Dog is My Co-Pilot: Tips for Taking a Road Trip Alone with Your Furkid | Lifestyles

Pack your car for convenience

Make a thoughtful list of everything you’ll need, keeping in mind that stopping for new snacks or supplies with your pet will be a challenge. Arrange the space in your car so everything you need for your pet is easy to access when he needs it, including pet travel bowls, treats, waste bags, medication, leashes, first aid kit, toys, and blankets.

Potty breaks

Meeting Rover’s potty needs is simple: head to the nearest rest stop, and make sure you keep waste bags and supplies on hand to clean up after him. 

Managing your own potty breaks, however, is a bit more complicated. Pets shouldn’t be left alone in a car, so what can you do when nature calls?  Find a pet-friendly business, and use their restroom. Pet stores like Petco and PetSmart, and pet-friendly hotel chains like Red Roof Inn, La Quinta, and Motel 6,

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Travel: Siri makes a good companion, especially for dining suggestions | Lifestyles – Travel

Bin 23

While visiting Granger last month, I consulted Siri for a list of nearby restaurants and one that showed up was Bin 23. We enjoyed our meal at the wine bar that just opened earlier this year and started with a wine flight and brie & bourbon flatbread with apple, fig spread, brie, chopped walnuts, caramelized onions, bourbon glaze and a balsamic drizzle.

I remember a few years ago when I got a new iPhone, it came with this cool new voice technology. Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant, could be asked a variety of questions and in most cases would give you a correct answer or steer you toward what you were looking for.

Smart phones are now way more than just phones. They are truly computers that fit in your hand. Really, my phone probably has more capabilities than my desktop computer. I quickly learned to rely

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