Does your furry friend enjoy the camping lifestyle? If so, you know they will be happy Rving with you as part of the experience.
However, full-time Rving with pets can present unique challenges. You have to ensure you are packing the right gear and eyeing for potential hazards.
Here are some tips to help keep your canine companion happy while Rving with you!
Ensure Your Camper is Well-Ventilated
One of the most important things you can do to keep your dog happy while RVing with them is to ensure they are well ventilated. While there are many different types of ventilation systems, the most important thing is to make sure there is an opening in the wall or roof of the camper where fresh air can flow in.
If you do not have this type of ventilation, your dog will constantly be hot and uncomfortable. After you make sure the camper is well ventilated, you will want to make sure there is an opening in the outdoor environment where your dog can get fresh air.
Keep the Camper Clean
Another way to keep your pet happy while on the road is to keep the camper clean. This goes for inside and out.
You will want to make sure any messes are cleaned up immediately so that your pet has a less stressful experience. You will also want to ensure their waste is removed from view so that you don’t have to see it when you are stopped at a rest stop.
Pet waste bags are a must in motorhomes and one of the best ideas when Rving with pets. You can get bags at pet stores, but you can also make your own from toilet paper.
Have Toy Variety
Like humans, animals get bored easily. This can lead to destructive behavior such as chewing and biting.
Having a variety of toys for your dog can help them keep their interest while waiting for you to finish a task.
If possible, get toys that are easy for your pet to get at and play with. If you have trouble keeping your dog’s toys clean, you can always consider getting a bone cleaner.
These devices will help you clean your pet’s bone and prevent bone crumbs from getting in your dog’s mouth.
Find Frequent Pet-Friendly Places to Stop
Like you and your family, you’ll need to schedule breaks to get out and stretch your legs. The same applies to your pets.
Ensure that before you head off on an RV trip, you research dog-friendly places to stop. These are areas where dogs are welcome and can have some space to play and jump around before you return to the RV and head to your next destination.
Full-Time Rving and Your Pets
Full-time RVing with a pet can be an enriching experience for you and your canine companion. While it is essential to have a few precautions in place to ensure your pet is happy while on the road, you will still be able to have a great time with them!
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