6 Safe Urban Pet Travel Tips from a Traveling Animal Doctor

6 Safe Urban Pet Travel Tips from a Traveling Animal Doctor

These 6 Safe Urban Pet Travel Tips from a traveling animal doctor will make your next pet-friendly visit to Washington D.C. a delightful experience.  My husband and I decided to take our dog, Jade, to see the national monuments. It was extremely busy and made me realize the importance of preparation when taking pets to a populated event. I have brainstormed and compiled some tips to try for safe city travel with your pet. 1) Buckle up. City driving is very hectic, and often there is intense traffic. Safe pet transport is important to avoid stress on your pet, yourself, and ensure that you get to your destination safely. There are many seat belts for dogs that are relatively cheap (as little as $20). If you have a small pet a pet carrier can work as well. With quick stop and go driving, your pet may get hurt or hurt someone else if he or she is not secured appropriately. 2) Bring water. There are many dog friendly places that may have accessible water for your pet. With the proper research you may be able to find pet friendly places with water sources. Remember that you never know when a pet friendly water source may be in need of repair.   Even if you are able to buy a water bottle not every pet knows how to drink from one. There are keychain collapsible water bowls that can fit on or in a travel bag quite easily. Additionally, there are bottles with lids that fold out to form a bowl for your pet to drink from. These are just a few ideas of...
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