Pet Travel. Made Easy. Fact Sheet

Scenario:  It’s all too familiar.  The pets are left out of another family trip because owners aren’t sure how to find pet-friendly accommodations and activities that everyone can enjoy together.  Plus, they’re worried that bringing Fido and Fluffy along could blow the budget.

  • launched on Friday, May 29, 2009 as a one-stop-shop informational resource for pet owners who want to include the entire family in their vacation plans.
  • We provide up-to-date, detailed pet policies information for nearly 30,000 pet-friendly hotels and campgrounds throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Users have the ability to search for pet-friendly accommodations based on their budget or travel needs (including cats or large dogs).
  • Exclusive and only available at is our Road Trip Planner, which allows you to map your route and locate pet friendly attractions, activities, and service providers – including restaurants – along the way.
  • You can also find information for approximately 20,000 pet-friendly restaurants, activities, attractions and “touristy” points of interest including:
    • Off-leash dog parks
    • Beaches
    • Restaurants
    • National Parks
    • Shopping Centers
    • Wineries
  • Thousands of listing for the following types of service providers can also be found on the site:
    • Pet Sitters
    • Pet Supply Stores
    • Doggie Daycares
    • Veterinarians/Animal Hospitals
    • Boarding Facilities
  • The interactive site enables users to post photos and comments for all the pet friendly locations they visit, sharing their experience and tips with the pet travel community.
  • Business owners wishing to be included in the pet friendly listings can provide their information in the “Add A Listing” form.
  • Beyond the data that is provided on the site, the team travels full-time through out the US and Canada, sharing their travel experiences, tips, and pet friendly destination reviews on their blog, Take Paws.