10 Clever Pet Products for Frequent Travelers

Let your fur kid travel with you, or keep an eye on Fido and Fluffy while you're away. All you need is some great pet gear.

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September 26, 2018

Maybe your cat loves road trips. Maybe she'd rather sink her claws into the car seat and howl. Whether you travel with your pet or leave her at home, the right gear makes everything easier. Check out our picks for terrific pet products for people who love their animals as much as they love to travel.

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From Amazon

Why put a GoPro on your dog? So you don't have to look for dog videos on YouTube, of course. It's fun to see the world through your pet's eyes, especially when you're on an adventure together. This harness has two mounting locations and a tether to secure your camera. It's water-friendly, adjustable and padded for canine comfort.

Amazon, $37.01

From Macy's

If every dog has his day--and his GoPro camera--then cats should have theirs, too. Use the Petcube, which includes a night vision feature, and your smartphone to stream videos, talk and listen to your kitty. You can even play a remote game of laser tag.

Macy's, $199.99

From Amazon

Keeping an eye on your pup while you're traveling couldn't be easier. The Furbo Dog Camera live streams videos over Wi-Fi and a sensor alerts your smartphone if Fido barks. The 2-way chat lets you tell him to relax because it's just the mailman at the door. Preload it with over 100 treats and the device will toss them.

Amazon, $249

From Chewy

Most pups can doggie-paddle, but if you're at the beach or on a boat, it's wise to make sure your best fur pal is safe around the water. Put him in an Outward Hound Life Jacket for dogs, available in various high-visibility colors and sizes. A front float keeps his head above water, and two handles let you grab him if he needs help.

Chewy, $39.99

From Amazon

You know how to whistle, don't you? With this monitor on your pet's collar, you won't have to pucker up. It uses GPS and cellular technology to find him anywhere in the U.S., whether he strays from your side or slips out of the monitor's preset boundaries.

Amazon, $79.95

From Snoozer

Put your back into lugging your pet around, or save your back. The choice is yours with a pet backpack/carrier on wheels. This handy pet mover lets you roll through a busy airport or converts into a backpack, pet car seat or pet bed and comes in different sizes. Before you book a flight, check your airline's restrictions on pet carriers.

Snoozer, $119.95 - $129.95

From Amazon

Your fur babies won't snag their nails on this claw-proof fabric carrier. Just attach it to a standard car seat, and your pet gets a secure and comfy ride while you navigate the road. The lightweight kennel comes in two sizes.

Amazon, $344.99

A survey conducted by Rover, a dog sitting/dog walking company, found that 17% of young dog owners make up playlists to keep their pets happy when they're not at home. Pet Tunes uses a Bluetooth speaker with pre-loaded music to soothe your savage beasts. It's portable too, so if your dog travels with you, you can turn it on when you leave her in your hotel room. The bundle includes an additional 11 tracks on a Micro SD card.

Pet Acoustics, $89.94

From Muttluks

Before you hit the icy slopes or frozen trails, protect your dog's paws with warm booties. These snow mushers are lined with fleece and have recycled, flexible rubber soles with treads for traction. Choose from orange, blue or purple in the size that fits your pet.

Muttluks, Prices vary

Kurgo First Aid Kit

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From Backcountry

Vet care isn't always available when emergencies happen away from home. This first aid kit comes with iodine prep pads, sting relief pads, an instant cold pack and more. A first aid guide is included to help you tend your pet until you can reach a doctor.

Backcountry, $29.95

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