RV Nomad: Tips for Traveling with Your Furry Friend

Staying safe on the road

Jeremy McKay
2 min readApr 25


Photo by Xan Griffin on Unsplash

When traveling on the road with your furry friend, it’s important to take precautions to ensure their safety and well-being. Here are some tips for staying safe while traveling with your pet:

  1. Secure your pet while driving. Use a pet harness or crate to secure your pet while driving to prevent injury in the event of an accident.
  2. Keep your pet hydrated. Make sure your pet has access to plenty of fresh water while on the road, especially during hot weather.
  3. Keep your pet cool. On hot days, make sure your RV is properly ventilated and consider using fans or air conditioning to keep your pet cool.
  4. Protect your pet from the sun. Consider using sun shades or keeping curtains closed during the day to protect your pet from the sun.
  5. Keep your pet well-fed. Make sure your pet has access to regular meals and snacks to keep them energized and satisfied.
  6. Have a first-aid kit for your pet. Keep a first-aid kit specifically for your pet on hand in case of accidents or injuries.
  7. Research emergency veterinary clinics in the areas you’ll be traveling to. It’s important to know where to go in case of a pet emergency while on the road.

By taking these precautions, you can ensure that your pet stays safe and healthy while traveling on the road with you.



Jeremy McKay

Ageless full-time software engineer. Expert remote worker. PT Nomad. My values guide my choices. I provide tips for staying engaged, relevant, and employable.

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