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Lansdowne  Resort
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
(877) 419-8400
http://www.lansdowneresort.com/

Making your holiday travel plans? Don't forget about your pup! If you're headed to Virginia, you may want to consider Lansdowne AAA Four Diamond Property in Leesburg. From November 24 - December 30, they are offering free lodging for all canines. All dog fees will be waived and their owner even gets a $50 dining credit!

(Tip: Ask about their special Thanksgiving dog friendly menu, too.)

Their Howl for the Holidays package includes:

  • Overnight Accommodations
  • All dog fees waived
  • $50 dining credit per night

The dog friendly resort in Virginia also introduced their “Howl for the Holidays” seasonal offer that will allow dogs to stay free with a guest and have the $100 non-refundable fee waived. The special seasonal dog friendly offer is available from November 24 through December 30, 2013. For guests staying with canines over Thanksgiving, the resort is preparing a special dog friendly dinner with turkey, oatmeal, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce.

“We have seen an increase in the number of guests inquiring about whether we were dog friendly, so this decision was a direct result.” said Michael Snapkoski, director of sales and marketing at Lansdowne Resort. “Aside from our resort, there are dog friendly parks in the area, so allowing dogs seemed like a great way to fulfill a need for guests and families that love to travel with their four-legged friends.”

 

There are a few restrictions, though. The property will allow dogs in certain rooms on the second floor of the hotel. The weight size restriction for one dog is 75 pounds, or two will be permitted with the limit of 50 pounds per dog. Guests are asked to announce plans to travel with a dog prior to arrival, and are required to fill out and sign the dog friendly policy agreement during the check-in process.

The time to register will be worth it as Lansdowne Resort is composed of 500 acres of land which includes Bark Park, a dog friendly rest area, and the Potomac Heritage Trail, a walking path where dog and owner can explore along the banks of the historic Potomac River. Upon arrival at the resort, your dog will be provided with a special bone amenity and the use an official Lansdowne Resort dog bowl. The dog friendly resort in Virginia also offers a Kanine Kitchen and all items are free of onion and corn. The doggie room service option includes:

  • Peanut Butter Bones
  • Ruffrey Rrrrrisotto with mixed meats, light garlic, rice and finely chopped vegetables
  • Meatloaf a la Bingo with potatoes, finely chopped vegetables, navy beans, ground beef, eggs and wheat germ
  • Apple Pup-Cakes with applesauce, vanilla, wheat flour, apple chips and honey.

Lansdowne Resort is located in scenic DC Wine Country about 40 minutes west of Washington DC and eight miles north of Dulles International Airport. The AAA Four Diamond property is International Association of Conference Center (IACC) and Virginia Green certified and has 296 luxury guest rooms and 14 suites. Amenities and resort recreation include four restaurants; an Aquatic Complex with five pools and a waterslide; three tennis courts; 12,000 square foot Spa Minérale with 13 treatment rooms; and The Golf Club at Lansdowne with 45 holes of golf designed by Robert Trent Jones and Greg Norman, and managed by Troon Golf.

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Stacy Mantle is a freelance writer who currently resides in the southwestern deserts of Arizona with a few dogs, several cats, and a very understanding husband. She is a regular contributor to Pet Age Magazine, Catster, Animal Behavior College, and of course, PetsWeekly. Many of her stories and articles have been translated into several languages, and now reach an international audience. She is also the author of a bestselling urban fantasy/thriller, Shepherd's Moon; a humor book entitled, Conquering the Food Chain: Living Amongst Animals (Without Becoming One), and a line of Educational Activity Books for children.


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