Travelling in Australia with a Dog: The Ultimate Guide

Dog in front of Sydney Opera House

If you live in Australia and want to travel with your dog, the best option is to travel domestically within Australia. Thanks to the strict quarantine laws for getting your dog back into Australia, not to mention the expense, heading overseas with your dog is often unfeasible. Not that your options in Australia are that … Read more

Do I Need a Rabies Titre Test To Travel With My Dog?

Rabies titre test

Before you head off travelling with your dog, or relocate with them across the world, you likely have a long list of preparation steps. Steps such as checking their rabies vaccination, getting a health certificate and researching pet-friendly transport options. But there’s one extra step you may require or should consider: a rabies titre test … Read more

Dog-Friendly Central Coast: Visiting with a Dog

Dog Friendly Central Coast

If you’re planning to head to the Central Coast with your dog, you’re be happy to discover that there’s plenty of dog-friendly options available. Situated so close to Sydney on the NSW coast, the Central Coast is great for either a dog-friendly day out or quick getaway. Check out these dog-friendly beaches, walks, parks, cafes … Read more

Dog-Friendly Wollongong: Visiting the Gong with a Dog

Dog-friendly Wollongong

The Wollongong area is a great dog-friendly destination in NSW to visit near Sydney. It’s less than a 90 minute drive from the Sydney CBD to the centre of Wollongong, or just over an hour to the northern suburbs, making it perfect for a day trip. There’s plenty of dog-friendly attractions in Wollongong, especially its … Read more

Are Dogs Allowed in National Parks?

Are Dogs Allowed in National Parks

Scattered around the world are thousands of national parks. And given that most of these parks have been declared with the intention of conserving and protecting the area, which is often relative “wilderness”, not surprisingly pets including dogs are not always allowed inside. However, the rules and attitudes to pets being permitted inside national parks … Read more

Dog-Friendly NSW: Travelling in NSW with a Dog

Dog-friendly NSW

As a lifelong resident of New South Wales in Australia, I used to think there weren’t many options for holidaying with a dog. However, whether things are becoming more dog-friendly or its simply a matter of researching what is available, there’s an incredible variety of things to do on holidays with your dog in NSW. … Read more

Dog-Friendly Byron Bay: Visiting Byron Bay with a Dog

Dog-Friendly Byron Bay

Byron Bay in northern NSW is one of the most popular beach destinations on Australia’s East Coast. But what if you’re visiting with a dog? On my recent visit with my pup I investigated everything dog-friendly in Byron Bay, and can recommend these options for your visit, from what beaches allow dogs, to where to … Read more

18 of the Best Dog-Friendly Beaches in NSW

Dog-Friendly Beaches NSW

Looking for the best dog-friendly beaches to visit in New South Wales? After road tripping up and down the coast with my pooch, Schnitzel, here’s our selection of the best dog beaches in NSW. Note that for the purpose of this list, we’ve restricted our definition of dog-friendly beaches to only those beaches on the … Read more