Dog Days of an Outer Banks Summer

Pet Friendly Brindley Beach Vacation RentalsIt’s 6:00 a.m., the third Saturday in July, the car is packed and filled with gas and through some miraculous intervention, everyone manages to stumble to the car ready to begin their Outer Banks family vacation.

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Unsafe. And Illegal? Driving with Pets on Laps

Driving with Pets on LapWhile the biggest road safety concern was once driving under the influence, it has been discovered that simply driving while distracted – while eating, applying makeup, or using a cell phone, for example -- can be a dangerous endeavor.

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Why Dogs Love Car Rides

Why Dogs Love Car RidesWatching a dog enjoy a car ride is a true delight. His head is up, the wind is blowing through his fur, and there is an unmistakable look of pure happiness on his face. You can’t help but smile, because you know that feeling of unadulterated bliss.

But what is it about car rides that fills dogs with so much joy?

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Booking a Flight with Your Pet

Flying with Your PetIf you’re planning to travel long distance, and you’d like to include your pet, your travel options are unfortunately very limited. You may wonder whether flying is the right choice for your trip.

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What Attracts Pet Travelers and their People to Pet Friendly Accommodations?

Pet Friendly Hotels and TravelMore and more hotels and accommodations are opening their doors to pet travelers and hanging a sign that says “Pet Friendly.”  The truth of the matter is that they have to do more than that to get four-legged guests and their people to come through their doors.

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Top 5 Pet New Year's Resolutions

Pet New Year's ResolutionThe New Year is upon us.  It’s time to reflect upon the past year and determine what we want to achieve, change or do better in 2014.   This applies to all aspects of our lives – including our pets.  TripsWithPets.com surveyed pet parents and asked them what resolutions they’ve made for 2014 pertaining to their pets.

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Is Your Pet Winterized? Top Cold Weather Tips for Dogs and Cats

Pet Friendly Hotels & TravelWinterize my house - check, winterize my car - check, winterize my pet - what?  With the full wrath of winter upon us - arctic winds, plummeting temps, snow and freezing rain (ugh), have you taken the time to be sure that your pet is winterized?  That is, prepared for the frigid temps and all that goes along with it?   Take note of these special precautions and tip

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The Dangers of Dogs Riding in Pickup Truck Beds

Dangers of Dogs Riding in Truck BedsYou may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take them with you.

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Get a $10 Gift Card When You Book With Us!

Pet Friendly HotelsBook select pet friendly hotels on TripsWithPets.com and we'll email you a $10 E-Gift Coupon Card to use at our online pet store for any product purchase of $35 or mo

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Teaching Your Dog to Come When Called

Teaching Your Dog to Come When CalledAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Half the fun of going to a dog friendly beach

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