Dogs and rough seas. Do they go together? I mean, with safety? And comfort? Looking down the companionway to where Honey lay sadly on the sole surrounded by the vegetables that had gone spilling out of our hammocks, I had my doubts. And this was only the Chesapeake Bay! What would we encounter sailing offshore? …
Hopefully you train your dog off leash. If something happened while you were out walking and you had to drop his leash, would he stay where you told him to? Or if he wandered, would he come back to you when you called him? The only way to know is to test him. That’s why …
I’m looking at different dog ramps for boats–both telescoping and folding. Which will hold up best in a marine environment? Fit different docks? And most importantly, which will be most comfortable for my dog, Honey? As I consider buying a new dog ramp for our boat, that’s the question I really need to answer.
Can you train your dog for boat life before you buy the boat? Sure. It’s not that different from preparing your dog for any major life change.
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