11 Adventurous Pups for National Dog Day
Check out these travel-happy dogs.
When you have a pup of your own, every day is National Dog Day, right?
Well, in honor of today, declared National Dog Day, we wanted to pay homage to those furry friends of ours who never say no to a new adventure, whether it be by land or by sea. Because a dog really is the best travel companion you can have.
We asked Travel Channel fans to share photos of their adventurous dogs with the hashtag #TravelChannelPups. Here's a sampling of the submissions, from paddle boarding pups to four-legged hikers.
First-Timers at the Grand Canyon
Island Dog in Saint Martin
Float Trip in Oregon
First Class Yorkie
Sitting Pretty Atop Portland's Elk Mountain
Pup Takes Portofino, Italy
Living the Dream in Laguna Beach
Corgi With a View at Germany's Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Coco Prince at Washington's Takhlakh Lake
Paddle Boards and Pups in New Orleans
The Best Traveling Shadow in the Badlands
Let this be your inspiration to take your own best friend on a great afternoon or sunset hike and get out and enjoy the day wherever you are.
Want more #TravelChannelPups after National Dog Day? Keep submitting photos of your adventurous dogs by using the hashtag on Instagram!
Dog Surfing Competitions 16 Photos
Ritz Carlton, New YorkFour-legged visitors’ special needs and requests are taken just as seriously as their owners’ at the Ritz Carlton overlooking Central Park. The Pampered Pooch package includes a bone-shaped pet pillow, aromatherapy and homemade dog treats. And when it's raining, pets and their owners can borrow Burberry raincoats. 960 1280
Onyx Hotel, BostonThis boutique hotel welcomes furry friends free of charge without size or weight restrictions. Your pet will be pampered with amenities such as dog-walking, dog-sitting, and for those pets who want to stay in, an in-room dining menu that includes an 8-oz sirloin with kibble, along with gourmet dog and cat food. 960 1280
Mandarin Oriental, MiamiWhen pets check into Mandarin Oriental, Miami, they are given a keepsake golden collar tag to easily identify these special guests. Pampered pooch amenities include plush pet beds, dog-walking services and pet-friendly in-room dining menus. Specialized packages include a workout with a certified dog trainer, a play date with a pet butler and grooming. 960 1280
The Muse Hotel, New York CityAt Kimpton’s The Muse Hotel in New York, pet-friendly offerings include a “Hers and Furs Pet-icure,” where owner and pet can indulge in a pedicure. Also offered is the “Pampered Pooch” package for the on-the-go pet, which includes: deluxe accommodations, a special canine concierge welcome from Ginger (director of pet relations at The Muse), road trip treats such as a "woof warrior" travel pack that includes a portable water bowl, organic bones and a $25 gas card. 960 1280
Hotel Monaco, PortlandEver wonder what is really going on in your pet’s head? Wonder no more when you stay at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco in Portland, where the resident pet psychic will work with you and your pet to solve behavioral issues and improve your relationship. The pet psychic is available to guests during the complimentary wine hour in the lobby, so you mingle with all the four-legged animals and their two-legged companions at the hotel. 960 1280
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Cabo San LucasLas Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, in Cabo San Lucas caters to your jet-lagged furry friends, with stress-reducing neck massages and walks on the fine-sand beach by the resort staff. Designed especially for the resort, portable pet cabanas are available to so your pup can lounge in shady comfort at the beach or pool. 960 1280
Palomar Hotel, San FranciscoThe Palomar is a stylish boutique hotel in downtown San Francisco that has an open-arms policy toward pets -- almost any type and weight can stay for free. Guests can fill out a "Pet Preferences" card to ensure their pets get the most out of their stay. In the lobby, guests will be greeted by Maverick, the hotel's Director of Pet Relations, a friendly Labrador Retriever. 960 1280
L'Ermitage Beverly HillsL'Ermitage has the most impressive pet room service we've seen, but it is Beverly Hills after all. Pets can choose (with their owner's help) between Tuna Tartar, Fois Gras, Osetra Caviar with Hard Poached Eggs, among other lavish meals on the menu. And if Sparky doesn't do generic, don't worry; the hotel will have your brand of dog food on request. 960 1280
Hotel Marlow, BostonIt's not all about the furry variety, when it comes to pet-friendly hotels. If you're looking for a quieter travel companion, you can request a goldfish to stay overnight with you at Hotel Marlow in Boston. The "Guppy Love" perk is offered at many of Kimpton's Hotels, and guests don't even have to worry about feeding their fish, as that is covered by the staff-on-hand daily. 960 1280
Luxury Hotels for Pets 10 Photos
Petcations 15 Photos