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.

Whether I'm traveling with my pets or hanging out with them at home, I love to treat them to some homemade, healthy dog treats. We made a couple batches last weekend and sent some up to their Uncle Max in Virginia. He loved them! Yes, Uncle Max is dog. :) These are some of the yummiest gluten-free...
When it comes to pet friendly accommodations, Booe Realty Vacation Rentals in Myrtle Beach, SC know how to take care of us pooches (and our people). The glorious beach, luxury pet friendly vacation homes, the Grand Strand, the spectacular beach, over 1500 restaurants, -- and did I mention the beach...
There's nothing better than exploring in the woods behind my house (minus the ticks!). I thought there couldn't be anything better, THEN,  yesterday my mom told me about these pet friendly vacation rentals that are located near the breathtaking DuPont State Forest in North Carolina. Boy, was I...
I was so excited when my mother brought home a bag of Barley Labs dog treats. OMG!  I could not get enough of them…and I didn’t! My brother Charlie and sister Brownie didn’t seem to "get" that they were ALL FOR ME and I was forced to share. (phooey) The good news is…we got more! More good news is...
More and more pet parents are deciding to bring their pets along when they travel.  For many, this means staying at a pet friendly hotel or other type of pet friendly accommodation. It's important to make sure that you and your pet are prepared. Following some simple tips will help to ensure that...
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...

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