Checking in: Unique Airbnb picks of the week

If you’re an animal lover, this week’s picks are for you.

From a B&B near a national park in central Netherlands to a carriage house and ranch near Joshua Tree National Park in California, to a petting zoo and farm near Yosemite National Park also in California, there are plenty of options.

Click through the gallery to get a peek inside these pet-friendly getaways.

Checking in: Unique Airbnb picks of the week

For $61 a night you can stay in this one-bedroom, quaint, classic Dutch-style B&B in Blankenham, Netherlands.
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The home sits on a beautifully lush property. (Airbnb)

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The interior is cozy with modern amenities. Here’s the kitchen and dining area. (Airbnb)

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The bed is tucked away. (Airbnb)

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Here are the bathroom and shower. (Airbnb)

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The cabin has a private terrace with stunning views of the nearby of De Weerribben-Wieden National Park. (Airbnb)

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It’s also the perfect place to relax and watch the animals pass by. (Airbnb)

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Like the sheep. (Airbnb)

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And the dogs. (Airbnb)

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De Weerribben-Wieden National Park is home to the largest bog in northwestern Europe. (Airbnb)

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If you get bored, you can always head to the nearby town of Giethoorn, which has been nicknamed the Dutch Venice because of its bridges, waterways and local boats called punters. (Airbnb)

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If you’re looking for something more North American, this carriage house in Morongo Valley, Calif., may be perfect for you. (Airbnb)

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For $106 a night, you can stay in its newly-remodelled guestroom. (Airbnb)

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Here’s its modern, private bathroom. (Airbnb)

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And the kitchen and bar area. (Airbnb)

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But the getaway’s main attraction is the peace and tranquility it offers guests. (Airbnb)

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The carriage house is located on the Crazy Horse Ranch, which operates a rescue centre for horses, as well as cats and dogs. (Airbnb)

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You can arrange for private trail rides or hike through the beautiful surroundings. (Airbnb)

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California’s famous Joshua Tree National Park is only 30 minutes away and the Big Morongo Wildlife Preserve is even closer. (Airbnb)

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Another option stateside is this “animal lover’s paradise” in Madera, Calif. (Airbnb)

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For $126 a night, you can stay on this farm where over 50 animals are cared for — including this cute pup. (Airbnb)

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Here’s its warm kitchen. (Airbnb)

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There’s a dining area for you and your fellow guests. (Airbnb)

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Here’s the guest bedroom. (Airbnb)

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And the private … shared bathroom. (Airbnb)

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Meet Alberta the parrot! (Airbnb)

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The patio area with barbecue is a great place to kick back and relax. And if you want to take your relaxation to the next level, there’s an in-house masseuse. (Airbnb)

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There’s all kinds of exotic and domestic farm animals around, including three sizes of horses, mini donkeys, mini Zebu steer, goats, bunnies, guinea pigs, cats, dogs, chinchillas, parrots, chicken, sheep and mini pigs. (Airbnb)

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You can also arrange for pony rides. If that’s not enough to do, the home is also close to the famous Yosemite National Park and is located on the Madera Wine trail (Airbnb)