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Pet Travel

Pet travel can be a bother because of the different state and international laws, or a misbehaving pet can ruin a vacation. View our Pet Travel Guide to learn everything you need to know to make your trip a success!

What is kennel cough?

When your perky pooch develops a hacking cough, you might be alarmed. If you board your dog on a regular basis, it might have picked up kennel cough. Once you get the facts, you'll see that kennel cough's bark is worse than its bite.

When Can Your Four-Legged Friend Be Your Plus-One?

You love Fluffy better than anyone else in the world. But sometimes you need to leave her at home.

How to Bring Pets with You on Vacation

You'd like to bring your pets with you on vacation, but you're not sure how to do this. This article offers tips about how to bring pets with you on vacation.

10 Essential Cat Travel Accessories

As much as we love our cats, we have to admit that they can be terrible travel companions. Luckily, we have 10 essential accessories designed to make kitty more comfortable on your next vacation.

5 Amazing Pet Accessories for Cars

When you're traveling with your beloved pet, you want the ride to be as smooth as possible. Whether it's a short trip to the vet or a long ride in the car, we've got a list of five great accessories that will make your journey easy.

5 Fun Dog Travel Accessories

Whether you're road-tripping along Route 66 or trekking through the Grand Tetons, these items will help keep your furry friend comfortable and safe on your adventures.

How to Choose Dog Travel Clothing

When you're packing for your next vacation, don't forget about your pooch. He wants to be just as stylish as you are, without going overboard. Here are some tips to keep your dog fashion forward.

Pet Car Seats 101

As driving down the open roads gets more and more dangerous, it's time to make sure our furry friends stay just as safe as we do. Using a carrier, car seat or booster seat could save your pet's -- and your -- life.

How to Drive with Your Pet

Driving with your pet seems like a no brainer, right? You put your pet in the back seat, close the door and drive. While it seems simple enough, that's not always the case.

Can I take my pets on public transportation?

Public transportation can be convenient and cheap, but bringing a pet can make your trip cumbersome and costly. Luckily, many transport systems welcome pets.

Motorcycle Pet Traveling Guide

Imagine your pet on the open road -- motoring down the freeway with the wind in its fur. Doesn't it make you want to strap Fido or Fluffy to the back of your Harley-Davidson?