Pet on Board – Tips for Safe Travel With Your Pet

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With pet-friendly hotels and restaurants becoming more commonplace, people are taking their pets along to enjoy the fun when they travel.  Once you’ve decided to take your pet along for a car ride; think safety, first.
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Kurgo #CleanDogCar Giveaway

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Welcome to the #CleanDogCar #giveaway that we’re co-hosting with DogTipper!  Along with some other great blogs, we’re giving away a Kurgo car seat cover of the winner’s choice.

We all know that summer means outdoor fun with our dogs — but that fun comes at the price of muddy paw prints. Whether you’re enjoying the beach or lake with your dog this summer, your car seats and cargo area can soon be covered with muddy paw prints and shed fur as your wet dog returns to the car.
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Top 10 Pet Friendly Colleges

It’s time to leave the nest as you move away from home for the first time to enroll in college.  It can be a difficult transition leaving family and  friends behind.  But, what about Fido or fluffy, the cat, that has been your constant companion since childhood?    It has never occurred to me that taking a pet along with you to college would be feasible or even allowed on campus.  After some research on the subject, I found that there are schools that offer flexible policies regarding pets.

While bringing a pet from home can ease the transition to college life, there are many other advantages to housing a pet, says Wendy Toth, editor of pet resource site Petside.com. “A lot of students take in a lot of different factors when deciding where they want to go to school, but I know a lot of them worry about the feeling of fitting in,” Toth says. “A huge advantage is that pets provide social support.”

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