Have you been playing with the idea of bringing your pet along with you in your RV as you Work Kamp? According to the American Pet Products Association, sixty-eight percent of American households own a pet. A recent online survey by GfK shows that sixty-one percent of Canadians own pets. And KOA’s own research shows about 43 percent of our guests camp with their four-legged friends. As a continent of animal lovers, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that the majority of RVers take their furry, feathered, or scaled friends on the road with them.
If you’re one of the many who have been thinking about how to take your pet on the road, we have some tips for you. While the majority of travel companions are dogs, many of these tips will work for other pets as well.
Prepping for the trip
Before you leave, there are several to-do boxes that should be checked.
Packing for your pet
Pets have some basic needs that you will need to pack for.
Exercise your pet
Being on the road can give pets, especially dogs, cabin fever.
Because people tend to bond over their love of animals, KOA campground owners often view their employees having pets as a great way to interact with guests. Having a pet with you can be seen as a positive, and can be enjoyable for everyone at the campground.
Bringing your pet along with you during your travels can be fun and fulfilling for everyone involved, especially if you plan ahead