I'd Like To Hear What Life On The Road Is Really Like With Your Dog.....large Dog?

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Sonya R.'s Comment
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I'm planning on becoming a trucker so I'm in the planning and dreaming stages reading all your wonderful stories and Brett's book. I lost my beautiful girl rottie after 13 wonderful years a few months ago and when I get over the feeling of not cheating on her memory, I will get another sweet beauty to fill that void like only a loyal dog companion can (dog owners get it!). I know dogs live to be with their owners and with a couple of walks-a-day, they're usually good-to-go. So any tales of experiences or words of advice you could give me?

Barbara C.'s Comment
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There's a guy the does youtube videos called trucker Josh and he has a large dog and a german sheperd puppy check hes vlogs out really neat stuff on some.

Sonya R.'s Comment
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There's a guy the does youtube videos called trucker Josh and he has a large dog and a german sheperd puppy check hes vlogs out really neat stuff on some.

Thanks for the tip, Barbara!

Barbara C.'s Comment
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No problem I plan on taking my german sheperd with me once I get all my medical clearances taken care of and am solo in a truck.

Deb R.'s Comment
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I've got my 10- yr old pit bull with me. She's about 63 lbs. something to consider with a larger dog is how they will get in & out of the truck. It's quite a jump up, and jumping down they could get hurt. I got a folding pet ramp and it' s working out great.

Sonya R.'s Comment
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No problem I plan on taking my german sheperd with me once I get all my medical clearances taken care of and am solo in a truck.

That sounds great! Please let me know what it's like and how it works out in the truck. I really miss having my girl by my side. Also, I watched Trucker Josh on You Tube besides being quite the 'clown' he makes life with the dogs look easy and very fun as I imagined it could be on the road.....don't know how it will be once that German Shepherd pup is full grown though.....his cab is awfully small!

Sonya R.'s Comment
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I've got my 10- yr old pit bull with me. She's about 63 lbs. something to consider with a larger dog is how they will get in & out of the truck. It's quite a jump up, and jumping down they could get hurt. I got a folding pet ramp and it' s working out great.

I've thought about that. I thought I'd have to get something specially made for when they get up in years. They're pretty agile when they're younger. Where did you get your pet ramp?

Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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No problem I plan on taking my german sheperd with me once I get all my medical clearances taken care of and am solo in a truck.

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That sounds great! Please let me know what it's like and how it works out in the truck. I really miss having my girl by my side. Also, I watched Trucker Josh on You Tube besides being quite the 'clown' he makes life with the dogs look easy and very fun as I imagined it could be on the road.....don't know how it will be once that German Shepherd pup is full grown though.....his cab is awfully small!

+1 for watching the Trucker Josh w/Diesel Weasel & Sargent videos. He is pretty much your happy go lucky Tim Hortons loving Canadian dude. I think he pretty much lives the Trucking Truth lifestyle... Has a great attitude, Loves Life, his Dogs, Family and Career.

Barbara C.'s Comment
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I tested out a theory of getting my dog Tazor in a truck cause hes afraid of moving cars so I had my bf start his jacked up truck and he jumped right in on the seat so at least while hes young getting him in the truck should not be to hard. I doubt id want 2 large dogs in my truck though and trucker josh seems to do well getting them exercise. But I do plan on logging my adventures with tazor.

Jason B.'s Comment
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No problem I plan on taking my german sheperd with me once I get all my medical clearances taken care of and am solo in a truck.

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That sounds great! Please let me know what it's like and how it works out in the truck. I really miss having my girl by my side. Also, I watched Trucker Josh on You Tube besides being quite the 'clown' he makes life with the dogs look easy and very fun as I imagined it could be on the road.....don't know how it will be once that German Shepherd pup is full grown though.....his cab is awfully small!

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+1 for watching the Trucker Josh w/Diesel Weasel & Sargent videos. He is pretty much your happy go lucky Tim Hortons loving Canadian dude. I think he pretty much lives the Trucking Truth lifestyle... Has a great attitude, Loves Life, his Dogs, Family and Career.

Yeah trucker Josh is awesome. Love watching his vlogs he is always so positive we all can learn something from him I think. His and Allies vlogs are what originally got me interested in trucking actually and got me to look more into it.

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