Tips for Road Trips with Pets
Going for on trips is a great way to spend a few days off and it’s even better when you can bring your pet(s) along for the ride. It can however be stressful to bring your pet, especially if it’s a longer drive. It is important to make sure that your dog/cat is comfortable and calm so that they are a distraction. Here a few tips for road trips with pets.
It is important to make sure that your pet is secure in the vehicle. Some popular options include dog seat belts, car barriers and pet carriers. If you brake suddenly or turn sharply, your pet could get injured so it’s best to make sure they are in a secured position.
Things to Pack
Traveling with a pet means that they will need their own kind of luggage. It’s a good idea to pack their favorites toys so they have something familiar on the journey. It is also important to remember a spill-proof water bowl, your pets regular food, any medication they need and some long lasting treats.
Don’t forget to stop someone where your pet can relief itself. You probably don’t want an accident in your vehicle and it’s also good to let your pet stretch it’s legs once in a while. Also keep in mind that when you stop, you should try not to leave you pet alone in your vehicle for too long, especially if it is extremely hot or extremely cold. This can be extremely dangerous to your pet.
If you are looking for the perfect vehicle for traveling with your pet, consider a vehicle that has a spacious backseat, like the 2015 Toyota RAV4. This vehicle is comfortable and spacious for pets and people to enjoy. Schedule a test drive at Toyota Scion on the Trail.