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.

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...
While we all love hitting the road with family, friends, or a significant other for a road trip, there are times when we have to admit that the best possible travel companions may happen to have four legs and fur. Here are our top ten reasons why traveling with pets is truly the way to go: 1.  They...
More and more often, people are choosing to take their furry best friends along as they travel. This fact has not gone unnoticed by businesses. Pet friendly business practices are taking root everywhere, from banks who open their doors to pets, to restaurants with special menus for dogs, to hotels...
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...

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