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Hey i am back, bronzed, beautied and lovelfied (i hope everyone is well), the day we get back SWMBO says we are going to norwich to look at a puppy, just after the final whistle of the germany game, so of we went at 6pm off to norwich for a 2 hour journey.......

anyway long story short, treg was outstanding,m however it has developed 2 perforated speakers in the 2 weeks i have been away...............

bought the dog and we pick her up in three weeks

my question finally is..............what is the best, easiest solution for transpotation of a dog.

there are so many diffiirent kinds out there, if you guys would be so kind to posting pictures of any installs details and the all important pricing i would really appreciate it......

love you guys always

r

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Hi Ross

I would chooose a dog crate to start with they are available in different sizes dependant on the breed of dog and how big it will be once fully grown the crate can then be used as an indoor kennel which is the puppys own space thus helping with house training

If your pup is a German Sherpard like ours get the biggest crate you can fit in the boot of the Treg as they grow up pretty fast

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Standard two door crate is the best ranging from ?20 to ?80
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Get the biggest that fits in your car they grow up pretty fast this is a 10 month GSD
 

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Agreed about the crate solution....my crate is - the boot of the Treg for these 3 hooligans :w00t:




What are you getting?

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Attach dog lead to towbar,
Attach dog to lead,
Dog gets exercise,
Car doesnt smell of sweaty dog,
Fuel economy improves,
or dog dies.

 

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CovRob said:
Agreed about the crate solution....my crate is - the boot of the Treg for these 3 hooligans :w00t:




What are you getting?

Rob
Welcome back Ross

My answer too Rob

I just use load liner with blanket and that there lot

I think the wife now understands how we do it

Take the dogs from the house to the car on the lead, then remove the lead with a treat

When arriving at the destination tap the window and make them sit

Only on the go and play command do they move

On the return journey, ask them to get into the boot put on there lead and then treat again

On the return home, tap the window again and make them sit

Job done

Sorry, to those who this may offend

We love our dogs to bits and would never put them in a cage good or bad

Just my thoughts

And as Rob, but now what did you get ??

PS Rob, when my boot lid was sticking I made the mistake of putting them in through the top bit, never again, they now think when I open it that is there cue to jump out
 

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Scottie said:
what kind of dog did you buy.
Fi

"puppy" just in case the kidds are looking

Any way Karma good

when you get the pup can we have pics please in the pics bit please ??
 

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no worries

chocolate brown lab
 

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ShropshireTREG said:
sounds lovely Ross - good choice
I work one of my dogs as a gun dog and so he travels quite a bit. While I do not like the cages I would recommend a tailgate guard from someone like Barjo. This gives you the ability to open the car tailgate without excited puppy throwing himself out and leave the tailgate open, but the car and dog secure and with fresh air if you need to leave him/her in the car while doing something else.
 

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The pup is also from gun stock and we are hoping to work the pup to
 

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The pup is also from gun stock and we are hoping to work the pup to
That sounds good.... Hopefully he will have a soft mouth then, just get used to them bearing gifts all the time... My new dog spends nearly all his time carrying something, with no damage, to date he has fetched me logs, tools and best of all my laptop...

The biggest problem I have at present is he is too keen.. In training last week he was no 6 to go and retrieve a dummy. By the time nos 1-5 had gone he was shaking with excitement, his turn came, he marked the dummy, I told him to wait while I slipped his lead off, but too late, he was off with me in tow... Its amazing how far 25+kilos of retriever, at full tilt, can drag you...
 

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very nice was half thinking you were going to say labapoodle.

Anyway what is the name to be.????? of the dog.

re the cages don't use them our boys/girls are all spoiled and pets.
 

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Probably rosie but iam not sure or should i say SWMBO is not sure
 

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Probably rosie but iam not sure or should i say SWMBO is not sure
Cadbury's Roses = Chocolate :clap: :clap:

Well if you need any help with names give us a shout I 'm sure among us all we can come up with some good names.
 

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well we are open to suggestions.

i said roxy

SWMBO said tarts name

i said yep chocolate tart

SWMBO not talking to me
 

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I must admit, a wonderful choice of dog, my chocky lab is now 13 years old and still runs and fetches as if she were a 4 year old! Still mad as a hatter and she is an absolute gem with the children (ever since they were born - now 9 and 6 yrs old).

The only thing is now, bless her, she is getting far too old to travel long distances and also to jump up and down from the Treg (arthritic in her front shoulders), so I don't travel her that often. But if I do then I just have a dog guard up and not a crate as she spends her time lying on the boot floor. My only other option would be or I would think of purchasing and I am sure I have seen it for the Treg, (as my old Audi A4 Avant had it), and that's a crash screen. It used to roll out from the same block as the boot cover, but pulled upwards and locked into knotches in the roof section. This was a see through webbing material and protected people in the back if there was an emergency stop or accident and stopped anything coming forward onto the back seats. (I don't know if this was an optional extra at purchase or whether it's something you can purchase as an after fit).

The only other thing I could suggest is to somehow secure them to the boot floor with their collar and lead and hook them to the eye rings either side of the floor plan. (But not to as tight as to choke them though!)

Anyway I wish you all the best with the new addition to the family, I'm sure you will have many years of fun and fitness with her!!!
 

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Sorry guys :oops:

Seems I have niggled a few people with my choice of a crate

We have had a number of dogs and tried the crate this time on recomendation

I have found that introduced correctly my dog actually liked the crate

In the house or when we are away it gave her some place of her own to be
if she wanted to get out of the way and as a pup it also ment she was safely
contained while we were driving and secure if I left the boot up when we were
on the training ground.

Though now she's bigger (a lot bigger) we have fitted a dog guard between the seats and would if I could find one to fit (so I could use the boot cover when she's not in the car) have a tailgate guard, will check Barjo out on that.

Ross lovely choice of breed and it will be nice to see him/her working

So each to their own just treat them right


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ross911rmk said:
well we are open to suggestions.

i said roxy

SWMBO said tarts name

i said yep chocolate tart

SWMBO not talking to me
Wendy

Penny

Lexie

Annie

Fudge

FiFi


Lucy
 
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