Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-11-2015, 02:52 PM   #15
Rivet Master
ColoradoLady's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 863
Yes, these little furry members of our family are tuned in to our emotions. I sometimes think they know even before we do. At least two dogs and/or cats have been a part of my 76 years. I can't imagine ever being without them.

ColoradoLady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2015, 04:20 PM   #16
4 Rivet Member
McDave's Avatar
2014 23' Flying Cloud
Fair Oaks , California
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 341
Lupe, our border collie, has never been left behind on a trailer trip, and I'm sure it would never occur to her that she ever would be left behind when we go somewhere with the trailer. So she's always pretty calm (for a border collie) while we're loading the trailer.

It's different when I head out the door to go somewhere in the truck. This time of year, it's too hot to leave her in the truck while I shop, etc., and she seems to understand if I tell her that it's just too hot and I'll be back pretty soon. She knows, though, that if I'm packing a bag and the trailer isn't involved, that I'm not going to be back "pretty soon," and that's when she won't make eye contact and looks away at the wall. Always making eye contact is a really big deal for a border collie, and when she won't make eye contact, it's a really big deal in the wrong direction.

McDave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2015, 08:55 AM   #17
Rivet Master
m.hony's Avatar
2013 30' Classic
Greenwood , Mississippi
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 10,266
The cats we have traveled with have been house cats. No sense of adventure or roaming. They travel similar to dogs- looking out the window- curious- nosy-
They spend some time in the Pet Taxi and some time on the center console and some time in my wife's lap and some time lying on the floor under the back seat.
One silly cat rode on the dashboard.
When we get to camp, we take them in the trailer and they lie around like they own the joint (I reckon they do own the joint).
One liked to get under the covers. The other curled up in the drawer under the couch.
Both like to sit on the back of the couch and look out the window. Both like to sit on the hump in the bedroom wall that basically covers the end of the water heater.
Both like to hang out under the dinette.
2013 Classic 30 Limited
2007 Silver Toyota Tundra Crew Max Limited 5.7 iForce
2006 Vivid Black Harley-Davidson Road King Classic
1999 Black Nissan Pathfinder LE
TAC #MS-10
WBCCI #1811, Region 6, Unit 56
Airforums #70955
m.hony is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2016, 11:47 PM   #18
3 Rivet Member
2015 28' International
Ofallon , Missouri
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 226
Everyone Loves Chocolate

You are absolutely right about them knowing! Our chocolate lab loves a road trip. Any time he sees the AS in the drive being loaded he knows we are off for another adventure. I couldn't imagine going without him. I just wish the National Parks weren't so restrictive - he is very active and loves to go for a hike. He's been to the top of Columbia River Gorge at Multnomah Falls (a lot easier than we made it up the trail).
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image.jpg
Views:	49
Size:	296.1 KB
ID:	256883  
mpsgolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2016, 08:24 AM   #19
Rivet Master
Ahab's Avatar

2008 22' Safari
Oracle , Arizona
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,174
Originally Posted by paiceman View Post
We are leaving this week for a seven - eight week trip and our Abby, not quite two has not left my sight all day as I prepare the truck and trailer. The reason they "know" is the sent we all give off, each emotion we humans have emits a different sent, dogs pick up on that almost instantly and can through years of evolution understand what humans are feeling. Trips, illness, anger, sadness you name it they've got us pegged to a T.

Enjoy them, dogs are the best.
Yup, our standard poodle reacts the same.

Ahab is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I know one of you will know how to... AIR-Quarius Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 1 05-31-2014 10:45 PM
Do you think this trailer needs new axles (pic attached) aquinob Axles 17 06-14-2012 05:46 AM
'89 Excella 25 mystery switch? Pix attached also... BillTex 1987 - 1989 Excella 12 05-22-2011 01:05 PM
Outdoor screened room attached to awning??? Tin Lizzy Awnings 1 04-26-2006 12:01 AM
How cabinets are attached to the skin 58BUBBLE Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 3 03-05-2005 10:55 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.