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

This first link too should have been in last week’s Chloe’s Clicks, but it got lost in my in-box (“Hi, I’m Mary-Alice, and I have an in-box problem”). The inventor of three dog-powered pulled devices (a scooter, a trike and a skateboard) pointed me to his site — I don’t know what to make of it, and never will, since Chloe’s way too small for any of these devices, but I’m impressed by his ingenuity.

Also ingenious? A new album from  … Read more

Photo Friday: Canoeing with Moose and Mesa

I don’t know the family that took these pictures, but I’ve learned from their photo captions that they went canoeing this July in Canada’s Wabakimi Provincial Park with their two black Labs, Mesa and Moose. Mesa was a calm and centered companion:

Photo by OakleyOriginals

Moose, however, preferred to lie on one side or the other, tilting his canoe at a jaunty angle. This shot, however, must melt even the most exasperated heart….

Photo by OakleyOriginals

I really love seeing your dog  … Read more

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

I’ll start with the most time-critical link: Inspired by the legendary Burning Man event, held every year in Nevada, a Santa Cruz resident known for planning dog events is holding the first-ever Burning Dog Festival near Big Sur, CA. The event will include dog-friendly hikes and agility classes, sightseeing trips, numerous outdoor eating opportunities (including a luau!), and live music. It will take place June 11-14 at a campground just south of Big Sur, and space is limited.

While you’re thinking  … Read more

Photo Friday: Keeping your dog safe on the water

This photo was taken last July at Devil’s Lake (or “D Lake”), just outside Lincoln City, Oregon. I love how both the boy and the dog are wearing life jackets. I often hear people scoffing about life jackets for dogs (“dogs can swim!”), but they’re really an essential item for dogs who go kayaking, canoeing, boating or sailing with their people. Not all dogs can swim, in fact, and even if they can, they can’t swim for long, especially in cold water  … Read more