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It is always more convenient to travel with your furry friends, but sometimes it is not possible. However, Extended Stay America makes it a reality! Plan your next family road trip with your ENTIRE family (pets included!) so that you can enjoy your vacation. Keep reading for a pet emergency travel kit and learn more about you can stay at Extended Stay America!
Have pets?Extended Stay America has pet-friendly rooms in all of its 600+ hotels around the U.S. Now your dog or cat can travel with you and you don’t have to arrange for a petsitter, pay extravagant boarding fees, or worry about them while you’re gone. Read their pet policy for more information.
Extended Stay America is the perfect place to stay when you’re planning a long trip because each room includes a fully-equipped kitchen that includes a stove, microwave, and refrigerator. No more microwave-only meals or expensive meals out! They also have on-site guest laundry so you won’t need to worry about lugging your dirty clothes to a nearby laundromat.
Did you know…
Extended Stay America was named by Business Travel News as the top Mid-Price Extended Stay Hotel brand
Extended Stay America created Hotel Keys of Hope in 2014 to support the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge program. By July of 2017, the Hotel Keys of Hope program will have contributed 150,000 rooms to cancer patients and their caregivers since the program launched! Hotel guests can even contribute to Hotel Keys of Hope by dropping your room key in the donation box located in the hotel lobby. For every key dropped in the box, Extended Stay America will donate $1 of hotel room value up to $1 million so that even more cancer patients can benefit.
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Emergency Travel Kit
It is important to be safe when you travel. You want to make sure you have a comprehensive first aid kit to treat any injuries. You need a contact sheet and a plan to handle emergencies. It’s how you keep your loved ones safe and healthy. But what about your pets? They’re family too, right? Once you have your family’s health emergency kit together, it makes good sense to create one for your pet.
What Is a Pet Emergency Kit?
A pet emergency kit will contain the same basic items that it would for you and your family. It’ll include first aid items, contact information, and your pet’s veterinary records. This information can be invaluable if your pet becomes sick or has an accident.
Like a first aid kit for humans, you can buy a pre-made first aid kit for your dog or cat. The kit should contain items like:
- Gauze pad and adhesive pads
- Rectal thermometer
- Scissors and tweezers
- Benadryl for allergic reactions
- Ear cleaning solution
- Eye solution
- Antibiotic ointment
Contact Information: In addition to the medical supplies, make sure to create a list of contact information. This should include your veterinarian’s name along with their location. Add local animal hospitals to the list along with friends and family members who may be able to help in a pet emergency.
If your pet has been chipped, include the name of the location company and your pet’s chip number on the contact information, too.
Health History: Hopefully you keep your pet’s veterinary records. The vaccinations, treatments, medications and health issues should all be part of your pet’s emergency kit. For example, if your pet has diabetes then an emergency veterinary hospital would need to know that. If your pet has had reactions to vaccinations that’s also important to note.
Finally, if you have pet insurance be sure to keep that information with your pet emergency kit. You’ll need it when you visit the animal hospital or veterinarian.
As with your family health emergency kit, make sure that you have a plan for emergencies and that everyone in your family is aware of the plan. Keep your kit up to date and make sure that all medications and supplies are not expired. Keep your contact information and pet health records up to date.
An annual review of your pet’s health emergency kit should be sufficient to keep it up to date. Your pet is part of the family. It makes sense to have an appropriate first aid kit and emergency plan in place to protect them.
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