What to Know About Traveling With Pets

A dog belted into the back seat

It is an amazing feeling when it comes time to hit the road and explore the world. Perhaps the only thing that could make that sensation better would be to share it with a good friend. Whether that friend has four or two legs, Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital won’t judge. 

If you do choose to have a pet accompany you on your travels, though, there is some preparation involved. Much like children, traveling with pets involves some planning and forethought to ensure an ultimate experience. 


Holiday Travel and Your Pet

A woman with her small dogWith holiday travel at its peak the next few weeks, you may be preparing to hit the road in the days ahead. Whether you’re headed over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house or plan to speed down the interstate to meet your in-law’s for the first time, holiday travel can be an adventure in and of itself.

Add in your dog as your co-pilot, however, and the holiday travel adventure just got real. From pit stops to muddy paws, there is a lot to consider when it comes to traveling with pets, especially around the holidays. Continue…

Hit The Road: Tips For Traveling With Pets

White cat sitting in a bag for the animals on the benchMany of us travel during the summer. And, whether you are taking a cross-country drive, a weekend camping trip, or are hopping a plane to some far-off location, you may be planning on bringing your furry companion along for the ride. But traveling with pets does take some special planning and consideration. Here is what you need to know to make traveling with your pet safe, fun, and enjoyable for all.

Things To Consider

Making the decision to bring a pet along on a trip isn’t always easy.  Before you hit the road, you’ll want to consider the following: Continue…