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Tag Archives: travel

Top 5 Summertime Threats to Your Pet

May 22, 2015

May 23 is National Heat Awareness day, and with summer and the nicer weather coming just around the corner, I want you to be aware of some of the threats that heat can pose to your pets. They’re all things that I have seen and treated in my 20 years as an emergency vet. 5. Fireworks: Lovely to look at, scary for pets! Make sure pets…  

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Summer Travel with Pets

May 11, 2015

As the leisure industry continues to put out the welcome mat for pets around the country, its easier than ever to travel with both dogs and cats instead of leaving them at home with a sitter or booking a reservation at a pet hotel. The AAA’s pet travel accommodation directory has more than 14,000 listings nationwide! It’s important to make proper arrangements for pets that…  

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A Vet’s Advice: Traveling With Your Pet

December 11, 2013

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially when you’re traveling. If you plan to bring your pet along with you, I’ve complied a small list of tips so you can be prepared for anything. It might even make things a bit easier. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Some basic preparations when traveling with your pet would include having your pet properly identified. Microchips…  

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10 Tips for Traveling With Pets

November 22, 2013

It’s no secret that traveling (by air or car) is a huge part of the holiday season. For those planning to bring a furry friend or two along, here are 10 quick tips to keep in mind: Veterinarians often get questions regarding tranquilizers when pets travel. Sometimes these can be warranted. However, if you help to prepare your pet for travel, most do very well…  

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