Pet Friendly Travel Blog

TripsWithPets Blog

Taking a road trip with your pet? Have a cat that hates the car? Thinking about flying the friendly skies with Rover? Looking for tips for staying at pet friendly accommodations? We invite you to peruse our blog where you'll find informative posts on these topics and many others.

We'll give you tips, tricks, and inspiration on all things pet travel! Plus, we've thrown in some posts that will help when you're hanging out at home with your best friend, like pet health and safety, dog training & behavior, and even yummy dog treat recipes.

The sun is out in all of its glory and summer travel is in full swing! Pet parents are packing up their pets and hitting the road for much needed pet-friendly getaways.  To help ensure your road trip is safe, enjoyable, and easy on the pocket book, we’ve put together some fan favorite pet-friendly...
Maybe he scaled a fence that you were sure was high enough. Maybe she slipped out when your child held the door open a little too long. Maybe he yanked the leash out of your grasp in pursuit of a small animal. Maybe thunder sent her running off in a panic, faster than you could catch her. Losing...
More than ever, pet parents are taking their four-legged kids along on road trips. Fortunately now more than ever, they’re also invested in keeping their pets safe during car rides. We recently polled our followers about the methods they use to secure their furkids in cars, and the results were...
It’s an annual tradition - celebrating the 4th of July and our country’s independence. We anticipate the joyous celebrations surrounding this day, such as cookouts, parades and of course, fireworks.  Unfortunately what we find festive and fun, our pets find scary and stressful. While we’re...
Author: Lenny Kompara   Every dog is different, but generally speaking no, not all dogs can swim. There are dogs that are “designed” for being in the water but they avoid it at all costs. And some pups that are not physically suited for water may love it, despite their incompatibilities. There are...
As pet parents hit the road with their furkids this summer, they’re looking for places to stay that truly welcome their whole family. This includes not only seeking out pet-friendly accommodations, but those that offer above-and-beyond perks for their pets.   Survey reveals pet amenities are a...
We know it’s time to scrub our pooches down when they roll in something questionable, or when their natural funk makes us less-than-eager to cuddle them. But how often should we bathe our furkids on a regular basis? An essential part of pet care Regular bathing doesn’t just improve your pet’s odor...
Nothing like boating with your furry first mate by your side! A time for escaping the world for a bit and bonding with your pet. Some boaters are old pros at "cruising" with pets, while others are just getting started. No matter where YOU land,  it's always a good idea to review best practices for...
From pet travel advice, to travel accessories, to pet-friendly hotel recommendations, it would seem that when people talk about traveling with pets, they mean “dogs only, cats need not apply.” Naturally, some cat parents end up wondering whether it’s reasonable, or even possible to travel with...
Taking a trip with your pet doesn't have to mean spending more.  It's always good to dig a bit and find out how and where you can save. Everyone loves a deal!  Besides, if you can save a little "here" then you can spend it a little more "there." As pet parents, we love to take our pets with us...

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