If you are a dog owner it, holiday time can sometimes be quite difficult. The thought of leaving the dog in kennels or asking someone to look after him can be a little bit stressful and may even put you off going on holiday. Dog friendly cottages in Scotland are the answer to this dilemma.
Scotland is a wonderful holiday destination, offering so much to see and do. One of the best ways to explore this magnificent country is by hiring a cottage as it gives you the freedom to do as you please. There are no set meal times and no over crowded rooms like you find in a hotel. The cottages can sleep between two and eight people and still have enough room for the dog.
“188 Locations in Scotland with over 220 Accommodation Options that are Dog Friendly”
You can also choose the kind of location to suite the type of holiday you want. Dog friendly cottages in Scotland can be hired by the sea or in the countryside and these types of location are particularly good if you are taking the dog along. Many of the beaches in Scotland are dog friendly all year round and the miles of open sand are ideal for walking your pet.
If you would like a more rural location then the area around Loch Ness is very dog friendly. There are hills, forests and loads of open spaces for the dog to run around and he will have lots of fun. At certain times of the year, your dog may pick up a few ticks, which thrive in the heather. Some of the cottages provide instruction on how to remove the ticks and it is a relatively easy thing to do.
Dog friendly cottages in Scotland are very well decorated and furnished to very high standards and because of this, most cottage owners ask you not to leave the dog in on his own. He may become distressed if left alone in a strange place and the furniture could be the victim of the dogs anguish. Dog friendly cottage holidays in Scotland are a great way for you and your pet to have a wonderful holiday in this beautiful country.