Dog-friendly

Growling for Guerneville in Sonoma County

Sonoma County is one of the biggest pieces of real estate in California, and its treasures span a geographic landscape stretching from the Russian River Valley to coastal communities and beyond. Best bet for you and your tail-wagger, especially in winter: pick a...

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Start at the Dog-Friendly Border Town of Gualala

Gualala is a border town, but not in the usual sense of the word. Just over the Sonoma County line in Mendocino County, it’s a boho kind of place with a selection of dog-friendly lodgings and restaurants as well as quick access to shore-side refuges where you can go...

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Dogs Ride Free Through June!

It's summer and the time to reserve your spot on a family and dog-friendly SOAR canoe from Russian River Adventures. Floating down the Russian River is truly one of the most fun days your water-loving dog can ever have. And if you book a mid-week trip in June, dogs...

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Get Your Float on in Sonoma Wine Country!

Nine miles. Four-plus hours of water time. Countless tail wags, big smiles. A float/paddle on a secluded section of the Russian River is a DogTrekker must-do for visitors to Sonoma County. With your water-loving dog on board in a custom-made SOAR inflatable canoe from...

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River Cruisin’ With Your Canine

Many say that coastal Mendocino County is not so much a place as a state of mind. And for DogTrekkers, full immersion wouldn’t be complete without a dog-friendly paddle excursion along the serene Big River estuary. Catch A Canoe & Bicycles Too, which shares ground...

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Vet Buzz: Dangers on the Trail

By Dr. Chris Pitts, RVT, of Broadway Animal Hospital Summer hiking is here, and you want to take Fido out to romp in the hills! Here are a few things to keep in mind to continue your fun in the sun. Foxtails can ravage your dog's ears and feet in the summer. These...

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Get Your Tail(s) to Mendocino County’s Little River Inn

What’s not to like about the gorgeous Mendocino coast? Absolutely nothing, of course! And with a River Dog package at the Little River Inn Resort & Spa, perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, you’ll enjoy a two-night stay in a pet-friendly guest room, a...

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Clear the Decks: It’s Splash Time in Lake County!

Lake County is named for that big puddle of blue on the map, and there’s lots to wag tails about on its shores. But Clear Lake is hardly the only body of water in the vicinity. Blue Lakes (Upper and Lower), just five miles away, are a pair of clear, spring-fed bodies...

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Tri-Valley Animal Rescue 2019

Little Poco has had quite a lot to deal with lately. When this scruffy, sweet terrier mix was 6, his elderly owners surrendered him to the East County Animal Shelter in Dublin because they could no longer care for him. It was true, too, because the poor guy was...

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