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Chloe’s Clicks: Dog travel links we liked this week

This was a great week for interesting pet travel links! Hold on to your hats — here we go:

Through an Independent Minds article dated December 26 I learned about a useful site for identifying wonderful, dog-friendly places to stay around the world, including India, Kenya, Iceland — and that’s just scratching the surface. Check out Alastair Sawday’s site, and click on the “Search” tab to start dreaming (and planning!).

In a similar vein, a press release pointed me to a site  … Read more

SnifNYCDogs and SnifBostonDogs shut down

In a couple of previous posts, I told you about the interactive dog maps offered by SnifNYCDogs and SnifBostonDogs. They were great, but if you click on the links I gave you, you can no longer reach them. I wrote to SNIF Tag and asked why. Here’s what they said: “Unfortunately, the SNIF Tag has recently been discontinued for sale.  As a result, we had to shut down all marketing-related efforts, including the Boston and NY blogs.”

Here’s hoping that someone  … Read more

Boston map of dog resources

The same people who brought you SnifNYCDogs — which I love for its wonderful interactive dog map of the five boroughs — have started SnifBostonDogs, and are building a similar map for Boston and environs. It’s still under construction, but it already shows a number of dog parks, stores and bakeries. Check it out, and if you live in the Boston area, send them suggestions!

Traveling by Boston public transit with a small dog

Photo by David Paul Ohmer

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) shuttles passengers around the Boston area by subway, bus, boat and commuter rail. The MBTA representative I spoke to said that “T” refers to all four transportation systems, which was news to me — I thought it was just the nickname of the subway. (Please note that poor Charlie was trapped on the “MTA,” which stands for Metropolitan Transit Authority and is what the MBTA used to be called.)

The  … Read more