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Dog Travel Tips For Safe and Fun Vacation
When you’re planning your next family trip, everyone is likely to be thrilled and will have more fun if you take the family dog along. Whether you are planning to travel by car, plane, train, or ship, in hot or cold weather - traveling with your dog doesn’t have to be difficult for you or your canine pal if you follow these simple dog travel tips.
5 Tips While Traveling With Your Dog
Most dog owners don't take their dogs while traveling because they're not sure if the dog can handle it. However, there are ways to ensure fun, stress-free travel with your dog, if you follow these 5 simple tips.
Pet Travel - Don't Let Your Dog Be A Statistic
An alarming number of dogs and other pets become injured, lost, or even die on board an airplane when traveling. Compared to the number of successful animals transported from one location to another via the airlines, this number is low, however, it only takes one incident to change your life forever when your dog becomes seriously injured or dies because of a lack of preparation on your part.
Pet Travel - Why Are Dogs Dying On Airplanes?
According to a record keeping study that was started in May of 2005, by the US Department of Transportation, 96 pets were either injured, lost, or had died during air travel. Out of this number, exactly 17 pets were lost, 49 died, and 30 were injured. This information is probably a big surprise to most of you, considering that boarding your pet in a crate for airline travel is supposed to be safe.
Pet Travel Tips – 3 Steps To Condition Your Dog For Car Travel
Several problems often occur with your dog while traveling in the car. These problems are mostly the result of stress and anxiety, especially if your dog is scared or is not used to being inside a car while the engine is running. Car travel with your pet may also be a problem if you have a high strung dog who can't sit still for a long period of time or if he associates any kind of negative experiences while traveling in the car.
Pet Travel – Is Your Dog Safe When Traveling By Plane?
Just because thousands and thousands of pets are safely transferred from one destination to another via the airlines, it does not mean that dog owners are without responsible precautionary measures to ensure the safety of their family pet.