Traveling with Your Dog? Don't Miss Out on These Apps!

Traveling with Your Dog? Don't Miss Out on These Apps!

Last update: 28 May, 2018

It’s time for a family vacation and the question comes up: “What are we going to do with the dog?” The kids’ answer is obvious: “Take him with us!” They aren’t the only ones who want to, since being away from your pet is tough for everyone. If you decide to travel with your dog, then you should know about these very useful apps. 

Today, there are all types of apps that make life easier. At the same time there are pet apps and some special ones meant for going on vacation with them.

You should know about these 5 apps if you’re traveling with your dog

Mascotas bienvenidas (Welcome Pets)

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Taking your pet with you means sharing your free time, trips, photos, and the places you want to visit with him. However, this is not always easy. Remember dogs are not welcome everywhere.

With this app, you can find all types of stores, cafés, restaurants, beaches, bars, and any place where dogs are allowed access. It is available in several countries. Although this app’s main focus is dogs, you can also find places where cats are allowed. Check to see if it’s in yours!

Dog Friendly

Finding a hotel, apartment, or camp site that allows dogs is not a simple task. Well with this app, you won’t only find places that allow dogs, but also beaches, parks, and many others. It’s similar to “Mascotas Bienvenidas”, but with a wider range. Likewise, there are reviews and recommendations from dog owners who have gone to some of these places.

Hoteles Perros (Dog Hotels)

This is exclusively for finding hotels, apartments, or lodging that allow dogs anywhere worldwide. It’s only available for iOS at the moment. Finding a place is now very easy thanks to this app’s GPS.


If you are planning to go on a trip without your pet, then you will need to find a place for him to stay. Or maybe you’re traveling with him, but you are going on an outing for a couple days and need to have him stay somewhere.

Well, Bibulu can help you find a place. It has user reviews for you to look over if you have any concerns about any place. If you don’t like any of the host homes, you can request a “babysitter” to come over to your hotel and take care of your pet. There are endless possibilities with the company’s guarantee.

Pet First Aid

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Even if you travel with your dog, you are not exempt from having a problem or accident during the vacation. If you don’t know what to do, this app can help you with the type of first aid that you can give your dog depending on the situation. 

Before going on a trip, you can enter your pet’s medication into the app, as well as your veterinarian’s information or of any professional nearby. This app is a lifesaver in case of emergency.

These are some of the best phone applications that you should have if you are planning go on a trip with your dog. Now, even though they aren’t all free, it is still a good idea to get them. You will only have to make one payment. Remember, they could save your pet’s life.

Take a look at the My Animals articles to find tips for traveling with your dog or what to do when you go on vacation with your dog. Don’t wait for the last minute, so by being prepared beforehand will assure a nice and pleasant trip for everyone.

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