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Top 7 Tips for Traveling with Your Cat in the Car

Amongst pets, dogs are the most frequent travelers.  They account for over 85% of pet travelers.  Trips to the beach,  family vacations,  traveling to pet friendly accommodations...no matter what the adventure, most dogs love car rides and can’t wait to hop in and hit the open road.  Ca Read Post...

Pet Friendly Travel: Pet Seat Belts Save Lives

Traveling with pets has never been more popular amongst pet parents.  Traveling by car is by far the most common mode of pet travel and dogs are the most frequent travelers.  Want to go for a ride? Read Post...

Pet Friendly Car Rental: What to Know When Renting a Car with Your Pet

Planning a trip with your dog, cat, or other four-legged family member?  Are you prepared?  You have pet friendly hotels booked, airline reservation for your pet made, airline approved pet carrier bought (and pet Read Post...

Thanksgiving Pet Travel Tips for the Car

You're all packed and ready to hit the open road with Fido and Fluffy for your Thanksgiving journey. Practicing some common sense rules of the road will help ensure that your dog, cat, or other furry friend has a happy and safe holiday. Read Post...

Pet Friendly Travel: What to Know About Pet Car Seats

Pet travel is on the rise.  No longer are dogs and cats staying at home while their humans venture off to run errands or a go on a family vacation.  Whether you're traveling across town to go to the pet store or to a pet friendly hotel, vacation rental or bed & breakfast across the count Read Post...

Properly Securing your Pet in the Car

For years, Americans have been buckling up.  The proper use of lap/shoulder belts have been shown to reduce the risk of fatal injury to front seat car occupant s by 45 percent, while reducing the risk of moderate to critical injury by 50 percent.  Further research has shown that unbelt Read Post...

Pet Travelers are Welcome! TravelCenters of America Welcomes Four-Legged Friends to All of Its Locations

TravelCenters of America LLC  ("TA") is adding to its full-service benefits by welcoming back-seat drivers of the furry kind to all travel centers within the TA and Petro Stopping Centers network. Read Post...

Pet Travel Toys: Road Trip Edition

If your pets are anything like my dogs, they get very excited when they get to go for a ride. I open up the car door and they jump right in without any prompting, tails wagging happily and smiles on their faces. But if we're headed out for a trip that's going to last longer than an hour, I inevitably get the "Are we there yet?" whines and whimpers and panting. Read Post...

Pet Travel Survey Reveals Increase in Automobile Safety Precautions

Want to go for a ride? Those six little words are often music to a dog's ears. Whether you're bringing them to the local dog park, on vacation, or to visit friends and family, most dogs enjoy a road trip. You probably ensure that you and your human family are buckled up before you go, but are you also keeping your pet safe when they are riding in the car with you? Read Post...

Pet Friendly Travel: The RV Edition

For those of you who already own an RV, you know that it gives you the best of both worlds: the freedom of the open road while traveling with the amenities of home. RV owners love the ability to explore the world on their own terms and there are many more people hopping on the RV train. Recreational Vehicle sales for 2010 are already at $559.1 million dollars, up an astonishing 79% from last year. Read Post...

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