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CAMPING & RVING WITH PETS

Articles in Category: First Aid & Safety

Help your Pets Beat The Heat

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Help your Pets Beat The Heat

The dog days of summer are upon us! This is the month when summer celebrates its glory, bringing us warm, lazy days. If you're traveling with your pet this summer, it's important that you take a few key steps to keep your dog or cat comfortable, even when the mercury rises.

Human Food That’s Bad for Dogs

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Human Food That’s Bad for Dogs

It’s hard to resist a wagging tail and a pair of big, brown, begging eyes. And while certain human foods are palatable for dogs, it’s important to know which are not – because unfortunately, the bad ones can severely harm and even kill your dog. The following list of bad foods and their dangers may seem dire, but if you familiarize yourself with these harmful human foods, you’ll be better equipped to keep your dog healthy and happy.

Dealing with Possible Roadside Emergencies

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Dealing with Possible Roadside Emergencies

pet-camping-iconYou would never dream of hitting the road unprepared for emergencies.   You have your personal protection – your wallet, health insurance, auto insurance, cell phone, roadside assistance.  And you probably carry emergency car equipment like extra water, a jack and spare tire, tool kit, and snow chains.  So why wouldn’t you take the same care for your pet? 


Preventing Frostbite – Keeping Pets Safe

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Preventing Frostbite – Keeping Pets Safe

Nothing beats a day in the snow with your dog. Watching that bounding ball of joy hop through the snow banks puts all the fun back into winter. But how do you know when the cold is too cold? Frostbite and hypothermia are nothing to sneeze at – in pets or humans – so it’s important to know the warning signs and be prepared.  The most important thing you can do to protect your dog or cat is to know your pet. Pay attention to your dog.

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Wild Plant Hazards for Dogs

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Wild Plant Hazards for Dogs

pet-camping-iconWhen you take your dog on a camping trip, you have a lot to keep in mind, everything from how much food to pack to where your furry friend will sleep.  But it’s also worthwhile to consider the environmental hazards your dog will face and what you might do if your pup ate a poisonous plant.  Here are a few dangerous plants to watch out for and suggestions for what to do if you think your dog has been poisoned in the wilderness.

The Benefits of Pet Ownership

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The Benefits of Pet Ownership

dog-happy-pet-ownershipWe all know that pets are remarkable for their capacity to love.  But how often do you think about your pet’s sense of humor?  Or its ability to be goofy, or compassionate, or comforting?  Animals bring a vast number of benefits to their human companions, improving every aspect of owners’ lives from their health to their optimism and outlook on the future. 

Welcome to PetCamping.com!

Pets add so much to our lives. They give us love, companionship, and good humor—and they’re a constant reminder of the fascinating natural world. It’s no wonder then that pets and camping go hand-in-hand! Whether you’re an RVer, a tent camper, or part of a family that stays in cabins or trailers, of course you’ll want to take your beloved family pets along on your next camping adventure. This website is filled with articles that will help you do just that—camp with your pets. It’s our goal to help your pets stay safe, healthy, and happy in the great outdoors.

Camping and RVing with Pets

Whether your pet companions are furry, feathered or scaled, petcamping.com has the information you need to ensure a safe and successful camping or RV trip for everyone.  We even make it easy to find campgrounds that take pets.  Find the perfect pet friendly campground.