Excellent Autumn Trips to Take with Your Dog

By Joe Laing Autumn is an ideal time to get away and do some leaf peeping, fit in some outdoor recreation and generally have a good time. The weather is cooler and the crowds have let up. But you will want to take your dog with you, because leaving him (or her) home is not […]

Woofminster 2012, Scarborough, ME, September 29, 2012

Competing for the sake of a paws cause, photogenic Fidos and talented tail-waggers will attempt to be top dog at the 7th annual Planet Dog Foundation’s amateur dog show and cover dog challenge. Open to all well-behaved dogs, Spots can show off their skills in the Best Trick division, vie for first prize for Best […]

Woofminster 2011, Scarborough, ME, Oct. 1, 2011

The Planet Dog Foundation announces its sixth annual Woofminster Amateur Dog Show and Cover Dog Challenge to be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The event at Camp Ketcha in Scarborough, Maine is an annual fundraiser for its canine service dog initiatives. It will be an action-packed afternoon with competition in several categories including: Best […]

New England Inns & Resorts Offer Pet Packages

The thought of cool New England getaway with your dogs sounds very, very tempting right now (as we prepare for yet another 100+ degree day in Texas). We just received news about a number of great pet-friendly packages in New England from the New England Inns & Resorts Association (NEIRA). They’ve recently compiled a list […]

FIDO Friendly Names Top 10 Leaf Peeping Destinations

Are you starting to daydream about autumn? (With temperatures topping 100 degrees here again today, our thoughts are definitely starting to turn to fall!) Check out this list from FIDO Friendly magazine to really kick your travel daydreams in high gear. This great dog travel magazine has just released its list of the Top 10 […]

Valentine’s Day Canine Cocktail Party, Portland, ME, Feb. 11, 2010

It’s time for pooches to pucker up for Planet Dog’s 6th Annual Valentine’s Day Canine Cocktail Party! Free beer, wine, treats and water will be served and participants can enter a dog kissing contest. The longest, sloppiest Buddy-to-Owner kiss wins an assortment of Planet Dog’s best-sellers valued at $75. When: Thursday, February 11, 2010 from […]

Sit with Santa, Portland, ME, Dec. 5, 2009

Planet Dog Company Store is hosting the fifth annual “Sit With Santa”, the Planet Dog Foundation’s popular annual fundraising event to help them support canine service organizations. Both kids and dogs are invited to have their photo taken with Santa; one image will be provided at the event and the others will be available to […]

Maine’s Inn by the Sea Offers Doggie Diva Getaways

Just 10 minutes from Portland, Maine, Inn by the Sea has announced a Doggie Diva Getaway package featuring everything from a doggie massage to a gourmet pet menu. If you visit during the last two weeks of October, your four-legged friend can even take a dip in the pool before it closes for the winter. […]

DogFriendly.com Picks Top 10 Dog-Friendly US Resort Regions

Still making your summer vacation plans? You’re in luck: DogFriendly.com has just released its top 10 dog-friendly U.S. resort regions for 2009, ones selected by their staff for their dog-friendly accommodations, things to do with your dog, beaches, parks and dog-friendly patio dining.There are some great options on this list….the tough part is going to […]

Maine’s Cliff House Resort Adds Canine Massage

If you and your four-legged friend are lucky enough to vacation at Maine’s The Cliff House Resort & Spa this summer, you’ll find that canine massages have been added to the list of potential guest activities. Massages: Two, 25-minute sessions will be offered in the property’s eight pet-friendly Ledges Rooms. The canine massages include: Customized […]