Date: 9 November 2015. Pet ID Tags.
Keeping our critters safe afloat is of course a
concern. When ashore on Skipper's harness I have her Pet I.D. tags
attached. She also has a micro-chip for identification. That is a
good start. It is not enough.
Mac is behind Skipper peeking over her head. He is a young pup in
You met Skipper's friend Mac
article. Mac enjoys life on a MacGregor sailboat that is being
transformed into a pilothouse motor vessel. I like that the
owners Joanne and Glenn have taken the time to make Gypsy (their boat) into what they require.
lesson to be had in there:
Fix and improve what you have.
Our 40'er changed
The Fishing Boat
article] over the years as we made her ours. You can do the
same thing. Indeed I am doing so. What I bought worked then,
however I knew there would need to be changes in order to
support my life and lifestyle long term.
That is exactly what
I have been doing: Making Seaweed mine.
In any event and back to the topic at hand: dogs
Recently a friend took his First Mate into the vet.
Sid has his annual check-up. With that came shots and a new rabies
tag. I suggested we take the old tag and add it to Sid's life
jacket. That way Sid's ID, albeit outdated, would serve a useful
Sid's 2014 clover shaped RABIES
TAG now is attached to his yellow life jacket.
As for Skipper's older tags, I add them to the Christmas ornament
collection. Hers are shaped like stars and I am a Trekkie. My tree is eclectic
so a dog tag is simply another interesting object. Besides, I like it. That
is all that
counts in the end.
Skipper has her old pink rabies tag on her life
preserver. It's at her shoulder. The life jacket is on when we leave Seaweed. She wears it
when visiting other boats too.
I would suggest all dog owners
hang on to last year's rabies tag. Attach it to your pet's life
might want to pay for
one of those I.D. tags that
include your phone number.
Does your dog wear a life jacket when underway?
Have you a better identification system for your pet?
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