The bond between you and your Goldendoodle only grows stronger the longer you’ve been together. This is why at some point, you’ll find it difficult to leave your dog behind when you travel. In fact, you’ll probably want to take her with you on your trip.

However, certain challenges present themselves when it comes to traveling with your dog. It’s important to prepare adequately for the trip, as this will help ease the stress of traveling both for you and your Goldendoodle.

Keep in mind that the level of difficulty you will experience traveling with your dog is dependent on various factors including the destination. In the following post, a dog owner shares his experience traveling with his pet:

Globe-Trotting on 4 Paws: 7 Tips for Traveling with our Dogs.

It was nearing 1:00 a.m. I was beat, emotionally exhausted and physically ill.

I was a stranger in a strange land and this land was proving to be the least dog-friendly I had so far experienced. Earlier that morning, Thunder and I bussed across a backwoods border somewhere in the desert where Ecuador meets Peru.

Traveling through Ecuador with Thunder had been a breeze. Peru, on the other hand, was shaping up to be a different story entirely. We had been stuck in this dead-dreams town for 15 long hours, having thus far been refused entry onto every bus that had passed. All the tricks that had worked in Colombia and Ecuador weren’t flying; all the documentation and official paperwork we had gathered in Central America weren’t cutting it. We had hit the first major roadblock in all of our travels together. Read full post at Elephant Journal…

Your Goldendoodle’s health is something else you must give careful consideration before traveling. Be sure to let your vet know that you are planning to travel with your dog and ask about any preventive medications she may need as this could save you a lot of trouble in case she falls ill during the trip.

You also need to check her vaccination records, and find out what vaccination or other health requirements are needed at your destination. The following post highlights the various health-related preparations you need to make when planning to travel with your dog:

Traveling With Your Pet? 5 Key Things You Need to Know About Health Certificates

Did you know that 61 percent of human infectious diseases come from animals, and that 75 percent of newly emerging infectious diseases are spread to humans from animals? It’s true.

Ensuring that traveling animals are healthy is a key part of minimizing the spread of infectious diseases. This is accomplished by governmental regulatory agencies and USDA-accredited veterinarians, who function as disease surveillance ambassadors and help keep you and your pet safe by examining animals for import/export and endorsing health certificates.

Planning to  travel with your pet? Here are five things you need to know about health certificates.  Read full post at Vet Street…

It is also advisable to find out about the vets or animal hospitals you can visit at your destination. While you might not need it, it’s good to be prepared in case of an emergency. Additionally, remember to check pet regulations and airline requirements ahead of time. You may find that the airline requires special crates or medical licenses for dogs.

Here are some more tips from the dog experts for traveling with your pet:

15 Dog Experts Share Their #1 Tip to Make Traveling With Your Dog Easier

Traveling with your dog can be a stressful experience, so we’ve asked 15 of our favorite dog experts to share their #1 tip to make it easier and more enjoyable! Find out what they are below. Read full post at 4Knines…

If you’re planning a trip, you don’t need to feel sad or guilty as you pack while your Goldendoodle is giving you those sad eyes. When you take the time to prepare and arm yourself with the right knowledge, like you always get here at Goldendoodles 101, you can make your trip an experience you can share with your pet. That will make it all the more special.