Urgency emergency? When to call the vet

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM  YourRVvet@gmail.com It’s 11 p.m. on a Sunday night. You’re worried that Annie, your dog, hasn’t been acting herself all day. She vomited a couple of times in the morning and hasn’t eaten any food. You think she looks a little bloated. You wonder, “Can this wait until morning?” You’re on a... Read More

If you live in an RV, can you still be “homeless”?

by Deanna Tolliver What makes an “RV community”? Ten years ago, you might have said meeting fellow RVers, impromptu happy hour get-togethers with the new neighbors, maybe potlucks and outside games. Really, it seems like an RV community evolves anywhere a group of RVers share the same general space and common interests. These days, an “RV community” is no longer... Read More

Reader’s Digest list of the top RV parks in every state

by Deanna Tolliver Do you have a favorite RV park in the different states you travel through? What makes that a favorite park? You can compare notes with a recent article in Reader’s Digest. “The Best RV Parks in Every State” is in the online version of the magazine. The article doesn’t list the qualifications that earned a campground to... Read More

Increased bear sightings prompt warnings in New Mexico

by Deanna Tolliver The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) has issued a statement warning campers of increased bear activity in the northern part of the state. Multiple bear cub sightings have been reported by campers. Spokesperson Tristanna Bickord says “some may view this as a unique opportunity to view young wildlife; however, it is very important for... Read More

Steel tariffs: Good news for some, maybe not RV industry

By Deanna Tolliver Associate editor The Trump administration recently announced a 25% tariff on imported steel and  10% on aluminum. Indiana, the RV capital of America, is in the unique position of being both hurt and helped financially by this move. Almost 90% of the RVs manufactured in the U.S. are made in Indiana. They all use steel and aluminum... Read More

The tooth, the whole (pet) tooth, and nothing but…..

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM  YourRVvet@gmail.com Dear Dr. Deanna—We travel with our two dogs, Princess, a miniature poodle, and Ruby, a Boxer. Princess has really horrible breath. Ruby, not so much. My husband thinks that Princess just has “doggy breath” but I think it’s much worse than that. Could she have an infected tooth?—Ramona B.... Read More