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4 Tips for Travelling with your dog ~(Inc downloadable go bag packing guide)

Woohoo! It's officially the summertime! This means you may be planning on taking a trip with your dog. If so we have five tips for you today to make that a little easier!

1. Planning makes perfect!

If you decide to travel with your dog then correct planning can make all the difference. There is a lot to consider and can be a lot of packing for them too. Research the forms of public transport you decide to use and whether there are any requirements or restrictions for your pooch. Research the area where your travelling, look for dog friendly accommodation, restaurants, pubs, parks and so on. This will make it so much easier for you when you actually arrive at your destination.

2. Make sure vaccinations are up to date

Depending on where you decided to travel to there may be certain shots your dog needs to have or health requirements that they need to meet. Make sure to check these out in advance because in order to get a pet passport alone in Ireland it takes 30 days.

3. Keep their routines normal

I know sometimes it can be difficult while on holidays but try and keep their important routines and times as normal as possible. For example - feeding times, walkies, bedtime and potty breaks. This tells the dog that everything is ok.

4. Have a go bag

Create a bag that you can easily access with all the items you may need quickly. Here we have included a free printable of all the items you can add into your own go-bag.

Packing your dogs go bag -
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