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Several Vail Valley hotels make their canine customers feel special By Kimberly Nicoletti Bachelor and Scout, two Bernese Mountain Dogs, greet guests, pose for pictures with kids and play with dogs checking in with their owners nearly every afternoon at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek. Meanwhile, in Avon, a patient who’s recovering from surgery performed at Vail Health or undergoing physical therapy at Howard Head Sports Medicine might be staying at the Westin Riverfront Resort with his or her dog for a few days or weeks. These are just two examples of how Vail Valley businesses prioritize, and welcome, mankind’s best friend.   “Vail is the biggest dog place I’ve ever seen. You don’t feel like you’re constricted if you have a dog here,” says Jonathan Reap, director of public relations and communications at Four Seasons Resort in Vail. “Everything is so dog friendly. It’s like you’re supposed to […]

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Top 5 Things To Do With Your Dog in the Vail Valley

A new pet shop, Fresh Tracks,  opened in Eagle-Vail over the weekend adding yet another reason why it’s great to be a dog in Vail. In addition to super cute dog photos, here is a short list of 5 things to do with your favorite dog in the Vail Valley. See the photo spread below! 1. Visit the dog park At the local Dog Park, dogs can roam, play, sniff and play with their dog friends. Dog parks are a bit like Disney Land for a dogs. My favorites is Stephens Park in Vail. Stephen’s Park is off-leash and Gore Creek offers a natural water source. There are beautiful mountain views for you too enjoy too and possibly a chat with other dog owners. 2. Take your dog to lunch The Alpenrose in Vail, Northside Cafe in Avon, or Crazy Mountain Brewery in Edwards all have outdoor dog friendly seating…and, did we mention great food! […]