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.

Placer County promises trails, thrills and tasty surprises

Welcome to Placer County, a 1,400-square-mile playground where dog-friendly fun is always in season. From cosmopolitan Roseville and Rocklin, to the serene Gold Country foothills, to rugged Sierra landscapes near North Lake Tahoe, Placer is the place to live life at its peak. A great place to start is the California Welcome Center in historic downtown Auburn for expert trip-planning advice.  Read more.

Your dog deserves a vacation too!

Rosie at Little River Inn. Photo by Little River Inn.
The Little River Inn rolls out the red carpet for dog-lovers and their four-legged friends. They offer two fabulous packages: the Water Dog Sea Cave Package and the River Dog Package. Choose one or choose both! The Water Dog Sea Cave Package offers dog-friendly kayaking on the ocean off Van Damme state beach with sea cave tours. The River Dog Package offers a 3-hour dog-friendly, ultra-stable outr  Read more.

Unleash the fun: Book now for Lake Tahoe’s best-in-show dog camp

Attention all dog lovers! Don't miss out on the tail-waggin' good time at Wild Blue Dogs' fall camp experiences in Lake Tahoe. Register now to secure your spot and treat yourself and your furry friend to six nights of all-inclusive fun, including training events, guided hikes, pet photography, and special surprises. With limited spaces available, it's time to plan ahead and create unforgettable me  Read more.

Fort Bragg: Affordable and uniquely dog-friendly

Photo by Beachcomber Hotel Group.
Mendocino County in Northern California is a haven for dog-friendly adventures, with coastal Fort Bragg serving as an ideal hub. Enjoy affordable stays, minimal pet fees, and top amenities at Beachcomber Hotel Group's three properties. The Beachcomber Motel, Surf & Sand Lodge, and Beach House Inn all offer dog welcome kits and play areas, with proximity to outdoor dining, Glass Beach, Noyo He  Read more.

Noyo Harbor Inn is inviting you this spring and summer!

Photo by Noyo Harbor Inn.
Year after year, DogTrekkers tell us that the North Coast is their favorite California coastal getaway and Fort Bragg is a popular home base for enjoying spring and summer canoe routes, coastal trails, photo walks and Skunk Train rides. Welcome to the Noyo Harbor Inn where dog-friendly rooms overlook the tree-lined Noyo River. The inn features waterfront patio dining, spa services and auth  Read more.

ARF’s Animals on Broadway May 7

Photo by ARF.
Join the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) at their annual Animals on Broadway fundraiser on May 7 at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek. ARF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals in the Bay Area. By attending this event, participants will not only enjoy a day of fun with their furry friends but also support the organization's vital work.  Read more.

The Gold Country, an amazing American road trip

California’s Gold Country, home to the Gold Rush in 1849, combines history, nature, authentic American West small towns, a sensational culinary scene, wine, microbreweries, and majestic scenery in a captivating way that no other California region rivals. The gold rush continues today in the form of tourism in a region encompassing a dozen cities and counties with hundreds of dog-friendly places   Read more.

Leave Only Paw Prints®

California’s legendary, dog-friendly landscapes draw millions of pet parents and pups every year. The Golden State promises extraordinary adventures, whether you’re splashing in alpine lakes along Sierra trails or playing fetch in the neighborhood park. It’s our duty to protect these mountains, trails, beaches, parks and urban playgrounds, which is why we’ve built stewardship and sustaina  Read more.

Win an Oakland DogCation® at the Claremont Club & Spa

ENTER TO WIN! Oakland is a proudly creative, multicultural, endlessly walkable Bay Area destination that’s incredibly dog friendly—whether you and your pup prefer waterfront views, redwood-shaded trails or city shopping trips bookended by beer tastings. Now, DogTrekker is partnering with Visit Oakland to present the ultimate Oakland DogCation®! Register today for your chance to win two nigh  Read more.

Special events for you and your dog

Sacramento SPCA Doggy Dash. Photo by Dave Kendrick.
DogTrekkers are a giving bunch as witnessed by their support for the adoption/rescue community through donations, volunteering, and attendance at adoptathons and other special events during the year. Spring is here and it is time to start planning for event season 2023. Make plans to attend the following events; and to find even more events near you, click on the View Near Me button on DogTrekk  Read more.

Concord presents history, culture and accessibility for all

Brandy and pups in Concord. Photo by Mario Lopez.
The city of Concord features all the elements of a memorable California getaway: think culinary treats, craft beer, cultural gems, rich heritage, and pretty parks in every direction. This dynamic community, just 30 miles from San Francisco, is also incredibly dog-friendly and proactively ADA-accessible.   Read more.

Dog-approved adventures in California’s North Coast region

Frenchie hiking the redwood forests of the North Coast.
Our pups have discerning tastes: good sleeps, good eats and plenty of play. Just north of San Francisco, the ‘North of Ordinary’ counties of California – Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte – offer plenty of fun for both you and and your dog on the North Coast in Northern California.  Read more.

Book now for Lake Tahoe’s best-in-show dog camp

Wild Blue Dog Camp. Photo by Sharon Eide.
Four-paw fun at Lake Tahoe? While helping a dog-focused nonprofit? We're all ears... Wild Blue Dogs is now booking its 2023 camp experiences, and you’ll enjoy exclusive rates when you register and make a deposit by March 15 (summer camp) or April 30 (fall camp).  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.

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