Meet 6 of the cuddliest lodge foyer canine you’ll discover in Canada

Canine Ambassador for Fairmont Hotels
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac’s Canine Ambassador Daphnie. 

Fairmont Motels

One of many solely downsides of travelling through the summer time is having to go away your four-legged mates behind. In case you’re lacking man’s finest buddy whereas on holidays, there’s a answer; check-in to one in every of these resorts, all of which have residents canine on employees.

Fairmont Resort Macdonald

Motels having pets isn’t a brand new idea, however the Fairmont is arguably the chain that introduced it to luxurious ranges with the launch of its Canine Ambassadors program. First began as an experiment in Vancouver, there are actually about 12 pooches within the Fairmont ranks internationally appearing as members of the Visitor Providers Workforce. Many ready for a life in service, having skilled by information canine foundations, however have been re-skilled for hospitality.

None have a resumé fairly as spectacular as Smudge, although. The yellow Labrador began her profession at Fairmont Algonquin earlier than turning into the primary canine ambassador to obtain a global switch to Fairmont St. Andrews in Scotland. Now residing in Edmonton, she greets guests on the Fairmont Resort Macdonald, the place she fortunately joins friends on walks close to the river valley. Smudge, like lots of the Fairmont canine, even has her personal e mail deal with the place followers can pen her love letters.

Greatest Western Plus Chocolate Lake Resort Halifax

It solely is smart {that a} lodge positioned on the perimeters of Chocolate Lake would select a chocolate lab as its official lodge ambassador and greeter.

Visitor favorite Cocoa Bean retired in 2016, however she was fast to coach her alternative, Aero. Now almost three, Aero helps friends check-in to its pet-friendly rooms, which embrace drive-up models with direct entry to the outside.

Fogo Island Inn

The Fogo Island Inn has develop into famend for its beautiful structure, unreal Newfoundland location and one-of-a-kind retreat weekends. Nevertheless, it’s not nearly artists-in-residence — the Inn additionally has animals-in-residence.

Make and Break (named for the make and break engines historically utilized by fishers on the island) are the lodge’s two Newfoundland Canines. Each make up for his or her large measurement with their light demeanor.

Fairly River Valley Nation Inn

Agnus & Mac, the Fairly River Valley Nation Inn’s canine concierges give you the total service at check-in. Anticipate these two pups to take you all the best way to your room and even to check out the consolation of your mattress. (Don’t fear; you’re not anticipated to tip and so they’ll go away politely when requested.)

Nevertheless, they aren’t the one animals on-site at this mattress and breakfast close to Collingwood, Ontario. There are additionally Icelandic ponies (accessible for trekking through the summer time months), reindeer, Chantecler chickens, pigs and prime bar bee hives.

Opus Vancouver

Catching glimpses of the Opus Vancouver’s “virtually residents” Bear and Brenda isn’t assured. Nevertheless, they are often seen incessantly on the lodge, typically modelling for one in every of its photoshoots.

Even should you miss them, you’re nonetheless more likely to see four-legged mates strolling by the foyer. The lodge has develop into well-known for its Bow Wow Butler Service, a package deal that pampers pooches from head-to-tail.

4 Seasons Whistler

Named for the raccoon-like markings on her face (her identify interprets to “raccoon” in conventional Lil’wat language to honour the world’s First Nations heritage) Maola joined the employees at 4 Seasons Whistler in 2016. Though she was initially often known as a sock stealer, she’s grown into her function.

Now three-years-old, the Alaskan malamute has developed fairly the fan base, starring within the resort’s promotional movies and helped launch their model new Doggo Amenity program. Friends checking-in with pets can choose custom-made bedding for his or her animals, and even order from a doggie room-service menu. Canine-sitting can also be on-offer.


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