If Everyone Else is Doing it…

I guess it’s that time to look back at the past year and reflect, and blah blah blah.  You won’t see any resolutions here my friends since I think they are a waste of time.  But just for a laugh, let’s take a boo at what we’ve done this year.  OK I’ll admit that it’s […]

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Our Christmas Day

We had a relatively uneventful Christmas.  After a nice walk, I went to my brother’s house and ate so much food that I actually hurt.  He and his wife have two Great Danes and a Saint Bernard so my dogs have to stay home.  That’s way too much dog in one house, especially since Piper […]

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This Post is For the Dogs

So your car has been checked over and is good to go.  You’ve gathered the generic stuff for the car.  Now let’s look at some of the things you’ll want for your four-legged travelling companions. Food: I feed my dogs kibble which makes travelling much easier since I don’t have to worry about cans or […]

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You’ve Got Your Wheels…

Now what? Now comes the fun part: GEAR!  I’ll break this down into three posts: gear in general, gear for dogs, and gear for people. Safety gear:  Flashlight or headlamp, flares, sign, blanket, candle, gas can, bungee cords, rope, zip ties, booster cables, multi-tool No one ever wants to need to use this stuff but […]

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Have Car Will Travel

As the winter approaches and the colder temperatures arrive, I’ve turned my thoughts to the upcoming road trip season.  I’ve slowly, oh so slowly, started making plans so I thought it might be fun to do a series of posts about planning for and preparing for road trips, either with or without a dog (or three). […]

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More Than The Sum of Their Parts

So now that you’ve gotten to know about the dogs on their own, there is a certain dynamic that occurs when dealing with them all at once, especially when we’re out on the road. When we stop to talk to folks on our travels, they always seem to assume that Piper is the boss.  I […]

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