Traveling can be an enjoyable thing, especially if you go with your pet. However, making a pet travel with you will require you plenty of preparation in order to make the traveling plans worthwhile. Before you let your dog travel, bring him to a veterinarian to make certain that your pet is fit to travel. Moreover, get a certificate to proof that he has been vaccinated from diseases, which will be essential if you are planning to travel on a plane. If any other vaccination is required, make sure it is able to take enough rest before departure.
Scott Jay Abraham is a pet lover from San Francisco, California. He occasionally takes his dachshund ‘Shadow’ for traveling to new places. He says that traveling give the pets’ pleasure, satisfaction and experience something new. Listed below are some of the important things that one take along when traveling with pet:
Health certificate, if taking your pet across state or international borders
Vitamins and supplements
Food and water dishes
Pet passport and immunization record
A recent photograph of your pet
Heartworm medication and other preventatives
An extra collar and leash
Toys and treats
Over the counter medications as prescribed by the veterinarian
There is often a delusion that hotels and motels will provide accommodations for your pets, however this is not always the case. It is important to double check with them prior to making any payments. Be clear on the size and necessities of your pet to make sure a positive experience for your adored pet as well as yourself.
Scott Jay says that probably the best way to travel with the pet is by car. Probabilities are if it is your own car you are driving, your dog is already familiar with it and will love getting in and will be over willing to go on the trip with you. Otherwise, there are chances that the pet may feel anxious. So, it is best for to start with short trips before you take him on long vacation with you.
When traveling with your dog, make sure the trip is planned out well beforehand. You will need to schedule in a lot of rest stops, they should be planned for about every three to five hours so that your pet can relieve himself have some water, stretch his legs some and maybe even have a bite to eat. Also make sure that you do not feed your pet with too much food as this may result in the pet feeling nauseated, uneasy and sick.
So, if you are planning to take your pet to a new place, make sure that all the above mentioned tips are considered.
Besides a pet lover, Scott Abraham is a professional interior designer of the residential and commercial constructions. He has been functioning as an independent interior designer expert for more than five years now.