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.

By Yvonne Cantrell  | We are a boating family. Waterskiing, houseboating, wakeboarding, surfboarding, or hanging out on the tube, we love to do it all. Naturally, we encouraged our Papillion, PeeWee, to enjoy it along with us from the time he was a puppy.  He’s hooked now like the rest of us....
By Katie Ceraulo | Dogs get dirty when they’re traveling! Bathing your pooch during a road trip can be a hassle. There is a fairly new option for pet travelers that makes bathing dogs on the road a breeze. Self-service dog washes provide everything you need to bathe your dog, and they even clean up...
By Kim Salerno | As pet parents, we know offhand where our furry kids are welcome: dog parks, most people parks, and most pet supply stores. But when it comes to most other places, those who enjoy traveling with their pets can feel left out in the cold. What many pet lovers don’t realize is that...
Barkwells Vacation Retreat is located in Mills River, North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains --- just outside of Asheville.  This resort is the ultimate pet friendly vacation spot for you, your family and your dog.  This dog-centric retreat is truly heaven on earth for your dog.  Eight acres of...
How to decide whether to bring your dog with you on your next trip. By Kim Salerno My dogs are my kids, and I love spending time with them. I would be completely happy to take them everywhere I go, and I know that other pet parents feel the same way. However, as fun as it seems, the decision to...
Surprising Chains Stores that Allow Pets. By Kim Salerno By Kim Salerno.  It’s no secret that I love my dogs, and I love having them with me wherever I go (and they love to come along!).  Pet friendly travel doesn't just mean taking them to pet friendly hotels and the like.  To me and my pooches,...
Top picks for portable pet water containers for your dog. By Kim Salerno Those who know me know that I am constantly on the go, and that I love to bring my dogs with me everywhere possible. My pups are pretty easygoing and fun to be around, and it really doesn’t take much to make them happy. But...
With the weather heating up, it's time to start checking out some dog friendly beaches with your four-legged friend!  For most dogs, getting to run around in the sand, dip into the waves, and fetch balls out of the water is the best day ever! Here are some tips to ensure that you and your dog have...
It is estimated that 85% of dogs over 5 years old suffer from periodontal disease.  That’s a huge number!  This disease can become very serious and threaten the overall health of your dog.   The good news is that it’s very preventable.  All you have to do is brush your dog’s teeth! Frequency of...
Summertime is the time for a great road trip. For some people, the perfect summer getaway means a trip to the beach or a drive through the mountains. For others it means a leisurely tour through wine country. If you love bringing your pet along when you travel, but your dream vacation involves...

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