Dogs are part of the family, so it is only natural that you want a dog friendly holiday, and for them to be welcome too. Our blog gives you some ideas of where to holiday in the UK and what sort of holidays are out there for you.
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Kes the Collie – dreaming of sheep and a lick of ice cream in South Devon!

Kes the dog

Hi! I’m Kes the Collie, a ‘rescue’ from the city of Plymouth and boy did I land on my four paws when I was re-homed by Ruth and Jon, owners of Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages in South Devon. I have so much space to walk and play safely here at Dittiscombe – at least twenty acres …Continue reading

A Day in the Life of a Rehomer at Border Collie Trust

Border Collie Trust

Ever wondered what a rehomer does in their average day?  Aaron of Border Collie Trust in Staffordshire, tells us. Hi everyone. My name is Aaron and I’ve been working here at BCT for just over five years. I started with weekend work whilst completing my college course in Animal Care and Management and once I had …Continue reading

A Shropshire Therapy & Retreat Centre for People, Dogs & Horses

Dog friendly Roseheart in Shropshire

Following on from our last article of dog friendly holidays with a difference, this time we take a look at an alternative therapy centre for both you and your dog.  An ideal place to unwind and relax with peace, quiet and of course, your four legged friend, in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. The ultimate break …Continue reading

Dog Training Holidays

Dog training holidays at Polean Farm

Dog friendly holidays with a difference, seem to be coming into their own and I have previously seen holidays which have dog agility thrown in, but what if you and your dog don’t fancy doing agility?  Well Polean Farm Holiday Cottages have come up with Dog Training Holidays!  A great idea – it gives you …Continue reading

Treat Your Dog to a Holiday in The Vale of Glamorgan

Wendy outside her dog friendly B&B in South Wales

Let me introduce myself. I’m Pia, an Italian Spinone who has just turned six. I live at Sheepleys Bed and Breakfast in the Vale of Glamorgan with another young, uncouth yob of a Spinone called Pronto (who unfortunately happens to be my son!). Also part of the family is Faith, a rescue Pointer X all …Continue reading

Suffolk the Dog Loving County

Resident dogs of Old Rectory Cottages, Flixton

Special thanks to Keith Parker of Old Rectory Cottages, Flixton for supplying this information. A tourism campaign in 2013 was entitled “Suffolk the Curious County – it could just as well have been called “Suffolk the Dog Loving County”, because Suffolk probably makes dogs & their owners more welcome than anywhere in England. So what’s the …Continue reading

The Northumberland Coast – One of Britain’s Best Kept Secrets

Dog friendly beach in northumberland

Special thanks to Tim Stienlet of Burnfoot Holiday Cottages in Northumberland, for supplying this information.   Northumberland has some of the most spectacular unspoiled coastline in the UK.  It was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1958 and covers 39 miles of stunning coast!  The Northumberland Coastal Route provides access to the many …Continue reading

Dog Friendly Travel Guide

Dogs in the snow playing

Dogs are members of our families too, so it’s only natural to want to take them with you when you travel. In order to make travelling with your dog safe and enjoyable for you and your pet alike, you need to do some research ahead of time. It’s vital to know laws, guidelines, and safety …Continue reading

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Dogs, Christmas & Children

Canine ambitions

Blog kindly supplied by Rachael of Canine Ambitions  Christmas is magical and exciting for us people, but it’s also really important to be aware of the risks to our dogs at this time of year. Here are a few examples to bear in mind. Trees and decorations So, the tree is up and has pride of …Continue reading

Dog Friendly Things To Do in Norfolk

A guest dog, Hattie, enjoying the warm floor.

Special thanks to Sue Allen of East Ruston Cottages in Norfolk, for supplying this information on dog friendly Norfolk. If you haven’t already discovered the dog friendly delights of Norfolk then it really ought to be on your New Year’s Resolution list for 2014. Let me try to explain why. Nobody goes through Norfolk to get to …Continue reading

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