Traveling is always fun when you are going with family and loved ones including your pets. There is so much information that one needs to know before traveling with their pets. Owners need to research their travel destinations and see what requirements are necessary for them to bring their pets. Some countries require specific blood tests and vaccinations or even heart worm medications before traveling abroad.
Please do your research if travelling outside of Canada. Below are some more important information to know about travelling with your pets.
When leaving on vacation, many pet owners opt to leave their pet behind at a boarding house or with family or friends; however, you should know that you can always take your pet with you. Traveling with your pets allows them to experience new sights and smells, averts separation anxiety, and prevents you from worrying about your pet while you’re away. Before traveling with pets, be sure to check local regulations regarding pet travel and safety. Also confirm that the places you will be staying (hotel, friend’s house, etc.) allows pets. Always make sure traveling pets have proper identification tags on their collars, as well as internal microchips for added safety.