Dog Travel

Have dog, will travel. With pet parents insisting that their beloved pooches accompany them everywhere, there’s so much information and products available regarding Dog Travel. For dog-friendly lodging, to contemporary accessories, to travel tips, we’ve got the Dog Travel information you can’t leave home without!

Every trip and adventure are that much better if you get to have them with your best friend by your side. But what to do if that friend is a four-legged one? Petguide.com’s guides have the answers. You’re an outdoors lover and want to share your passion with a pooch? Take a look at our camping advice, or tips for fun activities such as canoeing, paddling or kayaking. A dream vacation is living large in a 5-star hotel with a doggie companion? Check what are the best pet-friendly hotels and upscale resorts to visit. But before you pack your bags, make sure to brush up on all the important procedure and protocols- from flying with a pet, to car safety and proper pup etiquette!

Whether you’ve never traveled with a dog before, or your canine is a seasoned globetrotter, Petguide.com has resources to help you make your trip enjoyable and safe. Check out our how-to guides on road trips with pups, and accompanying resources on best carriers, car seats and pet-proofing your car. Looking for ideas on the next destination you’ll visit with your dog? Find out what are the top pet attractions or best pet-friendly cities in the United States. Not sure what are the canine essentials you need to bring with you? Make a pup packing list with our guides and brush up on useful medicines and first aid kits for traveling furballs.

It’s time to grab your bags and make some amazing memories with your pup. With Petguide.com’s Dog Travel guides, you’ll definitely have the time of your life!

Why Do Dogs Whine and Cry in the Car?

Does your dog hate road trips? Let's find out what makes your dog whine and cry once he's in the car.

What I Did This Summer: Canine Canoe Adventure in Nova Scotia Part 2

He's all packed up and ready to canoe in Nova Scotia with his dogs in tow. Here's what Kevin Roberts did on his Totally Canadian Canine Canoe Adventure!

Product Review: The Monster Factory’s VW Campervan Pet Carrier

We flashback to the ‘60s with The Monster Factory's VW Campervan Pet Carrier. If the van is a ‘rockin... it's because my two dogs fit inside of it.

Pack a Pooch in the Awesome Dogpack

Take the path less traveled, with your dog comfortably strapped to your back. Back the Dogpack Kickstarter campaign to be the first to own one!

On the Road Again: Hitting the Road With Your Dog

Nomads who are thinking of adding a dog to their #VanLife or homebodies itching to hit the open road with your best friend, here are some great tips to make…

Best Dog Bike Trailers

Dog bike trailers make sure your four-legged bestie can hit the road with you- the easy way! If your pet can't keep up, this is the solution.

7 Pet-Friendly Hotel Etiquette Tips

It's time for a vacation! If you're renting a hotel room, you'll want to make sure that your pooch is a good guest with these pet-friendly etiquette tips.

Proper Dog Etiquette When Renting a Cottage

If you're making plans to rent a cottage, or you're a guest at a friend's chalet, you need to know the rules before bringing your dog along with you.

Sleepypod Pet Carriers Earn Top Honors From the Center for Pet Safety

Is your car outfitted for your dog's safety? These carriers from Sleepypod are the first carriers to meet critical crash testing guidelines.

Off-The-Leash Luxury Awaits Pooches At Las Vegas Pet-Friendly Resorts

Because “The Hangover” would have been more fun if you brought your furry BFF, Vegas resorts now offer pet-pampering packages. Vegas is going to…

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 4

All good things must come to an end – and that’s the case of Kevin Roberts and his canoe crew. It’s the last day of their trip, but Kevin s…

Smart Pet Travel Over the Holidays With PetSmart

Don't make holiday travel with your pet stressful. PetSmart has everything you need for a road trip with your pet or if you need a sitter while you're away.

Salty Dog Coast: Dog-Friendly Adventures in Florida

Bring your appetite for oysters and bring Fido for seaside fun to Franklin County, Florida Summer is all about getting out there and exploring new destinatio…

GoPetFriendly’s 15K Mile Quest to Find the Top Pet Attractions in US

Do you bring your dog along on vacation with you? GoPetFriendly has been around the block - and the country - to bring you #PawsomeMemories.

Types of Dogs You’ll Meet on the Campground

Summer time - when city dogs pack up their families for some adventures in the woods. Here's the definitive list of every dog you will meet on the campground.

Tips for Camping Solo With Your Dog

You're planning on escaping the city - it'll be you, your dog and the great outdoors. Before you pitch a tent, make sure you check out our tips for camping solo with your dog.

Best Pet Travel Accessories for Road Warriors

Whether you're driving or flying, you'll want to check out this list of the best pet travel accessories to keep your dog safe, secure and organized.

Your Must-Have Purchase When You Plan to Travel With Your Pets

Want to bring your furry pal with you on a trip, but don't want to muck up your vehicle? Canvasback has your back (seat) with high-quality, custom-designed cargo liners.

Vermont Tennis Resort Offers Dog-Friendly, Ball-Chasing Getaways

Topnotch Resorts has taken their pet-friendly ambiance to the next level by letting your dog serve as a ball boy during tennis matches.

Proper Canine Camping Etiquette For Well-Mannered Mutts

Pitching a pup tent with your pooch this summer? Here are some tips on how to ensure you and your pet will be welcomed back to your favorite campground.

Essential Gear for the Dog-Friendly Road Trip

Pet Parents won't leave their furbabies behind when embarking on a road trip. Make the trip as comfortable and safe as possible with this essential gear.

Top 7 Luxe Pet Friendly Hotels Where Posh Pooches Can Get Away From It

It’s a dog’s life! To get away from the stress of the dog park, canines can check in for an ultimate hotel experience You want to get away fro…

6 Easy Ways To Pet Proof Your Car

Our pets can definitely leave their mark on a car's interior. So we've compiled a list of items to help you pet proof your car.

Pet Travel And Housesitting: The Joys Of Travelling Full-Time With My

For many, travel is a way of life. Take Lauren Bassart. She packed up her hubby and dog and took to the road to travel the world. Recently, Lauren began hous…

Oscar’s Grand Adventure to Fredericton, New Brunswick

Oscar is out and about to discover the pet-friendly vacation spots in Canada. First up: Fredericton, New Brunswick. Here are all the wonderful sites Oscar enjoyed.

One-of-A-Kind Dog Bark Park is a Bark & Breakfast!

Looking to get away? Forget B&Bs - the new weekend getaway is the D&B! The Dog Bark Park Inn is the Bed & Breakfast hot spot for hip pooches.

Dog-Friendly Tropical Trips Await in Mexico

Don't want to travel solo on your tropical vacation? Bring your pooch - the Four Seasons offers dog-friendly, 5-star resort relaxation.

Stricter Rules For Flying With Pets on the Horizon

The US Department of Transportation met to discuss guidelines for service animals with regards to air travel and there may be implications for your pet.

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 2

In Part 2 of his canine canoeing expedition, Kevin Roberts and his crew run into some problems finding the right campsite and take part in a stare-off contes…

On The Road Again: Basic Car Etiquette For Well Behaved Dog Trippers

What’s the longest period of time you’ve ever been in a car with a dog (or four dogs, for that matter)? For Kevin Roberts, he’s driven thro…

Best Dog Car Harnesses for a Safe Drive

Dog car harnesses ensure your pet's safety and comfort during the drive. Here is our pick of harnesses that offer optimal balance between the two!

How To Stop Car Sickness In Dogs And Have Fun Traveling Again!

Pet Travel Expert Amy Burkert knows a thing or two about dogs that can't stomach the open road. Here are some tips that'll help car sickness in dogs.

Best Travel Essentials

Is 2017 the year you're hitting the road with your pets? Be sure you pack these travel essentials in your suitcase to ensure your vacation stays paw-sitive.

10 Squeaky Clean Car Tips for Pet Road Trips

Road trips with your dog can be fun - but keeping your car clean can leave you feeling flat. Our 10 tips for keeping your pet-friendly car clean.

Provenance Hotels Debuts Line of Very Important Pet Amenities

Taking the idea of VIP (Very Important Pets) extremely seriously, Provenance Hotels and its eight urban lifestyle hotels infuse posh into pet travel.

On The Road Again: Stop And Rest Awhile

Kevin Roberts has prepared you for your upcoming road trip by getting you ready before you leave and teaching your dog how to behave properly in the car. Now…

Stay Safe During National Pet Travel Safety Day

Today is National Pet Travel Safety Day, and a good time to review the things we can do to keep our pets the safest any time we travel with them!

My Favorite Pet Friendly Cities in America

Oh, what we would give to travel the country with our dogs! But if we can’t do it, at least we can live vicariously though Lauren Bassart, who shares h…

8 Sizzling Summer Dog Travel Tips From The Experts

When it comes to Dog Travel Tips, who better to go to than the Experts? We asked Amy Burket and her dogs to give us some of their top dog travel tips.

Best Dog Car Barriers

Dog car barriers keep curious pets safely away from the front of the car and eliminate cute but dangerous distractions while you drive.

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 3

Thunder storms, and wolf poop, and bears, oh my! Kevin Roberts and crew encounter rain, dangerous animals and… poop. It’s all in the name of fun…

U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation To Protect Pets In Air

Policy changes regarding the transportation of pets have been proposed by two U.S. Senators after the tragic death of a puppy on United Airlines.

Best Dog Travel Bags

Dog travel bags make pet travel more convenient and practical without compromising on style. Take a look at the best dog travel bags on the market!

What To Do If Your Dog Gets Sick While Traveling

Be prepared for the unexpected when your away from home For many pet owners, their dogs are their best friends and also their preferred travel companions. No…

10 Essential Tips For Camping With Your Dog

Camping is a budget-friendly activity that lets you get back to nature. And you know who really loves nature? Your dog! Camping aficionado Vanessa Chiasson,…

Tips For Travelling With Your Dog Over The Christmas Holidays

‘Tis the season for travelling, as we gear up to hit the winter roads for some festive visiting. If you’re bringing your dog along with you on th…

Dog Travel Essentials: What to Pack for Your Dog

Make a list and check it twice – here’s what you’ll need to pack when you bring your dog along with you on your vacation!There is nothing more exciting than…

Up The Creek: Adventures In Canine Canoeing Part 1

While most of us just went to the beach or cottage, Kevin Roberts spent his summer vacation canoeing with his husband and three dogs in the Canadian wilderne…

7 Tips For Staying In Hotels With Your Dog

Hotels are catering to pet parents, which allows you to bring your pet with you on vacation. Follow these tips when sharing hotel accommodations with your dog.

Travel Sickness in Dogs – What It Is and How to Treat It

If your dog has travel sickness, don't despair. A few simple steps or modification to your existing routine can help keep nausea at bay.

Toronto’s First Upscale Dog Resort Opens To Wagging Reviews

Park9 is where you’ll find all the hip Canadian dogs enjoying the finer things in life – like a pool, 5-star sleeping accommodations and luxe spa…

5 Pet-Friendly Destinations For End-Of-Summer Getaways

Check out--and then check in--to some of these pet-friendly places that are still taking reservations for your end-of-summer hurrah!

Best Dog Travel Crates

Dog travel crates make sure your pet can safely accompany you on your trip- whether you're in a car, train or plane. Here are the best ones you can get!

On The Road Again: Road Tripping With Your Dog

To say that Kevin Roberts has taken the road less traveled is an understatement. He’s a really outdoors kind of guy, and he brings his dogs along for t…

What I Did This Summer: Canine Canoe Adventure in Nova Scotia Part 3

All good things must come to an end, including summer vacation. Kevin Roberts wraps up his canine canoe trip... until next year.

Five-Star Road Trip: Meet Dog Bloggers Who Travel Like Rock Stars

The life of a dog blogger is glamorous – especially if you’re Amy Burkert. Recently, she traded in her Class C motorhome she, her dogs and her hu…

A Jet Setters Guide To Dog Travel Insurance

Whether you're a jet setter or a road-trip warrior, if you're bringing Fido along for the ride, you need to look into Dog Travel Insurance.

Kona Kai Resort & Spa’s Island Paws Offers Pampered Pets the Royal T

If you're planning a trip to San Diego, California and you want to take Fido with you, you're in luck! Kona Kai Resort & Spa has just the room for you both!

What I Did This Summer: Canine Canoe Adventure in Nova Scotia Part 1

When you're inspired to take your dogs across the country to canoe in one of the most beautiful settings in Canada, a small idea turns into a big reality!

Golden Oldies: Paddling With A Senior Pooch

Don't leave your dog out of your outdoor adventures. Even elderly dogs can enjoy an active lifestyle out on the water, as long as you're prepared.