People love to bring their pets camping with them as members of the family and we love to see that. Your pets will get so much enjoyment from being in the outdoors and spending that time with you. They usually get used to the environment very quickly and settle in comfortably. There are a few things you can do to make their camping stay a memorable one.
Introductions – Your pet may be curious or even anxious about this new place they are experiencing so it helps to walk them around your campsite and the campground. They get a chance to smell the smells and hear the sounds of kids playing and camping friends laughing together. They will get a sense of their new territory and can soon become comfortable with it so that it isn’t frightening once they are back inside the RV. If they are shy you can walk them in the early hours before everyone is moving around much. Keep them near you as much as possible and try not to leave them alone on the campsite if you can avoid it. They will depend on your presence more than usual while they are here.
Favorite Things – Bring their favorite beds to sleep in and toys to play with. Fortunately, your RV can be as much a home away from home for them as it is for you. They will feel content if they have familiar items around them when they take their naps or go to bed at night.
Food and Medications – They should have plenty of their regular food, enough to last your entire trip. A pet’s tummy can become upset when they switch foods so having enough of what they are used to on hand will avoid that problem for both of you. Also, bring any medications they will need, both prescription and over-the-counter. It’s a good idea to have extra available to you in case you decide to extend your stay or take an extra day or two getting home.
We want your camping experience to be as good for your pet as it is for you. They are your beloved family members and we want them to enjoy every minute they are here with you. We’re looking forward to seeing you around the campground this year so be sure to say hello on those walks around the park.