Pet Friendly Travel Blog

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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 Fourth of July is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets.  While you and your family, friends, and neighbors are celebrating the holiday with fireworks, pets are finding these festive activities anything but celebratory. Many pet parents assume that if...
By Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer,  Owner My Wonderful Dog If a young puppy feels overwhelmed and threatened in a social situation, he may respond with threats of his own.  Ifthese threats are heeded, the young pup will add this successful approach to his repertoire.  Thereafter, each...
A leisurely walk is an activity both people and dogs can appreciate. It’s a great way to take in some sunshine, get in some exercise, and explore what’s new in the neighborhood. However, the fun can turn to frustration if your dog is determined to pull on the leash, and you can never quite figure...
Wyoming isn’t sit and stay territory: it’s a locale that encourages all inhabitants to run and play! Snow King Hotel encourages the same for all of our guests, two and four-legged. Nestled at the base of the Bridger Teton National Forest, with its multitude of dog friendly trails, Snow King Resort’...
It’s 6:00 a.m., the third Saturday in July, the car is packed and filled with gas and through some miraculous intervention, everyone manages to stumble to the car ready to begin their Outer Banks family vacation. Except for Max, the half beagle, half-who-knows-what who is sleeping in the local dog...
While the biggest road safety concern was once driving under the influence, it has been discovered that simply driving while distracted – while eating, applying makeup, or using a cell phone, for example -- can be a dangerous endeavor. Over the past few years, texting and driving in particular has...
Watching a dog enjoy a car ride is a true delight. His head is up, the wind is blowing through his fur, and there is an unmistakable look of pure happiness on his face. You can’t help but smile, because you know that feeling of unadulterated bliss. But what is it about car rides that fills dogs...
If 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. Flying is a fast and convenient way to get to your pet to their destination – rather than spending...
More 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. In a recent survey, we asked our site...
The 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...

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