People who know me, know I absolutely adore dogs! I have two of my own, Roxy and Sydney and I frequently shoot engagement sessions and weddings in Upstate New York that include my client’s furry friends. When I meet with couples about getting married in Saratoga, I tell them, bring your dogs along! It’s a great place for them to stay and play. Whether you’re looking for a dog friendly hotel, some locally made dog treats, or a beautiful place to get fresh air and exercise, here is everything you need to know about having fun with your dogs in Saratoga.
Dog Friendly Hotels
As much as we love our pets, not all hotels do. Weird, right? But the good news is that from Saratoga to Lake George to Lake Placid, we’re fortunate to have a considerable number of hotels that welcome our buddies, including:
In home pet sitting and will bring your dog to your wedding for photos!
Getting out there and exercising with your dog is a great way to keep yourself and your pet in good health. But what if you don’t have an enough room where you’re staying for your dogs to get a good run? Here are some great spots that you can bring your dog for a walk or hike:
SPAW City Social Club (Indoor Dog Park)
There is nothing like cuddling with your buddies when they are all fresh and clean! And if you’re in Saratoga for your wedding or engagement shoot you’ll want to be sure your dogs are looking dapper. I love these groomers because your dog is in and out in about 90 minutes.
Here are some local groomers that you and your dog will love:
Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort (ask for Twyla)
Pet Smart (ask for Lindsay)
While you’re here celebrating why not grab some toys and treats, and maybe a new coat for your dog! From cold weather gear that will keep them warm, to chew toys and leashes, here are some great spots for apparel/toys/treats
Custom winter dog scarfs, email me for knitters: email@example.com
If you’re like me, you have a very hard time leaving your doggie BFF. When you have to get away for awhile, and bringing your pet with you is not an option, the next best thing is to leave them with someone you can trust. Here is where I recommend for boarding, as I’ve personally boarded my dogs here and trust them 100%.
Trainers & Behaviorists
Local dog blog
So there you have it! Everything you need to have a wonderful stay is available at your fingertips in and around the Saratoga area. If you are planning on heading to Upstate, New York with your pups and you’re looking for a professional photographer to take your pictures, write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org