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Posts tagged ‘abroad’

Chloe’s Clicks: This week’s best dog travel links

“This week” is a bit of a fiction, I know, given that the oldest link in here is dated January 25, but a more accurate headline wouldn’t be nearly so catchy. The link is certainly attention-grabbing: Australia turns out to be darned pet-unfriendly in many ways, but the Sunshine Coast Daily reports that the Sunshine Coast Council (representing a large urban area north of Brisbane) recently decided to let local café owners choose whether to allow dogs to join diners in  … Read more

Do you need federal trademark registration to protect your blog name?

Back in July, I filed an application with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to register DOG JAUNT as a trademark.  I just checked its status (“not yet assigned to an examining attorney,” and not a lot of hope that it’ll be assigned any time soon), and thought I’d write a quick post on why I made the effort and paid the money. Disclaimer: In a previous life, I was a trademark attorney, but I retired years ago  … Read more

Planning your trip abroad with a dog: Getting the right forms to fill out

I’ll write more tomorrow about the things we had to do to get Chloe set up for her upcoming trip to Paris — this is a more general post about where to get the paperwork you need for any international trip with your dog. Everything I’d read told me to contact the U.S. embassy of the country I was planning to visit to find out what’s needed for a trip to that country with a dog, but that turns out  … Read more

Travel book review: Globetrotting Pets — An International Travel Guide

Published in 2003, this book is very useful but it’s starting to show its age. Be sure to double check the entry requirements for the countries you’re traveling to, and don’t be surprised if you need to get updated contact information. That said, I’m very glad to own Globetrotting Pets — the author gives you a good understanding of the kinds of documents needed and how to get hold of them, and generally reduces the task of preparing for international travel  … Read more