Taking your pet on a road trip can be an exciting or stressful time, counting on how well prepared you and your pet are. You also want to make sure your pet is best prepared for your trip as well. Below you will find tips from our Sunset Animal Hospital in Fairfield, CA to keep you and your pet happy on the road.
Pet-Friendly Travel Tips
Below you will find some pet-friendly travel tips. Keep these in mind to have a positive and healthy traveling experience with your pet. Contact your local veterinarian to get more tips so that your pets will have a happy and safe road trip experience.
Before the Trip
Make sure your vehicle is prepared to house you and your pet on your road trip. Also, take your pet to a veterinarian to make sure they are healthy enough to go and don’t have any issues that may become a problem during your trip.
Packing for Your Pet
Pack some special items, just for your pet. These can include a first aid kit, treats, and food, a leash, up to date identification tags, medications, health records and proof of vaccinations, plastic bags, and a camera to capture memories on your trip.
Keep a Schedule
If you already feed and exercise your pet at certain times, try to keep this schedule while out on the road as closely as possible. You want your pets to have as positive an experience as possible, and keep their schedule will ensure this and prevent some anxiety from happening while on the trip.
If you are staying somewhere overnight, make sure they are aware that you are bringing your pets along. Be aware of any special pet restrictions and policies that are in place at the hotel you are staying at, and make sure to follow all rules to have a pleasant experience.
Contact Our Sunset Animal Hospital in Fairfield, CA Today!
Make sure your pet is happy and healthy enough to go on a road trip by bringing them to the veterinary hospital here in Fairfield, CA. Make an appointment today by contacting the Sunset Animal Hospital located at 1239 Western St. in Fairfield, CA by calling us at 707-425-4050.