You and your dog do everything together from enjoying long walks on the sunny days and playing in the park to curling up on the couch when you feel like expressing your love for each other. No matter how much you want your furry friend to be your companion during your vacation, you know that it can be difficult and stressful for them. Your dog is one of the members of your family and leaving them behind when you travel may seem heartbreaking. That is why you want to ensure that your canine friend will be safe and comfortable until you come back home. Wondering where to start planning your canine needs for the time you’re away? Here are some common concerns and how to address them.
Where will your furry friend stay?
This is perhaps the most important concern you need to consider before leaving your dog alone. Canines need constant care such as feeding, walking, and playing with them. therefore, leaving your dog home alone is an impossible option. Yet, do not despair! There are a few options that you can choose from that suit your dog’s needs best. You can choose to leave your four-legged friend home only if you can ask a friend or a family member to look after them while you are gone. They know how important your dog is to you so they will definitely take good care of them. however, if you do not have any friend or family member who has pet care skills, you should consider booking a stay for your dog in a kennel Gardermoen. The pet shelter staff and professional veterinarians will ensure that your furry friend’s needs are all taken care of. Moreover, your dog can also have a great time playing with the other pets hosted at the same time at the dyreklinikk nittedal.
Food and comfort
Whether you decide to leave your dog at a kennel or have a friend or a family member watch over them while you are gone, there are also a few more preparations that you need to consider. First of all, you need to consider that your dog may feel anxious in a new environment surrounded by new people unless you are there with them until they familiarize with the change. Arrange a few meetings to help your dog feel more comfortable when will no longer be there. Also, you should inform your caregiver or the shelter staff about any medical condition or special requirement of your tail-wagging friend. For example, if your dog feels nervous or anxious around other pets like cats, you should make sure that you do not book the stay at the kattehotell. You should also consider providing the caregiver or the staff with the food you usually feed your dog and perhaps their favorite toy to feel less anxious about being in a different environment.
Spend some time together before leaving
Leaving your dog behind seems like a heartbreaking task and you should know that they feel exactly the same. Before you leave, make sure you pay some extra attention to your tail-wagging friend, spend some time together playing and cuddling.