Summer is right around the corner and if you’re planning to travel with your pet, you’re not alone. According to a recent Hilton survey, 55% of Americans who are pet owners are likely to travel with their pets this summer. Perhaps this is because many will consider car travel this year – despite high gas prices – says AAA, plus many are considering vacation rentals, with millions of pet-friendly listings to choose from. Or perhaps you decided to stay at a cottage or cabin this summer as a more relaxing (and less expensive) “staycation?”
Whether it’s a road trip or a flight to a new destination, traveling with pets requires a lot of preparation and planning.
Dr. Kelly’s Surgical Unit, a specialized veterinary practice in Phoenix and Tucson that offers low-cost vaccinations, mass removals, spay and neuters, and tooth extractions, has some pet travel tips that will help make your trip with your pet a success.