Summer Vacation: Packing for Your Pet
As summer begins, many of us are making plans for our summer vacations, camping trips, and family reunions. And whether your pet is traveling with you, or staying with us, you’ll want to be sure that your four-legged friend will have everything he or she will need to be comfortable away from home.
Here’s what your pet will need for his or her summer vacation…
Packing for Your Pet On the Road
If you’re taking Fido along on your summer adventures, you’ll want to make sure to pack the following:
You may want to consider keeping all of your pet’s gear together in a reusable shopping bag or backpack. Likewise, you’ll want to make sure it’s stowed somewhere accessible in the car.
Packing for Your Pet At the Pet Resort
If your pet is boarding with us, there are a few essentials that you’ll want to pack to make your pet’s staycation a little more comfortable, including:
In addition to these items, you’ll want to be sure to let us know if there are any special considerations we should keep in mind when it comes to caring for your pet. Likewise, if your pet has any special needs, especially due to health, advanced age, or behavioral problems, please let us know so that we can work to meet those needs and make your pet’s stay a success.
Whether your pet is traveling with you, or staying with us; you’ll want to be sure that he or she is current on all of his or her vaccinations and parasite preventatives. If you’re traveling outside of the immediate area, talk to us about any additional preventatives your pet may need, too.
You may also want to have a copy of your pet’s vaccination records with you while traveling, as some hotels and destination doggie day camps may require them at check-in. And if you’ll be staying in one destination, identify a nearby emergency veterinary hospital in case of problems.
If you have any other questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We’re happy to make an appointment should your pet need any pre-travel vaccinations, or to make your pet’s reservation with our very own Pet Paradise Boarding for cats, dogs, small mammals and birds. Try our regular suites, cat condos, or deluxe Lakeshore Suites.
And, if you’re a first-time boarder, check out our boarding promotions for a special offer!
We accept walk-ins during our Doctor's Hours to meet your busy lifestyle. If you’d prefer to make an appointment, we offer those too!
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