Travel Tips

Traveling with your hounds can be a joy if you are prepared. For those who are first time travelers with your hounds, we’ve compiled a check list of a few things you should bring for your hounds. Everyone has a different idea on what to take for their hounds when traveling. This list is just a suggestion check list. Even those who are experienced traveling with hounds can use the check list just in case your memory isn’t what it used to be. Don’t forget to check out the Canine First Aid Kit’s recommended items below. Don’t forget to pack a few items for yourself too, if you have room!

TRAVEL ITEMS

LIST OF THINGS TO PACK WHEN TRAVELING WITH YOUR GREYHOUND
FoodCurrent TagsBeds
WaterOld SheetSpecial Toy
Food and Water DishesCrateExtra Collar and Lead
MedicationX-PenDog Coat
Cainine First Aid Kit**MuzzleBlankets
Toothbrush and ToothpasteEmpty Water BottleJammies
BrushNature's MiracleDog Booties
Poop BagsBaby WipesCool Coat
TreatsPaper TowelsBath Towels
MANDATORY - Spray bottle to wash pee off buildings and trees.

**Canine First Aid Kit – First aid kits for Greyhounds should always be within reach because you never know what might happen. Greyhound first aid kits are similar to a human first aid kit except they should contain some extra items such as vet wrap, various sized non stick gauze bandages, gauze wrap, cotton balls, cotton wrap, cotton swabs, waterproof medical tape or cloth tape, bananas to bring up potassium level to stop muscle cramps, tick remover, a bottle of sterile saline solution, EMT gel, active charcoal, Benadryl, leg splints of some kind (can be rolled up newspaper or magazine), rescue remedy or some type of calming medication, ice pack, hydrocortisone cream, neosporin, immodium, pepto bismol, buffered aspirin, hydrogen peroxide, ginger snaps (for nausea), topical pain creme, eye ointment, ear wash, tweezers, nail clippers, scissors, rectal thermometer, flashlight, batteries for flashlight, medical exam gloves, canine first aid book, blanket for shock, cool coat for over heating, e collar, vet health certificate and rabies certificate.

» A first aid kit should not take the place of veterinary care. Always seek emergency veterinary medical attention for serious health emergencies.