Traveling to shows

Discussion in 'Dog Shows and Events' started by SpicyBulldog, Apr 22, 2017.


  1. SpicyBulldog

    SpicyBulldog PetForums Senior

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    So what does everyone use to travel to shows? Do you have a dog only vehicle, the family vehicle, big RV?
     
  2. Born to Boogie

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    Nissan Micra:D
    Takes me and Mrs Bumface the length and breadth of the country.
     
  3. Tyton

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    I like to use the Porsche - 'wee' Samuel thinks it befits his status as up and coming 'show dog' :)

    If OH is coming too, we use the Mercedes Sprinter Van as it fits his mobility buggy in too, and if it's just me and Beau going to a Rally show or the like, we cram into my wee Juke :)
     
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    SpicyBulldog PetForums Senior

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    I had to look up the Micra.

    I'd like to have a Sprinter or something similar.
     
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  5. bogdog

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    I used to use a Peugeot 106 until I got a Volvo estate.
     
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    The Sprinter looks quite a big beast:)
    My Micra is teeny smalls :D I do get a bit of stick, when I turn up in my Noddy Car but it does the job, I'm not proud ;)
     
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    I have a Fiat Doblo not a van but the car version I have crates in the back for the whippets and have a smaller crate on the back seat which I use for the chihuahua, the italian greyhound or the spitz depending on what dogs I have entered. I would love a big van that I can easily get everything in easily as at the moment with my trolley and every thing else it has to go in on a certain way or it won't fit in. Its easier if I'm on my own as I know exactly how eveythign goes in my husband just throws anything anywere.

    One day my car was in the garage and we played how many dogs can you get into your husbands mini 2 italian greyhounds in a crate in the back and a whippet sitting on the front seat (don't tell OH) but I couldn't get my trolley in I had to use crates that day.
     
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    bogdog PetForums Senior

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    One day I was going to a show, several hundred miles away, with a friend and her dogs. 5 King Charles spaniels in the hatchback, 2 crates for 2 min pins on the back seat and bags, trolley between front and back seat. Oh the good old days!
     
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    Crated out Vauxhall Vivaro van (admittedly, it's not mine, but I enjoy being driven around in it! :D)
     
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    I do agility shows, not showing shows. I use my Ford Tourneo Connect window van, all rear seats removed and in storage, 2 crates in the back with 2 dogs in each. I also use it as a 'work' vehicle for my gardening business; I went to an agility show yesterday with all my tools in apart from the lawnmower; bit of a shame as the grass in the rings needed a cut.
     
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  11. Mochi_Chan_Ham

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    I use the Train and the Bus, lol.
     
  12. SpicyBulldog

    SpicyBulldog PetForums Senior

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    Lol train or bus works I suppose
     
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