Funny pet names

  Last week (March 11), to enter our contest we required only that entrants tell us the funniest pet name they had ever heard. Enjoy reading some of those we liked the best. (Note: Some people sent in an email but left off a pet name. So, if you don’t see your name here that’s probably why.) From editor Chuck Woodbury: This is not a contest entry, but my... Read More

Your pooch travels in comfort with Doggy Backseat Platform

  By Bob Difley I don’t travel with nor currently possess a pet (dog, cat, or bird) but I have had all of them at one time in my life and realize their importance to many RVers as companions on their road-wandering travels. But I also know that your canine friends would rather be outside running than cooped up in... Read More

RV Mods: An access door for your cat — or dog

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris We’re not sure where to lay our (pardon) paws on any hard statistical information, but if an eyeball survey of RVers carries any weight, a lot of you are traveling with cats. These furry little bed warmers can be welcome traveling companions, but they also come with their own set of issues. For... Read More

Travel with a cat? Here’s a pussycat’s perspective

  Editor’s note: It appears that sometime when one of our staff writer’s laptop was left unguarded, another sort of “lap top” took over the keys to editorialize about the state of affairs of traveling pets. We present it to you for your careful consideration. Dawgs! They seem to be just about everywhere in the RVing community. And that’s all... Read More

Why smokers can hurt the health of their pet

  If you’re a smoker, you probably realize the dangers smoking may pose to your health. But have you ever thought about how the habit affects your pet? In the enclosed space of an RV, this can be a special concern. According to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) veterinarian Carmela Stamper, D.V. M., the news is not good. “Smoking’s not only harmful to... Read More

Escapees Club to change pet policy

  To protect guests and their pets, the Escapees RV Club will introduce a new pet policy on January 1, 2017. According to a statement, seven Escapees Rainbow Parks will begin asking guests during the registration and check-in process if their pets are up-to-date on vaccinations. Proof of vaccinations are not currently required. “This is to keep the registration as... Read More