Imagine going on a beautiful and relaxing vacation to the Maine coast and leaving with your very own rescue dog.

Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it?

Well, that has been the reality for guests at Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth 154 times.

Pet-Friendly Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

What gets better than relaxing at a gorgeous Inn right on the ocean surrounded by luxurious amenities and postcard-worthy views?

Being surrounded by dogs, too.

At Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, you can have everything you need for the perfect vacation in Maine, including playing with furry friends.

For those who want to hit the road with their dogs, the Inn is dog-friendly and offers complimentary accommodations, water bowls, beach towels, cozy blankets, and signature treats.

Not only is the Inn extremely pet-friendly for those traveling with their dogs but they are also in collaboration with a local animal shelter to take care of foster dogs until they find their forever home.

Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth Collaborates with Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland

While doing research on pet-friendly lodging in Maine, I stumbled upon something that warmed my heart right up.

The Inn by the Sea has been collaborating with the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland for the last four years, sheltering foster dogs at the Inn where they can live a lavish life until they find their new home.

As their website shares, since the collaborations started, 154 dogs have been adopted and moved into loving homes after temporarily living in the Inn.

Visitors are welcomed in the lobby by the shelter pups and the staff feeds, cares for, walks, and loves the dogs. The Inn typically gets about 45 dogs each year to seek refuge at the Inn until they meet their special family.

This sounds like the best vacation you could possibly have; guests are welcome to walk and play with the foster dogs, increasing the chances of a dog going home with a family.

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