Saturday, March 19, 2011

FIDO Friendly magazine names Top 10 B&B’s

PRLog (Press Release)– Mar 19, 2011– Marsing, ID –No bones about it. Your dog would rather be with you, sniff ferrari ing new paths, touring countryside and nibbling gourmet treats than waiting by the door, tapping his paw, wondering what the heck's taking so long—and bed and breakfasts know this. I audi n fact, a growing number of B&B's are catering to the four-legged crowd, c aston martin reating special packages, customizing itineraries and making homemade doggy treats.

FIDO Friendly magazine is proud to share the 10 of the Best Bed & Breakfasts with Fido in mind.  Who made the list? To name a few from Maria Coder of

Cape Cod's Lamb and Lion Inn in Barnstable, Massachusetts:How about a peek at a whale with that morning biscuit? At the Lamb and Lion Inn, guests receive custom itineraries for self-guided tours with their pups. Adventurous pairs won't wantto miss the doggy-and-me sunset whale watch adventure. Fido-friendly beaches, pet-welcoming waterfront cafés and shops with gourmet treats are all included. If you're wiped out after your day trip, dine under the stars at a nearby historic tavern, where the wait staff will bring out a bowl of water for your pup along with your Chardonnay. Or kick back with your pooch and relax with a pool-side BBQ at the inn. 2504 Main Street Rt. 6A, Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630; (800) 909-6923; (508) 362-6823;

1900 Inn on Montford Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina: Complete with doggy trundle beds, a pet welcome basket and several nearby restaurants taking reservations for you and Fido, the 1900 Inn on Montford Bed and Breakfast is a destination in itself. Among the many details is a garden statue of a little dog with a built-in motion sensor that "sprinkles" each time you and your pet walk by—usually catching real dogs completely off guard. The Urban Trail, a 1.7 mile walking tour through the streets of downtown Asheville, is dotted with stops fit to make an art-lover drool. Nearby, historic Grove Arcade or "dog alley" features Fido-friendly restaurants and shops. 296 Montford Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801; (800) 254-9569; (828) 254-9569;

Hofsas House in Carmel-by -the Sea, California Brimming with Fido-friendly places, Carmel is one of the most Fido-friendly cities around. buick Small and artsy and loaded with dog-friendly perks, pups here can frolic leash-free on beautiful Carmel Beach and splash in the dog-only "Fountain of Woof" at Carmel Plaza. The nearby Hofsas House welcomes you and your dog with even more fringe benefits. Some of the inn's rooms feature fireplaces, private balconies and wet bars. The innkeeper is always ready with recommendations for Fido-friendly dining, shopping and activities. Pet owners can soak in downtime at the inn's heated swimming pool, then hit the European-style saunas or watch the sunset on the deck. San Carlos Street between Third and Fourth Avenues, Carmel-by-the Sea, California 93921; (800) 221-2548; (831) 624-2745;

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Now entering our 11th year of publication in 2011, FIDO Friendly magazine includes the very latest hotel and destination reviews along with health and wellness topics, dog training advice, rescue and feel-good stories, contests, and the latest pooch products to hit the market.   Susan Sims (Publisher), Nicholas Sveslosky (Editor in Chief), and Carol Bryant (Social Media Director and Writer/Blogger) are available for commentary and interviews on any dog-related travel topics as well as dog training advice, trends, dog news, and health/wellness/fashion issues for Fido.

These three experts have appeared in various media outlets and welcome the opportunity for interviews and commentary. Please let me know if you would like to interview any of these experts.

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