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Reader’s report: Pet relief area at Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

Reader Gery wrote to me following a month-long business trip to Ottawa — he had to leave his wife and pup behind, but he was thinking of his family (and fellow travelers with dogs) as he passed through Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, and he looked for YOW’s pet relief area. The airport’s website [click on “Pets”] says that there is an official, “clearly marked” pet relief area “across the street from the passenger terminal (level 1) near the south end of the  … Read more

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

I relaxed a little too much this weekend, and failed to write my Chloe’s Clicks post yesterday. Never mind — here it is, and it’s a good one.

We begin with a terrific series of posts that Edie Jarolim, blogging at Will My Dog Hate Me?, wrote about her recent flight from Tucson to San Diego (and back, of course) with her dog Frankie. Edie is a wonderful writer, and she handles her issues (anxiety over Frankie) and Frankie’s issues (diabetes,  … 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

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

We were traveling for the past few days, so Chloe’s Clicks is screeching in just before the new week gets underway….

The link I loved the most this week was posted by All Dog Boots and describes the author’s first-ever trip with an in-cabin dog (Cooper, an adorable Maltese/Yorkie). Cooper’s owner and I swapped a lot of tweets about trip preparations, so I was really interested to hear the details. [SPOILER: All went well!]

If you plan to travel by car instead,  … Read more