Happy New Year, friends! On a looking-forward day like today, I’m looking back at last week, at posts like this one from Fido Friendly‘s blog, written by Helen Fazio (who’s also guest-posted on Dog Jaunt). She and Raja, her Shih Tzu, describe a couple of dog-friendly winter vacation options — in Mt.… Read the rest
Posts tagged ‘car’
Blogging, I’ve learned, can be a bit lonely — I hit the “publish” button, a tree falls in the forest, and I wonder if anyone hears…. As a result, I cherish every comment people write about my posts, and I spend a really unconscionable amount of time on Twitter, making contact with other dog/travel enthusiasts.… Read the rest
“…I don’t want to be too graphic, but I do want to convince you that securing your dog to the car and limiting her range of motion is important not only for your dog’s safety, but for yours. Even a 2 lb.… Read the rest
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!),… Read the rest
You’ll know best what your diabetic dog can handle, and whether he would enjoy traveling. If you think he might like to take a road trip with you, the logistics of caring for him needn’t stop you, as I’ve learned from this guest post written by Natalie Karst.… Read the rest
This week’s photo is one of mine, taken shortly after we installed Chloe’s Snoozer car seat in the back of my station wagon. The picture says it all — the dog just loves road trips.
Please send me links to your favorite dog travel photos!… Read the rest
This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about U.S. airlines’ requirements for health certificates. That post was about flying from one state to another; this post is about driving across state lines.
Officially, the rules are the same, except that the airlines’ requirements don’t enter the picture.… Read the rest
You’re looking for a car that will safely and conveniently carry you and your dog, but you dread the effort involved in sizing up all the available options. Happily, you have help: DogCars.com‘s mission is to assess cars, minivans, SUVs and any other vehicle “from a dog-lover’s point of view.”… Read the rest
Last weekend, Chloe and I flew to Chicago to meet my oldest niece, just finishing her first year at college. I rented a minivan and we filled it with my niece’s stuff and drove to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Chloe and I had driven together before for two or three hours at a time, but that was in my own car, equipped with Chloe’s beloved Snoozer Lookout, and leaving from our own driveway.… Read the rest