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Posts tagged ‘Japanese garden’

Reader’s report: Tough Traveler’s Dog Perch Backpack

Earlier this month I posted a picture on Dog Jaunt’s Facebook page of a colleague of my husband’s carrying Winston, her Boston Terrier, on her shoulders after he’d signaled that he’d had enough of that particular day hike, thank you very much. Reader Tracy added a comment recommending the “Tough Traveler dog perch backpack,” and I spotted an opportunity: I’d heard about the Dog Perch, and I suspect I could get one sent to me for evaluation, but you’d be better off hearing  … Read more

Dog jaunt: Kubota Garden (Seattle, WA)

Photo by Kent Wang

Yes, it’s a shame that the Japanese Garden in Seattle’s Arboretum doesn’t allow dogs in the park. It turns out, however, that Seattle has two Japanese gardens, and the lesser-known one (Kubota Garden) is larger, equally beautiful, free, and welcomes leashed dogs. Love it when that happens!

The park is located in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood. Directions are provided for car and bus travel. If you drive, be sure to tuck your belongings into the trunk  … Read more