This post was triggered by an article I ran across applauding the Madrid subway system’s recent decision to eliminate fees for pets. (Buen trabajo, Madrid!) I’ve since learned that Madrid’s public transit system, including metro trains, buses, and cercanías local rail, is vast. High time, therefore, to include it in Dog Jaunt’s list of public transit pet policies. Here’s what I’ve found:
Madrid’s metro system (as always, I give you the general link first, and then follow up with the pet policy — which gets … Read more
Let’s start this week — why not? — in Massachusetts. Fido Loves posted an enthusiastic report about the dog-friendly beaches at Brant Rock (southeast of Boston, near Duxbury), and the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem proved it’s dog-friendly with pix of a visiting pair of Schipperkes.
Heading south, ClubPlanet described the five best pet-friendly bars in New York City — how helpful that would have been two weeks ago, when Chloe and I could both have used a drink or three — … Read more
This week’s picture was taken earlier this year on the Madrid metro. Photographer Hipnos was impressed with this Boston Terrier’s stare, and so am I.
Small pet dogs are allowed on board the Madrid metro, but they must be in a carrier (which, you’ll note, this dog is not). Pet dogs are also allowed on the Cercanías Madrid, the city’s commuter rail service, but they must be leashed and muzzled (carriers are not required).
And yep, I realize he’s not wearing a … Read more