Lots of us consider our dogs to be part of our family. It’s not surprising that we want to take our dogs on vacation. Well now you can do just that. Disney will allow you to bring your dog to Walt Disney World. During this trial period, dogs can stay with you at one of four resorts starting October 15, 2017. Dogs will be welcomed at Art of Animation, Port of Orleans Riverside, Yacht Club and Fort Wilderness Cabins.
There are some rules and fees involved. You will be charged $50 per night at AOA, POR, and the FW Cabins. At the Yacht Club this cost is $75 a night. You are also limited to a maximum of 2 dogs per night in each room.
Guest and dogs will have access to outdoor walkways and green spaces for pets to relieve theirselves. Upon arrival you will also get a Pluto welcome kit for your pets. The kit includes a mat, bowls for food and water, tag, courtesy disposable waste bags, puppy pads and dog walking maps. There will also be a Pluto “Do Not Disturb” sign to hang on the door knob to alert the Mousekeeping Staff a pet is in the room.
Should you need some help with your pet while at the resort you can contact Best Friends Pet Care. This is an on-property full-service facility that can provide assistance for a fee.
Pet products popping up in the parks and stores on property dedicated to pets and they will soon be at the resorts as well.
Rules for Dogs At Walt Disney World
- Only dogs are allowed. Sorry no cats, or other animals.
- You are responsible for your dog’s care, behavior and waste.
- Dogs should remain quiet. If your dog is loud and barking, you will be called and must address it within 30 minutes.
- You can not leave your dogs alone for more than 7 hours at a time
- Mousekeeping is only available when you are present in your room. When you are out of the room, you must place the Pluto “Do Not Disturb” sign on the door.
- Dogs must always be on a leash in public areas.
- Dogs are also not allowed on the furniture in public areas.
- Only licensed service animals are allowed in food areas, by the pool, public lounges, fitness center and other Guest areas.
- Only licensed service animals are allowed on Disney transportation with the exception of Magical Express and the new Minnie Van Service. Dogs traveling on these modes of Disney transportation must be in a crate for the duration of the ride.
- Only licensed service animals are allowed in Walt Disney World Parks and Disney Springs.
- Your dogs shots must be up to date. Bring a copy of their shot records with you, in case you are asked for proof.
Who’s ready to take their four-legged, furry child to Disney World?
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