Travelling With Your Pets, Make it fun!
Travelling with pets is now a common phenomenon since families do not wish to leave their beloved pets behind when they go for long vacations. Now-a-days hotel accommodation is also so arranged that pets can be easily assimilated in the scheme of things. The hospitality industry now has special facilities for families with pets. There are special health care centres, bathing areas, grooming centres and parks for pets.There are veterinary centres set up in hotels as well as stores for pet food and other accessories. You can simply enjoy a long vacation without constantly worrying whether your neighbour is taking good care of your pet! Also it is a welcome change for your pet to spend more time with you during vacation without the nuisance of computers and phones, just plain bonding that you will cherish.
What needs to be taken care of when travelling with your pets?
·Making appropriate travel arrangements
Choosing the appropriate mode of transport is important as it will ensure a comfortable journey. Do not sedate pets while travelling, let them sit, sleep or lie comfortably in the cage provided. A cage is essential because other passengers may not be so fond of animals.
·Choose lodging that provides pet care facilities
It is essential to find out beforehand which hotels provide a comfortable stay wit pets in tow. Some lodging places require the guests to pay additional amount in case of pets. Some others define the animals as well as the size that is acceptable as a pet.
·Keeping your pet safe
A vacation takes families to places that are usually new, thus the pet will definitely not be aware of the surroundings; hence it is essential to keep it in view irrespective of the activities the family indulges in.
·Do not leave your pet in the vehicle while you go out
Pets generally find it very suffocating if they are left alone in the vehicle and may actually cause damage to either themselves or the car or both. They can get out of control when left on their own for long or short periods and it will take precious vacationing time in pacifying them.
·Carry medical reports of your pet in case of illnesses
Carrying medical documents is a good idea since there’s always a possibility of your pet falling ill suddenly or some chronic illnesses popping up at the wrong time.
·Do not overdo any activity
In the excitement of the vacation time, ensure that you do not overdo any activity since pets usually have an exercise routine and can not go beyond a certain limit.
·Carry your pet’s regular food
In case the pet develops some digestive problem due to the difference in nature of the food provided, you may end up ruining your vacation; hence carry the food that your pet is routinely used to.