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A Pet Infographic For Traveling with Dogs and Puppies: A Guide to Dog-Friendly Vacations

A Pet Infographic For Traveling with Dogs and Puppies: A Guide to Dog-Friendly Vacations

Now that summer’s it’s time to take that well deserved vacation. Of course, this includes bringing your furry family member along. Here is a nicely detailed pet infographic showing some great traveling tips to help you prepare for one PAWESOME trip.

1 – Introduction To The Car

As shown in the infographic, it’s best to introduce your pet/puppy to rides in the car well before the long distance trip you plan on making. Be sure to remain calm. Otherwise if you become agitated your pet is likely to pick up on it and its anxiety will increase as well. You can also bring some of his or her favorite treats to gradually give throughout the short trip; assuring that their ride will truly be fun. Here’s 3 more helpful tips for you:

Sit Without Driving – Let your pet/puppy sit in the car with you while it’s in the driveway or garage. After the dog seems comfortable, try starting the car so your pet will grow used to the noise. You can even try feeding your pet a meal in the car or give it a their favorite toy so that it will now associate the car with good /safe feelings.

Short Trips – Keep the first several trips short. Some of them can include simply driving around the block. Then as you increase the duration, end up a fun destination, such as a friend’s house with a dog or a dog park.

Watch For Car Sickness – A pet that is anxious in the car or does not tolerate long trips can develop car sickness. Signs of this can include excessive drooling, whining, shaking, smacking or licking lips or simply vomiting. Note: it also helps to keep your pet facing forward while your traveling, rather than looking out the side windows.

2 – Supplies To Take

Once you’re ready to take a longer tip, here are 3 ways to help plan ahead and have packed the needed supplies.

Crate – You can use the pet’s crate while in the car of while in a hotel, which may help keep it calmer during the trip. If you’ve already been using the crate as a means to housebreak the pet, taking this with you can help avoid having a setback on housebreaking.

Food – Be sure to bring the same food your’ve been feeding your pet normally on the trip. This helps to prevent digestive issues as well as ensures their comfort by not changing their normal feeding habits or worse yet by introducing potentially toxic chemicals or undesirable ingredients from a bag of puppy food that your find while traveling.

ID Tag – Make sure the tags on your pet’s collar or ID chip are completely up to date! Should your pet escape while you are on your trip, it’s likely to become even more spooked in a strange location and therefore can make it much tougher to catch.

Unable to bring your furry friend with you on vacation? No problem, check out this set of pet sitting report cards to use to help make their own vacation and unique and great one. 

Pet Infographic Design: The Benefits For A Pet Business

Today’s online technology has become something of a visual buffet, containing delicious images and graphics that are not only beautiful and informative; but whose purpose easily serves as a means of quickly relaying info to a target audience. Take infographics and in this case; pet infographics – after all what better way to quickly and visually promote one’s pet business and/or facts regarding their business to a specific audience?

You see, infographics are more than just entertaining to view; they are a powerful marketing tool. They offer a tangible and measurable value when it comes to promoting your pet business. They serve as a highly influential tool to translate numbers, statistics, percentages and demographics by conveying the information through rich imagery. They are also something that can be easily be shared across various social medias outlets and will thus continue to grow your audience by keeping your pet business brand in the public’s view.

3 Tips For Maximum Sharability:

sniff design icon designMake the image embeddable in your pet business site or pet blog – allow users to take the image and easily place it on their own site or social network. Also, be sure to embed a link back to your own pet business site within the image so you still receive inbound links from these types of shares. ‘Furbulous’!!
sniff design icon design 2Use social sharing buttons – Surround your  pet related infographic with social sharing buttons that will allow visitors to easily Tweet, Pin, Facebook or share a link to your site on popular social networks. In other words – Make your mark and BARK!
sniff design icon design 3Be proactive – Get a head start on the viral effect and bring your infographic to your users. Tweet, Facebook, Pin, Google +1, or share your pet infographic on LinkedIn. And add your infographic to sites like StumbleUpon and Digg to help generate random traffic. Now that’s ‘pawsome’.
 
Oh! Do you find yourself in need of a pet related infographic for you pet business and/or any statistics regarding it but don’t have the time to design it? Collabtorate with Sniff Design Studio® and have us design one for you. We are really good at it. We ‘pawmise’.
 
In fact; here are two pet infographics we have already done and in collaboration with Pup Culture Magazine.

 

Dog Food Label Pet Infographic

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Pet Designed Infographic for Pupculture Magazine

 

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How To Read A Dog Food Label Infographic

Have you ever found a dog food label confusing? Well, us too! So, when PupCulture Magazine hired us to help put together this ultra nifty pet infographic explaining how to decipher what can otherwise quickly become a conclave of messy info, we jumped right to it. We hope that you like it and will find it useful Oh, and please feel free to pass this on too. Enjoy!

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Like dog, like owner?

So, just what does our furry friends reveal about us? Well according to researches done on this very nifty subject; it shows that dog owners tend to look like their pets. But we here at Sniff Design would dare to also suggest that there is also some distinct differences between ‘dog people’ and ‘cat people’ too, just like the folks over psychology today in their Canine Corner article published back in February. To further illustrate this; check out this awesome infographic below by Column Five Media.

dog people versus cat people graphic