Normally when I drive with Chloe in a rental car, I keep her safe with a combination of a CanineFriendly 3-in-1 vest harness and the strap from the PetBuckle seat belt harness kit. The two components fit tidily into the PetBuckle kit bag, and occupy almost no room at all in Chloe’s suitcase.… Read the rest
Posts tagged ‘car seat’
One of the items on Dog Jaunt’s travel packing list is a towel to put between your dog and a car seat, whether it’s a rental car or a car you’re borrowing from the folks you’re visiting. In real life, I’ve been using a Zentek crate pad instead of a towel, because I’m impressed by the magic material Zentek uses and because it packs compactly.… 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
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
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
You’ve seen it, of course: an adorable, small dog either standing on her owner’s lap while her owner drives or with her front paws on the passenger-side door panel, nose blissfully out the open window and ears flapping in the wind.… Read the rest