I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
Travel Dog Tips
If you're like us, your dog probably goes everywhere with you, right? They make wonderful travel companions and we're offering up our best travel dog tips. From seat belt laws to what to pack for your dog, we've got the greatest ideas for keeping your dog safe and happy when he travels with you.
See why I think Beau’s Dream Dog Park at Buchanan Park is the best off leash dog park in Lancaster PA. If you’ve never been, you’re missing out! These are my must-know tips for enjoying this beautiful dog park — and what you can expect before you go to this Beneful dog park for the first time.
We have 3 dogs and 2 vehicles. We use the 2-in-1 iBuddy dog cargo cover / dog car hammock to protect the inside of our SUV from dog fur, dog drool, and dog toenail marks. See why I mostly use this dog seat protector as a cargo liner — and why I love it!
Dogmobiles: An up-to-date list of the best cars for dog owners. Plus some things that you should look for in a vehicle that your dog will be riding in.
Here are photos of dogs riding on motorcycles… at fast speeds! I never thought I’d see this in person myself… but I did. If you’re considering dog motorcycle riding with your four-legged friends, please also consider a dog motorcycle carrier, dog motorcycle goggles, and a dog motorcycle helmet. Or a dog motorcycle trailer – a few of my motorcycle friends with dogs have safely trailered their dogs behind the bike for years.
Save this list in case your dog goes missing one day! These tips will help to reunite you with your lost dog in the quickest way possible.
As this video shows, instead of chasing cars, this dog spins in circles every time a fast-moving car goes by! Tucker is a Border Collie who’s known as the spinning dog. He’s a celebrity in Prince Edward Island.
Getting ready to take your dog camping with you? Camping with dogs can be a lot of fun as long as you are prepared. Here’s what you need to know.
Please don’t leave your dog in the car on a warm day — even if the windows are rolled down! And if you happen to see that someone has left their dog inside a hot car, here’s what you should do. Dog hot car laws aren’t clear, but these tips will help!
Here’s a list of all the fun places you can take your dog — for a day, a few days, or on vacation!
Often, when a dog is having a hard time with car rides it is an issue from the dog’s past. Somewhere the dog decided that car rides are bad, or even that cars altogether are bad things! Here are the steps for getting your dog comfortable with car rides…
Ever had your dog fall out of the car window? We have! So we’re giving away 2 products to help keep your dog safe and comfortable while riding in the car.
Dogs and cats are now covered by most car insurance companies — at no extra cost to you, the pet owner — should they be injured in an auto accident! Well… almost.
Got a dog? Then you need to find some dog waste bags and a dog poop bag holder or dispenser that you like. The bags… I’m not so particular about. That’s the easy part. But finding a dog poop bag holder that you like… now that’s a whole different story. I found it!
If you drive with your dog unrestrained in your car (which means the dog has the freedom to roam from your lap… to the back seat… front seat… and from window to window) and you live in California, then you may be breaking the law soon. I have to say, as much as I have been guilty of doing this in the past, I think driving with lapdogs should be outlawed… and in all states. Here’s the scoop about the new lapdog law regarding drivers with unrestrained dogs in the vehicle…
There are a handful of great websites devoted solely to pet sitting and overnight boarding for dogs. Through some of them, you can also find specific services like house sitting, walking your dog, grooming, dog training, and more. Here’s the scoop…
If your dog ever leaves the house, then here are some things you should do to assure that you are always prepared should you dog become separated from you — or lost. And what to do in case of emergency. The best tip: prepare NOW by doing these simple things.
There are a few things that I always have on me any time I’m out & about with my dog. I take different things, depending on whether we’re going for a walk vs going for a ride in the car. Here’s what we take…
Lately, I’ve been seeing so many people riding around with their dogs in the car. Some have the windows completely down. Others have the windows partially rolled up, hoping to keep their dog from jumping out. I’m here to tell you: A dog can fall out of a window that is half-way or even most of the way rolled up!
Does a dog have to wear a lifevest when on board a boat? Everyone knows that people have to wear lifejackets on boats, but do dogs? Here’s what you need to know about dogs and life vests.
If you like dogs and boats, then you’ll like this new commercial from Discover Boating, followed by some great photos of dogs on boats…
See if you agree with these top 5 cities that were recently voted the most dog-friendly places to visit. Plus, see all the other cities that were voted dog-friendly.
Use this dog beach guide to find the best dog beaches all across the U.S. If you’ll be traveling with your dog, one of these dog-friendly beaches might be near your destination!
Wondering where to find the best dog-related services in your town …or a town that you are visiting? City Dog is the first city-specific dog guide devoted to helping city dwellers — and travelers — find the resources, shops and services they need for their furry friends including: doggie day care, boarding facilities, pet sitters, dog parks, dog trainers, pet boutiques, alternative therapies, and neighborhood pet supplies stores.
See what the best cities are for dogs to live and/or visit. There are actually several Top 10 lists here, each from a different dog-friendly source.