While we couldn’t imagine leaving them behind, we were also overwhelmed with doubt. Two dogs? On a small sailboat? With our cranky Siamese cat? What do we know about dog training? Do they get seasick? Would they be quarantined by customs in the countries we visit? How will we get them in and out of the dinghy? Where will they pee on long passages at sea? Like most decisions based on love, we committed to doing whatever it takes to make it work.