CapeMay.com Blog

CapeMay.com Blog

Articles by Linda Steenrod

  1. ‘Tis The Season!

    November 1, 2011 by

    Filed as The Four-Legged Tourist

    As the holidays near, we all think of how we can help to bring some joy, comfort, peace, and pleasure to others.

  2. A dog friendly stay in Cape May that’s also people friendly

    March 1, 2012 by

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    When heading to Cape May for a great and dog-friendly vacation there are plenty of places to stay – as long as you plan in advance.

  3. Attention! To Safety First! Seriously.

    August 1, 2012 by

    Filed as The Four-Legged Tourist

    When you take your dog to the beach, and you know your dog better than anyone, be attentive!

  4. Beat the Heat!

    July 17, 2012 by

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    Linda shares ways to beat the heat with your dogs, including her recipe for Cool Cubes.

  5. Following Your Dog

    May 1, 2012 by

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    Your dogs will be happier and healthier traveling if you take appropriate safeguards in advance of your trip.

  6. Fun For Everyone at the Cape May Dog Park

    April 1, 2012 by

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    You can visit the dog friendly beaches, which are just a short drive away, but you can also visit the Cape May Dog Park, which is right in town!

  7. Getting ready for your vacation in Cape May…with a dog

    February 1, 2013 by

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    When you plan to vacation with your dog, which is such a fun experience for both you and your dog, do your homework.

  8. Good Dog!

    June 1, 2012 by

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    We dog lovers know that love and loyalty are two of the strong bonds developed by dog and person.

  9. Good Sense and Good Senses

    April 1, 2013 by

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    So be careful how you speak to your dog, since they are great interpreters, and be careful what you say since they can hear much more than you think!

  10. Good Sense and Good Senses – Part 3 on A Dog’s Senses!

    May 1, 2013 by

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    This month we are going to sniff out some information about a dog’s sense of smell!

  11. Good Sense?

    March 1, 2013 by

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    Dogs, or rather canine, senses are all very similar to human senses and, at the same time, very different!

  12. Growing and Training With Love!

    November 12, 2012 by

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    After choosing your new puppy/dog, you want to infuse all the love you can into growing, training, and adjusting to the family as a full fledged happy member.

  13. Growing and Training With Love! –Part Two

    December 1, 2012 by

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    One of the most loving things you can do for your new puppy/dog is to learn about crate training.

  14. HALLOWEEN UPDATE: ISLAND TRICK-OR-TREAT RESCHEDULED

    October 28, 2012 by

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    Trick-or-treat for Cape May, West Cape May and Cape May Point will be Saturday, Nov. 3 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  15. It’s Howl-o-Ween!! Give Your Dogs a Paw-ty

    October 1, 2011 by

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    A doggie howl-o-ween paw-ty can be so much fun for you and your dog(s) as long as you plan ahead and plan for safety.

  16. Keeping Your Pet Safe From Toxins, Part 2

    July 1, 2011 by

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    Last month we talked about several things that are toxic to pets. A rather newly discovered animal toxin is xylitol, an additive to sugarless gums and candies. Xylitol is a crystalline sugar alcohol that is used as a sugar substitute sweetener, the use of which has increased rapidly over the past few years. Xylitol is […]

  17. Keeping Your Pet Safe from Toxins!

    June 1, 2011 by

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    There are many toxins that your pet can be exposed to truly by accident, many that are not toxic to us but which are to animals.

  18. Owner Etiquette

    August 1, 2011 by

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    If you’re like us – and most dog owners – you love having your dogs with you wherever you go. An important element of sharing your fun, activities, and vacation with your dogs is remembering your manners!

  19. Pet Boarding, Pet Sitting, and More

    December 1, 2011 by

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    When you are visiting Cape May for the day, or if you are traveling to Cape May for a visit of several days, but cannot find a dog-friendly accommodation (more on dog friendly accommodations in a month or two!) there are several doggie day cares, pet sitters, doggie boarders, and kennels in the area; and […]

  20. Research + Planning = Doggy Success!

    September 1, 2012 by

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    Getting a dog requires commitment, work, and planning to do it right for both you and the dog.

  21. Roadtripping with your dog

    February 1, 2012 by

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    Howl-a-lujah! We’re going on a Road Trip. Points for “doggie safety” when traveling.

  22. So, where are you going with your dog?

    June 1, 2013 by

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    “When the Man waked up he said, ‘What is Wild Dog doing here?’ And the Woman said, ‘His name is not Wild Dog anymore, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always.’ ” Rudyard Kipling Well here we are and it’s June already! The weather has seemed colder than […]

  23. Stay with me! STAY!

    September 1, 2011 by

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    This month’s good read recommendation: Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee It may be September, and we may be putting up the fall decorations of pumpkins, goblins, and turkeys, but believe me when I tell you that there is still a lot of great beach time left for you to share with your dog(s)! The […]

  24. The excited, happy, four-legged greeter – and what to do about it!

    April 1, 2011 by

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    Do you, like I, have a dog that jumps as part of their greeting? Some friends are tolerant, but I want my friends to feel welcome without the overly enthusiastic greeting.

  25. The Language of our Dogs – Communication and Signs!

    January 1, 2013 by

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    We can learn to read them and to understand what dogs tell us with a little studying, thought, and observation.

  26. Things to do in Cape May with Your Dog

    January 1, 2012 by

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    Here are a few of my favorite activities for you and your dog(s) to enjoy in Cape May, and some people/doggie etiquette reminders so we can all enjoy these activities together now and later.

  27. What to Pack?

    May 1, 2011 by

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    Text by Linda Steenrod & Dr. Robert Moffatt V.M.D. That’s the question we all ask ourselves when going on vacation! What will the weather be? Should I take only casual or something dressy as well? On and on. Well, when traveling with your dog(s), you need to ask the same question on what to pack […]