Some Hotels Cater to Dog Owners

Author of "Dog Lovers Guide to Travel" says travelling with your pet deserves a second look.
1:58 | 04/16/14

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Reporter: At some of the swankiest hotels, V.I.P. Means very important paws. From dog beds in the rooms to relief areas right in the hotel. Hotels roll out the red carpet for dogs. Reporter: Kelly E. Carter says traveling with your pet deserves a second look. First, she says, luxury chains from the peninsula hotels to the four seasons will greet your dog. Serve it room service. And in some cases -- There's a pet concierge on button on the phone. I pushed it. Can you walk my dog, please? There was a guy there in two minutes. Reporter: Attractions across the country are opening up to pets. In the northeast, Vermont's dog mountain is 150 acres of pure dog and owner bliss. Canine cruises in Alexandria, Virginia, lets you take your pup out on the potomac. The American folklore theater invites four-legged fans to enjoy their outdoor plays. And there's the art scene of the central California coast. Wander the galleries, enjoy some wine, all with your canine companion. As stores and restaurants open up to pets, our four-legged friends as an ice breaker you wouldn't normally have. In fact, yappy hours around the country are on the rise for travelers. Where all breeds and types mingle, as pet parents get to know each other. Okay, there is some rambunctious behavior. But that happens in human bars, too. And if it's just getting away from it all that you crave -- Oh, yeah. Good for you? Reporter: Yeah. People and pet massage is a real thing, too. For "Good morning America," Becky Worley, ABC news, San Francisco.

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