Traveling without a four-legged friend is a no-go for many dog owners. Meanwhile, the tourism industry holds quite a few dog-friendly offers already. Be it a vacation home, hotel or camper: the fur friend should be there.
Hikes which are not 0815 and not "just run around the block". Livia Waser reports as a new author about her 35 tours which were newly compiled in the book "Experience Switzerland with dog".
Switzerland is a hiker's paradise - not only for humans, but also for our beloved four-legged friends. But what should we bear in mind? And which routes are suitable for dogs
? Livia Waser has not only collected 35 special pleasure hikes
in her new book, but also compiled many useful tips, tricks and info. With us
spoke the freshly minted author and initiator of H-und.ch about particularly beautiful, but
also disappointing experiences, her favorite hiking moments and the question of what in life
actually makes happy.
On the occasion of the release of the book "Swiss Dog Hikes", a nature-loving photographer, Livia Waser, presents 35 walks, each one more beautiful than the other. Blick has selected five of them for you.
With the arrival of a dog in a person's life, many things change. You also become more active and can discover the world in a new way.
For three years, Livia Waser has been running the information portal H-und.ch with over 160 tourist providers. In these, dogs are not only allowed, but even quite welcome.
"Discover the world - experience adventure", that's what H-and.ch Tourism stands for. The new online platform has set itself the goal of uniting all dog-friendly service providers in Switzerland. It offers free tips on how and where dog owners can spend leisure time in Switzerland together with their dog.
Start-ups from the region vie for the favor of investors on TV: Young entrepreneurs from Gommiswald, Uznach and Rapperswil-Jona are competing in the show "Höhle der Löwen Schweiz".
Dog-friendly hotels and campsites; cross-country ski trails where dogs are allowed; hiking routes or restaurants with their own menu for dogs: all this and much more can be found on the Internet platform www.H-und.ch.
The beauty of vacationing in a camper: There's enough room for the whole family - including the much-loved dog. The Suisse Caravan Salon is the first trade fair in Europe to dedicate a separate themed area to dogs.
Often it is the uncertainty which interrupts great hikes because of the chairlift. With a lot of calm and patience, this hurdle can also be overcome. On August 10, 2018, the first chairlift course was held by H-and.ch Tourism and Anita Ziegler (Filmtier.ch).
The Swiss online portal for leisure activities with dogs (www.h-und.ch) launched a new project "Way of St. James with dog: Switzerland" at the beginning of 2018. In January 2018, 20 teams were sought on Facebook in the group "Jakobsweg mit Hund: Schweiz" (Way of St. James with a dog: Switzerland), who would like to hike the twelve official hiking routes of the Way of St. James in Switzerland across Switzerland and explore them with a dog.
For a good cause Martin Rütter gives on 15.04.18 in the Hallenstadion Zurich his beloved tour cock for 1 year as an "Au Pair" to H-und.ch, which can then later be auctioned again.
Dog Kaya loves the smell on the ground, Livia Waser the view into the distance. This makes a hike with the dog an unadulterated experience.
H-and.ch Tourism offers the perfect leisure platform for every dog lover. Over 50 service providers have joined the leisure project since November 2016 and support with enthusiasm and a lot of heart.
No matter whether a longer trip, a short vacation or even just a day trip is waiting for you - the four-legged friend must not be missing under any circumstances. Together with H-und.ch Tourism, Züriost has therefore put together some offers in the region, where not only you, but also your dog is welcome.