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Everything You Need to Know about Flying with a Dog as Cargo

This post contains affiliate links. Flying with a dog as cargo is a stressful experience for both the dog and their human. While the media report tragic incidents as a result of flying, the truth is nearly half a million pets fly annually, most arriving safely to their destination. The key is doing your homework, …

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Flying with a Dog: Everything You Need to Know

Despite the added cost, stress, and paperwork, it’s becoming more common for passengers to be flying with a dog. For some, leaving the dog behind on certain vacations, moves, or other situations simply isn’t an option, meaning that Fido must come along on the plane. Whether your dog is small enough to fly along in …

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Using Fetch to Manage Your Ball Obsessed Dog

This post is sponsored by Dexas International. You can trust that I have used the products mentioned here and am providing an honest opinion and recommendation. All opinions remain my own and I think Dexas is awesome. When Dave and I first met Riia, we saw immediately that she was a ball obsessed dog. She’d …

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Traveling to Europe with a Dog

Despite the airlines’ best efforts to dissuade pet travel, more and more dog parents are considering bringing along their pets on their travels to Europe. Given the popularity of the continent and the relative proximity to North America, it’s a fairly easy international trip to make with your furry friend in tow.  Traveling with your …

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7 Reasons to Embrace Outdoor Winter Activities with Your Dog

Getting outdoors in the winter is not easy. It’s dark. It’s cold. And if you live in the Pacific Northwest, it’s raining. However, there are plenty of great reasons to get outside and foster a love of outdoor winter activities with your dog. Last winter, I embraced the gray days and discovered a newfound joy …

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Why Corsica, France is an Outdoor Lover’s Paradise (and it’s dog-friendly, too!)

I’m not sure that I had ever heard of Corsica, France prior to our visit this past Christmas. In fact, if we were not so adamant on bringing Laila along everywhere we go, we never would have discovered this gem of an adventure island. Our blogging friend, Claudia from My Adventures Across the World invited …

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Titer Test for Dogs and Cats: When to Consider Getting One Done

Unless you practice animal healthcare in your spare time, you’ve probably not heard of a rabies titers test. If you’re planning to travel abroad with your dog, or are weary of recurring vaccinations, then consider getting antibody titers for your dog or cat. You’ll be able to determine the immune response to vaccinations. What is …

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