5 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

1.  Plan stops

Make sure your route has plenty of places to stop along the way. Get an idea of how long your trip is going to take beforehand and plan stops ahead of time.

2. Keep your pet safe in the car

Even though you don’t plan on being in an accident, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Consider using a dog car seat or harness to keep your pet safely in place and out of harm’s way.

3. Bring entertainment

A bored pet can distract you from driving. Be sure to keep toys or other forms of pet-related entertainment on hand during your trip.

4. Double-check your packing

Pack enough pet food for the entire vacation. Toys are always good for keeping your pet amused in the vehicle.

5. Don’t get frustrated

Long periods of time in a car can confuse your pet. Remain calm and remember to pull over to let your dog use the restroom and get some exercise.