Boat Dog (& Cat)

Four-footed family members on the boat?

Practical tips, food, first aid and fun with the dogs and cats aboard!

  • A few things to think about if you're considering taking Rover on the boat, whether for an afternoon or a lifetime.

One big worry about cruising with a dog is what to do about grooming. Eleven years with a "poodle-ish" mix has taught us quite a bit about DIY grooming . . . and it's really not hard!

If you cruise very far from home, it's likely that some day you'll have to fly home. And you'll want to take your dog with you. Here's what we've learned about flying with small dogs.

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