By Larry Bleiberg in Better Homes & Gardens/February 2016 issue
I found this in Better Homes & Gardens and thought you all could use this at some point…
More and more Pet-friendly resorts are coming up with ways to bring your cat or dog with you on vacation by providing kitty room service and canine massages. Here is a listing of them….
DECKER CREEK BED, BREAKFAST & BISCUIT: Manor, Texas. This B & B welcomes four-legged guests (no extra cost) with freshly baked dog biscuits, and cookies for you. Private cabins have screen porches and fenced in yards. PLAY: nearby Austin welcomes pups everywhere from wine bars to taco shops. Deckercreek.com
LOSES MIAMI BEACH HOTEL: Miami Beach, Florida. Pets get celeb treatment at this beachfront high-rise, which includes, room service treats, catnip and scratching posts ($50.00 pet pet.) PLAY: Take an Art Deco walking tour with Christine & Co, which dog-sits as you venture inside buildings with “No Pets” policies. Loewshotels.com/miami-beach
BARKWELLS ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Your pup will find her inner Lassie on 8 fenced-in grassy acres flanked by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Cabins have dog doors and beds. ($100.00 refundable pet fee, $25 per dog if two or more.) PLAY: Leashed dogs are welcome on national park trails and on the Biltmore Estate Grounds. Barkwells.com
THE WHITE MOUNTAIN HOTEL & RESORT, Tully, a resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, welcomes guests with toys, treats, and collapsible bowls. ($75. For dogs over 25 lb.) PLAY: Dogs can exercise on trails and ride the Conway Scenic Railroad. Whitemountainhotel.com
ALDERBROOK RESORT & SPA, Union Washington: Stressed out pets can find their bliss with the Two Hands, Four Legs massage from a canine therapist ($30.00 per pet per night). PLAY: Dogs on leashes can run along Hood Canal. alderbrook resort.com