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Road trips with your pet

Road Trips with Your Pet

Road trips with your pet can be a fun and rewarding experience. These trips also require planning and preparation to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey for you and your furry companion. At TLC for Pets in Reisterstown, MD, we understand how important it is to take your pet on trips. Our veterinarians can help you get your pet ready for travel.

Meet with Our Vets

Before you travel, bring your pet in to get a clean bill of health, so you don't encounter any surprises relating to your pet's health. Our vets may also have specific advice, depending on where you are going.

Pet-Friendly Route

Especially if you are traveling a long distance, you need to find a route that will provide places for your pet to stretch its legs. Make sure you understand the rules and whether you need to use a leash.

Bring Everything You Need

You want your pet to get essentials like food or water on the road immediately. Bring all the food you will need for the trip and any other daily requirements your pet needs. Bring your pet's favorite brush to soothe any discomfort during the ride.

Keep Your Dog from Getting Bored

While you are driving, pay attention to your pet. Make sure you stop enough that your pet feels physically comfortable. Your pet may get stiff if you spend too long sitting in a car.

Enjoy Your Trip!

It's a pleasure to bring a pet with you on a trip. Even if you have other company in your vehicle, a pet brings a sense of adventure and joy. If you need a vet in Reisterstown, MD, call TLC for Pets so we can help you ensure your pets get the best care possible. Call our office at (410) 833-1717 to schedule an appointment. Have fun on your trip, and stay safe!