Traveling with your pup is fun and exciting but sometimes it isn’t all that easy. That’s why Animal Fair scouted the hottest items for safe, comfortable traveling with your pet. From an affordable designer carrier to a comfy car seat, these products are fabulous enough to make Fido wag his tail throughout your next journey!
Ella Dish’s Lux Bow-lenciaga Bag is a dog carrier for the fashionista, complete with embellished compartments for storing anything your pampered pooch desires. Ideal for pets that weigh 12 pounds or less, this luxury carrier comes in five colors – green canvas with ivory trim, green canvas with pewter trim, green canvas with bronze trim, black and camo – and retails between $120 and $150. Let’s get serious: who needs Balenciaga when you can have Bow-lenciaga? Both animal-friendly and stylish, this “leather” tote is the perfect accessory for your next trip! For more information, visit: www.elladish.com.
Karen’s Travel Carrier is a functional find great for when you’re on-the-go with your pet. Its zipper pockets provide secure storage for your pooch’s precious belongings, and you can tote it and your pup anywhere in the world since this great carrier is airline-approved! It comes in 30 different colors and ranges from $185-$2,500. With this smart carrier, you and your pooch will be flying high in luxury! Visit: www.caninestyles.com.
Petote’s latest item, The Rio, triples as a roller bag, backpack, and car seat for your pet. Avoid lugging bulky travel paraphernalia with this affordable find, perfect for a stress-free vacation. It retails at $75, and comes in bone, black, pink, and turquoise. To stroll and roll today, visit: www.petote.com.
Love your pet, but hate to tote him or her around when you travel? Tutto’s Pet On Wheels is just the thing for you. Its carrying handle and wheels make for a comfortable traveling experience with your pooch. Top-Rated carry-on by Whole Dog Journal, this product makes traveling feel like a walk in the park! Visit: www.tuttos.com.
Concerned there might be an accident on the road with your pup? Take Meguiar’s along, and you can worry no more! This pet-friendly disinfectant is a must for traveling with your doggie. To purchase, visit: www.meguiars.com.
Outdoors-y pet owners will love Tough Traveler’s latest design, the Dog Perch, perfect for hiking with small dogs not accustomed to long walks on rugged terrain. Modeled after a baby carrier backpack, the Dog Perch provides a convenient way to take your dog along on your adventures! For more information, visit: www.toughtraveler.com.
Companion Pet Car Seat
Traveling safely has never been as comfortable as with the Companion Pet Car Seat. Molded to fit your car, this little throne leaves space for the seat belt to surround your pooch completely, protecting your pet from the dangers of vehicular travel. It comes in both sand and charcoal and costs $175. Visit: www.quintessential.com.
A dog tag is always a necessity, but it’s particularly crucial when traveling with your pup. The Pasadena Humane Society sells an array of dog tags, whose proceeds all benefit animal welfare programs. Do yourself and animals at large a favor and buy one today! Visit: www.phsspca.org.
Dog-gone Device Dog Backpack Carrier
You never have to leave your pooch’s side with the Dog-Gone Device Dog Backpack Carrier! Your dog can ride on your back while you go bike riding, hiking, or walking. It also doubles as a car seat so your pet can accompany you when you drive around town. Designed for dogs 18 pounds or less, this convenient carrier retails at $65. Visit: www.tailsbythe lake.com.
Does your pet get nervous during long trips? With Ark Naturals’ Happy Traveler, your dog or cat’s next trip will be stress-free! It’s a safe, herbal calming formula that will ease away all of your pet’s nerves. It is sold in bottles of 30 caplets for $10. Your dog will never have the traveling blues again! Visit: www.arknaturals.com.
Do you ever wish your pet could help with the heavy loads when you’re traveling together? Look no further. Your pup can comfortably pull his or her own weight with the Approach Dog Back Pack, perfect for storing toys, leashes and snacks. It’s available in sizes XXS-L, and ranges from $48-$68. For more information, visit: www.rei.com.
Cabana Dog and Cat Travel Crate/Dog House
The Cabana Dog and Cat Travel Crate is a cozy and comfortable place where your pet can relax. It’s easy to set up, adjustable, and it comes in various colors to suit even the most fastidious pet’s taste. Prices range from $118-$208. Visit: www.tailsbythelake.com for details.
Doggie Walk Bags
Make picking up after your pooch a little more pleasant with Doggie Walk Bags, specially packaged for your convenience. Distributed at W Hotels, prices may vary. Visit: www.dogbag.com.
Twistep Pet Step
This device doubles as a step and as a ramp, and provides convenient access to SUV’s and trucks for your pup. It’s easy to install, and easy to use! Prices range from $169.95 to $219.95. Purchase one at www.twistep.com and look forward to an end of four-legged fumbles!