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Travelling with Your Dogs: 7 Travel Secrets

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Travelling with Your Dogs: 7 Travel Secrets

  1. 1. Travelling with Your Dogs: 7 Travel Secrets Brought to You By:
  2. 2. Are you planning for a family holiday? Do you want to bring your furry companions with you? Well, that won’t be a problem. Here are some secret tips to follow to make your trip as stress-free as possible:
  3. 3. 1. Do Proper Crating Well, you may feel bad about crating your dogs, especially when travelling. inside a protective box for their owHowever, it is important to place them n safety. What you should do is to make sure that your pets have burned their excess energy before the trip – so they’ll be inclined rest rather than be active.
  4. 4. 2. Flying May Not Be the Best for Your Dogs According to experts, there is a higher risk of respiratory problems for short-nosed dogs such as pugs, bulldogs, boxers and some mastiffs during flights. Even though death cases are minimal compared to the number of dogs travelling through airplanes without any problems, you should be aware of this fact and should consider other transportation options for your trip if deemed necessary.
  5. 5. 3. Opt for a Dog Friendly Car When you’ll need to hire for a car during your trip or when touring around your chosen destination, pick the best vehicle not only for your family but also for your dogs. Choose one with a separate and spacious cargo area while still allowing you and your pets to see each other.
  6. 6. 4. Look for Dog-Friendly Establishments Make sure that your furry companions are included in all your planned holiday activities. Thus, you should search in advance for pet-friendly restaurants, cafes, shops, attractions and of course a dog-friendly accommodation. List them down on and create an itinerary for easy reference. You can also research for dog events or festivals that you might want to be a part of during your trip.
  7. 7. 5. Use Pet Travel Apps Nowadays, there are lots of smartphone apps that are very helpful for holiday travels. And guess what, there are those created specifically to make travelling with pets easy and convenient. You should download them on your phone so you’ll be able to take advantage of the benefits during your trip. Among the most commonly used by dog owners are BringFido, Vet Finder, Dog Park Finder, and Red Cross Pet First Aid.
  8. 8. 6. Avoid Sedatives or Calmative Medications One of the ways to make sure that your pets stay calm during long periods of travel is through medication. There are numerous pharmaceuticals available nowadays to sedate your dogs. However, you should stay away from this practice as much as possible. You don’t want to end up in a situation wherein you or your dogs have become reliant to pills when travelling.
  9. 9. 7. Always Bring Your Dogs’ Papers Depending on your chosen holiday destination, you may be required by authorities to present your pets’ papers. Whether this is the case or not, you should still bring these important documents. Even if you don’t need them for identification, you may need them for other purposes – during medical emergencies, for example.
  10. 10. You don’t need to leave your dogs at home during your family holiday. In fact, travelling with them can make your journey more special and memorable. Thus, check out the pet friendly accommodation that Stay Innercity offer. For more information, visit our website at http://www.stayinnercity.com.au/.

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