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Traveling With Pets: Fido, Your Bone and Room are Ready…

Traveling With Pets: Fido, Your Bone and Room are Ready… A huge 14 per cent of Americans travel with their pets, that’s 36 million households, so hotels and inns are creating pet-friendly rooms or floors to make traveling with Fido or Muffy easier, and safer. Some Westins, a brand of Starwood Hotels it clear they want your pet to feel ... Read More »

Cows, Canines and Kids: The Chesterfield Inn

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Cows, Canines and Kids: The Chesterfield Inn We missed the Strolling of the Heifers, a yearly event here in Brattelboro, Vermont, and by all accounts Vermont’s answer to Spain’s frenetic running of the bulls. And a much preferred, more gentle event. But we didn’t miss the contra dancing at Pierce’s Hall, tiny hall in a brick building unchanged since it ... Read More »

Senators To DOT: Revise Airplane Related Animal Death Policy

When James Hough’s pet puppy, Iagan, died on Delta flight #125 from Brussels to Atlanta in February, he was devastated. But not paralyzed. He confronted Delta, which initially offered him $1,800 in compensation. But Hough wanted answers, not money, so he persisted in trying to determine just how his dog died. He asked to see the original crate Iagan was ... Read More »

When Puppies Die on Planes

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Puppy Deaths On Plane Are Unacceptable The death of seven puppies last year on an American Airline flight from Tulsa to Chicago broke the hearts of pet owners everywhere, and once again raised the issue of pet owner and airline responsibilities. We covered the danger of transporting pets, especially short-muzzle dogs in this space a while ago, but the deaths ... Read More »

A Tour for Lovers..of Cats and Italy!

A Tour for Lovers…of Cats and Italy From Kaleel ftp etc We can’t confirm that this 2010 tour for cat lovers in Italy will actually take place, but we know it’s taken place three times already, and the San Francisco-based organization seems legit. If you love cats and love Italy, this could be the tour for you. The American group ... Read More »

Travel Fees Make Pet Owners Dishonest

From Blogger Pictures Airline Fees Make Pet Owners Dishonest Nothing gets the ire up of travelers more than when their beloved pets are subject to unfair treatment… and fees by the hospitality industry are considered callous indeed. Which is why Robin Boggs, an Atlanta consultant, jams her pet Chihuahua in her carry on bag rather than pay the pet fee. ... Read More »

Travel and Homeless Pets to Care For

From Kaleel ftp etc Green Earth Travel has announced two trips to Southern Utah and the Grand Canyon that offer a unique (and sweet) experience for animal lovers: June and October, 2010 Typically there are two trips a year, and typically, both are always sold out. So, advance notice is very appropriate. Consider this your warning! Reserve now if you ... Read More »

Pet Airways Welcomes Pawsengers

by kaleel sakakeeny Well, it’s an idea whose time has probably come, or an idea Entrepreneur magazine thinks has come! From Kaleel ftp etc When Alysa Binder and her husband, Dan Wiesel, loaded their pet Jack Russell terrier,Zoe, into a plane’s cargo hold, the poor dog emerged traumatized. “She came out and just wasn’t herself,” Wiesel said. So the couple ... Read More »

Travel With Homeless Pets

Travel ‘n Homeless Pets by Kaleel Sakakeeny Green Earth Travel has announced two trips to Southern Utah and the Grand Canyon that offer a unique (and sweet) experience for animal lovers! Green Earth Travel has a camping on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River that includes two days of caring for homeless pets at the ... Read More »

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