COMPANY PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TWO CANADIAN CITIES, VANCOUVER AND
TORONTO, PLACE IN DOGFRIENDLY.COM'S 2005 TOP 10
DOG-FRIENDLY DESTINATION CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND
Vancouver placed second in the list; Toronto ninth.
Both cities offer much to do with your dog, nearby out
of town attractions, and dog-friendly transportation.
POLLOCK PINES, California -- May 16, 2005 --
announced its 2005 list of the
Top 10 dog-friendly destination cities in the United States
and Canada. DogFriendly.com annually compiles this list for people who want to take their dogs with them on
vacation. This year there is a separate list for
larger cities and resort areas. The rankings are determined by the
DogFriendly.com staff and
take into account the number and quality of
dog-friendly accommodations, transportation,
availability of interesting things to do with your dog
and outdoor restaurants that allow dogs.
1. Chicago - Stay in an upscale hotel, take a boat tour, visit Navy Pier, enjoy
the parks. Chicago has lots to do with your four-legged
2. Vancouver - Visit Historic Gastown and
Granville Island. Take your leashed dog on the local
trains and buses. Visit nearby Victoria.
3. Boston -
Walk the freedom trail, visit the Faneuil Hall
marketplace and ride in a carriage. Your dog may ride
the city subways with you. Visit nearby Cape Cod or
4. San Francisco - Excellent
lodging and dog-friendly parks, ride the famous cable
cars, visit the Fisherman's Wharf area for some
shopping. The cities trains and buses allow your dog.
Visit nearby dog-friendly Carmel or Lake Tahoe.
5. Seattle - Take a carriage ride through Pioneer
Square or visit the Sculpture Garden. Your pet can ride
the beautiful ferries and the city buses and
6. Salt Lake City - Beautiful parks that welcome
leashed dogs. Visit a small amusement park in Liberty
Park or hike Ensign Peak Trail for a view of the city
below. Visit Park City for the day.
7. San Diego - Dogs love the off-leash parks and
especially the beaches. Try Dog Beach or Fiesta Island.
Many dog-friendly outdoor restaurants. Visit nearby
Julian or Temecula.
8. Tucson - Stay at one of the many nice dog-friendly
hotels. Take your dog to Old Tucson Studios or the Pima
Air and Space Museum. Visit Tombstone for a day.
9. Toronto - Visit Black Creek Pioneer Village,
Centreville Amusement Park or the Toronto Islands Park.
Take your dog on the cities subways and buses. View magnificent
Niagara Falls nearby.
10. San Antonio - View the Alamo from outside with
your dog, stroll the Riverwalk and visit Market Square
marketplace for some shopping and a meal.
For more details on these places please
DogFriendly.com, founded in 1998 to provide dog travel
offers a free website and publishes paperback books.
DogFriendly.com's United States and Canada Dog Travel
Guide is available for order or purchase at
bookstores throughout Canada, online at Chapters/Indigo http://www.chapters.ca
and at http://www.dogfriendly.com