Taking your dog along shouldn’t bog you down with extra gear, but you will need to consider where you are going and how long you
Travel With Your Dog
Travel tips to make your trip as safe and enjoyable as possible:
- Schedule your pet a check up with your vet and ask for a certificate of health and other required paperwork for the trip.
- If your pet is on medication, bring it with you along with your vet’s contact info in case something happens.
- A well socialized pet will travel more easily and tolerate the stress of traveling better than a pet that is not used to be in a car or around other people.
- Most hotels charge extra pet fees and you are not allowed to leave your dog alone in the room.
- You don’t want to assume that there is a pet friendly hotel in a town you intend to stay in. Check in advance and make reservations.
- Make sure your pet wears a collar with tags. One tag should be a current rabies tag and the other tag should have the dogs name, your name, address, town, and phone numbers.
- If you want to fly with your dog, check out our articles to pick the best airline for you and your dog.
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