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Calling All Dog-Friendly Pembrokeshire Businesses..

Published: Monday, January 30, 2017

Does your local business have what it takes to be crowned the most pooch friendly establishment in Pembrokeshire? Is your local town or village pawsitively the best dog hangout in the county?

We've collaborated with Pembrokeshire Tourism to launch the first ever Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. The awards are currently open for nominations: http://www.pembrokeshiretourismawards.net and are designed to champion responsible pet ownership, offer outstanding local businesses the chance to shine and raise the profile of Pembrokeshire.

Local businesses can enter into the awards themselves or be nominated by others.

There are 6 categories to enter including:

  • Best Dog Friendly Beach
  • Best Dog Friendly Town / Village
  • Best Dog Friendly Pub / Restaurant
  • Best Dog Friendly Accommodation
  • Best Dog Friendly Campsite
  • Best Dog Friendly Day Out / Attraction

Awards will be judged by our Burns by Your Side reading dog teams and winners will be announced on Tuesday 23rd May. Nominations close on 27th February and entries are coming in thick and fast.

Burns by Your Side is a scheme that is part of The Burns Pet Nutrition Foundation. The scheme aims to instil confidence in schoolchildren and improve literacy skills with the aid of reading dogs and their companions. 

Speaking in regards to the awards, John Burns said,

“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to promote our Burns by Your Side reading dog project while rewarding the amazing dog-friendly tourism businesses that Pembrokeshire has to offer.”

To find out more about Burns By Your Side visit http://burnsbyyourside.org.

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