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With Fourth of July right around the corner, travel is imminent. When making vacation decisions, it is important to keep your pet in mind. Will your pet tag along or be left at home? It is important to choose the option that is best for your pet. If you decide to bring your pet along, follow these tips provided by The Humane Society, for a safe and carefree trip.

  • When traveling by car with pets, dogs should not roam in the car. The safest way for your dog to travel is in a crate anchored to the vehicle in order to prevent distracting the driver or causing an accident.
  • Keep your pet in the back seat of the car. If an airbag deploys while your pet is in the passenger seat, it might injure your pet.
  • Don’t ever leave your pet alone in a car – heat can cause irreversible organ damage or death to a pet.
  • When traveling by airplane with pets, choose the cabin when possible. If your pet must fly in the cargo hold, use direct flights, if possible, and notify the captain in order to ensure a safe trip.

In order to further protect your pet during a trip, Pet Insurance is a great option to consider. Penny Insurance now offers Figo Pet Insurance. With Figo, managing your pet’s life during a trip has never been easier. The Pet Cloud feature allows you to store your pet’s documents and medical records in one easy folder, which can be accessed wherever you go. Additionally, the app features a map to efficiently find parks, veterinarians, pet stores, groomers, daycare and more in your surrounding area. You can receive an accurate and easy-to-use GPS pet location service to track your pet’s movement and get real-time alerts when your pet is outside of the safe zone.

Contact your Penny Insurance agent today to find out more about Figo or click here to receive a direct quote!