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Tips for Selecting Pet Friendly Hotels

 

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10 Tips for Selecting Pet Friendly Hotels

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On a recent road trip from Los Angeles to Austin, accompanied by my pug, Miss Phoebe Rose, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that even motels with “no pet”  signs were welcoming all sizes and breeds in order to combat current recession high vacancy rates. The number of households with pets has risen to a record 63% and a recent survey indicates that 19% of dog owners choose to travel with their pets. My first-hand experience on this trip and on subsequent road trips provided the information for the following tips: Continue reading

Road Trips

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  • No Heads Out the Window:  Although many pets find that sticking their head out the window is the best part of the road trip, it’s not safe.   Your pet can easily be injured by flying debris. 
  • Frequent Pit Stops:  Always provide frequent bathroom and exercise breaks. Most travel service areas have designated areas for walking your pet. Be sure to stay in this area particularly when you pet needs a potty break…and of course, bring along a bag to pick up after your pet.  When outside your vehicle, make sure that your pet is always on a leash and wearing a collar with a permanent and temporary travel identification tag. Continue reading

Air Travel Tips

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Major Airline Pet Policies:

Flying can be stressful.  Flying with your pet can be doubly stressful.   Researching the pet policies of the major airlines will give you the advantage of being prepared.  
 Know the rules concerning:  
♦regulation size of pet carriers, 
♦in-cabin canine weight restrictions,
♦flying with service animals
♦breed restrictions  
♦pet travel fees Continue reading