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!


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?

It's tempting to book your plane ticket, leave some water in your pet's dish and dash out the door, but your animals can't take care of themselves. Luckily, pet sitters provide the care that you can't while you're gone.

It's easy to keep a pet -- until you decide to travel with one. There are many laws in place that require owners to keep their pets healthy and safe, and they're very strictly enforced.

Despite the rapid expansion of the pet travel industry, some travel companies still haven't jumped on the bandwagon. You'll need to do a little research before you and your pet leave town to ensure that you are both equally welcome.

There are few things more frightening than the feeling of helplessness you get when a pet becomes ill and you don't know what to do or where to turn. Being in a foreign country when your pet gets sick can be doubly difficult.

When you take your pet visiting, there are some rules to follow for a safe and happy trip. Although your pet may be as important to you as any other family member, not everyone feels that way, so you need to know the rules.

Life at the end of a leash isn't freedom. That's why dog owners release their canines to frolic in the wide open spaces of dog parks. What's it like at these pet playgrounds?

You love your pets and hate to see them sick, but you don't have the money to visit a vet. It may surprise you to learn how available -- and affordable -- pet insurance can be.

You like to travel in comfort, don't you? So does your pet. Of course, while you'd need only a pillow and a good book, your pet may need medication -- and lots of it -- to travel comfortably.

You have a lot to worry about when you travel with your pets. You want to keep them well-fed and comfortable at all times, but to keep your pets truly healthy, you'll need to take a trip to the vet.

Boating with a pet is a time-honored tradition, but an easygoing vacation can easily turn into trouble without proper planning. A bit of forethought and a few inexpensive toys should make that trip to the shore fun for all.

Going through a long-distance move or corporate relocation can be a very challenging project for a family -- especially when that family has a beloved pet. Luckily there are pet traveling services that can help with the tricky logistics.

When the weather's a sunny 70 degrees and you feel like walking down the road to that quaint neighborhood bistro with the patio, you think -- I bet Fido would like to come. Can he?

If only you could capture the unmatched adorability of your pet in a photo. But how do you get your wiggly friend to sit still and strike its most precious pose?

Fido's practically part of the family, so naturally you'd want him along on vacation. Unfortunately, the local motel may not be as welcoming to your pet as you are. Luckily, pet-friendly hotels abound so you and Fido can relax comfortably.

Instead of calling your answering machine every day to chat up your pet, why not take the little bugger with you on vacation? There's no reason to leave furry friends behind.

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