Presenting: the very best in travel accessories for pets, an index supplemented with the sage advice of pet travel expert and author of The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel, Kelly E. Carter.
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Among Carter’s words of wisdom: keep a pet passport with all of his or her vaccination records (in case you want/need to use a doggie day care). Also, be sure to have the name and number of local veterinarians on hand, and to pack an extra blanket or sheet to cover hotel furniture. Also, "it's always important to have an extra leash," Carter adds. "It's been amazing how many times I had to stop and get one." A trustworthy carrier is also needed, which brings us to our first pet travel must-have: