Archive for July, 2012

Review of Bags for Flying Dogs In Cabin

July 14, 2012

Every since I got Trip, I’ve been interested in flying with my dogs. Trip is a small Sheltie, and while larger then some of the toy breeds that commonly fly, is not so large as to cause any real issues when traveling. She has flown numerous times on several different airlines, and we’ve really never […]

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Two for One Day–Weekend Recap

July 11, 2012

Trip, Ticket, and I had a FABULOUS weekend of showing.  We were at a new facility for dog shows, the Legends Sports Complex in the Woodlands.  This is an indoor, air-conditioned facility, with amazing soccer turf–deep artificial grass with rubber pellets.  Trip has shown on soccer turf before and loved it, but Ticket is now […]

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Bad Things to Eat, Part 2

July 11, 2012

So, there’s a list a mile long of things your dog shouldn’t be eating, but here’s one you might not be aware of–sugarfree gum. Sugarfree gum contains an artificial sweetener called xylitol, which can be life-threatening to dogs if ingested.  The toxic dose is fairly low, so even a few pieces of gum can be […]

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