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Oh My Dog Boutique + Spa

7137 E. Stetson Rd. #8, Scottsdale
(480) 874-1200

Oh My Dog Boutique is a must-stop shopping destination for today’s discerning dog vacationing in Phoenix. This cute boutique has everything you and your dog could ever want: the latest toys and accessories, grooming—it even hosts events. You’ll find all your dog’s favourite brands and indulgent spa treatments on offer for the travel-weary pooch. ohmydogboutique.com

Wag N’ Wash

4230 N 7th Ave., Phoenix
(602) 462-9274

A self-service dog wash always comes in handy, especially one that also carries everything a high-maintenance pooch could possibly need (but couldn’t fit in their already over-stuffed suitcase!). Be sure to try their delicious homemade dog treats. wagnwash.com

Mackie’s Parlour Pet Boutique

8787 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 114, Scottsdale
(480) 991-7600

Mackie’s Parlour is in touch with today’s dog’s needs and tastes. The independent boutique offers great products, from Swarovski crystal studded collars to sportier bandana accessories for dogs on the go; Whatever aesthetic direction you lean towards, you’re sure to find a great buy at this Scottsdale boutique. mackiesparlour.com

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Bone Appetite Bakery

Foothills Park Place Suite 5, 4810 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix
(480) 785-9499

If eating junk food while on the road is a no-no for you, shouldn’t it also be off the list for your pup? To the rescue: Bone Appetite Bakery offers yummy (and healthy) homemade treats. Their treats have no by-products nor preservatives, animal fat, soy, or artificial colors. It’s a great place to pick up some locally baked goods. azboneappetit.com

Aunt Chiladas

7330 North Dreamy Draw Dr., Phoenix (602) 944-1286 Searching out pet-friendly restaurants is a must when traveling with your dog. Bring your dog along, and partake of some delicious Mexican food and drinks at Aunt Chilada’s while enjoying the warm Phoenix weather on their huge patio. At tables in the patio section, dogs are welcome, so you don’t have to worry about leaving Buddy alone in the hotel room. Buen provecho! auntchiladas.com

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Fire Sky Resort

4925 North Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
(480) 945-7666

There’s nothing better than a trip to a relaxing spa and resort with your best (furry) friend. Fire Sky Resort caters to both humans and canine alike, offering not only spa treatments for you but also services for your dog, including “body bliss” massages, furry facials, and, yes, even couples sessions for you and Fido to enjoy together! Rooms come stocked with a welcoming dog-safe brew, gourmet cookies, and a doggie bed, and no size restrictions or pet fees are imposed on four-legged patrons. fireskyresort.com

The Clarendon

401 W Clarendon Ave., Phoenix
(602) 252-7363

Located right in the heart of Phoenix, this wonderful boutique hotel not only has a cool rooftop lounge, but you are welcome to bring your dog along as your date. The Clarendon offers a clean modern-chic look with all the amenities you and your dog could ever hope for. They accept canines of all sizes, and are ready to serve your dog upon request, arranging special beds, pet massages, and even on-site veterinarian house calls and mobile grooming services. A $50 one-time fee is charged for canines in residence. goclarendon.com

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

5700 East McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley
(800) 245-2051

This resort is great option if you are looking for something a little bit more removed from the city; after all, Arizona is known for its natural beauty…. and its great spa retreats. The Camelback Mountain Spa and Resort is set against the stunning landscape of Camelback Valley. Dogs of all sizes are welcome, no extra fees are levied against canine guests, and your dog will be presented with a luxurious bed and bowl and a tasty bone upon arrival.

Hotel Valley Ho

6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
(480) 248-2000

Drive up to Hotel Valley Ho and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a movie set from the ‘60s. But don’t be fooled by the atmospheric exterior; inside you’ll find modern rooms offering all the amenities. Best of all, this ultra-cool hotel is ultra-pet friendly. The Valley Ho offers treats and food and water bowls, as well as pet-sitting services. Dogs must be on leash when outside of guest’s room. hotelvalleyho.com

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Washington Park

6455 N 23rd Ave.,

Phoenix Washington Park boasts two and a half fenced acres for your dog to run free in without any worries. Equipped with a water fountain, benches, disabled-accessible sidewalks, two watering stations, bag dispensers, and garbage bins, this dog park has it all! There’s even a separate section for smaller dogs to play in with their small-in-stature compatriots.

Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix dogs know how to travel in style. Their airport has doggie areas incorporated into Terminals 3 and 4, where dogs and their human companions are welcome to stretch their legs and have a bathroom break before or after a long journey. phoenix.about.com/cs/anim/a/dogparks_3.htm

Waterfall Trail

Waterfall Trail is located in the White Tank Mountains, northwest of Phoenix. This is a great trail for beginners who would like a taste of the Arizona mountains, minus a too-strenuous climb. Not only is there a fun waterfall for your pooch to enjoy at the end, but you can also see some intriguing petroglyphs along the way.

Shop

Oh My Dog Boutique + Spa

7137 E. Stetson Rd. #8, Scottsdale
(480) 874-1200
Oh My Dog Boutique is a must-stop shopping destination for today’s discerning dog vacationing in Phoenix. This cute boutique has everything you and your dog could ever want: the latest toys and accessories, grooming—it even hosts events. You’ll find all your dog’s favourite brands and indulgent spa treatments on offer for the travel-weary pooch. Oh My Dog Boutique and Spaohmydogboutique.com

Wag N’ Wash

4230 N 7th Ave., Phoenix
(602) 462-9274
A self-service dog wash always comes in handy, especially one that also carries everything a high-maintenance pooch could possibly need (but couldn’t fit in their already over-stuffed suitcase!). Be sure to try their delicious homemade dog treats. wagnwash.com

Mackie’s Parlour Pet Boutique

Hilton Village Shopping Center 6137 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
(480) 991-7600
Mackie’s Parlour is in touch with today’s dog’s needs and tastes. The independent boutique offers great products, from Swarovski crystal studded collars to sportier bandana accessories for dogs on the go; Whatever aesthetic direction you lean towards, you’re sure to find a great buy at this Scottsdale boutique. mackiesparlour.com

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<h3>Bone Appetite Bakery</h3>
Foothills Park Place<br />
Suite 5, 4810 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix<br />
(480) 785-9499<br />
If eating junk food while on the road is a no-no for you, shouldn’t it also be off the list for your pup? To the rescue: Bone Appetite Bakery offers yummy (and healthy) homemade treats. Their treats have no by-products nor preservatives, animal fat, soy, or artificial colors. It’s a great place to pick up some locally baked goods. <a href="http://www.azboneappetit.com/" target="_blank">azboneappetit.com </a>
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<h3>Aunt Chilada’s </h3>
7330 North Dreamy Draw Dr., Phoenix<br />
(602) 944-1286 <br />
Searching out pet-friendly restaurants is a must when traveling with your dog. Bring your dog along, and partake of some delicious Mexican food and drinks at Aunt Chilada’s while enjoying the warm Phoenix weather on their huge patio. At tables in the patio section, dogs are welcome, so you don’t have to worry about leaving Buddy alone in the hotel room. Buen provecho! <a href="http://www.auntchiladas.com" target="_blank">auntchiladas.com</a>
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Fire Sky Resort

4925 North Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
(480) 945-7666
There’s nothing better than a trip to a relaxing spa and resort with your best (furry) friend. Fire Sky Resort caters to both humans and canine alike, offering not only spa treatments for you but also services for your dog, including “body bliss” massages, furry facials, and, yes, even couples sessions for you and Fido to enjoy together! Rooms come stocked with a welcoming dog-safe brew, gourmet cookies, and a doggie bed, and no size restrictions or pet fees are imposed on four-legged patrons. fireskyresort.com

The Clarendon

The Clarendon

401 W Clarendon Ave., Phoenix
(602) 252-7363
Located right in the heart of Phoenix, this wonderful boutique hotel not only has a cool rooftop lounge, but you are welcome to bring your dog along as your date. The Clarendon offers a clean modern-chic look with all the amenities you and your dog could ever hope for. They accept canines of all sizes, and are ready to serve your dog upon request, arranging special beds, pet massages, and even on-site veterinarian house calls and mobile grooming services. A $50 one-time fee is charged for canines in residence. goclarendon.com

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & SpaSanctuary Resort and Spa

5700 East McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley
(800) 245-2051
This resort is great option if you are looking for something a little bit more removed from the city; after all, Arizona is known for its natural beauty…. and its great spa retreats. The Camelback Mountain Spa and Resort is set against the stunning landscape of Camelback Valley. Dogs of all sizes are welcome, no extra fees are levied against canine guests, and your dog will be presented with a luxurious bed and bowl and a tasty bone upon arrival. Sanctuary Resort and Spasanctuaryoncamelback.com

Hotel Valley Ho

6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale
(480) 248-2000
Drive up to Hotel Valley Ho and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a movie set from the ‘60s. But don’t be fooled by the atmospheric exterior; inside you’ll find modern rooms offering all the amenities. Best of all, this ultra-cool hotel is ultra-pet friendly. The Valley Ho offers treats and food and water bowls, as well as pet-sitting services and in-room doggie massages. Dogs must be on leash when outside of guest’s room Hotel Valley Ho
hotelvalleyho.com

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Washington Park

6455 N 23rd Ave., Phoenix
Washington Park boasts two and a half fenced acres for your dog to run free in without any worries. Equipped with a water fountain, benches, disabled-accessible sidewalks, two watering stations, bag dispensers, and garbage bins, this dog park has it all! There’s even a separate section for smaller dogs to play in with their small-in-stature compatriots.

Sky Harbor International Airport

Sky Harbor International Phoenix dogs know how to travel in style. Their airport has doggie areas incorporated into Terminals 3 and 4, where dogs and their human companions are welcome to stretch their legs and have a bathroom break before or after a long journey. phoenix.about.com/cs/anim/a/dogparks_3.htm

Desert Hikes

Winter is one of the best times to enjoy hiking in Arizona. The temperature is milder and you can enjoy the beautiful landscape without having to worry about your dog over-heating with that great big fur coat he refuses to take off. Hit the trails and enjoy the scenery, but keep in mind dogs must be leashed at all times. phoenix.gov/PARKS/hikesoth.html

Waterfall Trail

Waterfall Trail is located in the White Tank Mountains, northwest of Phoenix. This is a great trail for beginners who would like a taste of the Arizona mountains, minus a too-strenuous climb. Not only is there a fun waterfall for your pooch to enjoy at the end, but you can also see some intriguing petroglyphs along the way.

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