Many people postpone taking a trip because they can’t find an adventurous companion. It turns out that you don’t need him or her to be from the same species – take a dog, a cat, or even a chicken on your wild trip. You won’t regret it. As the following list proves, some four-legged friends can easily put your current travel experience to shame. They can do much more than sleep, eat, cuddle and run around the yard occasionally.
If you have not sailed around the world yet, you have no excuse – a hen is already doing it. Monique and her owner have been at sea crossing the globe for more than two years. She mostly admired the view from the deck, and occasionally laid an egg. Monique has also stood on ice in the water, paddled, and windsurfed.
This Golden Retriever is arguably the most famous award-winning surf dog in the world. She not only wins contests but surfs with purpose – she is the Canine Ambassador for Surfers with Disabilities. Ricochet is a SURFice dog® that provides therapeutic assistance, while creating unique surfing experiences to help people. She is also in two Surf Dog Halls of Fame.
They call him the All-Terrain Pug. His owners Cedar and Nellie Wright also call him the “baddest Pug in the game,” according to Rock and Dice. Gus now has more than 11,000 followers on his own Instagram account. His favorite pastime is rock climbing. Coming from an active dog breed family, the Pug can usually be found crossing the base of crags across the country.