Eleven Tips for a Dog on a Road Trip

May 11, 2011
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When you’ve spent two weeks driving  4,153 miles / 6,684 kms with a dog, you learn a practical thing or two along the way! Here are Banjo and my top tips for going on a road trip with a [large] dog: 1. Safety first! Invest in a seat-belt or other restraining device.  This is as […]

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How to Choose the Best Food for Your Dog

January 13, 2011

Like so many timid dogs, Banjo has a nervous stomach and is allergic to almost everything: grain, dairy, peanut butter – even salmon and pork! Thanks to these links, I was able to make informed decisions about my dog’s food: The Dog Food Project is a site run by Sabine Contreras, a Canine Care & […]

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Help! My Dog Ate Some Chocolate!

November 16, 2009

Banjo once stole a chocolate chip cookie from my plate and I was terrified that he would suffer serious consequences.  Luckily, our vet said a single milk chocolate chip cookie for a dog his size wouldn’t kill him, but I was curious to learn more about the effects of theobromine on dogs. Disclaimer: If your […]

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