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Dog Travel Experts (5-15-2013) Paris and Tracie spend the hour talking with Gil about his wonderful 95 lb. Yellow Lab guide dog Satch &mdash for whom dog travel is quite different from the rest of us! Gil discusses the challenges and joys of traveling on foot, by bus or by plane for a blind person with a seeing eye dog, and the hand-held GPS for blind people he has helped develop and demonstrate all over the country. Carol calls in from Sit & Stay Global — as a former flight attendant she is now the attendant and nanny for traveling dogs on peoples' private jets (she was on her way to Rome for a couple of days with Sammy, a lab she has to keep out of the Trevi fountain!) and she recommended a Roadie Ruff Rider: http://www.ruffrider.com/ harness to save Satch's life on board in case an airplane hits unexpected turbulence.
Dog Travel Experts (5-08-2013) On this special episode of DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS, Paris and Tracie talk with Andy Smit, founder of Furlocity.com, the world's first search and booking engine exclusively for pet facilities. Along with discussing pet boarding with Andy, Tracie and Paris also talk with three unique pet accommodations that are members of Furlocity about what makes them unique in the ever-changing world of pet boarding.
Dog Travel Experts (5-01-2013) Tracie and Paris discussed beach travel with your dog, recalling Paris' trip with her dogs to the Texas coast last week. Along with safety issues like coyotes, heat, drinking salt water, and rattlesnakes, they also discussed the many pet-friendly accommodations, restaurants, and attractions available to pet travelers. Tracie and Paris also discussed another important aspect of pet travel: the many ways that traveling with a dog both helps you save money and meet local residents.
Dog Travel Experts (4-24-2013) Tracie and Paris discuss a type of travel that unleashes all kinds of etiquette questions: staying with friends and family. How do you know if it's a good idea for you and your dog to stay with a friend? What if that friend has a dog? Or small children? And what if a friend wants to bring her dog and stay in your home: what's the best way to introduce your dogs and ensure that everyone has a successful, stress-free visit?
Dog Travel Experts (4-17-2013) Tracie and Paris discussed a vital part of dog travel: a hotel stay with a dog. From researching and booking a hotel to packing for a hotel stay to dealing with in-room issues like barking and crating, this week's show provides information for anyone considering a hotel stay with Fido.
Dog Travel Experts (4-10-2013) Paris and Tracie hosted a special episode of DOG TRAVEL EXPERTS to discuss dog parks and answer listener questions about taking their dogs to the dog park. Megan asked about a problem she's having with her dog not wanting to socialize with other dogs at the dog park while Amy asked if it's safe for her seven-pound Yorkie to venture from the small dog to the large dog section of the dog park. Grace wanted to know what she should pack for a visit to her local dog park, and Sharon inquired as to a good app for locating dog parks while on the road.
Dog Travel Experts (3-27-2013) Tracie and Paris discussed Paris' upcoming appearance with PrestonSpeaks.com on Saturday at Amazing Pet Expo's San Antonio Pet Expo; a recent visit to Pedernales State Park, a Texas park that illustrates the dangers some pet owners might not consider in a new destination such as flash floods and rattlesnakes; where to find out if a state you'll be visiting requires a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection or CVI; the best way for dogs to ride in the car (and where NOT to let them ride in the car); and how old is too old for dogs to travel as well as when to introduce puppies to travel.
Dog Travel Experts (3-20-2013) Tracie and Paris discussed Operation Roger, a great network of truckers that provides transport for dogs across the country; when you should feed your dog while on a trip; how to know if there's a pollution problem in the waters where your dog is swimming; advice from AllThingsDogBlog.com about alligator dangers to your dog when you're visiting Florida; what to do with your dog during some "non dog" time during a big city visit; and tips for taking your dog to a big league baseball game.
Dog Travel Experts (3-13-2013) Tracie & Paris (DogTipper) had a lively discussion including: What’s the best way to prevent my pup from getting carsick? How often should I give the dogs a rest stop on a long trip? How can I teach my dog to enjoy riding in the car? Where can I find information on emergency veterinarians, regardless of where I'm traveling?