The last time I wrote about visiting Colonial Williamsburg with a dog, it was 2009 and I hadn’t yet been there with a dog. Now, after a week-long visit with Chloe and husband, I have more details to offer (I am happy and relieved to report, however, that nothing in the earlier post is wrong).
Chloe in the stocks — entirely undeserved, because she was, in fact, a very good dog
Where to stay
It is still the case that only two … Read more
I have a small but choice selection of dog travel links for you this week. Starting on the East Coast, check out offManhattan‘s list of five dog-friendly NYC bars (in Williamsburg, Long Island City, Brooklyn, Park Slope and Red Hook). Moving briskly westwards, we land in Albuquerque — Robin Soslow, writing for PETA Prime, reports (after a visit with Petunia, her pit bull) that the city is packed with dog-friendly activities and eateries. Another hop, and we’re on the West … Read more
Egads! I’m barely squeaking this in before the weekend ends! Let’s start with a fine idea from the folks at Raleigh Pop, who have found a way to make the summer concerts in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park dog-friendly. Good thinking, ladies!
Also in the “good thinking” category? The Hiway Dog program, created by Wisconsin resident Mary Gensen and promising to become a nationwide phenomenon. The idea is that dog-friendly businesses located along highways will post the Hiway Dog symbol on their highway … Read more
I hadn’t visited Colonial Williamsburg since I worked there for a summer in college, so when I returned last fall to drop my niece off at school, I feared the magic might have worn off. How wrong I was! We had a great time, even in the heat and humidity, and I long to go back. [Please note that we did, in December 2012; here’s the post about our winter Williamsburg week with Chloe.]
Photo by Tony Alter
Two of Colonial … Read more