Welcome to Paw Press, DogTrekker.com’s update on what’s happening in the dog world. We cover doggie events that  we attend; provide updates on where we’ve been; inform you of new, dog-passionate lodging packages; and keep current with dog advocates’ on-going battles to maintain and grow access to dog-friendly areas.

Go to the SNO with your pup

Lola, dad Jeff and grandpa Dave head out for the SNO-Parks.
The recent record snowfall in California has created unbeatable ski conditions and brought flakes to dog-friendly SNO-Parks, snowshoeing trails and more.  Read more.

Find your oasis in Greater Palm Springs

Photo by Visit Greater Palm Springs/@visitgreaterps.
If your vision of a perfect Southern California vacation includes endless blue skies, awe-inspiring mountains, sparkling pools, swaying palm trees, and lots of tail-wagging fun in the sun, you've come to the right place.  Read more.

Happy New Year from DogTrekker.com

The new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hand. Or, maybe it’s in the paw of your four-legged best friend. However you document your 2023 travel aspirations and dreams, you can count on DogTrekker.com.   Read more.

This winter, find a cozy place to stay at Yosemite

Yosemite National Park is a four-season playground with dog-friendly appeal. The destination shines during the quieter winter season, when sunshine sparkles off snowy peaks and icy waterways. Frosty forests set the backdrop for snowshoeing, skiing, skating and more. Some lower-elevation trails are plowed, too, so it’s easy to explore Yosemite Mariposa County with four-legged friends.   Read more.

Four-paw winter accommodations

Photo by Tenaya Lodge.
In the Sierra Mountains, you’ll find places to explore and activities to enjoy, with one-of-a-kind, pet-friendly lodging at Tenaya Lodge.  Read more.

Lodging specials from our Mendocino partners

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude and our dog and human families at DogTrekker are so thankful to have such a supportive, engaging, and responsive group of dog parents to share our California dog-travel stories and insight throughout the year.  Read more.

‘Tis the season at dog-friendly Stanford Inn

Holiday welcome at Stanford Inn. Photo by Stanford Inn.
Fall is a wonderful time to travel, especially to the North Coast of California. This holiday season, the Stanford Inn in scenic Mendocino is your “natural” choice for the entire family—including dogs, of course.  Read more.

Fall moments await at Tenaya Lodge

Dogs welcome at Tenaya Lodge Explorer Cabins. Photo by Tenaya Lodge.
As the season changes, an entire new world opens up in and around Yosemite National Park. It is a great time of the year to hike, explore, relax and enjoy the fall foliage. Now is the perfect time to plan your fall getaway at Tenaya Lodge with family and friends, including your four-legged ones.  Read more.

Halloween safety tips for pets

Jazzy the magic dragon. Photo by Mary Enderle.
Halloween dog costumes can be fun—if you consider them from your dog’s point of view. Here are some tips from our friends at Sage Veterinary Center and the Humane Society.  Read more.

Sip and savor with your pup: Fall winery-trekking

It’s fall! Besides cooler weather, ‘tis the season for wine-tasting experiences with your pup by your side. So why not celebrate the winding down of harvest and crush seasons by trying something new? Explore an unfamiliar wine region or two, snag a picnic table or a fire-pit seat, talk wine, be social (you and your pup) and be informed.  Read more.

Welcome back to Yosemite Mariposa County

Kessler at Glacier Point, Yosemite. Photo by Annie Nagel.
Regular DogTrekker readers know we love Yosemite Mariposa County. This special corner of California faced  destructive summer wildfires, but the danger has passed. Now, your support will jump-start the community’s recovery.  Read more.

Widescreen Yosemite adventure

Home to towering waterfalls and 200-foot-tall giant sequoias, there’s no place like Yosemite. And Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite puts you just two miles from Yosemite National Park.  Read more.

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