Getaway – Without Going Away

Skip the expensive vacation this summer and discover dog-friendly fun in your own backyard.


With a challenging economic environment and the general stress of travel, dog owners may opt for a “staycation” this summer. But when we stay put, how do we find the fun?

“One trick I’ve found is to view myself as a tourist,” says Nancy M. of Massachusetts, owner of 4-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Ti. “When I studied a local map as though a vacationer, I discovered we lived a short distance from a dog-friendly area with a boat ramp.” Nancy, her husband, and Ti had lunch on the waterfront, launched a kayak, and explored the rivers near home, with Ti on the bow.

Whether you enjoy picnics, city tours, or yard parties, a staycation offers something for everyone, dog included. Read on for five great ideas to stay -- and play.

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