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Preventing and Treating Travel Anxiety in Dogs


Dogs can be great travel companions, but before you gas up the car and back out of the driveway, there are definitely a few things you can do to make your dog's trip in the car smoother, safer, and more enjoyable – for everybody.

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Topics: Dogs and Cars, travel with pets, Dog, Pet Travel Safety, Pet Travel Anxiety, Pet Travel Sickness

How REI helped me save a dog's life this weekend


I suspect that many of you who are reading this will already love REI. What with their great selection of outdoor gear, and their environmentally and socially sound business practices. Well, prepare to have yet another reason to love this great organization! This past weekend, the wonderful crew at the REI here in Portland Oregon actually helped me save a dog's life.


That's right - they helped me save a dog's life! How's that for great employees and a great organization!

Now, while you might be picturing REI team member

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Topics: Dogs and Cars, Dogs, REI, Heat Stroke, Cars, Blog, Rescuing a dog in a locked car

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