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The Complete Guide to Van Life with a Dog

Lifestyles of the Furry & Fabulous 5 min read
Van life with dog

Have you ever thought of living life out on the open road? For one dog dad and his bulldog Disco, this was a reality. More and more people are gravitating towards this ‘not so conventional’ lifestyle for a new sense of adventure and independence! Your pet gets endless smells, sights, and sounds – and you get to experience the magic of living with your best friend 24/7.

We followed the stories of Chrome and Disco on YouTube and we would get really excited to see them around our hometown, Vancouver, BC. Disco had a few breed-specific issues and some that naturally arise as our beloved ones approach their golden years. So we hopped on board to help and sent some goodies over to the lovable duo.

Disco is getting older in age, has lost his eyesight over the past few years because of dry eye. He is getting a ridiculous amount of eye drops on a daily basis to keep them as moist as I can.  With age, he’s been getting sores and stuffs on his feet, and the occasional skin irritation now and then.  And I definitely think arthritis is coming. There is the occasional morning when he gets up a little slower than usual.
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NHV Pet Experts put together a regimen for this puppy faced senior dog.

Eye drops – Dry eyes are a common condition in bulldogs and pugs. The lack of tears can cause uncomfortable infections. EY Eas helps keep the eyes disinfected.
Old Timer – Bulldogs start showing signs of arthritis at middle age. Disco could use some hip and joint support from the Old Timer.
All clear ointment and Ouch away spray –  We recommended using the ointment on the pawpads or any patches of the skin that seemed inflamed. After the ointment had been soaked by the skin, we asked  Chrome to use the ouch away spray on any itchy or inflamed area or furless patches.
Stimmune – This blend would help keep the skin healthy, reduce symptoms of any allergies, and support Disco’s immune system

Other than the ointment and the spray, everything else needed to be refrigerated once opened. We are glad Chrome had a mini-fridge to store Disco’s supplies in.

A few weeks later, Chrome shared an elaborate review of all the NHV products he used and we were os happy to know that the adorable pooch was finding them very useful.

How I Care For My Dog In Van Life | PRODUCTS WE USE

Your new adventures can be inspired by your furry best friend and you may find it fun to plan them around Fido-friendly places.  Here are some helpful tips for being prepared and enjoying a long (or short) adventure in the great outdoors with furry friends.

Pre-trip vet visit. This is essential to ensure your furry companion is healthy enough for the adventures of your trip and up to date on any vaccinations and medications.


Safety first. There are a variety of options to help keep your pup safe in a moving vehicle. There are a variety of harnesses, seatbelts, and kennels to help secure in the event of a sudden stop. Dogs can overheat very easily and will need to be slowly exposed to new surroundings. Never leave your pooch unattended in a vehicle, and keep in mind the importance of ventilation, shade, and water. Not only during the warmer summer months but in cooler weather too.


Pack portable food and water bowls. Keep in mind you may not always have access to food, water, or veterinary care, so you may need to take extra measures to ensure your fur kid and van life is a safe, comfortable, and happy home. These can be very compact and lightweight.

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Keep in mind the rules and regulations if you are visiting a state park or campsite. Get them comfortable with being on a leash, listening to commands, and don’t forget one of the less glamorous parts of pet ownership- scoop the poop! No one wants to smell or step in poop, and animal waste can contain harmful parasites and bacteria- not only for humans but the environment too.


A comfy nap spot for your pup- complete with bedding and a blankie. Especially as bulldogs have a notorious reputation for their love to kick back, relax, and hit the snooze button.

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First-aid supplies such as tweezers, emergency contact numbers, antibiotic wipes, and medication will help you be prepared for any situation that arises.

Have some NHV supplements in a ready-to-go bag (don’t forget to keep them in the mini-fridge!) or consider travel-friendly items like our Fun in the Sun Summer KitNHV Travel Essentials Kit, or Cut & Wound Care Kit. First-aid supplies such as tweezers, emergency contact numbers, antibiotic wipes, and medication will help you be prepared for any situation that arises.

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Sadly, Disco passed away earlier this year due to an emergency situation. Leaving his fans like us feeling the loss in our hearts for a long long time. Truly loved by his human and so many more too. ❤

After Disco went over the rainbow bridge, Chrome was finding it difficult to move on without a fur companion as his co-pilot. He knew he couldn’t replace Disco but he also knew he couldn’t move on alone. In came a little baby bulldog from Ontario, who Chrome named Cruz. You can follow Chrome’s adventures @vancity_vanlife or on his channel. He’s inspiring others and trekking throughout the country with Cruz by his side.

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You can find more supplements to support your Bulldog on our website. If you are also considering van life with your pet, then do get in touch with NHV Pet Experts to make sure you have all the supplements your doggo or kitty needs to keep up with your adventure plans!!

NHV Pet Experts

NHV Pet Experts

We have a dedicated group of pet expert professionals, including veterinarians, vet techs, and other pet professionals to guide you through any questions. We’re committed to your pet’s wellness and can offer additional tips, resources, nutritional advice, and more.

Published: July 6, 2019

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