Summer is a great time to travel with the whole family-including your TurboPUP! One key to having a successful trip with your pet is being organized and prepared! We've put together a list of our top picks for successful traveling with your TurboPUP.
Set yourself up for success by having a travel pack filled with all the pet essentials needed to take care of your dog while on the road. Don't forget those TurboPUP bars too!
There are several dog friendly hotel chains to choose from. Usually a pet deposit is needed to secure a room. There are also many pet friend rental homes if you are looking to have an extended stay! Some even come with a yard for play and supplies for your pet.
When you gotta go, you gotta go! Plan out some rest areas on your next road trip so everyone gets a chance to take care of some personal business.
Dogs can get suffer severe anxiety while traveling. They don’t understand what’s happening most often and can get car sick. The Thunder Shirt is great at reducing anxiety for some dogs without the use of medication. You can also look at diffusing essential oils to help calm nerves and tummies.
Like any passenger, dogs should wear a seat belt while traveling. A safety harness keeps them in place while letting them move about the seat to find a comfortable spot.
Do you have any other tips you would like to share?
Want to have a more dog friendly home? We were inspired by these great spaces that people have created for their dogs! Which one is your favorite?
A small modification to the wall on the outside of a closet under the stairs! We love this idea. Not only is it a great place for a dog but it flows with the rest of the house. A bonus is it is easy to get in there and clean and can double as a storage place for leashes and pup clothing.
What a great space for a dog. Not only is it functional, it’s in an easier place to keep clean. Plus you'll be able to brush off paws and store wet outdoor gear that your dog uses.
For people who have multiple dogs space is a premium. Give them the space they need. This also makes for a nice clean space that's easy to keep up!
This an awesome idea for creating space and keeping the food bowls off of the floor and the dog food conveniently hidden close by. We are not sure who designed it but it sure is cool!
Why not give them their own couch to lay on when all they want is to lay by you on yours. Plus what a conversation piece!!! I know my pups would love this! How about yours?
Now I am not one to turn up my nose to a fun new toy or even a cute sweater for my pups but after searching the internet the other day for some new pet care items, I found that there are a lot of crazy products for dogs out there!
I'm not sure if these are cute or silly? I would honestly be afraid my pups would chew at the little sparkles and swallow them. Jorge Bendersky is an amazing dog groomer however so maybe he's on too a whole new trend?
Rear Gear for Pets
If you have a dog with a short tail and coat I guess that "more" of them may be exposed than with a more hair pup. Looking to conceal her (or his), umm, backside? Then this product is for you! It comes in a variety of shapes and is handmade in Portland, Oregon. What happens when your dog goes the bathroom? Hummmm-Not sure we want to know…
The Pet High Chair
We are not sure that everyone wants their dog to eat with them at the table. In case you do, just know there is a high chair for small dogs that clips right on to the table. Groupon has had these on sale as well as Amazon.
What, you mean you're telling us your dog doesn’t have a Twitter account?
Well thanks to the good people at Mattel, your dog can have an account AND this little tag will send you tweets about what your dog is doing while you away. Seriously, it has a sound and motion center and it will send you tweets about what your dog does all day. PuppyTweets is a real thing!
The Dog Thong
Yep, it's a real thing...
You can get Dog Thongs in all sorts of sparkly fabrics and colors. Nuff said.
The POOP TRAP
Ummmm....when I cam across this I kinda stopped in my tracks. My boys of course took one look at the computer screen and fell over laughing. When I told them that it really was a product you could buy-they laughed so hard they cried. I can understand the "idea" behind it but I can see all kinds of issue with this. Plus, I don't know if my dog would even walk around with this strapped around him. What do you think?
So what kind of products have you found for your pup that made you scratch your head? Share with us!