Dog Friendly Ghost Tours!

  From sentimental strolls that emphasize history over mystery to expeditions complete with equipment that may record an ectoplasmic encounter, numerous dog-friendly ghost tours from coast to coast invite both you and your aspiring Scooby Doo to peek into the past. We’ve unearthed the following trips back in time that allow sleuthing Spots to join […]

Surf City Surf Dog Competition, Sept. 23

The days are getting shorter, and soon the totally tubular tail-waggers who love to hang eight will have to hang up their surfboards until surfing season rolls around again. Before that happens, however, the rad Rovers will rally once again out on the waves to help turn the tide on the topic of pet homelessness! […]

Fido Friendly’s 9th Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 Pet Adoption Tour

Driven to promote pet adoption, FIDO Friendly magazine is about to embark on its 9th annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 tour along the Mother Road in order to find loving Mothers and Fathers for shelter dogs and cats. Each companion animal from participating shelters who is united with a pet parent will add […]

Residence Inn Launches Adoption Event #RIDogDaysofSummer

An extended-stay hotel brand that often acts as a home away from home for travelers is helping dogs in need find their forever homes. Partnering with TV personality/author Andy Cohen (along with his rescued Beagle/Foxhound, Wacha!) and North Shore Animal League America, Residence Inn by Marriott has unleashed a “Dog Days of Summer” pet adoption […]

Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Helps Helen Woodward Animal Center

Helping to turn the tide on the topic of pet homelessness, 80 totally tubular tail-waggers will hang eight during Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 12th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon┬ánext month! An off-leash event that’s off the chain, four-pawed participants will try to prove why they should be the event’s Big Kahuna as they show off their […]

Looking for a Dog-Friendly Renaissance Festival? Head to Kansas City

This fall the roads that lead to Bonner Springs, Kansas will transform into pathways to the past for both pet parents and their pups as the Kansas City Renaissance Festival (one of the rare Renaissance faires in the United States to welcome dogs) marks its 40th anniversary with a hearty “Huzzah!” A post shared by […]

Visit Nipper the RCA Mascot!

Nipper the RCA Mascot now greets Albany, New York visitors in a special city-wide exhibit of statues depicting this famous dog on display through May 2018. Since 1958, the 28-foot-tall fiberglass figure of Nipper the RCA mascot has watched a steady stream of sightseers go by from his perch atop a building in Albany, New […]

Rovers to Ride the Waves at Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition

Riding the waves and helping to turn the tide on the problem of pet homelessness in the process, more than 60 rad Rovers will show off their skills during a day of sea, sand, sun and sports-loving Spots at the 13th annual Imperial Beach Surf Dog Competition. The event will include single dog heats, with […]

Back from the Beach!

We are back from a quick, one-night trip to the coast with Irie and Tiki! We usually go to the beach for several days but this was an unusual circumstance. We needed to visit a nursing home about an hour’s drive from the coast. John is the guardian to his aunt and three elderly cousins […]

Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer at a Dog-Friendly Botanical Garden!

It’s been said that “Friendship is like a beautiful garden. ┬áThe more you put into it, the more it grows.” Pet parents can nurture both their love of nature and their love for their furry family members with a visit to a botanical garden. From annual dog-friendly summer events to gardens that welcome dogs year-round, […]