Tips for traveling by car with your pet
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If you are going to travel by car with your pet, you must make sure that at all times you are comfortable and safe. Thanks to this, you can enjoy a weekend trip, a bridge or a vacation with your furry friend.
Travel tips with your pet
In case the trip is made to another country, you have to carry all the documentation of your pet and have up to date the vaccination and deworming program. You have to know what vaccines and preventive measures are mandatory in the destination you are going to visit.
When you have all the documents up to date, you have to prepare the vehicle to ensure that the pet is comfortable and safe. In case the animal is not used to traveling by car, it is necessary to take small routes so that it takes confidence.
If the vehicle has a large trunk, that’s where the dog can travel, for example. We must remove the rear tray and if you do not carry much luggage you can lower the rear seats, although you have to put a net or separator so that the dog does not pass to the front. The trunk is a good place because it will have space, will be comfortable and will give you air conditioning.
In case the pet is small, it can travel in the carrier, although there should always be a restraint system to prevent it from moving in a corner or braking. In this case, it is the best place where cats can travel, because they are very nervous.
Pets should be given an area where there is shade and good ventilation, so they are comfortable at all times. In addition, as with humans, we must make stops so they can relieve themselves and drink water to avoid heat shock or dehydration.
Finally, we should not forget to wear something that gives them peace of mind, like their favorite toy. This will eliminate your stress or anxiety during the trip.