It's a Dog's Life: Pet Pampering Tourism

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If you own a pet, I don’t need to tell you that planning a vacation can be a challenge. Your pets are members of the family and finding a trustworthy caretaker can be an exhausting process. Even if you know your pet is in good hands, it’s hard not to wonder if all is well with the furry members of the family back home. It’s nice to have the opportunity to bring your pet along on vacation, but what if I told you there were ways for your animals to travel in style?

Best Friends Pet Care - Orlando, FL

Disney World is the quintessential vacation spot for children and children at heart. While the princesses may have their run of the Magical Kingdom, at Best Friends Day Care, Pluto is king. Their staff provides day care during theme park hours and well as luxurious overnight accommodation for cats, dogs and a variety of other small pets.

DogSpa Resort & Wellness Center - Desert Hot Springs, CA

DogSpa Resort is the perfect romantic getaway for spa and dog lovers alike. This unique six room hotel offers an exclusive experience with picturesque mountain views. Better still, there are no additional pet fees or breed restrictions.

Paw House Inn - Rutland, VT

This Vermont Bed & Breakfast was built specifically to cater to dog owners. Their specially designed playhouse is the perfect place for your pets to hang out while you explore the area. If your dog prefers to be a lone wolf, each room comes with its own private dog run. There is even a local vet available 24/7 just in case.

PetTravel.com

PetTravel.com offers a number of resources for those looking to take to the air with their pets. Their pet travel experts will provide you with all the information you need to help you and your pet travel safely and comfortably.They also can help you to find a pet friendly hotel when you have selected your vacation destination!

If you prefer a vacation rental home to the hotel scene, FlipKey.com has you covered. Many of the property owners on our site welcome pets and indicate that their homes are pet-friendly in the suitability section of their listing. You can also adjust your search criteria on FlipKey to only return homes that are pet friendly. After all, if a vacation rental is truly your home away from home, why not bring the entire family?

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