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Last Updated: Friday February 25 2011 13:43 GMT

Hotel offers dogs paw-fect break!

A dog sits on an armchair in a room at France's first luxury hotel for dogs

When their owners go on holiday, most pets end up in kennels, but not this pampered pooch... He's been booked in at France's first luxury hotel for dogs!

Stan Burun, a dog behaviour specialist, trains guest Ulysse in the hotel's games room

Dog behaviour specialist Stan Burun came up with the idea to offer people's pups all the comforts of home while their owners are away.

A dog sitting in a room watching TV at France's first luxury hotel for dogs

Each room has tiled floors, doggy pictures on the walls and even a TV!

Stan Burun, a dog behaviour specialist, and his wife Devi walking with their dog guests in the woods in Vincennes near Paris, France

The hotel is in some woods in Vincennes, on the outskirts of Paris - perfect for long walks to get some tails wagging.

A dog runs on a treadmill at the luxury hotel for dogs in Vincennes, near Paris, France

Or how about a spot of doggy jogging in the games room if it's raining...?

Guests Cleo (left) and Belle are seen in a room at the hotel for dogs in Vincennes, near Paris, France

After all that exercise, these cushioned couches are just what the doctor - or should that be vet? - ordered.



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