If you are traveling to Mexico with a dog for the first time then you can make your journey successful and fun for you both by going through the wanderer’s checklist provided hereunder.
Though it can be an exciting experience for you to travel with a dog to Mexico for the first time you can make it more exciting and joyful for you by following the tips provided in this write-up.
1. While traveling with your pet to Mexico it is better to bring a kit of first aid suitable for your dog with you. You need not find a vet in a new place if your dog has some problem as you can treat him well with the help of his first aid kit. Before moving to Mexico you can buy a pet’s kit of first aid from the office of your vet in the US.
2. After reaching Mexico you must try to put your dog on medicines to prevent the problem of heartworms. While running around rural areas in Mexico dogs can very easily and quickly get infected with heartworms. It will keep your pet safer.
3. You should also give a medication to control fleas if you are planning to stay with your dog in a motel or hotel in Mexico, especially during summers. In this way, you will be able to stay in the hotel happily along with making other guests of the hotel enjoy their trip.
4. You should also make an inventory of the things favorite to your dog like foods, leash, treats, water, blankets, toys, medicines and clean up bags, etc. Before leaving your home you should check as if all the things have been taken so that your dog may not miss them during the trip.
5. You should update the air-conditioning unit of your car so that you can your pet may not feel hot while traveling to Mexico.
6. You should have a break and stop the car on the highway side after traveling a few hours so that you and your dog can do your business and have some refreshments.
7. Last but not the least thing to keep in mind is not to leave your pet alone in the car when it is parked in the sun. When you have to leave your dog alone in the car then you should open a window a little so that he can get fresh air and park it in the shade. It will be according to the rules of ASPCA or the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in America. It can be dangerous for an animal to keep him in a vehicle on a warm day as its temperature can rise to 150 degrees.
Thus by following the tips provided in the wanderer’s checklist, you can travel successfully and safely to Mexico with your dog. The main thing you should keep in mind is the safety of your dog as well as of the others around you while traveling to and in Mexico.