Tips To Follow While Traveling With Pet

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Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 17:30 [IST]
 
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Pet lovers do not want to leave their lovely pets at home 'alone'. During vacations, you might plan an outing with your family. Including your adorable pet is also something crucial. Whenever you go out for few hours, after returning, you must have noticed your pet sitting quietly and waiting for you. Pets love to be surrounded by family members. So, take your pet along while travelling. Yes, you can travel happily with your pet too!

Tips to travel with your pet along:

Tips To Follow While Traveling With Pet

Be sure:
Before deciding to carry your pet along with you for a trip, make sure that the pet is ready to travel. Small pets like puppies and cats can travel with you but, you cannot go with the fish bowl everywhere. Similarly, adult pets do not listen to you when they are out. So, be sure before making the plan.

Mode of travelling: Check how you would travel; see if you are travelling by train, bus, car or airplane. You can travel easily by car but, there are certain rules if you are traveling by airplane, train or a bus. These modes of public transport have set down few ground rules for pets. So, check once before coming to a conclusion.

Carry necessary stuffs: When you are travelling with your pet, do not forget to carry few necessary stuffs with you. For example, tissue rolls, emergency medicines for the pet, toys, food and a leash. This tip is important for the pet lover if he/she is travelling with the pet. By carrying these items, you would not face problems. Toys can keep the pet busy. Food is important to keep your pet calm and tissue rolls will help clean up potty.

Control: Be strict when you are travelling with your pet. Your pet can take you for granted. So, be strict. For example, the pet will run here and there and you can find it difficult to stop him/her from doing this. So, be strict. Use a leash if the pet is large. Puppies and kitten can be comfortable in your lap or basket but grown pets need special attention.

Choose the place: If you are carrying the pet with you, choose a destination that is suitable for both you and the pet. Do not think only from your perspective. Going to a hill with the pet can be risky. Select a destination where the pet has many physical activities to engage himself/herself. Make sure you have gardens to make the trip enjoyable for your pet.

Keep strangers away: Meeting new people while travelling is obvious. Remember this tip if you are travelling with your pet who is not too open and friendly with others. To be on the safer side, do not let your pet come close to strangers or new people.

These are a few tips to keep in mind if you are planning to travel with your pet.

Topics: pets, pet care, dogs
Story first published:  Friday, July 13, 2012, 17:26 [IST]
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