Millions of Americans are expected to hit the road this Labor Day weekend. How can you pack up the whole family and also make sure that Fido has a happy, healthy, and tail-wagging good time?
in-house canine behavioral experts at Milo's Kitchen — a popular
All-American dog treat brand — are sharing their essential travel tips
for the busy Labor Day weekend:
*** MILO'S KITCHEN LABOR DAY ROAD TRIP DOGGY “DOS” ***
DOGGY-DO #1: TAKE A JOY RIDE
Was your pup’s last 'road trip' a trip to the vet? Before your trip,
take him on a short ride to the park to make the car a place where fun
things happen, too.
DOGGY-DO #2: MAKE CRATE TIME 'TREAT TIME'
your dog's travel crate a happy place by doing a “test crating” and
rewarding Fido with lots of his favorite treats. Soon, he'll be
drooling when he crawls inside.
DOGGY-DO #3: PAMPER YOUR PUP
like humans, dogs feel most peaceful in a calming environment, so give
your dog a back rub and play soothing music while you're driving.
DOGGY-DO #4: BRING 'HOME' WITH YOU
dogs like familiarity, bring along their snuggly blankets and favorite
toys. On arrival, set up your dog's crate and keep your feeding and
DOGGY-DO #5: SPOIL THEM SILLY
on a trip, it's even more important to reward your pup for good
behavior. Treats build positive associations with new sights and sounds.
For more details on these tips, please see: http://mktreattruck.com/2015/08/21/all-american-doggy-road-trip/
*** MILO'S KITCHEN TOP 50 LABOR DAY DOGGY DESTINATIONS ***
cross referencing online review sites with data on dog-friendly
restaurants and hotels, Milo's Kitchen also compiled its ultimate list
of pup-approved parks and landmarks for Labor Day travel:
#1: The Original Dog Beach (San Diego, California) (50 points)
#2: SF Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, California) (49)
#3: Fort Tryon Park (New York City, New York) (48.5)
#4: Runyon Canyon (Los Angeles, California) (47)
#5: Acadia National Park (Mt. Desert Island, Maine) (46)
#6: Pike Place Market (Seattle, Washington) (45)
#7: Carmel (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California) (44.5)
#8: The Biltmore Estate (Asheville, North Carolina) (44)
#9: Central Park (New York City, New York) (43)
#10: Cherry Creek Farmer’s Market (Denver, Colorado) (43)
To see all 50 Labor Day doggy destinations (including those near you), please visit: http://mktreattruck.com/2015/08/21/milos-kitchen-labor-day-doggy-destinations/