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.

For most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head out the window. Despite the feel good nature of this pleasurable experience, it's actually a very dangerous habit. In the early days of automobiles, most cars did not have windshields and...
Each year, over 25 million people travel with their pets, whether on the interstate or around the globe. But fur couldn’t always fly…comfortably, anyway. As short as 20 years ago, pets were not allowed to travel in-cabin on any airline in the United States. But thanks to a driven, pet-loving flight...
The benefits of a natural diet are well documented. And while people used to think less about what they were feeding their pet, more and more are looking to give their pets the kind of nutrition they demand for themselves. It’s one of the things that separates us pet parents from pet owners! Here...
Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Now that we've covered some of the things that may influence how you train in Part I, let’s talk about what to train. When I began my dog training career in 1997, I started out by training service dogs. A service dog is...
Wake Forest, NC - May 24, 2013 - Hurricane season is now upon us - running from June 1 - November 30.  It is expected to be a very busy hurricane season this year.  NOAA predicts 12 -18 named storms with 6 -10 becoming hurricanes, 3-6 of which may be major hurricanes. It is not realistic to think...
If you’re traveling with your pet this summer and plan to fly to your pet friendly accommodation, make sure you familiarize yourself with the airline’s pet embargo policy before you book your flight.  During the summer, the heat can make pet travel difficult because many airlines don’t allow pets...
No matter what type of vacation you’re planning with your pet, Virginia is an amazing destination. Not only do many of Virginia's pet friendly accommodations welcome your pet, but they also treat him like a guest and provide special pet friendly perks. Plus, the staff is more than happy to...
Stay at a pet friendly Loews Hotels and let your pet be treated like a king or queen!  As part of the Loews Loves Pets program, your VIP (Very Important Pet) will be waited on hand and paw, traveling in first-class comfort.  At pet friendly Loews Hotels, you have everything you need to feel right...
Elsa Larsen and her wonderful dog, Lincoln Teaching Youngsters and Oldsters Alike (Part I) Author:  Elsa Larsen,  Dog Trainer & Behaviorist             Owner, My Wonderful Dog It’s Spring and now that the snow has melted (for most of us), many would be dog owners are turning their attention to...
Summer is right around the corner, and perhaps you’re already planning your vacation. If you’re like most pet parents, it’s probably difficult to imagine going on vacation without your pet. So don’t even consider that thought for a moment. With so many pet friendly accommodations, it’s easy to plan...

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