Brooklyn Bark Talks

Brooklyn Dogs Want to Travel

Every time we dog walk we are reminded:  pups love new experiences, home or away.

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Brooklyn Dogs Go Camping

Camping can be a sweet escape from the urban life.  Dogs, owners and dog walkers can all benefit by touching nature.  Fortunately, most camp sites agree and welcome pups.

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Dog Walkers, Dog Owners: "Pet-Away" with Your Dog

They have close to 200 acres with 2 lakes where pup may swim and 27 miles of hiking and biking trails and stunning gardens.  They have doggie beds in your room (upon request) and treats at the front desk.  They have a restaurant on premises and can arrange pet sitting if you want to “get away” for a massage or to go shopping or to dine in town or attend the races at Lime Rock or tour Millbrook Vineyard.

Interlaken Country Inn near the Housatonic River in Lakeville CT is two hours from the City, a trip you can drive or actually make most of the way on dog-friendly Metro North.  Ask directions when you reserve.  And ask for a car to meet you at the train station.

At Interlaken you can be pampered, you can meet nature, you can explore land and water with your pup or without.  No matter what combination you choose of excitement and serenity, you can share it with pooch or leave her with a very able pet sitter the Inn will gladly provide.


Brooklyn Barkers receive a $10 per night discount from now until the end of the year.  Just identify yourself when you book by phone 800-222-2909.

A little piece of heaven on earth for you and pup in nearby Connecticut  at $10 off per night for Barkers…..  what more can you want?

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Outward Hound: John Jay Homestead Welcomes Brooklyn Dogs

The grounds of the estate of the United States’ first Chief Justice will be the site of an extraordinary Farmers’ Market every Saturday beginning June 25 and running through Oct.15.

No pet sitter necessary.  Bring your Barker!

Leashed dogs are most welcome at the 62 acre grounds of the John Jay
Homestead on Route 22 in Katonah where there are glorious gardens and hiking trails for you both to enjoy.

The history of the Farmers’
Markets at Homestead dates back to the 1860’s when they were the hub of community activity.  Today, you can
purchase extraordinary meats and produce from renowned local farms:  pork, green vegetables, smoked trout and fresh herbs from Cabbage Hill Farm in Mt. Kisco; sweet corn, tomatoes, peaches, apples from JD Farms in Brewster; and handmade soap, lip balm and candles from Clean Ridge Soap Co. of Pound Ridge.

If the weather is cool enough, park in the shade with windows cracked open so pup and produce stay cool while you visit inside the home of our local Founding Father.  John Jay’s many public roles included principal
negotiator of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the United States, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and second Governor of New York State.  He was co-author of the Federalist Papers and a staunch

Now part of the NYS Park System, the house has been restored as originally built by Jay and there are tours on the hour from 8 am - 6 pm.

Just 45 minutes from Brooklyn by car, you can spend a day in the country and come home with goodies to eat, pride in our country’s history and a happy, tired pup.

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