There are endless adventures you can take with your family and your dog. If you are going don’t leave your “Man’s Best Friend” at home. Our pets are already major companions in our lives, so it’s all the more fun to make memories away from home with them.
Camping is one of the oldest pastimes that people like to do during the summer months. They can load up and take out on an adventure with the family and with the dog. If taking the dog is not an option you can look into a dog sitter. I know that leaving the pooch behind can be a stressful situation.
There is nothing better than finding a good reliable person to take care of the dog. But if not you can take him or her with you and consider a few options I have listed to make your adventure a fun and safe outing for you and your dog.
Dogs love to travel – outdoor vacations are their favorite! Dog travel accessories will make sure your pooch is comfortable and secure during your next road trip. From hikes to boat outings, the right travel gear will help your pet be prepared for it all. Anytime you travel with your dog you should have a car seat. There are many different kinds of all sizes so be sure and get one that will keep your pet safe.
One accessory would be a travel dog bowl. Maybe an anti-spill bowl would be beneficial for all concerned. It is a bowl that doesn’t allow water or food to spill out. There are a variety of bowls available, I’m sure you can find one that is right for your pet. Always having water for your dog is a must.
When camping you will want to keep your dog away from other campers. Not everyone is a dog lover. There are hands-free belts that convert into a leash. This will also keep your dog safe while being away from home. You may want to consider a portable dog pen, so your dog can enjoy the outdoors just as much as you do.
Keeping your dog safe is a priority especially when outdoor adventuring. Another way to be sure your dog is safe is to consider a dog life jacket. Even if your dog loves the water there may be an incident that would require your dog to need a like jacket. There are several different styles and sizes to pick from. There are raincoats and warmer jackets available also, all designed to keep your dog safe and comfortable.
You may want to consider picking up a GPS dog tracking device to have in the off chance your pooch goes missing. These devices are a great way to keep track of your dog when traveling away from home. They let you locate your pet on demand, monitor its activity, and record adventures on a smartphone. This device will come in handy if your dog gets lost.
Be sure and check the weather before you leave, not only will this help you be prepared for conditions like rain or snow that could slow your travel, you’ll have a better idea of what to pack for your dog. Keep them comfortable in conditions they aren’t used to.
Having fun and making memories with your dogs is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. Take pictures, share them on social media, whatever helps you remember these trips. Don’t forget to bring your furry friend along for your next road trip.