but they are otherwise welcomed: You can travel with your pet “as long as your pet is in a D.O.T approved carrier that you are able to carry … Read more
It’s good to know that the LIRR allows small dogs in carriers on board, but it’s even better to learn about a fun day trip from NYC to the beaches on Fire Island using the LIRR. Gotham Unleashed, a blog I just found about having a pet in NYC, suggests taking the LIRR to Bay Shore (on the Babylon Branch) and walking to the ferry to Fire Island (three ferries leave for Fire Island; the one you want from Bay … Read more
Under Section 1050.9 (h) of the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (“MTA”) Rules of Conduct, pets may travel on NYC buses and subways if they are “enclosed in a container and carried in a manner which would not annoy other passengers” (as always, the container requirement does not apply to service animals).
The link to this provision changes from time to time, so I’ve taken a snapshot of it for your quick reference:
Similar provisions allow dogs in carriers on the Long Island Rail Road … Read more