Over the River and Through the Woods: Holiday Travel With Your Pet

Many pet owners will be traveling during this holiday season. Whether you are bringing your pets along for the ride, or leaving them behind, be sure to consider the following when it comes to holiday travel with your pet.

OnTheGoIf your pet is staying home…

  • Be sure to leave your pet sitter with your contact information as well as instructions on what to do in case of an emergency when you cannot be reached.
  • If you are having guests at your house, provide your pet a quiet place to retreat from the commotion.
  • Make certain that all pets are wearing a collar with tags and that all microchip information is current. You never know when a door might accidently be left open by preoccupied guests.

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Choosing the Perfect Pet

Christmas KittenWhile a puppy or kitten may be on the top of many a Christmas list, there is a lot to consider before putting a new pet under the tree. Taking on a new family member is a huge responsibility and a big commitment. With 6 to 8 million dogs and cats entering shelters every year, selecting a pet that is right for an individual family and situation is extremely important. Continue…