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.

You may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take them with you. According to the Humane Society of the United States, 100,000 dogs are...
From California sea lions, to horses, to treasured feline and canine family members, the North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, or CVM, works tirelessly to maintain the health and wellness of animals, and to search for new and better ways to diagnose, treat and cure...
Much like humans, dogs and puppies can also experience a feeling of illness while on car trips.  This car sickness can make pet travel, whether short or long, quite an ordeal for dogs and their families.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your dog in the car. The most common reasons...
Book select pet friendly hotels on TripsWithPets.com and we'll email you a $10 E-Gift Coupon Card to use at our online pet store for any product purchase of $35 or more.  Our online store has everything you need for traveling with your pet...from pet travel bowls & pet car seats to pet seat...
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...

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