Gear up for Summer Car Travel with Your Pet

Spring and summer have almost arrived and with it, vacation and road trips! According to the Travel Industry Association of America, an estimated 29.1 million Americans say they have traveled with a pet in the past three years. According to Road and Travel Magazine approximately 78% of pet owners are hitting the road and skies each year with their furry friends. Along with a whopping 71% of people who travel with their pets indicated that they are against leaving their pets at pet friendly accommodations. With Sturdi Products’ burgeoning group of furry travelers your pets may ride safely and fashionably with you this summer, in their very own cushy carriers. Each SturdiBag has a safety feature to aid you in safely secure your pet bag into your vehicle as well as shoulder straps for ease when carrying your pet outside a vehicle.

Safety First! Here are Top 5 Car Travel Trip Tips for Small Dogs and Cats:

  • Safe car containment. Sturdi Cargo Pop Ups work well in providing azone of safety and shelter for your pet in the car.
  • Fluids. Ensure that your pet is well hydrated during these hot summermonths by bringing a clean source of drinking water in the car.
  • Beat the heat. Never leave your pet unattended in the car. The heat foreven for ten minutes can be very dangerous.
  • Plan for breaks. Treat your pet like any traveling partner, whenever youtake a break let your pet take a break as well.
  • Control nausea. If your pet is prone to car sickness there are severalnatural remedies you can try, including Rescue Remedy to help prevent nausea. Always check with your vet first and practice driving short distances with your pet before jumping on the open road for an extended road trip.

According to Bill and Kathy Davis, the SturdiBag product was exactly what they wanted, “We are so pleased with the SturdiBag product! What also impressed us was the excellent customer service in helping us to decide on the right bag for our companion. Our cat seemed very comfortable, and the trip was great!”

Fifteen years and still flying high, the innovative design of the SturdiBag makes it the preferred carrier for many well traveled professional trainers, breeders and animal lovers around the world. Sturdi Products, Inc. has gained an international reputation for designing unique, attractive, durable and safe products that reflect the needs of customers who travel with cats and small dogs. Sturdi Products manufactures professional quality soft sided pet carriers, portable pop up shelters, foldable water-tight boxes, orthopedic grade pads, corporate promotional products and other unique items geared to cats and small dogs.

Sturdi Products Inc. offers quality products for traveling pets…and their people. To learn more about Sturdi Products, visit or call 253-884-2368.


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