Holidays travel plans? What do you do with your pet?

I just got back from a trip to California to see my sister over Thanksgiving. Although I love to travel, it’s always a little stressful figuring out what to do with Hunter. I never like the idea of leaving him at a kennel where he will sit in a cage all day, so I always turn to friends and family to watch Hunter when I’m out of town.

Apparently, I am not alone., a site where you can search for pet sitters and dog walkers in your area, recently surveyed pet owners to get their thoughts on this very subject and find out what they do around the holidays with their pets. The survey found that 43% of dog owners do not like to take their pet to a caged kennel and 35% opt to host holidays at their own home so that they don’t have to find someone to watch their pet. Here are some other interesting findings:

Do you travel for the holidays? If so, what do you do with your pet?

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