Travel

Travel with your dog is not always easy nor is leaving your pup behind at a kennel or with a pet sitter while you explore the world. But here are some tips to help make it less stressful for you and your pet.

How To Fly And Travel With Pets: A Complete Guide

Dog sitting next to luggage

Headed out on a holiday and want to bring your furry family member along for the ride? Perhaps you are going to a conference or traveling for work and want your pup to keep you company? Whether it’s a short road trip or a long haul flight, here are a few tips for smooth sailing for you and your travel companion…

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Best Dog Barrier For Cars: Drive Safer With Your Pup

Dog outside car with dog barrier

Does your dog like to explore the vehicle while driving down the road? Your pup probably starts out in the back seat, then meanders to the front seat with you (making sure to whack you in the face with their tail), then wanders to the back and continues this pattern until you reach your destination.

This can be dangerous you and other drivers on the road because you could get distracted by your dog. We know your dog doesn’t mean any harm, they’re just so excited to be on the road with you. So we recommend using a dog barrier for your car…

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Dog Sitting Tips For Parents: How To Ensure The Best Care Possible

Dog in bag

Looking to use a dog sitting service like Rover? It’s a convenient alternative to putting your dog in the kennel and gives Fido the luxury of hanging out in a loving home while you’re away. I don’t have pets myself, but having dog sat hundreds of hours for dozens of dogs over the years, I’ve learned a few things that are useful for owners to know before dropping your pet off with a caregiver. Hopefully, these tips for dog parents will help ensure that their sitters are well-prepared to give furry friends the best care possible (while giving you ultimate peace of mind too)…

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Tips For Safe Traveling With Dogs In The Car

Tips for Safe Traveling with Dogs from Canine Journal

When most of us get in our cars, the routine is non-negotiable. Children are buckled in safety seats or, if older, in seat belts. All the adults buckle up. When that’s all done, only then do we start the car and begin our journeys, knowing that we’ve taken an important step toward the safety of ourselves and our passengers. Unfortunately, those same safety considerations often don’t extend to our canine travelers…

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Pet Friendly Hotels In Asheville, NC

Dog Tour of Blake House Inn in Asheville

If you’re like us, life would be better with your dog always by your side, especially on travel adventures. So when we started planning our trip to Asheville, NC, we were blown away to find so many dog-friendly lodging, restaurant, coffee shops and dog park options right in town! If you have not been to Asheville before, you are missing out. The views of the Pisgah and Smoky Mountains are breathtaking and so are the tastes in all the locally-sourced, seasonal menus at top-rated restaurants. But let’s get back to the topic at hands – all the pet-friendly hotels you can choose from to plan the perfect family trip with your pup soon…

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How To Become A Dog Sitter On Rover & Pet Sitting Business Tips

Girl on floor with dog

Dog sitting can be fun and rewarding. You get all the benefits of having a dog (and a little extra money too) without the commitment. I’ve been dog sitting for friends and family since 2008, so when I discovered there was an app that matches dog owners with the perfect dog sitter, I had to try it out! Since I work from home, I have a lot of flexibility that allows me to dog sit for busy, office-working dog moms and dads. Plus, having a furry co-woofer is also appreciated since I’m alone most of the day. I signed up for Rover (formerly Dog Vacay) in early 2016 and have been using it ever since. Seeing that I have some experience, I wanted to share some dog sitting tips and tricks on using the tool from a sitter’s perspective. I hope it will help and inspire other dog lovers to sign up to make money dog sitting and dog owners to consider seeking out sitters on Rover…

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