Tips For Traveling With Elderly Pets
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
1d ago
Is your favorite road trip buddy now a senior? Traveling with an older dog or cat is possible—and fun! You just need to make a few adjustments. Here are our best tips for traveling with your elderly dog or cat. Wait! Who Are You Calling Elderly? You might not think of your pet as “elderly,” but cats claim senior status when they reach 11 to 14 years old. Small dogs are considered senior citizens when they reach 11 to 12 years of age. Medium-sized dogs become seniors at 10 years old. Larger-sized dogs are seniors at 8, and giant-breed dogs are seniors at 7 years old. When changes in our pets h ..read more
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Tips For Enjoying Wine Country With Your Dog
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by Guest
3d ago
Planning a trip to California’s wine country, and hoping to take your dog? There’s so much you can do together! And with these tips, you can be sure you’ll both enjoy your vacation. Photo copyright: Paroma Chakravarty   California is the leading producer of new world wines, and boasts a climate that is perfect for growing those luscious grapes. From Anderson Valley in the north to Santa Barbara in the south, it’s a wine lover’s paradise. And exploring wine country with your dog makes it even more special! More importantly for dog lovers, wine country is extremely dog friendly. S ..read more
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What To Do If Your Puppy Gets Motion Sickness
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
1w ago
You’ve got the perfect adorable puppy! He’d be a great travel buddy, except for one thing … he gets sick riding in the car. But don’t give up just yet! There’s a lot you can do to help with puppy motion sickness.   Why Do Puppies Get Motion Sickness? Nobody knows for sure why dogs get carsick. But then nobody knows for sure why people get carsick either! The most common theory is that the brain is receiving mixed signals – the vestibular movement-sensing inner ear says you’re moving, while the eyes say you’re not. What we do know is that puppies and young dogs tend to experience motion s ..read more
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Cold Weather Tips For Travel With Pets
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
2w ago
Is cold weather travel with your pets in your future? Maybe you’re planning a winter vacation in a cold climate? Or visiting family in the great frozen north? These tips will help!   Why Travel In Winter With Your Pet? Winter is a great time to travel with pets. Unless you’re visiting a ski resort, you won’t find crowds. And many dogs and cats adore playing in the snow. But if you live in a temperate or warm climate, you may wonder what you need to do to keep your pets (and yourself) happy and safe. There are just a few things you will need to ask yourself and prepare for before travelin ..read more
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DIY Indoor Enrichment Games For Dogs
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by Shaye and Riley
3w ago
There are a lot of reasons to keep your dog busy indoors! It could be the weather, an injury, or an illness that prevents you from taking a nice, long walk with your pup. Whatever the reason, these enrichment games for dogs will keep your pooches entertained until you get back to their regular routine.   Here in Canada, we use stormy winter days and long nights to invent new ways to keep our dog’s busy and having fun inside. Enrichment games for dogs can be made easily with some items you probably have laying around the house. And in just a matter of minutes, too! Designing puzzles for y ..read more
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Tips for Traveling with Pit Bulls
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by Kristen Radaich
1M ago
Planning a trip with your pittie? Breed discrimination can make it difficult. But these tips for traveling with Pit Bulls will help! Breed-specific legislation (BSL) has a big impact on pet travelers with bully breeds. But BSL affects more than just Pit Bulls. These laws, passed in jurisdictions across the country, target more than 100 breeds. But the breeds most often discriminated against are Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, German Shepherds, and Huskies — whether they’re purebred or mixed breeds. And the effects of these laws range from frustrating to devastating. So it’s important to kn ..read more
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What To Do If Your Pet Gets Sick While Traveling
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
1M ago
If your pet gets sick while traveling, it’s even more frightening than when it happens at home. Preplanning can make things easier. Hopefully, you’ll never need those plans. But if the worst does happen, you’ll be glad you’re ready.   Sick Happens Pets get sick. We hate to even think about it – yet, it’s part of our responsibility as pet parents. Illnesses or accidents that require a visit to the vet are hard enough when you’re home, but it’s a bit more complicated when you’re traveling. While traveling full time, we’ve made plenty of trips to the veterinarian with dogs. And we’ve learne ..read more
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Ensuring Happy Greetings While Traveling With Your Pets
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by Pamela Douglas
1M ago
If you travel with your dog or cat, people will want to meet them. But how do you handle greetings with pets so everyone is happy? Here are a few guidelines that will help—whether your pet is greeting adults, kids, other dogs, or cats.   How To Ensure Happy Greetings With Pets When Traveling If you only travel in remote areas, you may not have to manage greetings with pets and others. But just try visiting dog-loving Charleston, St. Augustine, or Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tons of people will ask you, “Can I pet your dog?” We heard it frequently when traveling with our gregarious golden ret ..read more
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Bed Bugs On Dogs & Cats – Should You Worry?
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
1M ago
You’re ready to hit the road with your furry travel buddy, but should you worry about bed bugs on your dog or cat coming home with you? Not if you know the facts! Here’s what every pet traveler needs to know about bed bugs.   Bed Bugs Trending In The News While bed bugs have not been in the news much lately, they are always a risk for travelers. Hotels are second only to private homes for being treated by pest professionals for bed bugs. And bed bugs move from place to place by hitching rides in your luggage or pet beds. So how do you keep make sure you don’t have bed bugs on your dog or ..read more
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Flying With Your Cat for the First Time
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by Amy at GoPetFriendly.com
2M ago
Are you flying with a cat for the holidays? Or making a big move? Don’t worry. You can do it. You just need to plan ahead.   Can You Fly With Your Cat? Many airlines allow you to fly with a cat in the cabin or cargo. But do not expect to buy a ticket and show up with your cat in a carrier. Airlines have many regulations to follow. You will also want to be sure your cat feels comfortable in a carrier and with the noise and stress of travel. If the only time your cat has been in a carrier was on the ten-minute drive to the vet, build up slowly. And even then, not all cats are suited to lon ..read more
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