The PoochSprings Vacation With Your Pet in Palm Springs is nearly completed. A new washer and dryer is being installed today. The 2 bedroom condo is ideal for vacationing with a dog or cat.
We have just remodeled the showers, put shelves into the closet, and purchased new kitchen appliances.
Step out of the back door into a semi-private grassy area with a palm tree. Head over to the main swimming pool, one of the smaller pools or the putting green. The development also has tennis and pickleball courts.
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The Dog Aging Project at the University of Washington is currently engaged in research on understanding dog aging and using medications to potentially enhance life span. The team is also currently being reviewed for a grant that would allow them to conduct an enormous longitudinal study on dog aging involving some 10,000 dogs from across America.
Read more in the Smithsonian Magazine
70% of people with pets consider them family, so if you are looking to vacation in Palm Springs, with your dog or cat, please consider Pooch Springs.
We are collecting suggestions for dog friendly restaurants, hikes and, of course, the best dog parks in the area.
The remodel of the two bedroom apartment will be complete before the end of September, 2016.
Our 2 bedroom, pet-friendly condo in Palm Springs is available to rent. Mention your favorite dog park and we will make a supporting donation. There are several dog parks in the Palm Springs area, as well as dog hikes in the Palm Springs, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage area. We are building the list, so let us know if you have favorite dog-friendly restaurant or dog hike to add please let us know.
As we discover new restaurants – dog-friendly (in the above menu) and those where dogs are not welcome (Follow the link at the bottom to non-dog activities) – we will be builidng the lists on these pages.
The development requires dogs to be on leash. When we are hanging out on the back patio, we keep the sliding glass doors open and use a 50 ft leash which lets Duffy run in and out of the house. The unit is in a spacious area in the back of a gated community. Rental rates vary by the season and special events in the area which drive tourism.
If you are looking for a relaxing place to vacation with your dog or cat, look no further! You can enjoy the putting green, tennis courts, pickleball courts, 8 swimming pools and a barbeque area with natural gas grills.
Yes, we have a two-bedroom, two bath, ground-floor, one-level condo in Palm Springs that is available to rent. Rates vary by the season and special events in the area which drive tourism.
But if you are looking for a relaxing place to vacation with your dog or cat, look no further!
The development has a putting green to practice your short golf game, 8 swimming pools, tennis courts, pickleball courts and a barbeque area with natural gas grills.
Dogs are required to be on leash and you must to pick up after your pet. When we are hanging out on the back patio, we keep the sliding glass doors open and use a 50 ft leash which lets Duffy run in and out of the house.
We and our friends have used the unit to recovery from knee replacement – as the toilets are ADA compliant, the showers have grab bars – and the master bath is a walk in and everything is easily accessible with a walker or a cane.
The menu above will take you to a calendar to check for availability, a list of dog-friendly restaurants, the address of nearby dog parks and how to contact us. The menu below will help you find pet sitters, dog walkers, Palm Springs dog groomers, vets and pet stores.
Very Funny video of “Mermutts” doing synchronized swimming.
In Palm Springs, even in winter you need to ensure your dog doesn’t get too hot. When you rent our condo, you are welcome to use any of the 8 pools (plus hot tub), but your dog can’t go into the area. Even if she can do synchronized swimming!
Whitewater Preserve is 2,851 acres surrounded by the Bureau of Land Management’s San Gorgonio Wilderness, and includes the year-round Whitewater River. The Whitewater Trail Map is here. Much of the land was donated to the Bureau of Land Management by the Nature Conservatory – be sure to check here to learn about the current conditions. This hike is Paul and Nancy’s favorite dog hike. Please check out their blog post, 5 Great Dog-Friendly Hikes in Palm Springs/Desert Hot Springs, California.
This hike is rumored to exist … Duffy is still looking for it!
There are actually to Lykken Trails. A Southern Route (3.5 miles round trip) (click here for information on South Lykken Trail) and a Northern Trail.
The North Lykken Trail is about 1.5 miles and can be accessed from the west end of Ramon Road. Follow Ramon Road till it ends at the mountain, and you will see the trailhead off to the right. Park on the side street off Ramon Road.