RVing with Pets, part 4 -- 'Cats travel, too'
This is the fourth and final posting on 'RVing with Pets.' While dogs are the most common RVing animals, 92 percent according to a recent Recreation Vehicle Industry Association survey, cats travel too. About 14 percent of RVers say they won’t leave home without th
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RVing with Pets, part 3 -- 'Safety' is key, says animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero
This is the third of four postings on RVing with Pets. When animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero was on her first book tour, her parrot was secure beside her in a belted-down travel cage during the journey. “She would preen from praise as people made a fuss ov
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RVing with Pets, part 2 -- 'Before hitting the road'
This is the second of four postings on RVing with Pets. If you are one of the millions who have a traveling menagerie, here are a few reminders before heading out on your next summer RV trip. Before hitting the road 1. Gather your pet’s medical records. Be sure
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RVing with Pets, part 1 -- Professional photographer Fran Reisner traveled 3 years with Jazzy, Sadie
This is the first of four postings on RVing with Pets. Millions of our furry four-legged friends love life on the open road and “ruffing” it at RV campgrounds. According to recreation vehicle industry numbers, about nine million Americans own an RV. Of those,
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Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South
One windy afternoon in Balmorhea State Park in west Texas, I spotted a solo woman camping in a 2004 4X4 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup with an A.R.E. canopy. Dawn was on the backside of a five-week circle trip from Pennsylvania to the West Coast. "Camping is the
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Solo fulltime RVer Jacque Green explores USA with a sense of joy, paint brushes, lively puppy dog
A little more than a year ago, Jacque Green, an accountant in Tulsa, Okla., didn't know if she would make it through an unexpected medical crisis. While in the hospital, she realized life is too short and unpredictable.  She figured she should not postpone her dream
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'Top 10 Must-Haves for RVing with Pets' by Amy & Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com
Amy and Rod Burkert of GoPetFriendly.com have been on the road full-time for more than six years, logging in more than 80,000 miles crisscrossing the country with their two animal companions: 9-year-old German shepherd, Buster, and
 13-year-old Shar-Pei, Ty. I
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Holiday gifts for RVers with pet travelers
It seems that every other RV on the road houses at least one pet companion. Here are a couple of nifty ideas for those pet travelers on your holiday gift list. - Because RVers' pets spend at least part of their time confined in small spaces, consider catnip for felin
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Trees of Mystery - great family RV Short Stop
For more than 50 years, the Trees of Mystery in northern California have beckoned many travelers driving along U.S. Highway 101 about 36 miles south of the Oregon border. My first visit was back in the mid-60s. I was impressed then, as I was on my most recent visit,
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RVing with Special Physical Needs, part 2 -- 'Full-time RVers Lori and Mike Sanders travel, play'
Lori and Mike Sanders of California are retirees who have been full-time RVing for five years. Mike Sanders was born with Spina Bifada and has a shortened, deformed right leg. "He got around pretty well for 60 years before developing severe osteoarthritis, which
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