How To Find Pet Friendly Hostels

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There are a growing number of pet-friendly hotels and pet-friendly resorts for travelers but finding any pet-welcoming hostels is fairly difficult at best. Most people associate hostels with dorm rooms and backpackers but hostels aren’t necessarily comprised of either. You can save money by making your next vacation stop in a pet-friendly hostel but you […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Calm During Long Distance Travel

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This is a guest post by Sarah Danielson who writes for Pitbulls, where you can find information on training, health, diet, and food for the popular and often misunderstood breed. Traveling can be a pretty big hassle these days, even if you only have to worry about yourself. But throw a pet in the mix […]

4 Airlines Your Pets Can Earn Frequent Flyer Miles On

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There are a number of ways human travelers can make use of frequent flyer miles but most don’t know that pets traveling with them can help earn miles too. There aren’t too many programs out there and some have come and gone but if you’re flying with your pets on any of these airlines, you […]

5 Useful Pet Travel Websites


Whether you’re planning or thinking about traveling with your dog, cat or other pets, there are many useful online resources at your disposal. With these listed sites you can plan your next trip with your pet, find out any of the applicable rules and regulations, and get advice from people who travel extensively with their […]

Rick Seaney’s Tips On Flying With Pets

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Much of Rick’s advice is stuff we’ve covered here before like being aware of airline breed restrictions, traveling with pets as carry on vs. cargo, and other basic tips on pet travel. He does however bring up some good points on seasonal restrictions for certain breeds and letting them know your dog or cat is […]

Sign The Give Big Dogs A Break Petition To Remove Weight Restrictions At Hotels

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Sign your name to the Give Big Dogs A Break petition to help show your support against weight restrictions in place at many ‘pet friendly’ hotels. Dog owners know that the size of dog isn’t nearly as relevant as the temperament and training and dogs should be evaluated based on these criteria instead. We believe […]

How To Bring Your Pets To The US

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Bringing your pets to the United States along with you for vacation or a trip is a fairly straightforward process and these are the basics you need to know. This guide only applies to dogs and cat since all other animals, including birds and fish, require a completely separate (and much more complex) process. You […]

All-Inclusive, Eco-Friendly Resort For You And Your Pet: Xpu-Ha Palace Mexico

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This is a guest post about Leila Coe who writes the And A Small Dog blog about travel advice for you and your dog. Palace Resorts is one of the leading all-inclusive hotel brands in Mexico and they try to cater to all travel tastes and styles. They have family friendly resorts, spa resorts, adults-only […]

Traveling With Pets As Cargo vs. Baggage vs. Carry On

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Most of you probably don’t think about your pets as cargo, baggage, or carry on luggage, but this is the way airlines view (and price) your pets when you fly with them. One of the biggest mistakes people make when preparing to fly with their pets is not getting ready far enough in advance or […]