Camping with Pets

  • dogs
  • cats
  • dogs n kids
  • birds
  • ferrets-lg-header
  • unusualpets

CAMPING & RVING WITH PETS

Articles in Category: Camping and RVing with Small Animals

Camping and RVing with Small Animals Playful, smart, and inquisitive, small animals are little balls of fun. Whether you have rodents (like gerbils, hamsters, mice, rats, and guinea pigs), ferrets, lizards, turtles, or hermit crabs, you have hours of entertainment ahead of you. Because they’re easy to keep and fun to watch, small animals are on the rise. Their popularity is booming as more and more people discover the joys of living with these tiny creatures with the giant personalities.

History of Ferrets as Pets

Camping with Pets | Ferrets, Camping and RVing with Small Animals

History of Ferrets as Pets

ferrets-in-leavesFerrets have lived with humans for hundreds of years—over 2,500 years, in fact. These feisty critters were originally used to hunt rabbits and other small prey, but in recent years almost all domesticated ferrets are living in homes as pets. They are related to weasels and polecats. Their Latin name, Mustela putorius furo, means “smelly little thief.” A pretty hilarious name for such a charming animal!

Traveling with Small Animal Pets

Camping with Pets | Camping and RVing with Small Animals

Traveling with Small Animal Pets

Because they’re used to living in cages, many small animals travel well.  If you can transport your pet’s living habitat, then you’re ready to travel.  If, however, your pet has special needs (heat lamps, ponds, heated rocks, exercise wheels), then travel isn’t such a good idea.  People who travel in an RV, however, might be able to set up an ideal living habitat for their small pet and take it one the road with them.  In this case, it’s all about planning and dedication!small-pets

Adopt a Ferret

Camping with Pets | Camping and RVing with Small Animals

Adopt a Ferret

ferretsEvery animal, large or small, has its fan club of people who care.  In every state across the country, rescue organizations exist to take in and shelter abandoned animals of every kind, from pot-bellied pigs and dogs and cats to farm animals and wildlife.  So it comes as no surprise that there are groups dedicated to ferret rescue. 

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.