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Planing our visit!

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During the last two weeks we were busy trying to find a good and not so expensive apartment to rent for our two days visiting Kiki. It is a bit difficult, because the region she lives in is a very touristy area. Lots of people go there to hike or bike so we had some trouble finding something. But in the end we got a flat in a village nearby, about 15 minutes away by car. It is quite huge, so she has lots of space to run around. 

Right now I'm planning our drive, it is "only" around 170km and normal people would drive on the highway and be there in under two hours. But not me. Haha! I'm not driving on the highway, so I picked out a road trip like drive and it will take us around 3 hours. After the middle we take a break, but the current plan is that I'll be driving the whole thing. (My Dad is not coming, only my Mum and I go.)

We took big sister on a holiday twice, but that was years ago, so it feels really weird to plan all the things we need for her. Because we get our car cradle thing first when she is here, she has to sit in her dog-bag for the drive to the flat. Long term plan is to get a proper box that will sit behind my drivers seat on the floor. I don't want her in the trunk, it is to unsafe in my opinion. Also I want her out of my view, so she will not disrupt me when I look in the rear view mirror.

Less than a month to go! :fire-nanner:

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You are doing so well with your driving.  Many congratulations.  And I love Kiki's little house.  

No, you can't put a dog in the trunk.  A proper soft dog bag or a crate like this: https://www.petco.com/shop/en/petcostore/product/petmate-ultra-vari-dog-kennel is probably best.  You may need to get her used to it in advance.  Start out slowly with short times in the crate and lots of treats while she is in it.

My big dogs travel in the back seat wearing harnesses that attach to the seat belts.  They usually lie down quietly and sleep on long trips.

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19 hours ago, Palimpsest said:

No, you can't put a dog in the trunk.  A proper soft dog bag or a crate like this: https://www.petco.com/shop/en/petcostore/product/petmate-ultra-vari-dog-kennel is probably best.  You may need to get her used to it in advance.  Start out slowly with short times in the crate and lots of treats while she is in it.

My big dogs travel in the back seat wearing harnesses that attach to the seat belts.  They usually lie down quietly and sleep on long trips.

Big sister travels on the back seat with a harness as well. I really hate to see that so many dogs are just thrown into the trunk or worse just put on the backseat without any harness. Fatal for the dog and possibly passengers. 

I did end up buying something because I couldn't stand the thought of her in a little bag for fifteen (!) minutes. 😂
I got her a something like this: https://www.petco.com/shop/en/petcostore/product/dog/dog-crates-and-kennels/animaze-portable-canvas-dark-grey-dog-crate This will do it for the visits and later it will be her travel bed in hotels and stuff like that. She only needs to drive for about fifteen minutes when we visit her. We know that she did get car sick on previous longer rides with the breeder, so we are also prepared for that. She is used to being in a crate due to that.

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