Dogs love spending time outdoors just running around or being petted by their owners. During days out, it’s important to take your furry companion with you as well. Either for a long walk, or a trip to the vet, nothing beats a productive holiday with you and your dogs. Here are the top 4 places where you can take your dog out on a vacation.
- National Parks
Most parks in the UK are pet-friendly so you wouldn’t have to worry about bringing your dog with you anywhere. In fact, a lot of countries allow pets to travel between borders as long as the owner can present a pet passport with vaccination details. In England, there are hundreds of sites and parks that allow you to bring your dogs with you as you roam about.
All 15 of UK’s National Parks are welcome to dog owners who want to bring their pet canine with them. As long as you’re a responsible dog owner and abide by the rules and regulations of the place, you’re good to go. Your dog will definitely enjoy exploring the wide range of landscape National Parks offer.
- Holiday Cottages
The UK is generally a pet friendly destination, with vacation rentals open to your canine friends. But depending on where you want to stay, you should ask if they do allow pets and that rules and regulations that go with it. Most self-catering rental cottages allow pets. Your furry companion will definitely enjoy the new ambiance. Searching online reveals hundreds of pet-friendly cottages across the UK. As a responsible pet owner though, make sure you adhere to some basic rules when taking your dog out on a holiday. This includes keeping them off the furniture, cleaning up their hairs especially on carpets, and making sure they’re properly attended and not loitering around the property.
- National Trails
Our canine friends sure love a lot of walking, and bringing them to new places refreshes their senses and makes them excited. If you’re looking for a change of view for your dog, look no further than your own trails! If you’re booked a holiday in a cottage inside a National Park, no doubt you’ll love the many walking routes scattered around. Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire, southern England is home to a lush array of trees and meadows your dog would definitely love. Chapel Cliff at Cornwall is great for scenic walks, with lots of places to take a break and admire the views. Plymbridge Woods at Plymouth is perfect for dogs of all sizes, with varied terrains that’s sure to entertain your dog.
- Pet Spa
Not all holidays are long, some are just a day short in between working days. So for pet owners who don’t have the luxury to booking a long trip, treating their dogs to a pet spa will do! There are many grooming salons and pet hotels that offer fabulous pampering services for your pets. Give your dog a memorable day off with a massage, aromatherapy, grooming, and even fine food choices. You’re beloved canine will thank you greatly!