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Holiday Traveling with Four-Legged Friends

Thursday Nov 22, 2012
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LONE TREE, Colo - Holiday travelers wishing to take their pets along for the trip now have an easy way to find suitable accommodations at pet friendly hotels. Takeyourpet.com includes an ever-expanding directory of more than 40,000 pet-friendly bed and breakfasts, cabins, hotels, vacation rentals and resorts.

In addition, Takeyourpet.com provides a wealth of helpful articles on "best practices" for all stages of traveling with pets. These include recommendations for avoiding carsickness, reducing anxiety and ensuring that pets get adequate nutrition and hydration during the journey.

Takeyourpet.com offers generous discounts to members on lodging and car rentals, whether or not their pet comes along for the ride. Members also have access to the pet travel forum, where they can share tips and tricks or ask questions of fellow pet owners. Some of the leading pet websites, including Petsmart and Petco, offer discount pricing for Takeyourpet.com site visitors.

Flying with a pet is an adventure in itself, with a whole host of factors to consider. For instance, does the airline allow cats or small dogs into the passenger cabin, or do all pets fly as "baggage"? Takeyourpet.com makes things a bit easier by organizing the information on all major airlines in one location. The site even lists the relevant contact numbers for each airline.

Flying with a pet is an adventure in itself, with a whole host of factors to consider.

America’s national parks have pet policies in place that vary from one to another. Takeyourpet.com features a complete index of national parks, organized by state and by name, which users can click on and see the local pet policy. Takeyourpet.com even provides guidance on traveling across international borders or entering the United States with pets. In general, international pet travel requires certification that the pet is healthy and current on immunizations.

Traveling with safety in mind is important for both people and their pets. With that point in mind, Takeyourpet.com curates a list of emergency veterinary hospitals from coast to coast. In the unfortunate event of a lost pet, the Takeyourpet.com website features a to-do list of pro-active steps that will maximize the odds of recovering your furry friend.

Each month, Takeyourpet.com releases a free digital newsletter, chock full of pet travel tips and discounts on a wide range of products and services as well as featured pet friendly accommodations. Visitors to the site can view a sample issue. Subscription to the newsletter is free. New issues are delivered via email.

Since 1999, Takeyourpet.com has worked diligently to become the leading information source for the pet traveling public. Paid staff members ensure that the site’s listings are current so you’ll always be able to find all types of lodging, including hotels, that allow pets. New pet friendly lodging locations are added regularly.

The site also features articles, guides and links to useful resources. The mission of Takeyourpet.com has always been to make pet travel easier and more affordable. The company recently acquired new office space to support its vigorous expansion.

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