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Recommended reading

Vacationing with Your Pet by Eileen Barish
An extensive listing of 23,000 pet-friendly accommodations in the United States and Canada. Also advice pages on training your cat to walk on a leash, packing for your dog, a recipe for homemade dog biscuits and common plants toxic to animals.
Pets on the Go: The Definitive Pet Accommodation and Vacation Guide by Dawn Habgood, Robert Habgood
Featuring comprehensive listings on pet-friendly accommodations with contact information, number of rooms, corresponding rates, details on specific features and amenities, as well as character, ambience, cuisine and a history of each establishment. The United States guide features 18,000 listings and rules for taking pets into state and national parks.
Best Hikes With Dogs
This is the title of a series of books for different parts of the United States. It details the trails available, the elevation, water, trail difficulty etc.
Holidaying with Dogs
Something of a pet owners travel bible listing dog friendly places to stay throughout Australia and New Zealand
The Portable petswelcome.com: The Complete Guide to Traveling with Your Pet by Fred N. Grayson and Chris Kingsley
Provides essential information and tips on traveling with a pet in the United States including a wide range of hotels, motels, B&Bs and campgrounds that are pet friendly along with listings of services of interest to pet owners, including emergency veterinarians, boarding kennels, pet sitters and pet day-care facilities.
2008 Pet Friendly Places to Stay by AA Publishing
Features 1,200 AA-inspected hotels, B&Bs and campsites located throughout Britain and Ireland that accept dogs, cats and horses. Additional information on exercise areas, charges, food availability, contact information, and whether your pet can stay in the room unattended is also included.
Mobil Travel Guide On The Road With Your Pet by Mobil
Offers guidance in choosing the best hotels, restaurants, sights and more when traveling with your pet.
DogFriendly.com’s Lodging Guide for Travelers with Dogs: United States and Canada Pet-friendly Lodging, Hotels and Accommodations by Tara Kain and Len Kain
A low cost pet-lodging guide for the United States and Canada with up to date information on hotels, resorts, bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals. It also includes the top 20 cities and resorts to visit with your dog(s).
Globetrotting Pets: An International Travel Guide by David Forsythe
Things to consider when deciding whether to take your pet with you, practicalities on international pet travel, vaccinations, food, things to pack etc and specific country-by-country information for literally everywhere.

Useful Websites

Get Out of Town (http://www.getoutoftown.com.au)
Lists pet friendly escapes around Australia
Take A Break (http://www.TakeABreak.com.au/PetFriendly)
Pet friendly accommodation around Australia.
Trips with Pets (http://www.tripswithpets.com)
Travel tips and resources when you’re on the move plus a list of over 20000 pet friendly hotels, bed & breakfasts, inns, resorts and vacation rentals in the US.
Take Your pet (http://www.Takeyourpet.com)
Tips and general information about traveling with a pet. Also a membership scheme of which benefits include lodging discounts and access to online pet travel resources.
Pets Can Stay (http://www.petscanstay.com)
Lists pet friendly hotels, resorts and lodging in the US and Canada. Plus has a lot of travel tips and articles about pet behavior, health and travel.
Holidaying with Dogs (http://www.holidayingwithdogs.com.au)
Dog friendly places to stay in Australia.
Pets Welcome (http://www.petswelcome.com)
An enormous internet database with places to take your pet around the world.

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