Three Items You Need for Making Traveling with Your Pet a Success

Bringing a dog or cat on vacation can be fun, but it doesn’t need to be a hassle.

Dog traveling on airplane.
Man’s best friend always deserves first class treatment.Shutterstock

Bringing your beloved dog or cat on the family trip is always a fun idea, but it can also be stressful. For starters, flying with an animal brings on a bevy of challenges, including whether or not Rosey or Captain Kitty is up to it, and even driving to the nearest beach can cause problems. Here are some simple items that can go a long way in eliminating those problems and making this the vacation of your dreams, not only for you, but also man’s best friend.

Hilike Premium Pet Travel Bag for Dog & Cat-Week Away Tote Organizer Bag for Dogs Travel-Includes 1 Dog Tote Bag,1 Dog Food Carrier Bag, 2 Silicone Collapsible Bowls,1 Blanket,1 Frisbee(Grey)

Luggage for Everyone

You’re not the only traveler who needs to keep things organized on a trip.Amazon

There’s nothing like reaffirming that another family member is coming on a trip than by giving him or her their own suitcase. A suitable pet bag will give you the flexibility of bringing whatever you need to take care of your pet, from feeding to comfort and play. The more pockets, the better.

K&H PET PRODUCTS Travel Safety Pet Carrier

Carry On, Furry Friends

Your airplane seat might be cramped, but your pet can travel in luxury.Amazon

Sometimes your pet needs a little extra security on, say, a long road trip or even on just a short drive to the vet. The best pet-carrier will grant breathable space that also grants you visibility. Look for ones that also help you securely fasten them in your car.

WINSEE Collapsible Dog Bowls with Mat, Portable Foldable Travel Dog Bowls, Expandable Cup Dish, No Spill Non-Skid Silicone Pet Food&Water Feeder Bowl with Free Frisbee& Carabiner, for Indoor, Outdoor

Food on the Go

Don’t bother packing your ceramic bowls that can easily break if your luggage is mishandled.Amazon

As a great caretaker of your pets, you probably have an elaborately designed, sturdy bowl for your pet at home. When you’re on the go, however, it’s just not practical to bring it with you. To keep similar accommodations standards for your pets even on the road, there are flexible, easily packed pop-up bowls for food and water.