Need a pet-friendly hotel in St. Petersburg? There's a map for that

St. Petersburg has launched PAWS, a guide to dog-friendly everything in St. Pete.

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click to enlarge St. Petersburg is almost as dog-friendly as this guy. - Cathy Salustri
Cathy Salustri
St. Petersburg is almost as dog-friendly as this guy.

St. Petersburg is dog-friendly AF, y'all.

Yesterday, to celebrate #LoveYourPetDay (which, TBH, is every day here at CL), St. Petersburg announced a new website, St. Pete PAWS. The website includes an interactive map (Yelp-style) where people can find dog-friendly hotels (shout out to the Hollander), restaurants (Red Mesa Mercado's pretty damn paw-some), dog parks — even fire stations with oxygen available for pets. 

The site looks to be a work in progress — the bulk of the businesses appear to be downtown, and we know from experience St. Petersburg's west side has a ton of dog-friendly places (Craft Kafe on 66th and Central, for one), but it's a start and handy to have if you're looking for a place for you and your pup to hang.


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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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