Cats can be fickle travelersFamily vacations are no longer just for two-legged children. According to a study by AAA and Best Western International, more than half of U.S. pet owners take their cats and dogs with them when they travel.
If you're looking to hit the road or fly the skies with your canine companion or feline friend, we've got tips to make the trip as smooth as possible.
Road trips with Rover
- Trial run. Before embarking on a long trip, take some shorter drives to see how your pet responds. Does he get anxious? Car sick?
- Buckle up. About 30,000 accidents are caused each year by an unrestrained dog in the front seat, according to the AAA. Pets freely wondering the vehicle aren't only a distraction to the driver, but they're also more likely to be injured in the event of an accident. You can help ensure a safe trip by restraining your furry friend with a pet barrier, pet seat belt, pet car seat or travel crate.
- Keep heads and paws inside. Your dog may enjoy sticking his head out the