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The 25 most friendly dog destinations in the World

12 July 2018

Our four-legged best friend is another member of the family and, as such, we like to share our holidays with him. Until not very long ago, it was a rather challenging task to find a hotel which accepts pets. But, luckily, tourist establishments have become aware of this necessity and, the pet traveller has a wider range of possibilities to travel with his best friend.

Curiosity to know which are the best countries to visit with your pet? Take a look to our new ranking of dog destinations.

The Top 25 Most Dog Friendly Destinations in the World

To create the following list we took into account:

  • Countries with more than 1000 hotels
  • Cities with more than 50 hotels

1- France: 53.05% of establishments accept pets

Total of analysed establishments: 6017
Total of hotels which accept pets: 3192

2- Germany: 49.14% of establishments accept companion animals

Total of analysed establishments: 4345
Total of hotels which accept pets: 2135

3- Italy: 46.53% of hotels accept dogs

Total of analysed hotels: 11719
Total of pet friendly hotels: 5453

4- Austria: 44.23% of establishments are pet friendly

Total of analysed hotels: 1074
Total of hotels which accept pets: 475

5- Canada: 34.35% of hotels accept pets

Total of analysed hotels: 1019
Total of pet friendly hotels: 350

6- USA: 30.64% of establishments accept companion animals

Total of analysed establishments: 12334
Total of hotels which accept pets: 3779

7- The Netherlands: 28.82% of hotels accept pets

Total of analysed hotels: 1114
Total of pet friendly hotels: 321

8- Russia: 25.73% of hotels accept pets

Total of analysed hotels: 1135
Total of hotels which accept pets: 292

9- Greece: 21.72% of establishments accept companion animals

Total of analysed establishments: 2270
Total of hotels which accept companion animals: 493

10- Morocco: 21.36% of hotels accept pets

Total of analysed hotels: 1175
Total of hotels which accept pets: 251

11- Brazil: 18.11%

Total of analysed hotels: 3097
Total of hotels which accept pets: 561

12- Spain: 17.96%

Total of analysed hotels: 8340
Total of pet friendly establishments: 1498

13- UK: 17.56%

Total of analysed hotels: 4773
Total of hotels which accept pets: 838

14- Mexico: 12.42%

Total of analysed establishments: 2837
Total of hotels which accept companion animals: 361

15- Portugal: 11.18%

Total of analysed hotels: 1646
Total of pet friendly establishments: 184

16- Turkey: 9.43%

Total of analysed hotels: 2355
Total of hotels which accept pets: 222

17- Vietnam: 6.48%

Total of analysed hotels: 1285
Total of pet friendly establishments: 82

18- Australia: 4.59%

Total of analysed hotels: 1677
Total of hotels which accept companion animals: 77

19- Thailand: 4.05%

Total of analysed hotels: 5377
Total of hotels which accept pets: 218

20- India: 3.74%

Total of analysed hotels: 1953
Total of pet friendly establishments: 73

21- China: 2.78%

Total of analysed establishments: 1510
Total of hotels which accept companion animals: 42

22- South Korea: 2.39%

Total of analysed hotels: 1006
Total of pet friendly establishments: 24

23- Indonesia: 1.76%

Total of analysed hotels: 2954
Total of hotels which accept pets: 52

24- Malaysia: 0.76%

Total of analysed hotels: 1446
Total of pet friendly establishments: 11

25- Japan: 0.47%

Total of analysed establishments: 1922
Total of hotels which accept companion animals: 9

“Europe is the continent that makes it easier for you to travel with your pet”

We can conclude that when it comes to travelling with our four-legged best friend, Europe is the continent that makes it easier for the traveller. The best European country is, without any doubt, France because 53.05% of its hotels accept pets. It is very closely followed by Germany with an offer of 49.14% of establishments being pet friendly. Finally, the third and fourth places of the ranking are also occupied by countries of the Old Continent. This is the case of Italy (with 46.23%) and Austria (with 44.23%), respectively.


How to find pet friendly hotels in Trabber?

Are you planning your next trip and your pet will join you in this new adventure? In Trabber, you will find the best options for accommodation for you and your hairy best friend. It is very easy; you just need to tick the “pets” option of the “Services” filter of the Hotel Searcher in Trabber. You will find this option in the column right to the results page.


After getting to know the results of the ranking, which destination would you choose to travel to with your hairy best friend? Leave a comment in this post and tell us.

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