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Posts tagged ‘blog’

Photo Friday: A facelift for Dog Jaunt

Today the big news is Dog Jaunt’s new look! You’re, well, looking at it, so here’s a reminder of what the site looked like yesterday:

Dog Jaunt’s look for the past three years or so.

You’ll be distracted, as I am, by the adorableness of the new dog collar menu and ID tag search bar, but the big change is at the top — those three boxes gather together information and posts about different kinds of transportation and make them  … Read more

Dog Jaunt’s second anniversary!

It’s been two years now since I hit the “publish” button on my first Dog Jaunt post. Since then, I’ve written over 550 posts (and some of you have written posts for me!), and I still haven’t run out of things to say about traveling with a small dog. Happily, too, I still think that traveling with Chloe is way more fun than traveling without her. Our most ambitious trip with her to date, to Paris for a two-week visit,  … 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

Dog Jaunt’s one-year anniversary!

Photo by Theresa Thompson

Well, to be honest, it was yesterday (April 11), which makes today the infinitely more poetic “year-and-a-day” anniversary of my blog. It started as a place to collect a lot of information I’d gathered in the course of taking several trips with our brand-new puppy. I was an English major, so my first impulse is always to buy a Moleskine notebook and write stuff down — but my husband is a software guy, and he  … Read more