An Accomplished Southern California Weimaraner Breeder.
The Southern California Weimaraner.....
When considering travel and vacationing it almost seems tiresome trying to find place to stay that will incorporate your
weimaraner. Well at last! I found this wonderful article that outlines a 2-4 day trip that you can take with your Weimaraner in
the Southern California area.
San Diego. Hit the sands at The Original Dog Beach , one of the country’s first leash-free beaches. Chill over lunch at the San
Diego Humane Society’s Rocky’s Doggie Café , which hosts monthly canine mixers with experts on hand to offer training tips.
INFO 800/350-6205; sandiego.org
Del Mar (18mi/30km; 24 mins). Fall to spring, dogs can run free along a half-mile of coast at North Beach (leashes required in
summer). For a special treat, head over to Muttropolis in Solana Beach, a hip pet boutique with designer bowls and cool toys.
INFO 858/755-9313; delmar.ca.us/visitors
Laguna Beach (52mi/83km; 57 mins). Find doggy swimsuits, hoodies, even some bling (Swarovski-encrusted collars!) at Bark
and Sniff Boutique . INFO 949/715-4405; lagunabeachinfo.com
Huntington Beach (16mi/26km; 26 mins). Surf City has gone to the dogs. Catch the wave at HB’s Dog Beach —one mile of
pure pooch paradise. Recharge in style at the Shorebreak Hotel , where a special package includes a designer boa for your dog,
chew toy, and room service treats. INFO 800/729-6232; surfcityusa.com
Palm Springs (107mi/172km; 1hr 57mins). Let that cold-nosed friend chill out in the dry heat at historic Casa Cody Bed and
Breakfast Inn , where shaded grounds and cool tile floors invite afternoon snoozes. Stock up on healthy food and natural treats
for dogs and cats at Bones N Scones . INFO 800/347-7746; visitpalmsprings.com
Big Bear Lake (93mi/150km; 1hr 56mins). Head to the mountains and unleash your dog’s inner hound at Pine Knot Guest
Ranch , where two acres of off-leash fun (and rabbits and squirrels) await. Work out the kinks with an in-cabin canine massage.
INFO 800/424-4232; bigbearinfo.com
Los Angeles (104mi/167km; 2hrs 10mins). Let your pooch sniff it up with the stars at dog parks in the Hollywood Hills; try
Runyon Canyon and Laurel Canyon . INFO 323/467-6412; discoverlosangeles.com
Calabasas (27mi/44km; 34 mins). Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park is a veritable Forest Lawn for celeb pets and animals stars
dating back to 1928. Look for Pete from the Little Rascals and Topper, Hopalong Cassidy’s horse. INFO 323/467-6412;
Santa Barbara (71mi/115km; 1hr 18mins). Give your dog a taste of the endless summer at Santa Barbara’s most popular off-
leash fun zone, Arroyo Burro Beach Park . There’s even a coin-operated dog wash. INFO (805) 966-9222; santabarbaraca.com