For some dogs, a car ride is one of life’s happy experiences—almost as good as a roll in dead squirrel. For others, it’s a nerve-wracking ordeal. If you want to make sure a road trip will be awesome and stress-free, then there are a few tips you should follow when driving with dogs.
We don’t want to leave our pups at home. It’s hard to find a sitter this time of year, and our dogs are family, too. Having to travel with your dog can be difficult, and the holidays present some additional challenges. Here are nine essentials that you’ll want to have if you travel with your dog over the holidays.
For dog owners who love to travel, there’s no longer the tough choice between hitting the road and spending time with a treasured pet. Hotels across the nation, and some worldwide, are opening their doors to pets and their owners. Here’s what you should know.
Some airlines have banned certain types of dogs in the past, even if they’re emotional support animals. Pit Bulls usually receive the brunt of this discrimination. But new regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation may put an end to breed discrimination on planes.
As much as you might like to bring your dog on your travels, sometimes it’s just not possible or practical. And you may have used up all your pet-sitting favors from family and friends. It might be time to go shopping for dog kennels.
What if your dog suddenly doesn’t feel right during or after a car ride? Dog motion sickness is real, and it can happen even during the shortest car rides. Preventing canine car sickness, and even treating it, can help make that trip to the dog park or anywhere else a lot more pleasant.
There are times when we have to travel and our pups can’t come along for the trip. At some point you have to just trust the Universe and have a good time, and that’s easier to do when you know you’ve taken a few emergency precautions.
In addition to the preparations you’d usually make when going for a long car ride with any dog, you have to take into account the special needs that come with your dog’s advanced age. Of course, we all love our senior pups and would gladly do anything to make their journey more comfortable.
One of our primary concerns when traveling with our dogs is their safety and comfort, especially if they might fly in the cargo area of the plane. So should you sedate your dog if you’re traveling with them by plane? The quick answer is no, and there are many reasons why.
You could probably use a vacation. Couldn’t we all? Well, it turns out your dog might feel the same way. Here are a few things to think about when it comes to dogs and vacations.
If you must travel with your old dog by plane, make sure you and your dog are as prepared as possible, and start planning well in advance so you can be ready to meet your senior’s needs while flying and have a safe trip.
There are ways to take your dog in a taxi or car service. Learn how to make sure your dog is allowed in car services like Uber and Lyft.
I moved half-way across the country this year and had to drive two small dogs from Los Angeles, California to Des Moines, Iowa. I felt I needed to get something to help secure them in the car for both safety and sanity.
Flying with your dog for the first time? Here is everything you need to know to travel by plane with your pup so you can plan your move or vacation.
Using public transportation with your dog is an option when traveling with your pup. Here is everything you need to prepare for your train, subway, or bus ride with your dog.
Feel like having a beach day with your pup? Check out one of the ten best dog-friendly beaches in the U.S.
The promise of a ride in the car can be a joyous prospect or one filled with fear and dread for your dog. Learn the symptoms and how treat dog car sickness.
Here are five tips to ensure your pet’s safe and comfortable during its trip!
Fido deserves to have the same service and in-flight experience to get from point A to point B and beyond, and there’re no bones about it!
Looking for a pup friendly Spring Break destination? Look no further! Here are 5 places where dogs are allowed to bring their humans along with them! (Providing they behave.)
American Airlines kicked yet another service dog off of its flights, this time a guide dog for a 61-year-old blind woman. They apologized, but this just keeps happening.