Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Pup Tents

We totally are into the camping / road trip thing, but we do like to have a few luxuries - like our beds, for example.  And, maybe heat - if it's really cold.  And a refrigerator - you know, for eggs and stuff.  We LOVE eggs!  BUT, we discovered a whole other breed of dog out there that really likes to ruff it - with (gasp!) TENTS!  We tried a tent once, but no one could really get comfy 'cause we didn't have our orthopedic beds and it was all slanty on account of the ground and we kept sliding all over the tent floor 'cause it was slippery.  Guess we're not one of the Pure Ruffin' It Breeds like these guys -

ALL these dogs stayed in THESE - 

Four dogs + two tents + four humans = a coupla stinky tents!
Hey, humans can be stinky, too!

(PeeS - We met those four dogs and wrote down their names somewhere, but someone seems to have lost it - sorry guys!)

Looks like these guys are getting ready for a weiner roast!
Wonder how come we weren't invited?

Here's the spot where all the dogs and humans were hogging the whole lake!
Okay, not really, but when we've driven thousands of miles (and some of 'em were really bumpy!), we don't want to share space with anybody!  Know what we're sayin'?

Okay, so this isn't a tent, but it was hardly bigger than one! Maybe a pup trailer.
We thought it was so cute we had to snap a pic.

The Road Dogs (sorta ruffin' it)


Unknown said...

Mine are too diva-ish to sleep in a tent too! hahaha cute pup trailer :)

George The Lad said...

I think that would make a very good pup trailer, I've camped mom took my bedroom so I'd feel safe, yea right mom, I think she thought I would chew my way out
See Yea George xxx

K9 Katastrophie said...

pup trailer! Thats cute!


Two Pitties in the City said...

I think you guys are all hard-core travelers. We go camping so seldom, when we do our big pooches share a tent with us. Though we were very careful to choose a tent with a separate entry that was bigger so there is room for everyone. Those dogs in those tents were quite big.

Backcountry Brodie said...

I pawsonally love, Love, LOVE camping in a tent! Mom, not so much. She be wanting fresh brewed coffee in the mornings, an electric plugger inner thingie fur her blow dryer, hot and cold waters, private baf, air condishunning... La di da. So we stay in cabins wot has all the amenities when we goes on hiking trips. Just gib me a tent and I be a happy camper!

Brian said...

That pup trailer looks like it could be lots of fun too!

Corbin said...

Wow, that last tent thing is really funny lookin'! I haven't been camping yet... don't think I'd like it, but mom always says one day we're going to do it!

Minnie and Mack said...

Cool! You're ruffing it for sure.

Drools and licks,
Minnie and Mack

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

I'm with you on this one... I want all my food and stuffs with me.
Hey guess what... My mom LOVES her necklace.
She had worn the same necklace 24/7 for 14 years. My dad put it on her in Washington D.C.. NOW though... it is in a Drawer and she has on her beloved.... FRANKIE necklace which she says she will wear FOREVER.

Bennie, Parker, Julie from Bark Of Love said...

Pup Trailer! Love that one. and we love to travel.

Maggie Mae and Max said...

My mom's idea of "ruffing" it is a motel room! :)

WOofs and Licks,
Maggie MAe

Unknown said...

I thinks I like to camp at da Marriott best!

MinnaK (spoiled)

Anonymous said...

I've stayed in a tent before! It was fun and I liked it a lot. It was kinda like my condo at home - only a lot bigger and with mom and dad and Brudder Ranger in it. What I DIDN'T like, though, were all these teeny little bugs that kept trying to eat me for lunch whenever we were outside of the tent. Mom and dad felt sorry for me so we left early. Now, they're thinking abouts getting a little house with wheels just for me. Cuz they luv me and stuff.

Wiggles & WAgs,

Susana said...

As fotos estão o máximo!

jet said...

My pups stay in the tent with me and keep me warm. They don't mind. They like being able to cuddle!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I feel like we do this every night at my house, except it's a crowded bedroom instead of a tent! :-)

Oskar said...

We've done tent camping before & I much prefer my little old motor home!

Wet dog + people + small tent = no fun

Nubbin wiggles,

houndstooth said...

I hear you, Road Dogs! I like my creature comforts, too! As much as I love going out for my hikes, I need a nice soft bed to stretch out on when it's over!

We saw the necklace Frankie got and just had to say that it is beautiful!


Life With Dogs said...

You are giving me travel fever! I miss the days when I had time for road trips!

Doxie Rod said...

hello road dog pack!

nice to meet you, what an adventurous life you all lead! you are all so adorable, you must have lots of fun together. can't wait for us to be furfriends!


Those Elgin Pugs said...

Oh we's don't blame yous for wanting a little bits of 'da extras!! Yous camping trip looks like so much fun!!

Now don't laugh.. but Mommy always says if we's won 'da lotto she wants an RV all dec'd outs like Dolly Parton Lady.. hee hees.. den we's go camping and put ups our little tents and 'den have RV as back up!!! SNORTS!!!

Oh... we's saw yous Momma's pretty Pendant on Frankie's bloggy!!! Hers does lovely works!!

IzZY, Josie and Anakin Man

The Daily Pip said...

Let me tell you a little secret - I am not the ruffing it kind of dog either! I know this will be a HUGE surprise to all of you, but I like my comfy bed and I start to shiver in temperatures under 60 degrees.

Your pal, Pip

P.S: Josie and I talked it over and I think we are going to dedicate a future X Paws to your idea about the sun and moon! Stay tuned! Hope you guys can participate in the episode (through the magic of photoshop and doggie blogland).

Lola and also Franklin, too said...

Those tents don't have AC, do they? If there's no AC I don't think it would be for me.

lotsa licks, Lola

Ruby and Penny said...

That cute little trailer would be perfect for us.
Love Ruby & Penny

Wyatt said...

Oh, we love those little ladybug lookin' trailers....wonder what they are like inside?


Chewy said...

nice tent guys!


Two French Bulldogs said...

We sure do love the pup stuff.
Happee Wednesday
Benny & Lily

K9 Katastrophie said...

Hi Guys!

Just gave you an award on my blog!


MadameMoiselle said...

The closest camp thing i've ever done was staying in a hut with A/C near the beach.. and that was fun but i couldnt sleep the entire night cuz it wasn;t my bed..

But those ruffy dogs looked like they are having some crazy fun..

BTW, what is that thing in the last picture.. is that a trailer/storage?


Pet Beds said...

These is one of the cool stuff which you can share over here is really very great. you must have lots of fun together. can't wait for us to be fur friends.

3 doxies said...

I knows I left a comment on dis post...where it go?
Anyways, bouts my ride on da open road....dat why ya'lls will haves to come pick me up...hehehehe!


Levi said...

Thanks for visiting me! Just checking out your blog :)
Loving the pup tent :)
My mom and dad LOVE camping but got me too late this year for me to go. Next year though they tell me I will be going wif dem. And....they use a tent!....not sure how it will go but I'm willing to try as long as I have my food....and...they tell me about these things called marshmellows....


♥ Sallie said...

I'm not much for roughing it either. The last picture looks more my speed. :)

Ms. ~K said...

To much togetherness for us!
Our mom and dad used to ruff it in tents...but we made them by an RV for us!!!
Wrooo wrooo!

the booker man said...

that last picture does look like a pup trailer! it's so cute 'n tiny!
me and asa like to sleep in the tent with mama and daddy, but we have our own special sleeping bags, so we stay pretty comfy cozy. :)

the booker man

Anonymous said...

We share a tent with our little Pippi, she usually crawls into one of our sleeping bags too

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