I am home! Yay! I love being home. Vacations are fun… but sometimes home is just better. I used to like vacations more when I was younger and had more energy. Now.. I like being home and sitting on the couch with my dogs. And my husband too, of course. I mostly posted on Luna Tail about the cruise, if you want to check out those posts.
I think I had just a touch more fun at dog camp… Camp Winnaribbun, than on the cruise. Okay, so that just means I’m a dog person right? LOL. I would love to go on a dog cruise… but I don’t know if that’s really practical. Oh well, I can dream.
The best part of the trip, for me, was talking to the lady in Belize who heads the Belize Humane Society and Animal Shelter. I’m going to have to dig up all my papers and emails and send her an email. She said they can use collars, and we have a bunch of old collars from old fosters that we don’t use. So I want to send them down there. The website for the Belize Humane Society and Animal Shelter seems to be down at the moment. I will check it later and see if it comes back, or else I’ll send them an email and see what is up.
The worst thing, for me, traveling to countries such as Belize and Mexico, is seeing the dogs in fairly bad shape. When I went to Mexico back in 1995 it bothered me then, too. People would hit dogs on the road without even seeing them. It broke my heart. I felt so helpless. I’m just so glad to see people helping the dogs now. It’s an attitude… people just need to be educated as to the value of the life of our dogs and cats, and to treat them well and give them the care they deserve. Hopefully it’s changing.
The picture above is one of a dog in Isla Roatan. The only dog picture I took. I don’t really like to remember the state of the dogs, so I don’t take pictures of them. This was the last shore trip on the cruise so I snapped it.
I’m glad to be home, with my healthy and happy dogs. In my nice house and have my nice job and my wonderful friends and family. I hope to stay home for a while, so I won’t need to look at life insurance rates for if I travel to dangerous places. I have some dog training planned, but no trials for a couple of months. I’m looking forward to the training, and taking the time off trialing!