Category Archives: Tips

Training and travel tips for getting the most out of your adventures with you dog.

Endurance. Tolerance. Recovery. 3 Important Things to Consider When Traveling with a Senior Dog

If Henri were a person, he’d have qualified for AARP a few years ago. In fact, he’s now approximately the same age as my Dad. With rapid aging comes rapid change, and though Henri has the blood work of a … Continue reading

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How To Be a Boat Dog

At Travel Tails we like things that start with the letter ‘B.’ Beaches. Baseball. Beer. Bourbon. Henri likes Bitches and we both like BOATS! So with our eyes on the prize of a long Memorial Day weekend, we thought it … Continue reading

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America’s Favorite Pastime With Your Favorite Canine

The Boys of Summer are finally back and we’ve got a list of all the MLB dog-friendly games plus a few tips to help you enjoy them. More teams than ever are hosting ‘bring your dog events’ and several teams … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Water

I’m not sure if I should start with “Happy New Year” or “My apologies.” This was supposed to have been a pre-Christmas post featuring fun holiday activities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast that you could enjoy during the holiday season … Continue reading

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5 Dog Travel Dos and Don’ts

If you’re like me, and I assume you are or you wouldn’t be reading this blog, then you’re one of the estimated 51% of people who frequently travel with their pets. That puts you in a unique position to be an ambassador for the trend and your … Continue reading

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Ask The Experts: Travel Health & Safety

With summer practically here and many of you considering travel with your pets, I thought it would be a good time to talk about health and safety issues. I’m a professional fun-finder for sure, but for this post, I went … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Carsick Dog

So you got a new puppy, or adopted a dog, or maybe you just want to take your old dog on some new adventures. Whatever the case, you get in the car and start to drive. Then, you hear it. … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Tail

ADVENTURE IS EVERYWHERE! (Yes, I’m yelling at you.) That’s our motto and it should be yours too. We hope you were inspired by our travels in 2015 and coming into the new year we’ve got some tips that will help … Continue reading

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Santa Paws: 7 Tips for Better Pics

I took Henri to the mall last night to have his photo made with Santa. There was a 45 minute wait with barking dogs and whinning kids. I can deal with either/or but not both. I just didn’t want a … Continue reading

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PUPs on SUPs

  If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, or anyone who’s been paying attention, you’ve heard of stand-up paddle boarding, or SUP. Stand-up paddling has been around for centuries. Ancient cultures and even some today use/d boards, canoes, and other watercraft propelled … Continue reading

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