If you are getting ready to set sail for a memorable vacation don’t forget to take your pets with you! Now days, you can travel easily with your pets. We will share a few ideas and tips to get you prepared for your trip in no time.
Pack Extra Blankets
If you will be traveling by car, be sure to pack extra blankets. You can use them to prepare a pallet for your pet to sleep on in the floor board. If they will be traveling via a pet carrier, then the blankets can give added cushion. It will help keep them relaxed and comfortable during transportation.
Carry Extra Snacks
Just like humans, your pet will need a chance to snack. Not only does it give them something to enjoy during the long travel periods, it will also help them from getting too hungry and anxious. A small chew bone will also keep them preoccupied.
Carry Extra Toys
Along with the chew bone, consider bringing a few toys. You can trade their toys out to keep them busy for several hours at a time. You could also find toys that are bone puzzles, where they have a snack locked inside. Your pet will most likely spend adequate time trying to get to the treat. It’s a great life saver for those extra long car rides.
Check With Your Pet Doctor
One thing many people fail to consider is whether or not their pet will be travel friendly. Yes, even animals can get car sick. There are several products on the market that you can buy to help with this. Your veterinarian should be able to give you the best one that will work for your pet. This is a huge life saver should be be traveling in higher altitudes or curvy roads.
Make Time For Pit Stops
Taking time to let your pet walk around and stretch will give them ample opportunity to acclimate to the traveling. There are many state parks that allow pets. You can get online and track down the best ones for the journey ahead.
Find Adequate Housing
If you will be staying in a hotel, be sure to find pet friendly hotels that offer walking areas for your pets. Some hotels will even provide additional blankets and snacks upon request.
As you can see, traveling with your pet can be made much easier with a little time and planning. We hope your next vacation will be made perfect as you combine memories with your beloved pet.