Going on a trip doesn't mean that you have to leave your pet behind.

Are you planning a trip, but can't decide whether to bring your pet? Going on a trip doesn't mean that you have to leave your dog behind. That's right! Bringing your dog on a trip is a great way for them to get exercise, experience new sights and smells, and spend quality time with you.

Although vacations are fun for both you and your pet, you should be aware of the responsibilities as well as precautions involved with bringing along your furry friend. In this section you will find information that will help you and your pet have a fun and safe trip.

  • Camping with Pets

    Camping with pets presents its own challenges. Skunks, raccoons, porcupines, snakes, and other wildlife can bite or otherwise injure your pet. Keep your pet within sight and on a leash. Be considerate of other campers. Be sure to ask your veterinarian about flea, tick and heartworm prevention.

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  • Planning and Preparation

    Planning and preparation are necessary when traveling with family pets. Consider whether your pet is comfortable when traveling. Some animals, like some people, function better in familiar surroundings. A car-sick animal can make a trip miserable for everyone. Some ill or physically impaired dogs and

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  • Travel by Airplane

    Air travel is of most concern to pet owners. You can minimize the chances of an unpleasant experience by following a few guidelines. Federal regulations require that pets be at least 8 weeks old and weaned at least 5 days before flying. Generally, a health certificate (which is not more than 10 days

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  • Travel by Car

    Pets should not be allowed to ride with their heads outside car windows. Particles of dirt can enter the eyes, ears, and nose, causing injury or infection. If your pet is not accustomed to car travel, take it for a few short rides before your trip. Cats should be confined to a cage or crate to allow

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  • Travel by Bus or Train

    Most states prohibit animals from riding on buses and similar regulations restrict travel on trains. Exceptions are made for guide and service dogs accompanying blind and disabled persons. Consult your local carriers in advance for information.

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  • "Veterinarians and all staff are courteous and knowledgeable. They treat me and 4 legged family with love, dignity, and respect."
  • "I appreciate that both the Doctor and the assistants are so gentle & sweet with my little fur baby to help her not feel so nervous and scared. I am also very happy & satisfied with the quality care she has received during this time for her injury."
  • "Dr. Thompson and her staff are very caring and kind, efficient, and answer all my questions. They clearly love the animals in their care. I always know that my dog has received the best care."
  • "This was Dino's 2nd recheck. He's made nice progres but still needs some attention to his ear. I understand the instructions and will carry them out at home. Dr. Jones is very thorough and gave great explanations"
  • "Great staff & loved Dr. Gray. She and her assistant were on point with our pet"
  • "Everyone at Arroyo Veterinary Clinic is consistently friendly, professional, and helpful. My pets are treated in a kind and pet-friendly manner. The doctors are willing to answer questions in a way that is clear and reassuring."