Newport, RI Landings Real Estate Group has opened Aquidneck Island’s dog friendly inn, Paws on Pelham. Paws on Pelham is the former Newport Blues Inn located at 96 Pelham St. The inn has undergone a complete renovation and opened its doors to guests and their dogs. Paws on Pelham is the latest inn to join the groups’ growing Vacation Newport brand which offers travelers to Newport County an alternative for accommodations compared to traditional hotels and inns.
A grand opening Halloween celebration is being planned for Saturday, October 26, from 1- 4 p.m. The event will take place at the inn and will benefit the Potter League for Animals. The public is welcome to attend and asked to bring donations of puppy training treats, cat treats and toys to assist the animals at the Middletown animal care and resource center.
Paws on Pelham has13 guest rooms. Certain rooms are equipped with dry bars, mini-fridges and an additional living space with a sofa-bed. One dog bed is provided in each room and is built into the design. Some rooms feature dog houses while others feature murphy-style dog beds.