Tips On Your Dog Friendly Holiday

More people than ever are taking their dogs on holiday with them and especially to our dog friendly holiday cottages in Suffolk. Will your four-legged best friend be joining you on your next holiday?

  • 90% of dog owners would consider changing their travel plans to accommodate their dog
  • 82% of women would consider taking their dog on holiday with them
  • £140 per week – the average cost of leaving your dog in a kennel
  • City dwellers are more likely to take their dogs away
  • 76% of people aged 25-34 would consider taking their dog away with them
  • 72% of dog owners said they consider their dogs as family members when booking a holiday
  • 1 in 3 confesses to talking to their dogs on the phone or leaving them voice messages!
  • 1 in 4 would pay the same amount to take their dog on holiday, as it would cost to take another adult
  • There are 450 dog friendly beaches across the UK

Tips before you go away with your dog

  • Do a health check to ensure your dog’s vaccinations are up to date
  • If travelling abroad ensure your dog is microchipped and have a pet passport
  • Make sure your canine friend has a collar with your contact details on them
  • Make a list of dog friendly places to visit, like beaches, parks and pubs

Tips while you’re away

  • Always carry water and a bowl and never leave your dog in a hot car
  • Clean up after your dog
  • Dogs should be kept under control at all times, especially near livestock

At Gladwins Farm, we welcome your dog with a comfy bed, a dog bowl with biscuits and placemat! There are fantastic dog walks aplenty around Gladwins and further afield in the direction of dog-friendly beaches.