A Guide to Where to Eat With Your Pet
With record numbers of Americans traveling with their
pets (over 20 million in 2004), so grows the demand for pet-friendly
activities. What better activity than dining out?
out is a big part of any trip and pet traveling people don't want
to leave their pet behind in the hotel room when they step out
for dinner or drinks. Now they don't have to," commented Kim Salerno, president of TRIPS with PETS, a website that launched a directory of pet-friendly restaurants.
it is against health code to allow a pet inside of a dining establishment,
many restaurants with outdoor seating would love to host you and
have turned away human customers since I opened my doors, but
never a single pet," said one pet friendly restaurant owner.
Of course, it's very important that
you follow proper pet etiquette when dining out. Always show consideration
for other patrons: make sure your pet doesn't beg for food,
bark or jump. Don't expect the wait staff to serve your pet —
bring along their own travel bowls, food and water.
"If your pet is friendly, we are pet friendly," One restaurateur
more information on pet friendly restaurants visit: TRIPS with PETS.