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14 Incredible, Challenging, And Life-Changing Scottish Bike Rides

You haven't lived until you've freewheeled down a Highland mountain. H/T Visit Scotland.

American Airlines' Pet Policy: Dogs and Cats Get Their Own Cabins

Many airlines welcome small pets but American Airlines has changed its pet policy, venturing a step further with a first-of-its-kind "pet cabin."<p>Flying with your pet is about to get somewhat less stressful: American Airlines has just announced the creation of pet cabins, where pet owners may easily …

The Definitive Guide to Traveling With Your Pet

Dogs are man’s best friends, but they’re not always the best match for jetsetters. Or are they? Here’s how to trot the globe with your four-pawed …

Pets

Traveling with a Pet? Here’s What You Need to Know

This brilliant cheat sheet breaks down the pet policies for all North American airlines.<p>Planning a trip can be stressful—especially when you’re …

American Airlines

5 Essential Tips for Flying With Pets

When it comes to traveling with pets, images of tangled leashes and sharpened claws may come to mind—but it doesn't have to be that way. Stress-free pet travel is possible, with some advance preparation and these tips.<p>Double and triple-check the airline’s policies before booking<p>For this article's …

After 74 deaths in a decade, Delta bans pets from being checked like luggage

Soon you won’t be able to check your dog with your suitcase on Delta flights.<p>Delta Air Lines DAL, -1.50% stated on its website that it will no longer …

Pets

American Airlines to continue to allow pets to be checked with baggage

American Airlines says it will continue to allow pets to be checked with luggage despite other U.S.-based airlines’ decision to end the …

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Go Wild with 17 Travel Gifts for Pets

1<p>Go Pro Fetch Harness<p>Ready to experience life from a dog’s-eye view? Head to the great outdoors, outfit your pooch with the ingenious Fetch harness …

Pets

This Is the Only Pet-Friendly Cruise Ship

Looking at the past, present, and future of the pet program onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2.<p>Cats and water typically don't mix, but there once was a time when felines were a standard sight on ships: as working employees, keeping mice out of the cargo. Dogs were an even more regular sight, strolling …

Homesick sheepdog travels 240 miles to get back to former owners

LONDON — We've all heard the stories about pets travelling miles to get to an old home. We've all read tales of dogs and cats that get lost only to …

Puppy on Board: 5 Tips for Traveling With Your Dog

Who could leave this face behind? In the first installment of her new column, PBS travel expert Colleen Kelly gives you the inside scoop on everything you need to know to plan a trip that's perfect for your family—and your four-legged friend.<p>Our cocker spaniel rescue, Gracie, is truly a member of …

Pets

Airlines Allow Canadian Fire Evacuees to Fly With Pets

Catastrophic fires have been engulfing parts of Canada, forcing more than 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray to evacuate last week. To help ease the …

Pets

Astronaut-Inspired Carrier Turns Traveling Pets into Space Cadets

Your traveling feline just got one step closer to space travel, thanks to U-Pet, a company engineering astronaut-inspired pet carriers that are …

Pets

How One Entrepreneur Made Pet-Friendly Travel A Click Away

Like most successful business plans, the idea for BringFido was born from exasperation.<p>Founder Melissa Halliburton was living in Boston with her Jack Russell Chihuahua mix, Rocco. She was traveling a lot and found it hard to ensure that her dog would always be welcome in hotel rooms.<p>“I would call …

Five myths about traveling with pets

Travel can be stressful at any time, but for pet owners bringing their beloved dog or cat along on vacation, the stakes are even higher. Cautionary tales abound, especially about incidents on aircraft. The Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that in 2014, there were 17 pet deaths, 26 pet …

Pets

Pets on a Plane: How to Travel Well With Animals

Two million animals take to the skies annually in the U.S.—here's what experts recommend to make sure it goes smoothly.<p>When pigs fly? It might happen more than you think. Over two million U.S. pets and other animals travel by air each year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.<p>One of …

Dog-Friendly Travel Tips for Vacationing with Your Pet

Travel is often about leaving the comforts of home behind, but there’s something irresistible about having Fluffy along for the ride. These days, …

Pets

Travel industry accommodating people with pets

Even when she's traveling without her dogs — which is rare — Amy Burkert stays in pet-friendly hotels.<p>"They support the lifestyle we choose, so we support them," said Burkert, who blogs about pet travel at GoPetFriendly.com. "We vote with our dollars."<p>Early on, voting with those dollars wasn't so …

Pets

Celebrity Pup Chloe the Mini Frenchie Shares Her Best Pet Travel Tips

This jet-setting pooch knows how to make traveling a breeze.<p>It’s not easy being a celebrity, especially if you’re a dog. Chloe the Mini Frenchie may …

Pets

Traveling With Pets and Aging Parents

Although I grew up with pets (5 inside dogs and 3 outside, horses and two pet chickens), neither Mom nor I own any now. But lots of elderly people do... and for good reason! According to many studies, pets can help lower blood pressure, reduce stress, increase social interaction and encourage …

The best national parks to take your dog

Most national parks don’t allow dogs because officials want to preserve the sensitive habitat or whatever.<p>Don’t let pesky red tape get in your or …

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