In Corleone We Left The Guns And Took The Cannoli

Maltese dog looking for trouble in Corleone Sicily

We went to visit Corleone, the famous mafia nest in the mountains of Sicilia.

It is known as the birthplace of several Mafia bosses, the real ones (Tommy Gagliano, Jack Dragna, Giuseppe Morello, Michele Navarra, Luciano Leggio, Leoluca Bagarella, Salvatore Riina and Bernando Provenzano) and the fictional ( Vito (Andolini) Corleone). Continue reading “In Corleone We Left The Guns And Took The Cannoli”

The Amalfi Coast Is A Sight For Sore Eyes

Maltese dog visiting Positano

During the 40 km ride along the Amalfi coast, between Cetara and Minori, each one of us gained 5 kilograms, which means: each one of us gained one Gucci.

Good thing they just weight dogs on the airports, because I wouldn't be allowed to enter the cabin and they would put me with oversized luggage and sports equipment in the cargo hold. Continue reading “The Amalfi Coast Is A Sight For Sore Eyes”

My Dog Became A Celebrity On The Enchanting Amalfi Coast

Maltese dog on the mesmerizing Amalfi coast

La Costiera Amalfitana, known as the land of lemons, is a famous tourist destination, one of the most popular and beautiful parts of coastal Italy. The Amalfi Coast stretches for about 40 kilometers from the Bay of Naples all the way to the Salerno Bay and attracts visitors with its immense beauty with the same intensity as from ancient Roman times.

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On His First Flight My Baby Doggy Met HRH

Maltese dog in pajama, on an early flight in his "invisible dog" bag

Gucci caught his first flight when he was two months old. It was also his first contact with the outside world. Everything Gucci does from day one, he does it with glamour, so his first friend had to be … a royal. Read about Gucci’s first flight. Continue reading “On His First Flight My Baby Doggy Met HRH”

A Cheat Sheet With Eight Things You Need To Do When Traveling With Your Dog

Boston Terrier in her car bed

There are eight things you need to do when traveling with your dogs by plane to provide a safe and happy travel adventure for both you and your dog. Continue reading “A Cheat Sheet With Eight Things You Need To Do When Traveling With Your Dog”

Preparing Your Dog For The Flight

Maltese dog stretching in the car after a long ride

Tips from an experienced dog traveler about flying with a small dog and having him inside the airplane cabin with you. What to do the day before the flight? How to prepare the dog for the flight? What do you have to do on the day of the flight, at the airport? How to pass the security control?
Be prepared, know all the steps you'll have to do at the airport, so you don't walk around the insecure, nervous and scared you'll lose your flight. Continue reading “Preparing Your Dog For The Flight”

How I Feed My Dogs And Why None Of Them Was Ever Overweight

Baby Boston terrier with the "I just farted" look

I had many dogs in my life and none of them was overweight.
Never in my life had I used the measuring cup or a scale for weighing their food. Never in my life, I had a food-obsessed dog. Continue reading “How I Feed My Dogs And Why None Of Them Was Ever Overweight”

Dry vs Canned Dog Food

Maltese dog celebrating his birthday

My longtime experience with giving my dogs dry vs. canned food.

As I explained in my earlier post, I never measure the dog's food! That's why all my dogs were psychologically balanced and not obsessed with food, as well as very fit little guys. None of my dogs was ever fat and none of them was drooling around people who were eating. They always have their bowls full of food and they decide when and how much they want to eat. Continue reading “Dry vs Canned Dog Food”

Things You Really Need To Buy For Your New Puppy

Maltese dog in a too expensive dress only one very stupid mummy can buy

What do you REALLY need to buy when you have a new puppy? And what is just a waste of money? Don't repeat my mistakes.

Our adventure started where everything should start: in a shopping mall. My new baby needed…everything! ( No, he didn't! DO NOT repeat my mistakes! He DID NOT need half of it!) Continue reading “Things You Really Need To Buy For Your New Puppy”