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​Gas Up the RV and Leash Up: Let’s Go Camping

Oct 23, 2017

RV camping combines the perks of camping with the comforts of home – minus the biting mosquitoes and scary bathroom trips in the pitch-black darkness. If you’re a dog owner, your pooch likely runs the home, or at least he thinks he does, so why not let him accompany you on you next RV camping trip? While an RV is like home, your dog will still be exposed to potential dangers, and there might not be a store close by if you forget the dog food. Use this infographic to learn helpful safety tips, as well as score a packing checklist for Fido.


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Health:

How do I keep my dog safe while camping?

What if my dog sustains an injury on our trip?

How do I check for ticks on my pet?

Heatstroke and my pup: what do I need to know?

Preparation:

How do I locate dog-friendly campsites?

What are the potential camping-related dangers for my dog?

Gear:

What packing checklist should I follow?

What should I put in my dog’s first aid kit?

Is a collar or harness best for my dog during our camping trip?

Now that you know what to expect and what to pack, it’s time to gas up the RV and hit the road for a camping trip with your dog.