Proper Pet Care While on the Road

Traveling and camping in an RV rental from North Atlanta RV Rentals is fun and exciting! But, it can be complicated when you have a furry friend by your side. As a proud pet owner, your animals are your beloved companions, and you want them to be safe and comfortable. So, let’s look at some ways you can implement proper pet care while on the road.

Proper Pet Care While On the Road

Pack the Essentials

When packing for your trip, make sure to bring along all the essentials your pet may need. Items such as food, water bowls, a leash, a collar, and identification tags should be packed into your pet’s travel bag. Don’t forget their favorite toys and bed so that they feel right at home with things that smell like them.

Plan Your Pit Stops

Just like us, pets need regular breaks to stretch their legs and use the restroom. When planning your route, make pit stops at pet-friendly rest stops where they can take breaks. Most rest stops have pet areas where dogs can safely roam and play. Just don’t forget to clean up after them!

Make Sure They Are Secure

While traveling, it is important to ensure that your pet is safe and secure. Buckling them in or keeping them in a carrier prevents them from moving around and getting hurt. The best thing you can do is ensure they can’t go anywhere while the motorhome is in motion.

Get Them Acclimated

Animals often get stressed out in new environments, so it is important to help them acclimate to their new surroundings. Spend some time before your trip acclimating your pet to the RV by letting them roam and sniff around. This guarantees the RV becomes a comfortable and familiar environment. 

Make Traveling With Your Pet Fun

Practicing proper pet care while on the road may seem challenging at first, but with a little planning and some precautionary measures, you can ensure your pet enjoys the trip. Whether you’re in one of our Class A or Class C motorhomes, the team here at North Atlanta RV Rentals wants to guarantee your entire family has a great time. For a weekend getaway out of Atlanta, GA, or a long-term trip, call us at (770) 966-1551.