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Old 06-27-2007, 09:43 AM   #1
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Dogs on wheels

Anyone camp w/ your dog(s)?

What do they enjoy the very most?

Here are our stinkers... Neyll and Moosey.


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How much does a ladder weigh

Would definitely want one.

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Old 06-27-2007, 09:52 AM   #2
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Hi Bugbite,

I don't know how much a ladder weights, but just so you are aware, Sunlines do not have roofs that you should walk on. It was a special option to get a walk-on roof from Sunline.

So the question is, why would you want to put a ladder on? Im guessing youre talking about installing a ladder on the back of the trailer.

I bought a 10 aluminum ladder that I used to clean the roof of the camper and if / when I need to get on the roof. I have plywood that I put down on the roof that it large enough to span the roof trusses if I need to get up on the roof. I also put carpet on the bottom of the plywood to protect the rubber roof.

Im sure purchasing a 10 or 12 aluminum ladder from Home Depot or some other hardware store is cheaper than purchasing and having a RV Dealership install a ladder. Plus youre not drilling holes in the side of you new Sunline.

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We take our Old English Sheepdog whenever we go camping. He loves being outside with us.
Last summer we took him to the top of Whiteface Mountain.
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Old 06-27-2007, 10:59 AM   #4
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Greetings back Hutch. You are a gem you know! I could tell a dog lover a mile away. Anyone that doesn't love dogs I have grave reservations about... Dogs are fine judges of character. See my sig.

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I don't know how much a ladder weights, but just so you are aware, Sunlines do not have roofs that you should walk on. It was a special option to get a walk-on roof from Sunline.
Huh I didn't know that on no roof to walk on. We have plenty of ladders here. Good thing I asked right?

Thanks for the hints how to clean the roof w/o damaging.
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The hardest part of camping with our dog is that we have to keep him tied. We are lucky enough to have enough land that we just open the door and let him run so he is not used to being tied, but people are afraid of him when he runs up to say Hi. He does love to sit by the fire at night but then again..............who doesn't. M&S
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:35 AM   #6
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The hardest part of camping with our dog is that we have to keep him tied. We are lucky enough to have enough land that we just open the door and let him run so he is not used to being tied,
Camping for sure would not near be as much fun without seeing the fun of the campout thru their eyes.
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Old 06-27-2007, 06:44 PM   #7
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Hey Bugbite,

I travel with my Greyhound (KD), and moms old fat weiner (Precious), and 9 lb. minature double dapple weiner (Harley, more like HE** on 4 paws). I use x-pens where ever I am allowed to have them. They connect right to Sunny. I can't outrun a Greyhound

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This is KD, doing what she does best :P

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This is Harley, :

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Precious, lower left corner, and my dear Brandi that I lost last June:
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We have two camping furkids, and one soon to be camping furkid! The hardest part for us is keeping the fraidy cat from barking. she is scared of EVERYTHING, and barks as a result. she is getting better, however.
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We have traveled to CA from NE Ohio twice...once with our pop-up and, this winter, with our new-to-us 2004 Sunline 1950. Both times we took along our German Shepherd, Glory. (I know..we are crazy to share such small quarters with a big dog!) Before the first trip, we worried about whether she would bark at people walking by the campsite. (She's not a barker unless someone comes right up to the house at home.) Somehow, though, she just seems to understand what the bounderies of our campsite are...even though they are different at each park!...and never barks or fusses at all. She's a fantastic hiking companion and, except for too much vacuuming due to dog hair, we are very happy to have her along.
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I wanted to add a photo of Glory, but don't know how. Can anyone help me out?[/img]
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I wanted to add a photo of Glory, but don't know how. Can anyone help me out?[/img]
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Yep, we travel with a dog, unfortunately. He's a 7 year old liver & white Springer Spaniel. He's a very good traveler. He sometimes get crabby when confined in small spaces, but I think a lot of it comes with the breed. He loves RVing, and loves to smell all the new smells and meet new people (and dogs), but he's very unpredictable. Moreso than me . He also loves water, so he takes every chance he gets to get wet, and of course it's not easy to bathe a dog in an RV. He does have a track record (if you know what I mean) and that makes us a little nervous initially when around other people, but he's pretty much fine now because he's on Prozac (the human kind, not the canine kind), plus a whole basket full of other meds, including one just for thunderstorms.

This is the only dog that I've really known (the last was when I was very little and was put down before I remember much of him), and sorry to all you dog lovers out there, but I'm not impressed enough to get another. I guess it does have a lot to do with the breed, but what happens if I switch breeds on the next one and don't like it. I don't think I have a 30 day no questions asked return policy. I would never consider a cat because I'm allergic to them. I'm fine when around them, but if I start petting them, then there's problems.

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Old 06-28-2007, 01:56 AM   #13
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Re: For Sunshie Fan and all of you!

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Now as to dogs... unfortunately you picked the wrong type of dog (tsk tsk tsk) you didn't do your homework.

The fancy RVers mostly had them.
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Please refrain from bashing other members posts & comments.

Avoiding bashing, arguing, disagreeing, and general rudeness is something the membership here takes pride in and feel it sets us apart from the other forums.

So we would appreciate it if you would show respect to others opinions and comments.

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