Travelling with Pets

Posted on 14 January 2018 (0)

One major question that all pet lovers have, is how can they travel with their animals on trips across the world. Often times, avid pet owners enjoy to take their furry friends with them on their journeys. Occasionally accommodating them can be tricky as many hotels and airlines, prohibit their presence. But there are ways to get around this and allow your pets to voyage with you.

One major tip before leaving with your pet is to make sure that all their health records are up to date and recent. It is important that they are disease free and healthy, preventing the possibility of them infecting others. While checking all of the vaccinations, it is also crucial to stop by at the veterinarian for a check up. During your visit, make sure to discuss emergency procedures (illness, separation, etc.), and confer about simple fixes to problems which may occur (homesickness, burst outs, etc.).

It is also vital, to contemplate with your vet, about microchipping your furry friend. In cases of emergency, if you happen to get lost or separated from each other, it makes the situation much more secure. By checking in at any animal shelter, humane society, etc. they will be able to pinpoint the exact location of your animal using a high tech scanner. By adding this microchip, it reduces anxiety and stress majorly well also protecting your pet. Once you have completed the first few steps, it is time to begin packing for your animal. Make sure you take along all of their essential products and toys, because they could get frustrated/restless without them.

Depending on the location you are visiting, they may not inhabit the facilities to purchase these things for your animals. Other things important to pack are: favourite food and treats, any medication, their cage or carrier, an leash to be able to walk them, clean up bags to be able to clean up your pet’s messes, and anything else which is important to carry with you on a daily basis. After completing this, your next step is to contact your places of stay and ask them about their pet policies. Many hotels, apartments, homes, etc. accept pets but the odd place doesn’t accommodate them. It is crucial to check on this prior to making reservations as it could change your mind.

The final step is to always maintain your pet’s daily routines and schedules. For example, if you walk them every morning then keep up with this. It is essential to maintain what they are used to, to prevent any outbreaks or tantrums. Pets can be incredibly picky about their every day customs and could become upset if they are not followed. By following these few simple tips, it could create an awesome trip for you we’ll also accommodating your furry friends as well!