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Posts tagged ‘tag’

Reader’s report: Clever ID tag idea for traveling dogs

Reader Sarah added the following comment to a blog post I wrote in the early days of Dog Jaunt, about ideas for ways to keep your dog’s ID current while you’re traveling:

“I use loveyourpets.com for inexpensive ID tags (less than $4). I set up an email address on gmail that I include on the tag, in addition to phone and address. When an email is sent, it automatically triggers a chain of communication with me and my husband to let  … Read more

Tips from Dog Jaunt readers: Packing a crate, improving chances for in-cabin carrier

I have a stack of great stuff in my in-box from Dog Jaunt readers, and I’m making progress on sharing it with you. Here are two tips from a couple of fellow travelers, and one from me.

Packing a crate

As you may already know, Chloe is crate-trained, and we carry a medium-sized version of her big metal crate with us when we travel. It occupies half of her enormous Samsonite suitcase, but I’ve never really begrudged the weight or the space  … Read more

Product review: blanketID tag

Back in August, Cate Hubbard, co-proprietor of blanketID, sent me one of her company’s ID tags to test and review. Included in the $24.99 (Canadian) price that she didn’t charge me is a year’s membership — which is $11.99, with discounts if you renew for multiple years. I have not been paid for this review, and I did not promise (and Cate did not request) that it would be positive.

There are sixteen tags in blanketID’s current line-up, ranging from girly  … Read more

USB flash drive for your dog’s collar

You say “how about a tag for your dog that contains a USB flash drive,” and the keep-it-simple crowd bursts into derisive laughter. Their argument: A tag with a flash drive is expensive and it’s pointless, since the person who finds your dog may not know what a flash drive is or may not have access to a computer. And who, besides you, needs a ton of information about your dog’s medical history and care requirements? All someone else needs  … Read more