Tag Archives: Florida

Matlacha: A Dog Friendly Fishing Village With An Art Problem

In 2014, I spent about two months in Ft. Myers, Florida.  After only two weeks in town, I was introduced as a regular at Bonita Bill’s.  Soon thereafter I met the folks at the dog-friendly Sea Gypsy Inn and began attending “secret … Continue reading

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Follow the Paws: Dog Friendly Places in New Smyrna Beach

By the time we hit New Smyrna Beach, we’d been gone from home for 14 days. We’d visited Destin, Crystal Springs, Ft. Meyers Beach, and now we had one more chance to stall and an official dog beach to put our … Continue reading

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Detours With Dogs: Three Florida Backroads You Need To Take

When Henri and I left home in Arkansas on December 20th, 2018, we were supposed to be heading to Memphis for an overnight Christmas adventure, including a carriage ride through the Starry Nights light exhibit at Shelby Farms.  A rainy forecast pretty much ruined that, and … Continue reading

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Every Dog Has His Day on 30A

Before you head to the sugar-white beaches of Destin and 30A with your pooch, there are some things you should know. Let’s start with where dogs are and are not allowed, and what it’s going to cost you if you … Continue reading

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Orlando Fresh & More Dog-Friendly

Everytime I go to Orlando I find something new to love. It is an ever-evolving city and one that has been dear to my heart since 1990 when I participated in the Walt Disney World College Program. I often wonder … Continue reading

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3 (Can’t Miss) Spring Festivals That Welcome Your Dog

Spring has sprung and if you’re like me, you’re starting to get a little restless. This is the time of year when my friends wonder what I’m going to be up to next. It could be fun, it could be … Continue reading

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Doggie Style in the SEC: Part 3

You know that one ex you went back to a million times before you finally learned your lesson? That’s how I feel about my Hogs right now. I didn’t expect them to beat Texas A&M but I didn’t expect them … Continue reading

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Canine Cuisine from Coast to Coast

By now we all know about the Starbuck’s Puppucinno and you probably know of at least a few locations in your hometown, like the ice cream or cupcake cake place, that provide freebies or small bites to the fur kids. … Continue reading

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Paradise Coast

Like most days, we started out with a plan. Like the best days, it changed. We began our morning by cruising over to Naples for the Naples Botanical Garden’s Sunday dog walk. I thought it was the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Mama Has a Plan

All the information you need to plan a Walt Disney World Vacation with your dog is featured in my guest post for the Mamas at www.nwaMotherlode.com. You’ll find out about dog-friendly ‘Good Neighbor Hotels,’ and how to choose one that’s close. … Continue reading

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