Traveling With Your Dog

In today's society it is acceptable to bring your dog along on vacation. Many things have to be considered when taking your dog on a trip such as what type of transport will be used and what dog travel carriers to use. The following things should be considered for the next trip you take with your dog.

1. How will you get there?

Greyhound and Amtrak cannot be used since they only allow service dogs.

A more controlled environment will be available when traveling by car. Don't forget to plan for the special needs your dog will have when using rest areas. It must be suitable for walking your dog and should have a clear area for walking your dog.

2. Have you checked with the airline?

When traveling by plane it may be a bit more difficult. Planning will help to reduce stress and time wastage. Direct flights will be the best option as there will be minimal delays.

Most airlines have strict guidelines with regards to animals on their aircraft. They usually list specifics such as type of dog travel carrier etc. You should review these on the airline website or over the phone.

3. Is this your dog's first trip?

Your dog should be prepared for his trip. A dog that has only traveled to the vet all his life may be apprehensive when traveling by car. Short trips to places such as the beach will get him accustomed to the car. Make sure your dog gets a checkup from the vet before traveling to ensure that he is in good health. Your dog should be comfortable around other people since he will encounter many strangers when traveling.

4. Do you have his regular supplies?

He should be fed the same food that he eats at home. Different foods will add to the stress your dog feels when traveling so try to avoid anything new. You should also give your dog filtered water to drink since local water may make your dog feel ill.

These tips will save some time and reduce stress when traveling with your dog.

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Aaron Woo is a avid dog owner and loves to hike. He has many years experience in the pet food industry and now works as a freelance consultant. Check out his blog for dog travel tips. There you can get advice on dog travel and a good selection of dog travel carriers.

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