Safe and Stress-Free Getaways With Your Dogs

Safe and Stress-Free Getaways With Your Dogs

Travel & Safety

Since the pandemic surfaced in March, you and your dog may be experiencing what I refer to as mutt rut. You and your pooch take multiple walks around the neighborhood each day: same route, same duration, same time. B-o-r-i-n-g. So, it’s little wonder that you and your dog may be going a bit stir crazy […]

10 Trail Tips for Hiking With Dogs

10 Trail Tips for Hiking With Dogs

Travel & Safety

Hiking is one of the most special ways to spend time outdoors with dogs. Besides the activity aspect, they open our eyes to the presence of birds and wildlife—I still remember fondly the time my dog Bella “pointed” mule deer—and remind us to stop and smell the flowers, listen to the bees and woodpeckers, and […]

Car Safety: Do You Protect Your Pet?

Car Safety: Do You Protect Your Pet?

Travel & Safety

It’s a worldwide trend: Our pets are joining us more and more on vacation. That was happening before the pandemic, and it hasn’t stopped. But with that comes the importance of ensuring our pets’ safety on the road, especially with car travel. A study published last year on PubMed compared pet travel in the United […]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Great Outdoors

How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Great Outdoors

Travel & Safety

As COVID-19 continues to keep doors to gyms and yoga studios shuttered, dogs are playing a more prominent role as workout buddies for people seeking safe ways to exercise outdoors. Just ask my dogs, Kona and Bujeau. Since the “shelter in place” order was declared in mid-March, only an occasional rain shower has stopped us […]