The Last Post in Ripponden fought off fierce competiton from a number of dog-friendly watering holes across Yorkshire, but held on to the top spot after accumulating the most votes.
Andy Clay, manager of The Last Post was delighted with the news, “I’m absolutely over the moon. I was brought up with dogs and they always made home feel like home. I wanted to bring the same feeling to my pub – a nice homely feeling with dogs been petted and lying in front of the fire.”
Wirral bar ranked in top 10 best dog-friendly pubs for North West
Encouraging hound-lovers and pup parents up and down the UK to show some well-deserved appreciation of existing dog-friendly establishments, the Dog-friendly Pub Awards also promote dog-friendly values across pubs nationwide, inspiring UK dog owners to discover and visit their local.
The West Kirby Tap has been recognised in the third DogBuddy Dog-friendly Pub Awards for truly embracing paw power for welcoming not just two but four-legged customers too.
Taking the number one spot was The Maltings in Warrington followed by The Caledonia in Liverpool, Sales Jacksons Boat with The West Kirby Tap in firm fourth.