Is your pet going to enjoy a holiday with you? Are you planning on going somewhere that is pet friendly?
When planning your holiday it’s important to keep what is best for your pet front of mind. Some cats and dogs may actually be happier staying at home with a pet sitter or in a boarding facility.
It pays to start researching and booking pet friendly holidays early. By being prepared you can avoid having plans fall through due to a last minute attempt at making arrangements.
When travelling in the car with your pet, make sure they are safely contained throughout the journey. Your dog or cat shouldn’t be placed on the drivers lap or on the front passenger’s seat. Use a carrier for a cat and a crate or harness is idea for your dog.
Ensure that you schedule regular breaks during the drive. These are essential to exercise, toilet, hydrate and feed your pet – and let’s face it, they are good for you too!
And, the most important thing to remember when travelling with your pet, never leave them unattended in the car.
There is nothing quite like the excitement of when you arrive at your holiday destination. However, before you start making great memories together there are few simple tricks you can do to make sure your pet settles in.
But, the most important thing you can do while on holiday is to have fun!
For more tips on how to prepare your pet for your next family holiday check out our fact sheet here.