How to Survive a Car Trip with Your Pets

But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your animal companions. With thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable trip for everyone.

If you planning a road trip with pets? Traveling with a pet involves more than just loading the animal in the back seat and motoring off-especially if you will be driving long distances or plan to be away for a long time.

Keep your pets safe and secure in a well-ventilated crate or carrier. There is a variety of wire network, hard plastic and soft-sided carriers available in the market when you buying you should be make sure you’re pet to stand, sit, lie down and turn around in.

You should do the short drives first gradually you can travel longer with pets

Your pet’s travel-feeding schedule should start with a light meal three to four hours prior to departure.

Never leave your animal alone in a parked vehicle.


You should travel with your pet’s traveling kit?  You must add travel papers, food, bowl, leash, a waste scoop, plastic bags, grooming supplies, medication and a pet first-aid kit, pack a favorite toy or pillow to give your pet a sense of familiarity.

You should put microchip for identification and wears a collar with a tag imprinted with your home address, your cell phone, destination phone number

Don’t allow your pet to ride with his head outside the window. He could be injured by flying objects.

You should travel across state lines and bring along Bring along your pet’s rabies vaccination record, as some states requires this proof

You must select bottled water or tap water stored in plastic jugs. Drinking water from an area used to could result in tummy upset for your pet.

If you travel regularly with your pet, you may want to invest in rubberized floor liners and waterproof seat covers, available at auto product retailers.