Type of pet: Parrot/Macaw
Breed: Hybrid -- cross between a Blue and Gold and a Buffons
Owners: Paul and Audrey Kunkel, Questa, N.M.
FMCA membership number: F409801 (joined in 2009)
Pet’s name: Aruba
Pet’s age: 17 years
What type of motorhome do you own?
A 34-foot 1999 Coachman Mirada with living-room slideout
How often does your pet accompany you on motorhome trips?
Does your pet have any favorite travel destinations?
Wherever we're going
What do you like best about motorhoming with your pet?
Was it easy for your pet to adapt to motorhome travel?
Yes, he loves the ever-changing scenery.
Does your pet have a favorite spot in the motorhome?
In or on his cage, which is right behind the copilot seat, where he has a view of the road
What is your pet’s favorite toy?
Making toothpicks from blocks of wood
Have you modified your motorhome in any way to better accommodate your pet?
We make room for a 2'x3'x5' cage.
Advice for other motorhomers who travel with pets or are considering traveling with pets?
Keep them contained/restrained for safety.