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One of the oldest methods of transportation dates back to the 1880s … the bicycle! A marvel of engineering that forever changed the world on almost every continent.  Although there are no tips on riding a bike with a small dog, my biped Mom loves a blog called Girls and Bicycles that deals with trying to get North Americans to see the bike as something other than a […]

We all come from water.  So I am told.  It is a source of well being. It is the one thing we all need regardless of species.  In Africa it is the one place where predator and pray will co-exist without fear of the hunt. More than 80% of the planets life forms live in water.  This planet should be called Water and not Earth.  In Canada we […]

Ottawa  and  Canada’s National Capital Area encompassing Gatineau and it’s Hills is known for many things, it’s famous canal (the worlds longest skating ring), the tulip festival, the many music festivals, the Gatineau Hills for hiking, cycling, maple syrup and fall foliage.  Here in this modest city, some of the Nations most popular and architecturally famous museums have put down foundations: The Museum of Civilization, the National Art […]

For my very first birthday (June 14th, 2011), my bipeds got me a booster seat.  Now, for some people this may seem extreme; but the fact is that every year thousands of dogs are killed in automobile accidents.  Many from hanging their head out the window and getting debris lodged in them in some horrid way.  Others are in the front seat and when a collision occurs the airbag […]

The bipeds always prefer going through US customs at the Ottawa National Airport. This little perk is a well kept local secret. Flying to Philadelphia with a small dog has huge advantages over other airports. It’s small, it’s quiet, it is highly efficient and it’s quick; all major bonuses when travelling as a four legged tourist. The only down side is on a human front – the Duty Free […]