May 28, 2018

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Tips for traveling with your dog!

Now that warmer weather is here, you may be excited about traveling to see family and friends. Of course you want the entire family to travel with you and that mean Fido too! Traveling with your dog can be fun, but make it effortless when you give these tips a try
  • Local Tag: If you plan to travel far from home, consider having an extra set of ID tags made with a local phone number – such as your local family, friends or even hotel. That way if your pet happens to get loose, his or her rescuer will know that someone is searching for them nearby.  Most pet stores have a do it yourself machine and at under $10 a tag, it is worth it!
  • CollarLeash Poop bags: Remember that taking Fido out of the car for potty breaks must include his collar being secured and him being leashed. Be prepared for them to sniff FOREVER before doing his business. Make sure to clean up after Fido! 
  • Trail Run: Take a trip around the block to see how he reacts. If your pooch gets car sick like one of mine, then reach out to the vet prior to going on the big trip!
  • Buckle up: Like people, pets are safest when restrained in the car – many