Border Collie-Aussie Mix Dogs Travel Well
Kash the Dog, our Border Collie-Aussie mix dog loves to go on vacation. He slips into vacation mode, which is really uncanny. He knows he cannot bark in a motel room, behaves incredibly well, and is a pleasure to be able to take him on long road trips.
We tend to take long road trips in our van with a custom sleeping platform so we can camp most nights. It is set up with screens for the windows, fans to stay cool, and a memory foam mattress for comfort.
Our goal every day is to find Kash a clean place to swim. He loves to swim and he gets to expend some of that pent up energy from riding all day. He has swam in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Mississippi River, under a couple different waterfalls, and all the Great Lakes. Plus countless other rivers, lakes and ponds.
Kash the Dog, being a Border Collie-Aussie mix, is high energy. And talk about smart! He listens so intently when I explain things to him, and I swear he understands the first time!
Kash has learned to communicate with us through a Fisher-Price basketball machine. He “dunks” one and it cheers “yaaaa”. He uses that to answer questions and to ask for water, or to go outside.
So Border Collie-Aussie mix dogs are usually quite fast. This one, not so much. His brother is built different and is like lightning. He is a Flyball Tournament Champion and travels a lot to different tournaments. They have gotten together but Kash is intimidated at his speed and won’t fully engage in play.
Well, as soon as I get the latest vacation photos uploaded I will post some of Kash the Dog, a bodacious Border Collie-Aussie mix, hunka, hunka love on four feet!
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