• How to Travel Safely With Your Pet

      TRAVELING WITH YOUR PET can be wonderful – a real “trip”! What better way to really connect with your furry companion than to vacation together, and you don’t even have to pack an extra bathing suit for your pet. Of course, sometimes we travel with a pet because we must, like during a cross-country […]

  • Preparing Your Home for a Dogsitter

    Inviting a pet sitter into your home while you’re traveling is not only convenient, but it’s also conducive to your pet’s comfort as well. Having a pet sitter means you don’t have to board your dog in an unfamiliar location. Even so, it’s important to prepare your setting for your pet sitter so the individual […]

  • 6 Tips for Moving with Pets

    Moving can be a stressful event for the entire family, including your household pets. To reduce the drama and chaos often involved in a move, you can employ the following tips to help minimize your pets’ discomfort. Whether you’re moving to a new town or across the country, the following tips will help you keep […]

  • 5 Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

    You don’t want your furry companion to miss out on fun trips. You want your pet to enjoy traveling just as much as you do. That’s why it’s so important to bring everything you need to make traveling comfortable for the entire family — including your four-legged friend. Here are a few simple do’s and […]

  • Finding a good pet sitter

    Vacationing or traveling with pets can be fun, but sometimes you need to find a good pet sitter for your pet. Work trips, out-of-country travel, or even an extra-long work day can mean your normal pet care routine can’t happen on schedule. You might be lucky enough to have a reliable friend or neighbor who can […]

  • Moving with your pets

    Last month I moved with my pets. It had been over a decade since I last moved, even though I consider myself a “pro” at moving with pets, there were still some surprises! My moving experience has been mostly long-distance moves, the kind that took me and my dogs and cats around the world or […]

  • Pet Travel 101

    To bring or not to bring your pet along on a vacation trip with you, that is the question! Of course if your trip is to make a permanent move, you’ll be taking your pet with you. But holiday or vacation travel, especially if it is for extended periods to pet-friendly locales like when you’re […]

  • Traveling with your Pet Thanksgiving Day? Pet Travel Tips for the Road

    Are you taking a Thanksgiving Day road trip with your pet?  Before you start dreaming of homemade pies, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead for pet travel and always keep the best interests of your furry, four-legged friend in mind.  Here is an article by our animal-loving friend Kim Salerno at TripsWithPets.com about how traveling […]

  • Emergency Preparedness and Your Pet

    No one likes to think of disaster striking or the need to plan ahead for emergencies, but when it comes to taking care of your animals in these unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances, it’s all about planning. It’s vital that we plan ahead of time to make sure that should this scary time come, we are ready to […]

  • Moving Long Distance with Your Pets

    Moving with your pets across town can be as easy as a trip to the vet, but what about across a longer distance? Really, it is not that much more difficult, especially if you plan ahead and know what to expect! Take it from me. Within a 6-year period I moved with my 40-pound adopted […]