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Old 06-02-2012, 10:46 AM   #61
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The dogs are not in the trailer, we are just testing the unit and setting the notification levels for our up coming trip. We are headed for cooler but more humid places. They are enjoying the pool this week.
Oh, I knew you wouldn't leave the dogs in the trailer in that heat!

Just commenting on how hot it gets. Yikes! Could suffocate man or beast.


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Old 06-02-2012, 11:04 AM   #62
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Oh, I knew you wouldn't leave the dogs in the trailer in that heat!

Just commenting on how hot it gets. Yikes! Could suffocate man or beast.


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Question Alone at home...

Why leave them in the trailer at....never mind.

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Richard,

I am interested on hearing how the temperature alert worked out for you.

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Old 06-24-2013, 12:03 PM   #65
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After careful review of the product and contacting the company, I purchased the cellular Temperature Alert system. I mounted the unit inside one of the overheads and the temperature sensor is outside of the overhead.

We will be traveling for a couple of months this summer with our two dogs and will be using this system to monitor the temperature inside of the trailer.
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Remember heat rises.

I would mount the sensor lower, say at the highest point the dogs would be at.

This would give you a more accurate read on the temp the dogs would be experiencing.

Just a thought.
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Good discussion. We tried the AC a few days ago while in the pool for a half hour. They hated being alone with the AC running.....loud and scary? I like the fantastic fan idea.
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My kids show rabbits at the local fairs. They are more sensitive to heat than even dogs and there is NO ac at the fairs. For the comfort of our rabbits we freeze soda bottles that we've put water in and place them in their cages. This allows them to either cuddle up to the ice bottle or move away from it. When driving we buy battery powered fans and place them on the rabbits. I'm sure the same tools could be used for a dog. Fans and ice. You could even freeze water in a bottle and place it in their water to keep it cool. Then set up a fan in a part of the camper to help them cool off, make sure it's battery powered.
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We bought an RVNanny to monitor the temperature in the Airstream; it worked well for us. Here is a forum post with the details
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