When packing for an adventure near or far, some people won't go anywhere without their best friend. Ann Watts carries a Yorkie/Shih Tzu mix named 'Shanti' in her backpack for a bike ride along the water at Oceanside Harbor in Oceanside, Calif., in 2006. Charlie Neuman/SDU-T/Zuma Press/Newscom/File
What's good enough for a human baby a good enough for a furbaby (even down to the booties): A supporter of Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's new prime minister, carries his dog at a big pre-election rally of the Puea Thai party in Bangkok on July 1. Damir Sagolj/Reuters/File
Further proof of the anthropomorphizing of dogs: A bulldog rides in a baby stroller in New York in 2010. Jason Webber/Splash News/Newscom/File
Who needs a bag or a basket? 'Gou Gou' balances on the back of a bicycle while owner Mr. Liu pedals away in downtown Guangzhou, China, in 2006. Newscom/File
Tracy Turbeville carries her dachshund, Jasmine, in a special doggy bag while waiting for the annual Blessing of the Animals and Ecology Fair to begin at the Franciscan Center in St. Petersburg, Fla., in 2006. Zuma Press/Newscom/File
Dogs can leave on a jet plane, too. Molly, a terrier owned by Linda Pummell of Washington, rides in a carrier as she waits for Ms. Pummell to pick up her luggage at El Paso International Airport in Texas in 2008. Victor Calzada/El Paso Times/AP/File
This dog look perfectly at ease in its bike trailer on the Pacific Coast Highway in California in 2008. Joe Sohm/Newscom/File
A Brussels griffon named Theodor pulls his friend Greta in a cart for an audition for movie animal performers in Potsdam, Germany, in 2010. Nestor Bachmann/DPA/Picture-Alliance/Newscom/File
This kennel on wheels in the shape of an Airstream trailer was created by contemporary furniture designer Judson Beaumont for his daughter's pet dog.'The idea behind the Pet Camper was that I wanted to create a doghouse that was on wheels that could be moved out of the way so that you could still vacuum or mow the lawn without it getting in the way,' said Beaumont. Splash News/Newscom/File
'Billy' walks with his dog-wheelchair through a park in Hamburg, Germany, in 2010. Because of an incurable spine disease, the pug cannot move his back legs anymore, but that doesn't stop him, thanks to his wheels. Marcus Brandt/DPA/Picture-Alliance/Newscom/File
Now here's a dog who knows how to pull his own weight in Kaili, China, on June 25. Zuma Press/Newscom/File
Dog trainer Brandon McMillan swoops into animal shelters across the US, rescuing untrained and unadoptable dogs. He trains and places 22 dogs in homes in 22 weeks for CBS's 'Lucky Dog.'
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October 2, 2013
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Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos, and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them, and finding homes for them.