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.

Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Half the fun of going to a dog friendly beach or park is being able to let your dog off leash to explore.  Many of the beaches in southern Maine, where I live, require that your dog be under voice control. Voice control...
Author: Monica ReyesMy life is definitely full of responsibilities. I juggle being a full-time student and working as a Raw Pet Food Specialist for a natural healthy dog food company - all the while raising a 2-year old son and caring for both a 6-year old cat and our new 8-month old puppy. (Sounds...
With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas with your pet it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your four-legged friend in mind. Boating with your pet...
While it may feel a little uncomfortable and a little gross to get up-close and personal with your dog's poop, it’s worth it, as it can help give you a window into his overall health. You should always consult your veterinarian if you notice unexplained, ongoing changes in your dog’s poop,...
With the summer months upon us, we are at the height of pet travel. With most pets traveling by car, it's time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car. The temperature inside a car can skyrocket after just a few minutes. Parking in the shade or leaving the windows...
What better way to celebrate the union of two people in love than to include a cherished four-legged family member? Pets are often an integral part of a couple’s love story, and engaged couples are increasingly making their pooches part of the ceremony, with adorable and heartwarming results.  If...
RALEIGH, NC - July 9, 2013 - Bringing your best canine buddy along with you for a quick bite just got a little easier. TripswithPets.com announced today the launch of its new website feature: a pet friendly restaurant search option, designed to help pet lovers find great places to comfortably dine...
RALEIGH, NC – July 1, 2013 - In an effort to bring pet travel safety to the forefront of pet owners’ minds this summer, TripsWithPets.com will be partnering with the AKC Canine Health Foundation, or CHF, to launch the Safe Summer Pet Travel Campaign. According to TripsWithPets.com, 65 percent of...
When we hear the term “distracted driving,” most of us think of the obvious culprits - eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone, texting, or rummaging for a dropped object on the car floor.   However, few of us consider the driving distraction leaving our furry friends unsecured can cause....
Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog. Dogs that bark in the car.  It seems that this is a common issue for many pet travelers.  And while some of you might have a dog that is a dream to travel with, others may have a dog who is a whiny, barky, drooly mess...

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