Dorrit was so happy there that by the end of our stay, she was greeting other guests at the door as though she was the maître d’.
Everywhere she went locals and tourists alike petted her and complimented her. ” rang out from the balcony of a nearby hotel that overlooked the beach.
After dinner, we headed down to the beach for a dusk-time walk. We turned to find the stag party’s leopard-print toga-wearer overjoyed at spotting our pup, screaming her name as though she was Justin Bieber. Getting there Flybe (flybe.com) flies from London Gatwick to Newquay in an hour and 10 minutes, from £60 return.
One of the biggest adjustments, though, has been on holidays.
The stamps in my passport have stopped accumulating. Unless you can bear to put your pooch in kennels (I can’t), a dog is an anchor, mooring you to Britain and its surrounds. And if you overlook the way a canine chaperone reins in alcoholic excesses, they are superior holiday companions.
Enthusiastic, the first to the beach, always popular, and a magnet for groupies.
They are overjoyed just to be outside, which makes you overjoyed to be outside.There’s a rare happiness that comes from making another creature tail-waggingly, bottom-wrigglingly mad with excitement. We stayed at The Headland Hotel, a Victorian red-brick converted mansion.As a dog-owner, the first question you ask of a hotel or B&B is: “What’s your policy on pets?We initially hand-fed a slice to her, and then she wolfed down the rest.The human-targeted pizzas were equally well-received. It wasn’t only at the hotel where Dorrit was treated like a star.Getting a dog entails a series of small sacrifices.