Pets

Help your Dog Go Green with these Simple, Practical Tips

It’s easy to think about "going green" in human terms. When it comes to helping take care of the earth and preserving it for future generations, you can probably list a dozen ways to make a difference right off the top of your head.   Things like setting a recycling bin next to your trash can, using Energy Star appliances, and avoiding buying single-use plastic containers or bags are all ways that we can do our part. 

Looking to Take a Road Trip with Your Pet? Tips to Make it Worry-Free

If you’re thinking about taking your furkid on a special road trip, but are somewhat anxious about the prospect...we’re here to help. Perhaps, you just don’t know where to begin. Deciding where to go, where to stay, and then getting there can seem a bit daunting -- especially if you’ve never road-tripped with your pet before.

Pet-Friendly Hotels You May Not Have Heard Of

Only one thing makes heading out on a road trip better--bringing your beloved pet along! Of course, you’ll need a pet-friendly place to stay along the way. You could just book your same-old, tried-and-true places . . . or, you could make it a true adventure and try something new! Hotels are increasingly welcoming pet guests these days, and there are lots of options to choose from--some of which you may never have heard of!

How Pet Parents "Shop" for Pet-Friendly Accommodations

The pet industry is booming.  It is expected that by 2020, overall pet industry sales will reach $99 billion.  Humans are certainly in love with their pet as their wallets are telling the story! Much of their spending is related to traveling with their pets  -- coming in after pet health & boarding spending.  Pet parents are “springing” for travel - from pet travel gear to booking pet-friendly accommodations that will welcome their furry sidekicks.

Top 5 Things-to-Do to Prepare Your Pet for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season runs from June - November. And it seems that each year, the estimated number of named storms and severe hurricanes increases. We are fortunate in that with the advancement in current meteorological technology, severe weather is easier to predict. That means that we have more time to prepare. If you’re in an area that is hurricane-prone, you really should always be prepared -- having a plan in place for your whole family, including your pets.

Pet-Friendly Hotel Chains with Low Rates and Low (or no) Pet Fees

When times are “tough” -- and even when they’re not, it’s always nice when you can save a dime or two.  While many of us are itching to get away with our pet, others may have to due to a move, family matter, or other obligation. Whatever the reason for travel, it doesn’t have to break the bank if you plan ahead and find the right accommodations for your budget.

Shopping for a Pet-Friendly Vehicle? Here’s What to Look For

Road trips are always better when your four-legged furkid comes along. Unfortunately, not all vehicles are as great for pooches as they are for people. We want your pet to be safe and comfortable on your adventures together, so we compiled a list of the features we think every dog-friendly vehicle ought to have.