According to one dictionary, the definition of vacation is, “An extended period of recreation with family and/or friends, often away from home.” Since the vast majority of pet owners consider pets members of the family, it’s no surprise that more and more family vacations include dogs and cats. A petrelocation.com Summer Pet Travel survey indicated... Read more »
This is it – the time of year you hit the road in that truckster to see Aunt Edna and you may travel with your pets, or not….Is it a good idea? Dr. Gregg Takashima, past president of the American Animal Hospital Association, and president of the American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians offers advice,... Read more »
A new survey commissioned by Rover.com (conducted by Harris Interactive) for the 2013 holiday season reveals the following insights into the minds of American pet parents as they put their travel plans in place this season: Why They Worry Causes of stress cited by dog owners who find traveling with their pets to be a... Read more »
This video is about traveling safely with your pets, and also about what to do if your dog does get car sick. Dr. Natalie Marks (from Blum Animal Hospital) explains how Cerenia may help, as well as behavior modification.
More people than ever are traveling with their dogs. But have you asked your dog? Many dogs do get car sick. With Dr. Natalie Marks, I talk about some strategies to help your dog….and help you….so you don’t need to clean up after a sick dog….and most of all so your dog doesn’t get anxious... Read more »
I wrote about Gov. Mitt Romney (as have others) traveling in his car several years ago with a dog inside a carrier strapped to the roof of his car. President Barrack Obama (with tongue in cheek) at the Correspondents Dinner in Washington D.C. talks about that, and offers a peek at a new ‘Romney campaign... Read more »
More people are doing it than ever before….From my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, click HERE to listen to Dr. Michael Moyer, president of the American Animal Hospital Association and Rosenthal Director of Shelter Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine, offer some tips on traveling with a pet. Moyer... Read more »
Is your flight ever delayed inexplicably….well, maybe it’s the weather, airline ineptitude or – A CAT??
Jimmy Fallon just mentioned an outbreak of the dog flu (canine influenza virus) in New York City. He says, “You can avoid it by having your dogs drink from the toilet.” Not sure of that Jimmy – but a vaccine works. There are outbreaks of this very contagious around the country. If you’re traveling, find... Read more »
Jack the cat has miraculously emerged alive, but not so well. He’s currently in critical condition with a 50/50 chance of survival. The saga began on August 25 when Jack, a Norwegian Forest Cat, was was lost somewhere at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. Karen Pascoe was flying from New York to... Read more »