Should You Take Your Pet on Vacation?

Is Your Dog Better Off At Home While You Are On Vacation?



With Summer Vacations Upon Us - How To Decide



With summer vacations being planned - it is always difficult to know if your dog is better off at home?


Should you bring your dog on vacation with you? If your dog is older or suffering from health problems - your enjoyable vacation may not be an enjoyable experience for them. It may be wise not to subject your dog to the vacation.


Long car rides can be stressful for dogs. Traffic jams, hot weather, long periods in the cars, all can stress an older dog. Not to mention the change of routine and new surroundings.


Stress can lead to anxiety, dirreaha, and restlessness at night. Bringing them to a new veterinarian only increases the stress.


Should you bring your dog on vacation with you? No one know your dog better than you. You know if your dog is in the condition to travel -- or better off staying in the familiar environment of home. That is where an excellent dog sitter is critical.


Our next article will be on how to choose a dog sitter.


A tip to improve the quality of life for our dogs is to always provide a quality supportive dog bed. An orthopedic memory foam dog bed is perfect for senior dogs since just like us humans, dogs can suffer from arthritis, joint issues, and sore muscles. An estimated 10 million dogs in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis, and 31 percent of dog owners say that bone and joint problems are an issue for their pets. Choosing an memory foam dog bed can help relieve the pain and tenderness.


Don't forget our younger Buddys too, a quality memory foam dog bed provides excellent preventative care. A supportive orthopedic dog bed can assist in the aging process of the joints.



Check out Buddy Beds Memory Foam Folding Travel Beds. Eliminates the bumps and vibrations of travel. Also available are our car seat protectors. No amount of vacuuming can keep a dog owners car seats clean. Our blankets protect against hair, muddy paws, and dirt.


Buddy Beds strives to construct the premier quality dog bed on the market. To learn more about these dog beds or read about the industry and customer accolades Buddy Beds has received, visit the website at or email



Should you bring your dog on vacation with you?