Are there vacation clubs for dogs, similar to human-only resorts? If so, can I go on vacation with my dog, or are these places really more like fancy kennels?
From the Editors of The Dog Daily
In recent years, smart entrepreneurs have figured out that dogs, the people who love them and vacations go together like birthdays, presents and cake. In other words, what’s not to like?
You asked about vacation clubs in particular. One that’s gaining nationwide attention is Canine Club Getaway. Based in Lake George, N.Y., the club offers swimming, hiking, agility, Frisbee, classes, seminars and just lazy dog-day moments for you, your dog and other pet owners.
“It’s all the fun you remember from summer camp, but with resort accommodations for the grownup in you who can’t go without air conditioning, private baths and Wi-Fi,” explain founders Janie Costa, Carole Kralstein and David Kralstein. There’s a Yappy Hour and nightly entertainment, plus gourmet meals for both you and your dog.
Here are a few other pet-centric resorts and vacation spots:
If you and your dog would rather not travel too far from home, chances are there’s a dog-friendly hotel, club or resort near you.