For those with pets, going away on vacation means you will have to decide on the best way to take care of your pets while you are away. Most pet lovers cannot bear to leave much a valued family member. To facilitate your mind, we have compiled a list of good advice to help you travel with your pets.
If you are flying, check the pet requirements and conditions described by the specific airline you are traveling with. I would recommend calling or emailing them if you need any clarification of their relationship.
By Country: Mapping Bathroom Break
If you drive to your destination, it is important to map and schedule stops for bathroom breaks. To prevent your pet from becoming restless, use the bathroom slots to allow them to run around.
By country: Test evidence of the experience
Before you make a long journey with your beloved pet, you must get a good understanding of what you are in for. Take them for 2 hours to see if they are developing exercise or serious anxiety. This will help you take precautions, if necessary. It will also familiarize them with the conditions and allow them to become familiar with it. You can take it a little longer by rewarding them each time they come in the car to create a positive connection to it.
By Country: Crate for safety
Although the idea of locking your pet sounds awful when traveling it is a matter of safety. Pets who roam freely around a vehicle while driving can be distracting and extremely dangerous. Studies have shown that crating pets can also reduce their anxiety during long distances.
Puppy pads, puppy blocks and several puppy pads!
Although you have an adult house-run pet, traveling can often make them disoriented, which can cause minor accidents. So make sure you have some puppy blocks convenient wherever you are.
Managing pets in unfamiliar surroundings can be very scary for you and your pet. In case of an emergency, it is very important to have a robust collar and include your contact information. If you travel, your usual contact information may not apply, so be sure to update the labels accordingly.
Order on necessities.
When on vacation, the last thing to worry about is rebuilding your pet's medicine prescription, finding their favorite food – or worse, introducing new foods that they negatively respond to. To avoid this, pack enough food for your entire stay and then some. Don't trust buying food at your destination. Pack some toys and blankets from home to make them during your journey.
Get a vet check-up
Visit the vet for a full check before your holiday. If your pet is prone to motion sickness, our concern is that your vet will be able to prescribe something appropriate. Take advantage of your visit and ask a question that comes into consideration.
Find pet friendly accommodation
There is often a misconception that hotels and motels will accommodate your pets, but that is not always the case. It is important to check with them before making payments. Be aware of the size and requirements of your pet to ensure a positive experience for your beloved pet as well as yourself. If you have larger pets, you may want to choose a holiday home.
By careful planning, preparation and these helpful tips, you can get a great travel experience with your pets, regardless of your destination.