It is increasingly becoming more and more common for pet parents to bring their pets along when they travel. This calls for accommodating to their needs and booking a stay at a pet-friendly hotel. In this post, we explore the pros and cons of bringing your pet along with you on your trip versus booking your dog a stay at a cage-free doggie hotel.
It is understandable that a pet parent may want to bring their pooch along with them on their trip due to unwanted separation. However, there are some factors to consider in this scenario that could cost you.
Nobody wants to be that pet parent who left their dog alone in the hotel room, only to find out their pup has barked the whole entire time! Not only is it heartbreaking to think your dog may have been upset, scared, and lonely, but it also can be a disturbance to other travelers near you at the hotel.
Furthermore, it could affect the entire pet travel community. Some hotels across the globe now prohibit leaving pets in your hotel room unsupervised. Dog behaviorists may even advise these pet travelers to plan to include a dog walker in their budget for the times they’d want to be out and about without their furry friend.
If you bring your pet with you when you travel, there are costs. Don’t forget that your furry friend has needs and wants, and it may be overwhelming to cater to your pet while simultaneously trying to enjoy your vacation or cross out things on your travel bucket list.