Milan is the fashion capital of Italy, and here’s Rudy showing off his Italian-made sheepskin coat, bought on our trip north. He’s the most stylish cruising dog around.
Rudy, decked out in his Christmas coat, experienced snow for the first time on a trip to Milan.
He considered squirreling away some money for treats in a numbered account when he stopped by Lugano, Switzerland for a few hours.
Rudy is a world-class kisser!
Rudy thought the Coliseum in Rome was pretty cool.
He met a little girl who looked just like him. Unfortunately, he spoke English and she spoke Italian, so it just didn’t work out.
To travel on Italian trains, Rudy has to be in a carrying case. We found this great bag at a pet shop. He can look around and we can pet him. His fellow passengers think the “Dachshund in a Bag” is very cute.
Rudy’s wavy hair matched the wavy lines on this piece of Italian marble.
How many thirsty dogs get to drink from an 800 year old fountain?
Rudy rode the train along the Italian Riviera and had his own ticket!
Rudy blended in just right on this bench in the resort town of Porto Cervo in Sardinia.
He thought the Ponte Vecchio in Florence was cool.
After 6 months as a docks-hound while wintering over in Rome, Rudy is happy to be a sailing wiener dog once again.
Rudy stands watch as the lookout while we make our way down the coast of Italy.
The ruins at Pompeii held 2000 years worth of scents for Rudy to check out.
Rudy imagined himself fighting the Lions in the amphitheater at Pompeii. Grrrrr....
It’s all Greek to Rudy.
When Rudy found out that the Pompeiians used to keep food warm in these storefront counters, he went looking for leftovers.
Rudy was made an honorary member of the Yacht Club on the Isle of Capri.