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National Pet Month - Treat Your Best Friend to Some R&R

May 16, 2017 -

May is National Pet Month and there is no better way to celebrate than by taking your furry friends on a well-deserved vacation!

From handcrafted dog biscuits and neatly made dog beds at Boston’s boutique hotel, XV Beacon, to experiencing a deeper sense of balance, peace and connection to your canine through Pet Energy Healing at the iconic Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, there is something for every puppy personality.


  • Dazzle your Dog at XV Beacon (Massachusetts)


XV Beacon, Boston’s chicest boutique hotel, goes all out for canines and their human companions with their “Dazzle Your Dog” package. Upon arrival, dogs are greeted with a “Paws on Arrival” list of the nearby pet-friendly establishments and walking routes, including an off leash dog area in Boston Common. All dogs receive homemade dog biscuits complete with a special welcome note and personalized dish. Pampered pooches can also luxuriate on a plush dog bed in their room, receive “turndown” service of bottled water and play with other furry friends on the roof deck. For pups looking for the ultimate treat, XV Beacon will set up in-room dog massages upon request. Rates starting from $380.

100% of the suggested $25 pet fee is donated to charity. Dog sitting, walking and grooming can also be arranged prior to arrival. www.xvbeacon.com.

  • Dogs and Cats of all Sizes are Welcome at Loews Hotels (Various Locations)


No need to leave four-legged family members at home for your next vacation! Loews Hotels welcome dogs and cats of all sizes with its Loews Loves Pets program. Offering bowls, special treats, loaner pet beds and even a gourmet room service pet menu developed by in-house chefs and veterinarians, furry friends will be pampered throughout their stay! Additional loaner accessories include scratching posts, litter, litter boxes, scoopers and more. Hotels also provide dog-walking routes, pet-sitting or pet-walking services, as well as lists of pet-friendly restaurants. For more information and room rates, please visit Loews Hotels. Limit two pets per room, fees vary.

  • DOGUE’s luxurious pet amenities offered at Portrait Firenze (Florence, Italy)


Portrait Firenze, part of the Ferragamo family’s Lungarno Collection, just announced a collaboration with DOGUE, one of the largest Australian brands specialized in luxury dog and pet amenities, to bring luxury and ease of travel to guests’ furry friends. Dogs staying at the Portrait Firenze, will be welcomed upon arrival with a “G’Day Mate Aussie Animal” toy, to take to the park, carry across the Arno River and save it to play with when they return to the hotel and eventually home. Dogs will sleep and relax in complete comfort in one of DOGUE’s soft, luxurious beds and eat in style out of one of the brand’s stunning bowls.

Experience a deeper sense of balance, peace and connection between you and your dog. During this Energy Healing session, learn how to connect to your own energy and body while also attuning to a deeper state of relaxation alongside your companion. One of Carillon Miami’s elite Energy Healers, will assess both dog owner and dog's energetic fields and guide them to clear, balance and energize the 7 major centers (chakras). Touch, massage and aromatherapy will also be used depending on owner and dog's unique goals and needs.

  • Sunrise Springs Spa Resort’s Celebrates Puppies Every Day (New Mexico)


Santa Fe’s only destination spa, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, celebrates puppies every day as proud partners of Assistance Dogs of the West (ADW), an organization that has served the community for over 20 years. Guests experience the joy of playing with puppies, while helping to train them to become future services dogs.

From their very first day on Earth, these amazing animals learn about their world through a supervised program that helps them become confident, coordinated, competent adults. In All About Assistance Dogs! Puppies 101, guests learn the basics of purpose-bred dogs, where they are from, what temperaments they embody and the history and reputation of ADW.

The Puppy Enrichment Program looks at what motivates each dog to connect with people and one another. Guests work with ADW professionals to reinforce basic cues and learn how body language, voice, emotion and movement affect the way the dogs learn and respond to their human partners.

Science now acknowledges what any dog owner has known forever: Looking at a dog at rest releases oxytocin, the hormone that bonds a mother and child; also lowers blood pressure; reduces cortisol levels (flight or fight); and decreases heart rates. In Heart Opener with Puppies, guests will pet, hold and cuddle dogs and get some feel-good hormones moving.

  • Puppies eat like royalty at Omni Bedford Springs Resort (Pennsylvania)


Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains of south-central Pennsylvania, Omni Bedford Springs Resort is a perfect escape for guests and their pets. Pets are pampered at the resort with an exclusive in-room menu created from the resort’s team of expert chefs. The menu features hard-to-resist delectable dishes from a Pan Roasted “Skuna Bay” Salmon to an Ahi Tuna “Tartare” to a 1855 Filet Mignon “Tartare.” The menu also offers an array of savory side dishes for pets like venison treats and house made biscuits. Once pets have had their fill, the resort’s grounds are a pet paradise for exploring the historic natural springs and flora and fauna.

  • Montage Deer Valley (Utah)


Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, provides the best accommodations and service for four-legged friends. The resort welcomes dogs up to 45 pounds with a welcome dog toy, plus all-natural, wheat gluten-free jerky and organic dog treats in peanut butter and chicken flavor. Housekeeping will be happy to place these items in the deluxe dog bed provided, upon request, at check-in. Pets are also welcome to enjoy Montage Deer Valley just as guests would, with the exception of restaurants or pool and spa areas. They can also say hello to the resort’s resident four legged guests mascot Monty and Parker, Bernese Mountain Dogs. Pet stays require a $100 non-refundable deposit once per stay with a limit of two dogs per room.

  • Montage Palmetto Bluff (South Carolina)


Located in Bluffton S.C., Montage Palmetto Bluff is the perfect destination for guests to bring their four-legged friends as the resort is set within 20,000 acres of Palmetto Bluff’s maritime forest and surrounded by 32 miles of riverfront. The resort welcomes dogs with a special doggie bed and bowl and also provides surprise amenities such as, specialized dog treats during their stay. When staying on property guest’s pups will have the opportunity to meet and play with other furry friends through the resort’s canine ambassadors program. At 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. everyday, the resort’s four labs, New, May, Cooper and River will be in the lobby to greet guest’s four legged friends and play with them throughout the lobby and front lawn.


 

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