The most “dog friendly” places in the UK and Europe Wednesday 1 November 2017 PDF Print The UK’s most popular dog friendly businesses and destinations have been recognised in the Annual DogFriendly Awards. The DogFriendly Awards are run by DogFriendly Limited in association with The Kennel Club’s “Be Dog Friendly Campaign” and this year they have been supported by Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. The Awards give dog owners the opportunity to recognise and reward pet and non-pet businesses and places that go the extra mile for the benefit of the UK’s 9.4 million dogs and their owners. Winners of the DogFriendly Awards in each of the categories are chosen by public vote. The DogFriendly Awards are split into four sections and eighteen categories. The four sections are: Most Dog Friendly Non-pet Businesses – in association with The Kennel Club Most Dog Friendly Employer – in association with Pets at Work Alliance Most Dog Friendly European Place to visit and place to stay – in association with Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Most Dog Friendly Pet Businesses – in association with My Pet People. And the eighteen categories are: Hotel/Place to Stay, Pub/Bar, Day Out, Beach, Café / Restaurant, Camping / Caravanning, The Great Outdoors, High Street Shops, Town / City, Large Organisation, Employer, Europe Hotel / Place to Stay, Europe Area / Place to Visit, Pet Shops, Groomers, Kennels, Sitters and Walkers Winners and runners up of each category are below. This year saw more entries than ever before and tens of thousands of public votes. Steve Bennett, co-founder of DogFriendly commented “this year’s awards ceremony was a wonderful occasion and it gave us the opportunity to say a very public thank you to the businesses that were voted as the most dog friendly in the UK”. More details of the awards and all of the nominations can be found at DogFriendly Issued by: DogFriendly Limited (www.dogfriendly.co.uk) Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 01480 570009 or 07908 705188 The winners and runners-up Non-pet businesses: Beach Winner – Perranporth Beach, Cornwall Runners-up – Brancaster Beach, Norfolk & Holkham Nature Reserve Beach, Norfolk Café / Restaurant Winner – Café Country, Ballymoney Runners-up – The Beach Café, Wells-next-the-Sea & Doggie Diner, Sunderland Camping / Caravanning Winner – Blue Hills Touring Park, Cornwall Runner’s-up – Newquay View, Cornwall & The Elms, Ledbury Day Out Winner – Woofstock UK, Devon Runner’s up - The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth & Marwood Hill Gardens, Barnstaple Great Outdoors Winner – South West Coastal Path National Trail, Cornwall Runner’s-up – Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, Dartmoor National Park Hotel / Places to Stay Winner – Brecon Retreat, Brecon Runner’s-up – Letheringham Water Mill Cottages, Letheringham, Woodfarm Barns, Ipswich Large Organisation Winner – Forest Holidays Runner’s-up – Brighton and Hove Buses, Brighton, Go Outdoors Pub/Bar Winner – The Fox and Hounds, Theale Runner’s-up – The Mill, Salisbury, The Red Lion, Cromer Shops Winner – Austin & Co, Great Malvern Runner’s-up – Seasons Interiors, Stevenage, No 34, Market Harborough Town/City Winner – Melton Mowbray Runner’s-up – Keswick, Edinburgh Most DogFriendly Employer: Employer Winner – Agria Pet Insurance, Aylesbury Runner’s-up -Base Point Business Centre, London & Prestige Holidays, Ringwood Most DogFriendly European Place to visit and place to stay: Europe Area / Place to visit Winner – Chartres Runner’s-up – Argeles sur Mer, Loire Valley Chateaux Europe Hotel / Place to Stay Winner – Hotel Meurice, France Runner’s-up – Le Chateau de la Motte, France & Le Grenier, France Most Dog Friendly Pet Businesses: Groomers Winner – Short Bark and Sides, Surrey Runner’s-up – Lucky Paws Boutique and Grooming, Paddock Wood, 4 Paws Mobile Spa, Guildford Kennels Winner – Cloverleigh Kennels, Ely Runner’s-up – Lower Mill Boarding Kennels, Shrewsbury, Cottage Kennels, Cullompton Pet Shops Winner – JP’s Pet Supplies, Sunderland Runner’s-up – Millie’s Paws, Aberdeen, Ingleby Pet Supplies, Ingleby Barwick Sitters Winner – Barking Mad Dog Care Runner’s-up – The Pet Joint, Conwy, Teddy’s Dog Care, Northampton Walkers Winner – Bona-Fido, Lighthorne Runner’s-up – Ashford Paws, This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of DogFriendly Limited in the following categories: Leisure & Hobbies, Travel, Media & Marketing, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.