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Pet Travel Tips

Millions of doting pet owners travel with their pets every year. And why not? What our pets love most is to be with us, their families - and frankly, we'd miss them too if they weren't with us!


Pet Travel Checklist
Pet Travel Checklist
A travel checklist to help you pack all necessary items when you travel with your pet.

Pet Policies
Pet Travel: Questions to Ask Before Booking an Accommodation
Although more and more accommodations are starting to permit pets, they vary widely in their degree of 'pet-friendliness'. Here are some questions to ask before booking.

Pet Travel Etiquette
Good Travel Etiquette Is Important for Pets, Too
Displaying good doggy manners is important to help ensure pets continue to be welcomed at hotels and other accommodations.

Pet import
Traveling Between Countries? Know the Regulations for Bringing Your Pet
Important links for pet owners who are traveling between Canada and the United States.
(also see: Moving or Relocating With A Pet)


Pet Travel ID
Trip Tips: Identification for Traveling Pets
Accidents can happen to even the best pet owners. Proper identification for your pet helps to make sure that they are safely and happily reunited with you if you are separated.

Cleaning up fur
How to Minimize Fur Clean-Up While Traveling
Tips on keeping your car and pet-friendly accommodation as 'fur-free' as possible.

Pets making friends
Existing in Harmony - Your Pet, Resident Pets, and Other Guest Pets
Interactions between your pet and other pets on-site at your pet-friendly lodging.

Car travel for pets
Car Sickness & Fear of Riding in Cars
How to help your dog overcome the fear of car rides.


Road trip with pets
On the Road With Your Pet!
Tips for a safe, fun road trip with your pet.

Summer safety tips for pet owners
Protecting Your Pet From the Summer Heat
Summer safety tips for pet owners.

Senior pets and travel
Traveling with a Senior Pet
Older pets have special needs. Here are a few considerations before going on holidays with a senior pet.

Travel With Pets
Things to Consider When Choosing a Pet-Friendly Accommodation
While more and more places are starting to accept pets, there are usually a limited number of "pet rooms" available - and they often book fast! It's especially important to plan as far in advance as you can if you're traveling with larger dogs, multiple pets, or pets other than dogs, as there are fewer suitable accommodations available. Here are a few things to consider when including your pet in your travels.


Emergency planning for pet owners
Emergency Planning: Keeping Pets Safe From Harm
Floods, wildfires, and other natural disasters are a part of life. Here is what you can do to help keep your pet safe in an emergency situation.

Renting with pets
Pet-Friendly Housing - How to Rent With Pets
What to do to increase your chances of finding (and keeping) a pet-friendly apartment or home.

Moving with your pet
How to Move Your Pets
Things to plan or prepare before your move, and tips on choosing a moving method.

Flying with your pet
Flying Safely
What to do if you need to travel with your pet on an airplane.


Hotel pet policies
Pet-Friendly Policies: Will Hotels Welcome Your Pets?
The term "pet-friendly" can mean a lot of things to different people. When a hotel or other accommodation advertises themselves as pet-friendly, it means that they will allow pets - although restrictions may apply.

Dog training
Dog Training Tips & Dog Behaviour
A well-trained dog is a pleasant traveling companion. Visit Scampering Paws for tips on dog training, dog health, and dog behavior (external link, will open in a new window).

Travel with pets - safety tips
Keeping Pets Safe On Vacations
Many pets, particularly dogs, enjoy a vacation with the family just as much as their humans do. They have new places to explore, new smells to discover, and more relaxation and play-time with their people. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help keep your pets safe while on vacation with the family.

Accommodation Options for Travellers with Pets
Most people who have travelled with their pets have stayed in a hotel or motel at some point. But did you know that there are many other types of lodgings that allow pets? So if you're looking for something special, consider the other options available. Here's a brief rundown of some of the more popular accommodation alternatives.


Pet-friendly vacation rentals
Pet-Friendly Travel Options: Staying in a Vacation Rental
There are lots of reasons why pet-friendly hotels and motels are great for travellers with pets. But if you've been feeling adventurous and are looking for something different, vacation rentals might just fit the bill.

Car safety for dogs
Keeping Your Dog Safe in the Car
Thousands and thousands of people travel with their dogs. There are real and serious reasons why dogs need to be restrained in the car - the same way we always make sure we wear our seat-belts. Here's why we need to secure our dogs, and options for how to keep them safe.

Polite pet etiquette for house guests
Polite Petiquette for House Guests With Pets
The holidays are often times filled with opportunities to socialize. Family, old friends, new friends; casual get-togethers, dinners, overnight stays... it's a great way to catch-up with our loved ones. But what do we do with our pets? Most pets can easily be left at home for short visits, but what about all-day visits or overnight stays? Here are a few etiquette tips for those times when you might, just might! bring your pet with you.

Pet friendly travel - summer safety tips
Pet Friendly Travel: Safe Summer Travel Tips
Lots of us include our pets on vacation - okay, mostly dogs, but sometimes an intrepid cat or other pet too. Here are a few pet safety tips to remember when you're getting ready for your holiday together.

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