5 Summer Vacations for You and Your Dog

One of the hardest parts about being a pet parent is not always having the freedom to take a vacation. As a pet parent, you have the responsibility to make sure your pet will be taken care of while you are away and pet boarding can be expensive. However, there are several pet-friendly vacations you can take so you and your furry companion don't have to be apart.

Visit the Beach

Has your dog ever been to the beach? Now is the time! There are plenty of dog-friendly beaches in Texas and dog-friendly hotels near them! You can spend the day or the weekend playing in the water or strolling down the beach.

Road Trip

Hit the open road with your pup! Plan a road trip with plenty of safe rest stops and visit pet friendly attractions. You could map out dog-friendly restaurants along the way and take a tour of different dog parks!

Weekend at the Cabin

There are plenty of cabin rentals that allow pets for a small fee. Whether you want a cabin in the woods, on the lake, or in a small town, there are many options!


You and your dog can spend some time with nature on a camping trip. There are plenty of things to do on a camping trip such as fishing, hiking or having a cookout!


Sometimes the best vacations you can have are the ones when you don't leave at all. Enjoy some time in your home with your dog. You could build a dog house for them or visit local dog parks. Maybe visit local dog bakeries or dog friendly restaurants. Its great to get to know the dog-friendly places in your area.

At the end of the day, it's simple: no matter what you do, all your dog really wants is to spend time with you. So spend some quality time with your pup.