Vacation Checklist for Dog Owners

23/06/2017

Travelling with your pet without being prepared can be more stressful than planning the vacation itself!

We have comprised a complete list of things you need for your pet when travelling.

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CHECKLIST

Before You Leave

___  Get health certificate from vet if needed

___  Refill prescription medications your dog needs

___  Immunization Records

___ Create a folder on Google docs (or similar) with a picture of your dog, vet records, microchip number etc that we can access from  anywhere online

For Journey

___  Food Bowl

___  Water Bowl

___ Enough food for the journey

___ Water

___ Blanket

___ Collapsible crate

___ Dog restraint with seatbelt clips or crate for car travel

___  ID on collar with Cell phone number and e-mail address

___ Collar and Leash

To Pack

___  clip-on water bowl for hikes and days out

___  dog backpack for hikes

___  Food, portioned out for trip duration (we use ziplock bags so that all the food is pre-measured)

___  Bottled water

___  Bed

___  Crate if your dog needs one

___  Favorite Toys

___  Ball or other favorite toys

___  Training Treats

___  Extra Collar, ID and leash

___  Poop bags

___  Dog life vest if you’re headed to the beach or lake

___  A photograph of your dog in case he is lost

___  Your dog’s microchip number (save this on a “cloud” system but also as a number on your cell phone

___  Your veterinarian’s phone number

___  A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) or health certificate if crossing into a different country

___  Shampoo and dog brush

___  2 or 3 old towels for cleanup

___  Sheets for covering hotel beds

___  Wipes for cleaning your dog’s muddy paws

___  First aid kit including antihistamine for allergies, motion sickness medicine, anti-diarrhea medicine

___  Blanket

lady on the beach with her dog and reads "texvacation checklist for dogs"

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  1. Coloured-Windows by katleenj says:

    lovely picture!

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