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More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

Pets are part of the family and this autumn more pets will get to join in on the family fun. The pandemic has changed the way people travel, with more families opting to go on staycations. This means that family vacations are going to get a lot furrier this year. Data from travel site Vrbo showed an increase of over 50% in families traveling with pets this autumn in the US. The data was based on an analysis of Vrbo…

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UK: New pet taxi service launched in Norwich

UK: New pet taxi service launched in Norwich

A new pet taxi service has been launched in the UK to help pet parents with no transport get around the city of Norwich, reports Norwich Evening News. The idea for the pet taxi service came from Tracey Eaton who runs Maccy G Pets, a dog walking and pet sitting service which covers Norwich and nearby surrounding villages. While Eaton’s first year running Maccy G Pets proved to be a success, the pandemic saw her lose months of bookings and…

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Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

A popular Akita dog known as Wasao, who earned nationwide popularity for his unique looks, passed away at age 13. The big white furry canine with a squinty-eyed face passed away on Monday according to Kyodo News. He had been widely referred to as “busa kawaii,” a nickname combining two Japanese words — “busaiku,” meaning ugly and “kawaii,” cute. Wasao served as a tourism stationmaster. According to The Japan News, Wasao was found on the Aomori Prefecture by Setsuko Kikuya…

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