Do's and Don'ts When Traveling With Dogs

Are you a road warrior or a road worrier? Twenty years ago when I started traveling with dogs, I admit I fell into the latter category. How could I possibly visit friends across the country and make sure my dog was not left behind? Back then folks used to do a double take when I mentioned traveling with my dog. Today, we know better and we travel more frequently with Fido in tow.

I recently penned an article for Dogster magazine, outlining some things you should know and what to avoid when getting ready to travel with your dog(s). Some of the tidbits might surprise you, but they are all helpful pointers. Take a peek and have a safe and happy holiday season.cocker spaniel bed

Do’s and Don’ts When Traveling With Dogs

I also was on the radio recently with the fabulous Joseph and Robbin Everett where I dished travel tips with Fido and you can listen in to the radio broadcast, too. Kick up your feet and have a cup of Joe while you unwind. Scroll up to 31:36 and tune in. Be sure to check out TPPC every Thursday, too, at 6:30 pm EST for one of the best Blog Talk Radio shows online!

Traveling with Dogs with TPPC.TV


  1. Great tips and I totally agree, if you have a “home body” dog, do not force long trips…It just does not work. However if you can start your puppy with car travel early and not just trips to the vet, you’ll end up having a dog wagging travel mate on all your road travels.

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