There’s just so much useful stuff in the report loyal reader Heike sent me about picking up Seren, her new Havanese puppy, in Salt Lake City. She flew from Nashville, and they returned together, on a Delta CRJ-900, in First Class (here’s a seat map from SeatGuru for you).
Under-seat space on a Delta CRJ-900
Heike, no doubt relieved after mulling different carrier choices, led off with “There is room for the large Sturdibag!” Please note that while she sat in First … Read more
I had never heard of the Drury Hotel chain before this Christmas. I just knew that I had to spend two separate nights near the Nashville airport, and when I looked at the pet-friendly hotels in the area, the Drury Inn & Suites was not only top of the list, but it also ranked #4 of 143 hotels in Nashville.
I have to admit, it doesn’t look like much as you’re arriving. It’s in a row of modest, airport-type hotels (La … Read more
Not many airport pet relief areas are so silly that they make me laugh out loud when I find them — the pet relief area at Dallas (Terminal D) was one, and now Nashville is on the list.
On the bright side, the airport’s web site provides detailed instructions to find the pet relief area, and it’s marked on the numerous maps posted in the terminal (though not on the on-line interactive airport map). It’s on the ticketing level, which is, conveniently, … Read more
Last year I posted a favorable review of a book for RVers traveling with dogs called Woodall’s Camping and RVing with Dogs, so when the Woodall’s site announced that the authors now have a website that allows users to find dog-friendly campgrounds on a map of the U.S., I paid attention. Click on the state you’re interested in for details — and notice that when you do, the left-hand column changes to include links to some useful information, collected under … Read more
I’m happy to report that this week a favorite blogger posted an article about a favorite city. Travelling Pets is a Canadian couple traveling in Europe with their Miniature Schnauzer — I love their posts, and I love Stockholm, so an article from them about dog-friendly Stockholm gets my vote.
I write a lot about flying with small dogs, but you can get your dog to Europe on a cruise ship if you’re willing to hock the house and book a … Read more
For those of you thinking about sailing with a dog, take a look at Changing Pace, a blog written by a couple sailing down the United States’ East Coast in their 42′ cruiser Ishmael, with their son Ben and their Australian Shepherd Kooper. Please note that Kooper is not a small dog! And yet he, and they, seem to be having a fine time. You have to read through the entries to find the dog-specific bits (e.g., their 10/14/09 post … Read more
Loews Hotels & Resorts has fifteen properties sprinkled around the U.S. and two in Canada (Montreal and Quebec City). You’ll spend some money (in the $200-500 range per night), but you’ll be happy — the properties get consistently good ratings on TripAdvisor. And your dog will be happy too, because all of the Loews properties are dog-friendly:
All pets receive their own gifts including a pet tag, bowl and a special treat to start their vacation. Owners receive a … Read more