The Victorian Inn’s new ‘Love Me, Love My Dog’ package invites guests to send pictures of their pets enjoying Monterey to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each month the hotel’s staff picks one favorite Fido photo that best represents a dog’s life in coastal Monterey. The winner receives a complimentary one-night stay at the Victorian Inn. Best of all, 10% of every ‘Love Me, Love My Dog’ package is donated to the SPCA for Monterey County. Our April winner is sweet Claire who, according to parents Barbara and Patrick, is a big fan of R&R in Monterey. Obviously this beautiful lab loves the beach! And is so gracious! “Thanks for the great stay at the Victorian Inn…” was note she sent along with her adorable picture. Congratulations Barbara, Patrick and Claire! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Victorian Inn. Interested in taking advantage of Monterey’s pet friendly ways? Our ‘Love Me, Love My Dog’ package includes cozy, specially designed accommodations for two humans and one dog, souvenir water bowl, tail wagging doggie snacks, a beach toy and – for the pet owners – continental breakfast buffet and an evening wine and cheese reception. Each room has a fireplace – the perfect place for your pooch to curl up and nap. This one-night package is $129 per night, not including taxes and gratuity. For reservations and information, please visit www.victorianinn.com or call 800-232-4141. And be sure to send us a picture (no altered images please; just send the original!) of your pooch enjoying Monterey - you may be next month’s winner! With its wide-open, pet perfect beaches, extensive oceanfront walking paths and dog-friendly attitude, Monterey is a terrific getaway, the epitome of a dog’s life.