pet friendly hotels

Lots of hotels allow pets to stay with their families.

Please don’t leave us behind. (photo by susan ask)

If you are evacuating, don’t leave your pets behind!

Several online guides can help you find a room that will welcome you and your entire family.  We haven’t fully vetted these sites, so use them as a starting place, then call ahead to the hotel or shelter:

Pet-friendly Hotel Guides

PetsWelcome has several useful pages, including a guide to

Emergency Shelters

Bring Fido


Expedia / Pet Friendly Hotels page

HotelGuides / Pet Friendly Hotels in US & Canada page

Almost all Red Roof Inns and LaQuinta hotels allow pets.  While we don’t typically list brands, we’ve highlighted these two chains to help out people who are on the road or in an emergency and can’t take the time to navigate another online guide.


Disaster Preparedness Guides

We should all plan ahead for emergencies.  Follow the recommendations from these organizations; they have lots of experience dealing with disasters.  Do it today!

ASPCA Guide to Disaster Preparedness  Guide for Pets and Animals / site with information from Federal Agencies

CDC Guide to Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet

Red Cross Guide to Pet Disaster Preparedness

Prepare for Emergencies Now / printable brochure