Join Our Exciting New Initiative: Embrace the Growing Trend of Pet-Friendly Holidays

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We are thrilled to announce a new initiative aimed at capitalizing on the growing trend of holidaying with pets.

Recent findings from reveal that an impressive 23 million UK households, over 40 percent of the population, are proud pet owners, with dogs being the most favored companions. A remarkable 83 percent of respondents admitted to feeling guilty at the thought of leaving their canine friends behind while on holiday. Additionally, a resounding 67 percent confessed to planning their breaks around their furry friends, emphasizing the integral role pets play in shaping travel plans. These pet owners firmly believe that “the dog deserves a holiday too.”

Our new campaign is designed to highlight dog-friendly establishments across the region to both residents and visitors. This initiative will assist local businesses in promoting themselves through online listings on the and websites, VHEY’s social media platforms, We have produced a selection of social media assets including logos and short films for you to use on your own website and social media channels.

We invite local shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, and accommodation providers to sign up, free of charge, and participate in this campaign.

It has never been easier for dog owners to discover pooch-friendly destinations. Join us in making our region a top choice for pet-friendly holidays!