Traveling with Pets - Pet News & Articles

Emily Paws Travel Manner Tips.  It's vacation time, and Fido is absolutely ecstatic that he's getting to go along on the trip instead of being sent to Grandma's.  Before you pack your pup's toothbrush, consider some basic "pawtiquette" that will ensure that your dog will be welcome next time you hit the road.

Have a plan for pets during the hurricane season.  Unfortunately, most hurricane shelters throughout Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas do not accept pets, which makes finding adequate safety for pets a difficult challenge. Currently, Florida State Legislature has two bills under way that would allow for more free, pet-friendly shelters to be available during the 2006 hurricane season. Other coastal regions are also considering following suit to help ensure that pets will also make it through the next hurricane season.