Pet Parents Prep For Summer Travel with “Hit The Road with PetMeds®” Giveaway

Now that summer is starting, it’s time to plan adventures with pets, whether that means exploring sites close to home or flying to new destinations. To help pet parents get ready for summertime fun, PetMeds® is giving away prize packages each Friday in June.

June 21st marks the official start of summer, and pet parents are already planning adventures to take with their four-legged family members. Many might feel overwhelmed with the extra steps needed to safely accommodate their cats and dogs, especially those who will be traveling with recently adopted “pandemic pets,” for the first time.

Pet parents should take their pets for their annual vet visit if they have not already to ensure they are up-to-date on vaccines, prescription refills, and other routine health checkpoints that may be necessary for travel. Also, it’s important to make sure microchips and collar identification tags contain accurate contact information, especially because pets can get lost while on vacation far from home.

Travel anxiety is common in pets but can be managed to help them enjoy spending time away from home. Cats and dogs may need help acclimating to crowds, changes in their routine, and spending hours in a travel carrier. Specialty pet products like anxiety chews and calming collars can help pets cope with mild to moderate stress.

Remember to take breaks and check in with your pets, whether you’re driving, hiking, flying, or spelunking. Just like us, pets can get eye and skin damage from the sun’s UV rays, so keep your pet in the shade and make sure they always have fresh water.

Pet parents are invited to enter the “Hit The Road with PetMeds®” Giveaway for a chance to win a cat or dog prize package that includes a calming collar for dogs and cats, anxiety treats, and a treat holder – or the grand prize – a car seat cover, by leaving a comment below.

The “Hit The Road with PetMeds®” Giveaway runs from June 1, 2022, through June 30, 2022. Everyone who enters from 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) June 1, 2022, to June 30, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET is eligible to win. One winner will be notified each Friday in June. The grand prize winner will be notified Friday, July 1st.

Win A Summer Safety Package From PetMeds®!
Hit the road with PetMeds®! Let us know below you and your pet’s Summer plans, and you could win a FREE Summer Travel Safety Prize Package from PetMeds®! Two winners will be chosen at random Every Friday in June starting 6/3/22, so everyone who participates has a chance to win! The grand prize winner will be chosen July 1st. There will be a total of nine (9) winners. (Limited to residents of the U.S.) Good luck!   

Congrats to our Week 1 Winners Sherazad Kurwa in Ohio, and Kelly Hartford in Maine, our Week 2 Winners Ronald Roy in New Jersey and Debra McLaren in Florida, Week 3 Winners Alyssa Krug in Ohio and Andrew Aguiar in California, Week 4 Alvia Lewis in Virginia and Theresa Scott in Ohio, and our Grand Prize Winner Jami Belevick in New York. Look out for an email from us! This contest has ended, but Summer isn’t over yet – make sure you and your pets are staying hydrated with PetMeds®.

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  1. My three cats, Cleo, Sylvester and Little Ray, will enjoy a staycation at home watching the squirrels, blue jays and iguanas in our backyard! They are addicted!

  2. Our cat Callie will be sitting on her cat tree watching birds and chipmunks while pawing on the window crying to get outside.

  3. Doggo, Jack, and cat brother and sister, Sammie and Gracie will take our annual road trip to Minnesota from Virginia!

  4. My dog, Rambo, is a stay at home dog that loves for his mom to play with him, all day!!!!

  5. My dog, Rambo, is happy to stay at home this summer, although we will take a short trip to New Orleans for his grandmother’s 100th birthday celebration. While at home, he likes for his mother to play with him, all day!!!

  6. My Sophie or Sophiepants we call her will be going from Indiana to Ohio so grandma can visit her grandson. She gets very anxious when we travel but loves an adventure

  7. My two furbabies, Pacino and Deniro, will be happy, and snuggily buggiily, on their new cat tree, at the window, soaking up the rays of sun, Cat napping, and watching the birds, people, children, and dogs pass by or play.

  8. My little man Dobby and my besties pup Bonnie are planning a road trip to the mountains in July. We are all so excited to go!!

  9. We will just be hanging out tending to our garden with our shitzu pepper. We will be feeding the birds and hanging out with grandchildren and daughters.

  10. We will be celebrating summer with stay-cations. Morning walks, splashing in the kiddie pool and puppy ice pops for Macie and margaritas for me.

  11. Murphy loves going for daily morning and afternoon walks with me through our yard and gardens. He’s a Cairn Terrier, so he always requires to be walked by leash. He loves the sunshine and watching the birds. He loves the short road trips we take every summer.

  12. 4&1/2 terrier mix is a rescue. Didn’t want ado and now he owns me.. He cannot doing gray protein so we have to bring y food with hydrogenated protein. He’s very expensive to feed. but the light of my life. I trust pet meds for buying his meds. Too bad you don’t sell prescription food. Hs name is Reggie. When I’m mad at him it’s Sir Reginald!

  13. Linda E PalatiniJune 23, 2022 at 1:22 am

    My dog Oliver loves to travel with me. We go all over together. He loves to chase squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits and groundhogs. We are looking forward to driving to South Carolina.

  14. Love Petmeds !!!

  15. This summer is already heating up and my fur babies are feeling it. We’re making extra sure that they have plenty of water, shade when outside and are monitored regularly. They enjoy our gardening and I always have an entourage whenever they’re outside with me. It’s quite a site to see six felines following me around.

  16. PetMeds is the best been a Member since my dogs were eight weeks they are 14 years old now +2 cats for the addition thank you for being the best and the most reasonable

  17. Max and Chanel love summertime because we go on more walks. Max is more rambunctious one he leads the way and snow always tries to keep up. It seems as soon as the sun hits Max’s face we’re off. It’s the tennis courts and trails for us as soon as the weather breaks. I know my babies are always protected even throughout the other seasons with their Frontline Plus we get through pet meds.

  18. hoping for some summer weather to hit the pool , working to keep our cats save and sound

  19. nursing several cats with health issues – keeping them safe and sound

  20. My dog will be strutting the streets of NYC and exploring the greenery in Central Park!

  21. looking for some summer vacation downtime with the family and my cats

  22. my cats need some summer vacation TLC too

  23. Cooper and I love to travel but he gets car sick so have to give him medicine before we hit the road. Poor little guy. He is soon to be 7 mth old. Hope he outgrows the sickies.

  24. We’re going on an Alaskan cruise! My Service Dog Mozart’s Magic (also known as Mo) and I are flying to Seattle, WA and leaving from there to cruise the inside passage. It will be Mo’s first flight and cruise.

  25. Monica & Kraig SteeleJune 24, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    Lily the Cat and Harley the dog my furry friends enjoying tranquility at home in our 3 Season room for the summer.

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