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Pipper, the “influencer” dog, will visit Alicante, Benidorm and Elche

Written by on February 13, 2019

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Article Written & Published in Spanish By: Diario Informacion
Translated by Google from Spanish to English

Pipper, the “influencer” dog, will visit Alicante, Benidorm and Elche

The first tourist dog will announce the main tourist destinations of the Valencian Community

Pipper, the “influencer” dog, will visit Alicante, Benidorm and Elche

Pipper, the first tourist dog that goes around Spain to promote trips with pets, arrives in the Comunitat Valenciana to publicize the main tourist destinations among people traveling with their pets and the growing number of public and private resources They already accept companion dogs and are ‘dog friendly’ .

The first tourist dog is touring Spain for a year (until May 2019), visiting 50 emblematic destinations in the country and telling on his blog and social networks ( @pipperontour ) his experience in tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants or transports, As indicated by the organization in a statement.

During his visit to the Comunitat, Pipper will record a short film in places that accept educated dogs in València, such as monuments, museums, hotels, restaurants or shops, and will visit Alicante, Benidorm and Elche .

During his trip, Pipper starred in fiction photos and short films in places that admit dogs entering as a tourist: eating in a restaurant, tapas on a terrace, shopping, traveling by train and bike and visiting the main ones ‘dog friendly’ icons of each destination, such as the cathedral of Salamanca, the San Isidoro de León museum, the Casa Batlló in Barcelona or the Monte Igueldo in San Sebastián.

Five million dogs

In Spain there are some four million homes where dogs (more than five million) are one of the family. The census of pet animals is growing, since there are 40 percent of households, due to the psychological and social benefits that they bring, the increase in the longevity of the population and the number of people living alone.

In addition to promoting tourism with pets in the second most visited country in the world, Pipper on Tour seeks to raise awareness about respect for animals and the role that dogs have in society, assisting people in diverse fields and playing an important role in the integration of collectives of all kinds, besides contributing its bit in the fight against the abandonment of animals and the promotion of responsible ownership.

Pipper has already gone through Castilla y León, Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, the Basque Country, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia, Aragon, Navarra, La Rioja, the Canary Islands and the Community of Madrid, and the tour continues through the Region of Murcia, Castilla-La Mancha , Andalusia and Extremadura.

During his tour, Pipper makes a special coverage of Castilla y León acting as “ambassador” of the region. The national tour of Pipper has the support of the Siglo Foundation for Tourism and the Arts of Castilla y León; Renfe; Bankia, the first ‘dog friendly’ bank in Spain; Bayer’s ‘Let’s Leave Footprint’ program; the manufacturer of natural food for dogs and cats Dingonatura, and Trixie, European leader in accessories for pets.

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