Virginia Beach Pet Expo, Sept. 24 – 25, 2016, #AmazingPetExpo

Pet parents are invited to celebrate the first full weekend of fall with their four-legged friend for all seasons at the Virginia Beach Pet Expo, a two-day celebration of dogs, cats, and all of our other pals with paws and claws. Activities Clap for the Holly Creek Border Collies as they tackle a teeter and […]

USA Today Selects Top 10 Pet-Friendly Hotels

Well, you know how much we love lists and when it combines both dogs and travel, we just can’t resist! USA Today has released a list of the 10 best pet-friendly hotels in the country. Using a list assembled by 10Best, the list was then voted on by USA Today readers. And the results? Here’s […]

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 […]

Wineries Welcome Four-Legged Friends

Wine tasting isn’t just about thoughtfully sipping vintages to look for hints of cherry, pepper and blackberry. These days, it’s also about bringing your best buddy along — the four-legged kind. and its deputy editor, Liz Ozaist, have rounded up eight wineries across the country that not only allow pooches on property, but also […]

Olde Towne Dogge Walke, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 25, 2011

Get thee (and thy dog) to Olde Towne Alexandria, Virginia  for the fifth annual Olde Towne Dogge Walke. Sponsored by D.C. area dog walking service Capitol Heel, the Walke has become a major fund raising event benefiting the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Last year, walkers in the event and their canines raised over $41,000 […]

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 […]

White Tie & Tails Doggie Prom, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2, 2011

On April 2, the prom is going  to the dogs! The 2011 White Tie and Tails Doggie Prom will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 and hosted by Andrew the Great Maltese from CBS’ “Greatest American Dog”. At this gala event, human and canine guests will get a chance to strut their stuff and […]

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 […]

Olde Towne Dogge Walke, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 13, 2009

This 1.5-mile walk strolls through historic Alexandria, Virginia to Founder’s Park for a view of the Potomac River then continuing into the heart of Olde Towne. Dogs should be on flat leashes no longer than six feet (no flexi-leashes) and must be licensed with current vaccinations. Admission: $25 per registered walker For a Good Cause: […]

Wag’N 4 The Cure, Arlington, VA, Sept. 12-13, 2009

If you’re on Twitter, you may have been following the journey of Luke and his two dogs, Hudson and Murphy as they walk 2000 miles ( The trio is walking from Austin (TX) to Boston (MA) to raise funds and awareness for canine cancer. On September 13, 2009, Luke, Hudson and Murphy will be stopping […]