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Posts tagged ‘crate’

Small dog, big suitcase: Packing Chloe’s stuff for airplane travel

Chloe’s a small dog, but her suitcase is the biggest one we own. When we’re dealing with travel logistics, my husband and I complain bitterly; when we’re rational, however, we both realize that a 32″ suitcase isn’t that bad, considering that it contains her housing, bedding, dishes, food, and grooming and clean-up supplies. (You’ve seen Dog Jaunt’s travel checklist and packing list — we never travel with all of that stuff, but even a portion of it occupies a lot  … Read more

Packing your dog’s gear for plane travel

While our dog travels in-cabin with us, all of her gear has to be packed for transport in the cargo area along with our own suitcases — and she has a lot of gear (see Dog Jaunt’s travel and packing checklist). Typically, I pack her collapsible travel crate, a couple of crate pads, her tote and her messenger bag in a 28″ suitcase. That works pretty well, and I’ll be writing a separate post about that approach. This time, though,  … Read more

PetEgo’s Pet at Work Travel System for a small dog

Photo by PetEgo

I have been racking my brain, trying to come up with a scenario where I actually need this carrier — it’s that cool. It’s a backpack, carrying both your laptop and your small dog — once you get to your destination, the included Pet Dome, stowed next to your laptop, folds out into a small enclosed crate, complete with a padded floor. PetEgo makes Chloe’s beloved messenger bag, so I know that it’s a good-quality product.

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Collapsible travel crates for a small dog

Even those of you who share a bed with your dog will care about this, because a crate is a godsend for a traveling dog. There will be times when you have to leave the dog behind while you go to a museum that checks bags, or to dinner in a place with short tablecloths or strong lighting. A pet-friendly hotel may not require a crate for dogs (though some do!), but you’ll feel more secure about housekeeping coming in  … Read more