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Dog Friendly Luxury in the Pacific Northwest

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You have to admit, there's just something mystical about a destination that attracts generations of families on an annual pilgrimage. Iron Springs Resort is such a place. For over seventy years, generations of people and pets have spent their summers exploring the miles of sandy white beaches.

Iron Springs can be found in Copalis Beach, a little over 100 miles from Seattle, on the Washington coast. (If you’re a fan of the Twilight series of books, you can run up the coastline and visit both Forks and La Push, each are only a beautiful two hours away.) Dogs are not only allowed in the cabins, they are encouraged. Enter the main office cabin and a pail of tennis balls sit near the front entrance of the door. Leashes emblazoned with the name of the resort hang nearby, and there is no shortage of treats for both you and your pup at the small country store. On the short walk (or drive - all cabins have private drives) from the office to your cabin, you will see pooches lounging lazily on the porch after running the massive beach all day. Cold, wet and completely tuckered out, these are some of the most content animals we have ever met. Up to three dogs are allowed to visit with families, and while a pet deposit does apply, it is well worth the cost for the immaculately clean cabins.

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Cat Resorts Worth Purring About

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We all know it's not good to leave your cat home alone for any extended period of time, as there are simply too many things that can go wrong while you're away. Some of these things include fire, flood, illness and far too many others to mention.  While having a pet-sitter come to the house is generally the best option, it may not be an option for you.

Most people associate cat boarding with a small, cramped cage at the veterinary office surrounded by stressed-out dogs. But, the times they are a'changing. Cat boarding is becoming a luxurious business. Today we're taking a look at a few of the best feline boarding facilities across the nation.

Whether you're leaving town for a day or a month, these are ten luxury cat resorts that will make sure your cats have their own vacation during your absence.

 

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Rodeway Inn & Suites

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Open your door and you magically step outside - (dogs like that!). This great property offers amazing views, a pet-walking park, free map of the area for you and your pet to explore, and specialty dog treats. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges can be found in the surrounding area.

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Rodeway Inn & Suites hotel provides friendly customer service, inviting accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Colorado Springs area.

The Rodeway Inn & Suites® hotel is conveniently located close to local places of interest, including the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, and offers easy access to Interstate 25. You'll also find it conveniently located near:

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Hotel Chains Open Their Doors to Dogs

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Imagine that the following happens during your next vacation: You enter the lobby of a luxury hotel with your accompanying children, colleagues or friends, and your eyes wide open. Your companions gasp while you stare, jaw agape, at the finery and expensive furnishings. You’re so taken aback by the splendor that you almost drop your dog’s leash. This scenario might not just be a daydream -- especially the part about your dog. That’s because many hotels now cater to dog owners like you. Now you can stay at hotels ranging from luxury chains, where you can expect royal rover treatment, to reasonably priced hotels, which place more emphasis on functionality rather than flash.

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The Broadmoor

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The BROADMOOR is a Pet Friendly resort. For your pet's comfort and your convenience, our staff will place special BROADMOOR bedding and food bowls for use while in residence.  A complimentary pet treat also will be provided.  Click here to download more information about our special Pitty Pat Pet Club.   

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