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!

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When you're on a car trip and get a little thirsty, you may pull over at a rest station. But if your backseat companion is your pooch, it won't be able to tell you when it's parched. How can you accommodate your pet without upsetting its stomach?

By Cristen Conger

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.

By Cristen Conger

When you're packing for a trip, you don't leave home without clean socks and toothpaste. But if you're bringing your pet with you, what essentials will it need? We've got 10 must-have items for your four-legged, furry friend.

By Cristen Conger

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On a long car ride, you might find that your pet has about as much patience as your toddler. But throwing Dora the Explorer up on your mini-van's TV screen won't amuse your animal. What will?

By Charles W. Bryant

If your pooch comes home from doggy daycare with a hacking cough, it's probably got the dreaded kennel cough. Luckily, a vaccine can protect your pup from this highly contagious canine cold.

By Charles W. Bryant

It can break your heart -- that dismayed look your dog gives you when you abandon her at the kennel. How can you make sure your pet is treated with loving care in your absence?

By Amy Hunter

Some people don't like the thought of leaving their furry family members at the cold, concrete kennel. So, how else can your pet be cared for while you vacate?

By Sarah Winkler

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For many of us, pets have taken the place of children in our lives. And while we probably wouldn't leave our kids behind on a vacation, we don't want to leave our pets, either. But where can you take them where they'll be welcome with open paws?

By Jessika Toothman & Heather Kolich

If you've managed a cross-country trip with a cat perched on your shoulder or a dog getting sick in your backseat, you may be ready to learn about flying the friendly skies with your pet.

By Robert Lamb

For some people, traveling without their pets simply isn't an option. Airlines will happily accommodate these four-legged friends, but you must plan carefully to avoid headaches at the airport.

By Josh Clark

Your pets are fidgety, and you're worried about taking them on that long road trip. How long can you keep them in the car before they get uncomfortable -- and can you ever leave them alone?

By Josh Clark

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You and your pet love the open road, but what happens when Fido gets bored, uncomfortable or worse? Frequent stops and an identifying microchip for your pet should make long road trips comfortable for all.

By Josh Clark

You always see happy dogs on the road, heads hanging out of car windows, tails wagging and fur blowing freely in the breeze. It might look like fun, but it could also be dangerous.

By Josh Clark

If you think it's hard to keep children entertained on long road trips, imagine keeping your pets' boredom at bay. However, some inexpensive purchases and a little planning should make the trip enjoyable for all.

By Josh Clark

Your company's relocated you overseas, and now you've got to get the family dog and cat across the ocean along with the contents of your home. Since you can't exactly mail a kitty, how does it work?

By Molly Edmonds

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With the prices of airline tickets changing as often as they do, you might be surprised to know that the cost for pet travel is fairly stable. But how do airlines set prices?

By Jonathan Strickland

How lost dogs and cats find their way home is a mystery. The pets listed here each traveled great distances and reunited with their owners hundreds, sometimes thousands of miles away.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.