Travel Hacks That All Dog Owners Should Know

Check If They’re Up To Date On Vaccines

Before embarking on a trip, it’s best to take your dog to get a check-up at the vet. This way they can decide if your dog needs any vaccines or tests in case the area you’re going poses a potential health threat.

a small dog getting a check-up at the vet
Leon Neal/Getty Images
Leon Neal/Getty Images

For example, the area where you and your dog live may be free of deer ticks. But if you’re going somewhere where they are heavily prevalent and they bite your dog, it can cause Lyme disease. Make sure you keep a copy of their vaccination records on hand in case of emergency.