Looking for dog friendly holiday accommodation is difficult, but now there is help. The man living with the dog for several thousand years. Scientists are not in agreement, whether for 15,000 or 100,000 years. The relationship between humans and dogs has changed drastically in recent decades. With the decline of agriculture (farmyard), classic sheep farm (herding) and the abolition of the nobility (lap dog) the dog has become, at least in Germany a valued family member. The society has changed in the last 60 years.
Was the exception before a holiday with the family more, so the awakening began with the Federal Holidays Act 1963 into a new era. In the sixties with their beetles, thousands swarmed to Italy to enjoy the Sun, beach and Italian specialties. No wonder, because instead of like in the fifties, where 12 days could take advantage of holidays per year and usually at home spent them, were now 24 days when salary available to the even contiguous use should and could. Dogs on holiday were time not an issue. Apart from some wealthy citizens of prosperity, which drove the Fifi in the Mercedes South, had the most ordinary citizens no dog, but children. The average family had no place for a four-legged friend.
The demographic development and urbanization led to an all maelichen transformation of society. The extended family, which was the social standard for centuries, disappeared with the advent of industrialisation and the decline of agricultural holdings. Families settled in the vicinity of the jobs, they lived in rented apartments, which were “particularly family-friendly” and thus for a couple with children place, offered rather than live as previously together on the Court, which fed the family. The dog lost also its historical places of work, only bullet guided dogs continue to be their traditional tasks, occasionally there are still herding dogs, the guard dog in use at the Police and the drug-sniffing dog has to do too good today.