Charlotte Pet Expo, May 6 – 7, 2017 #AmazingPetExpo

  Dogs will rule in The Queen City during the first weekend in May, and so will cats and all of our other friends with fur, fins and feathers at the 8th annual Charlotte Pet Expo! Activities Can your canine croon like a Pavarotti with paws?  Does Rover’s fancy footwork rival those of Fred Astaire? […]

#AmazingPetExpo, Charlotte, NC, May 18, 2013

Pet parents and their pups are invited to the Charlotte Pet Expo for a day dedicated to all our furry, finned and feathered friends. Celebrity Spotting Accompanied by his canine companion Hercules, Animal Planet star Shorty Rossi will welcome attendees to the expo, take pictures with Pit Boss fans, and take the stage to talk […]

FlipKey’s 10 Great Dog-Friendly Accommodations

Well, you know how much we love lists…so when FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, approached us about running a list of 10 of their favorite dog-friendly properties, our ears perked up right away. With over 120,000 rental properties in more than 7,000 locations worldwide, FlipKey has a lot to select from but  this online vacation rental […]

Portland, Oregon Named Top Pet-Friendly City

Lists, lists, we always love lists! Just last week, came out with their list of the 10 most pet-friendly vacation cities in the US. The factors considered were pet-friendly accommodations, transportation, beaches, park, attractions, stores, dining and more. And the winners were… 1. Portland, Oregon – Home to the famous and dog-friendly Rose Gardens […]

Charlotte Pet Expo, Charlotte, NC, May 21, 2011

Pet lovers, mark your calendars! It’s almost time for the Charlotte Pet Expo, a mega event where you can shop, learn, play, and maybe find and adopt that perfect pet for your family. The Park Expo Center in Charlotte will be the place to be on May 21, as the 2011 Pet Expo brings together […]

Lassie Star Jon Provost Attending NC Fundraiser

He touched the hearts of TV viewers as Timmy in the family-friendly series Lassie, and today– a half century after sharing the small screen with the lovable Rough-Coated Collie, actor/animal advocate Jon Provost touches the lives of dogs in need by spreading the word about the wonders of a human/pet connection at fundraisers which benefit […] Names Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities

We all love top 10 lists so when this one came across our in box this morning we had to share. has just released its list of the Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities in the US. Drumroll, please… 1. Portland, Oregon 2. Colorado Springs, Colorado 3. Rocky Mount, North Carolina 4. Boulder, Colorado 5. Santa […]

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 […]

FIDO Friendly Names Top Dog Beaches

This week we’re running a giveaway for two subscriptions to FIDO Friendly magazine, a publication that combines our two loves…dogs and travel…so when we saw this news from them we had to pass it on! This magazine has just named its top 10 beaches for dogs, ones with little or no leash restrictions! So who […] Picks Top 10 Dog-Friendly US Resort Regions

Still making your summer vacation plans? You’re in luck: 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 […]