If you live in a mainland European country, it’s relatively easy to travel to another European nation with your dog. If you live in the UK and want to holiday in Europe taking your dachshund with you, it’s not impossible, but there are some hurdles. We faced up to the practicalities of doggy travel last year when went with Sunny to visit friends in Barcelona. Read on for some of our top tips.
We reckon most people consider their dachshunds to be part of their family. It surely makes sense to take them with you if you take a long road trip, just so long as they can be accommodated with you at your destination. But travelling by road can be a stressful experience for dogs, and there are a number of hazards to consider, so before you undertake any long journey you’ll need to ensure your dog will be comfortable and safe during the trip.
We’re planning a long car trip, so we’ve been doing some research on the responsible way to take our standard dachshund with us.
Read on to find out what we discovered about safe road trips with your dog.