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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How to Maintain Control in Your Pack - Alpha or Leader

Maintain Control in Your PackAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  When I first started thinking about what I might write for this article, I spent some time re-reading Ray and Lorna Coppinger’s lovely book “Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior

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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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Is Your Pooch On Santa's Nice List? Teaching Good Holiday Doggie Manners

Tucker Pet Friendly Hotels and Travel HolidaysWith the holiday season upon us, many pet parents are planning to gather friends and family for fun festive parties.  Keep in mind that although you might be ready to ‘Deck the Halls’, your four-legged friend may not be.   Jingle Bells, Figgy Pudding and Tannenbaum create the perfect recipe for misbehav

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Pet Friendly Business Practices are a Win for Everyone

Pet Friendly Business PracticesPretty much nothing makes pet parents happier then when other people show love for their furry friends. Which is why finding a business that’s not just tolerant of their pets, but friendly to them is such a win for them.

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Off the Beaten Path: Sniffing Out Hidden Dog Friendly Travel Gems

Dog parks and pet friendly places abound across the United States. However, just off the beaten path, tucked away from plain sight, there are some really fantastic spots that don’t just welcome dogs, but make them part of the travel experience in a unique way. We’ve sniffed out 10 of these hidden gems for you. Plan your next trip around them, or make them a destination all their own!  

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Two Thumbs (and Paws) Up: Top 5 Destinations your Dog Will Love as Much as You Do

Top Dog Friendly DestinationsIf your dog is like most dogs, she’s happy to tag along with you wherever you go – even if she doesn’t find all of your destinations so thrilling. And, let’s face it  while your dog may love the dog park, and you’re more than happy to take her, watching her sniff trees isn’t the most fun you could be having on a Saturday afternoon.

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Provincetown: A Premier Destination for Dogs

Pet Friendly ActivitiesAuthor:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Cresting the hill between Truro and Provincetown you’ll find an unexpected feast for the eyes.  The very tip of Cape Cod lies across the bay to your left with the drama

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