The ROAMies Podcast

Road Tripping With Your Pet(s) This Summer? A Few Tips To Keep In Mind.

August 04, 2020 The ROAMies Season 2 Episode 77
The ROAMies Podcast
Road Tripping With Your Pet(s) This Summer? A Few Tips To Keep In Mind.
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The ROAMies Podcast
Road Tripping With Your Pet(s) This Summer? A Few Tips To Keep In Mind.
Aug 04, 2020 Season 2 Episode 77
The ROAMies

Hitting the open road  is a great way to get a change of scenery while staying socially distanced from others. AND IT’S especially great when you can bring your furry friend or friends along with you! Make sure your excursion stays fun and relaxed by following a few simple road trip safety rules.
 Here are some @Amazon Affiliate Links for products we like:
COMBOS And Fun Travel Tools and Kits For Pets:
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CATS:
Collars: https://amzn.to/33rrzL9 , https://amzn.to/2PouD2j
Carriers: https://www.petmate.com/petmate-see-extend-carrier/product/21842, https://amzn.to/3a82EO5
Harness & Leash: https://amzn.to/3fpnOYJ
Collapsable Bowls: https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0, https://amzn.to/2PotKXv
Litterbox: https://amzn.to/2DBtJN6, https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0
Pooper Scoopers: https://amzn.to/33nYuQF, https://amzn.to/2Xvs030, https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0

DOGS:
Car Seats and "Blankets": https://amzn.to/3fuAT2U, https://amzn.to/31kwM4z
Collars: https://amzn.to/31kIjRy, https://amzn.to/2PouD2j
Harness and Leash: https://amzn.to/30qmKQ6, https://amzn.to/39WT2p2
Customizable Comfy Harness: https://amzn.to/30thhbx
Collapsable Bowls/Drinking: https://amzn.to/30qMVGp, https://amzn.to/2PotKXv
Plastic Poop Bags: https://amzn.to/39Y5l4I

* Check in with your veterinarian to make sure that your cat or dog has the preventive care they need for your destination and to get advice on how to combat motion sickness.
* Introduce your pet to their carrier in a fun way
* Take Practice Trips
* Buckle up! Be sure that your pet is restrained either in a comfy crate or carrier for cats and small dogs or with a doggy seat belt for larger dogs. This rule still applies if you are traveling in an RV. Always put a leash on your dog and your cat in the carrier before opening the car door. You are in new territory and your pet may be eager to take off and explore it, running the risk of getting lost or hit by a car.
* Keep head and legs inside the vehicle at all times. Your dog may love sticking their head out the window, but they can easily get struck by flying debris or even jump out if they are excited enough by what they see. Cats have also been known to dart out car windows, too.  
* Never leave your pet alone in the car! The interior temperature can rise to a dangerous level quickly, causing heatstroke.
* Bring plenty of water and a sturdy, unbreakable water dish for your pet to stay hydrated on long trips.
* Make regular pit stops 
* Keep identification up to date, including collars and tags as well as information on the microchip database, in case of any mishap. We also use BRIGHT COLLARS on our kitties AND we

Show Notes

Hitting the open road  is a great way to get a change of scenery while staying socially distanced from others. AND IT’S especially great when you can bring your furry friend or friends along with you! Make sure your excursion stays fun and relaxed by following a few simple road trip safety rules.
 Here are some @Amazon Affiliate Links for products we like:
COMBOS And Fun Travel Tools and Kits For Pets:
https://amzn.to/33yvohk, https://amzn.to/2BXNf66, https://amzn.to/39WTW4V, https://amzn.to/3i5kpjC, https://amzn.to/2PoME0r, Pet First Aid Kit: https://amzn.to/2PoME0r

CATS:
Collars: https://amzn.to/33rrzL9 , https://amzn.to/2PouD2j
Carriers: https://www.petmate.com/petmate-see-extend-carrier/product/21842, https://amzn.to/3a82EO5
Harness & Leash: https://amzn.to/3fpnOYJ
Collapsable Bowls: https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0, https://amzn.to/2PotKXv
Litterbox: https://amzn.to/2DBtJN6, https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0
Pooper Scoopers: https://amzn.to/33nYuQF, https://amzn.to/2Xvs030, https://amzn.to/31iOHJ0

DOGS:
Car Seats and "Blankets": https://amzn.to/3fuAT2U, https://amzn.to/31kwM4z
Collars: https://amzn.to/31kIjRy, https://amzn.to/2PouD2j
Harness and Leash: https://amzn.to/30qmKQ6, https://amzn.to/39WT2p2
Customizable Comfy Harness: https://amzn.to/30thhbx
Collapsable Bowls/Drinking: https://amzn.to/30qMVGp, https://amzn.to/2PotKXv
Plastic Poop Bags: https://amzn.to/39Y5l4I

* Check in with your veterinarian to make sure that your cat or dog has the preventive care they need for your destination and to get advice on how to combat motion sickness.
* Introduce your pet to their carrier in a fun way
* Take Practice Trips
* Buckle up! Be sure that your pet is restrained either in a comfy crate or carrier for cats and small dogs or with a doggy seat belt for larger dogs. This rule still applies if you are traveling in an RV. Always put a leash on your dog and your cat in the carrier before opening the car door. You are in new territory and your pet may be eager to take off and explore it, running the risk of getting lost or hit by a car.
* Keep head and legs inside the vehicle at all times. Your dog may love sticking their head out the window, but they can easily get struck by flying debris or even jump out if they are excited enough by what they see. Cats have also been known to dart out car windows, too.  
* Never leave your pet alone in the car! The interior temperature can rise to a dangerous level quickly, causing heatstroke.
* Bring plenty of water and a sturdy, unbreakable water dish for your pet to stay hydrated on long trips.
* Make regular pit stops 
* Keep identification up to date, including collars and tags as well as information on the microchip database, in case of any mishap. We also use BRIGHT COLLARS on our kitties AND we