Top 5 Pet Etiquette Tips in the UK

Hi Everyone with the Holiday season upon us lots of us will be travelling to visit family or just to have last minute pre-festive get away or just get away’s to do that all important festive shopping or even longer breaks away and a lot of us will be bringing our pets with us rather than board them at pet hotels and kennels.So when we was sent this article by AllTheRooms and asked to share it with our readers we found that is was full of useful information that would help everyone on their trips with their pets:

Reliable routines with your pet can become unwanted public spectacles if you’re not sure what you’re doing. We have all seen the unfortunate traveller, surprised at their pet’s suddenly unruly behaviour (“He never acts like this, I don’t know what got into him!”). Thankfully, that doesn’t have to be you. Relax, our Top 5 Pet Etiquette Tips in the UK has you covered for your next trip across the pond.

Make the reservation for your pet

Don’t assume that the next place you stay will be like the last place you stayed. Whether you’re staying in a popular hotel chain or an Airbnb, confirm the pet policy before you arrive.  You don’t want to arrive at your dream hotel in London and have to talk the manager into letting your pet stay there. They may have a zero tolerance policy with pets, or restrictions on size, number of animals, or breeds of animals. Avoid any surprises and do your homework before you arrive.

Find a room on the first floor

When you’re identifying your place to stay, look for a room on the first floor. While you may want to be on the top floor for the best view of Big Ben, you will be making your stay more complicated than it needs to be. Staying on the first floor means you will have quicker access to the entrance if you need to take your pet outside, avoiding unwanted encounters with other guests. Stairs, and especially elevators, are notorious for unpleasant run-ins. Do yourself a favor and book a room nearest to the entrance as possible.

Don’t leave your pets in a quiet room

It’s best to be with your pet as much as possible when travelling, but that may not always be practical. If you must leave your pet alone, make sure you leave the television on. Let the talking heads of the British Broadcasting Corporation keep your pet company. Hang the “Do Not Disturb” sign on the doorknob outside as well. Doing these things will keep your pet distracted from what is happening outside of your room.

Be courteous

Whether you’re staying at The Stafford London or an Airbnb in Greenwich, you want to leave the place better than it was when you arrived. You don’t want to leave marks from muddy paws or clumps of hair for someone else to clean up. Take a sheet or blanket with you from home to put on the bed and any other furniture that your furry friend may jump onto. Of course, you want to keep things clean outside, too. Familiarize yourself with the potty area where you are staying, and find an appropriate receptacle (outdoors, not indoors!) in which to deposit your pet’s waste.

Be safe

Above all else, you want to keep the other guests safe. The last thing you want is for your dog to make a run for the lobby or parking lot. Before you open the door to your room, make sure your animal’s leash is fastened to their collar. Even the most polite animals can react unpredictably when stressed and in unfamiliar environments, so be prepared for unexpected behavior.

You’re all set to be the best guest with a pet your host will ever see. And wherever it is that you choose to stay, make sure you find that place with AllTheRooms.

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Disclaimer:This Article was written by AlltheRooms and we have shared it because we think it is useful information that may help those travelling with their pets and we have not been paid for this post.

 

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Sunday Selfies and Announcements!

Yep its Sunday Selfie so as the weather is turning more wintery I thought it was time to show off this arty one of me in my red sweater.Mummy added the hat and put me on this winter photo of Dartmoor and then used Lunapic for the boarder and the snow!

a little update on Mickey he had a snooze for a couple of nights but chowed down Friday night ,so he is definitely getting ready for his winter snooze and we will check later to see if he had his dinner last night.

My Christmas and Holiday Count Down gets underway on Friday 1st December (and 29th Noevember on my Facebook event)to join in you need to send in your photos of you with your trees and decorations or Menorahs or what ever you do to celebrate the holidays.My Favourite 3 will receive a little gift after Christmas to carry on the holiday cheer!You can email them to us at rachel.dejong28@googlemail.com or you can post them on my FACEBOOK EVENT event.All photos with be post both here and on my Facebook event

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Sunday Selfies with The Cat on My Head

Happy Thanks Giving!

We want to wish all our pals in the USA a Happy Thanks Giving and while this isn’t a Holiday here in the UK we do have lots of family and friends over there so we kinda of like to join in a little.So today we are Thankful for knowing every single one of you and being a part of your lives.We are also thankful that Mickey the hedgehog is still chowing down his dinner every night though we think that won’t be for much longer as the weather is turning colder again and he sometimes only snacks a little on the colder nights so he will soon be settling down for his winter sleep.Enjoy your dinner today weather its turkey or something else and stay warm those of you who have snow or have snow on its way!Happy Thanks Giving My Friends!

And just a little reminder my Christmas and Holiday Count down start on the 1st December so its time to start thinking about sending in your Holiday photo’s of you and your trees and decorations but We will tell you more about that on Sunday!

Sunday Selfies

No adventures this week cause it keeps raining so this is me getting my easy on while mummy was getting wet in the garden….remember the uninvited guest that was stealing Mickey the Hedgehogs food?Well it was stealing the bird for in the front garden and it set up home in the rockery.So mum had been clearing out all the plants that were still there and dismantled it and basically dug out the nest and well the uninvited guest has scarped with out mum having to do something about it…..I guess it thought it wore out its welcome and left so hopefully that is the last we will see of it!

Any way it time for Sunday Selfies so we are doing a throw back selfie….

to the last time we had a sprinkle of snow…..that was a couple of years ago!

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Sunday Selfies with The Cat on My Head

Sunday Selfies Adventures and News Updates!

Hi everyone!I hope you’re having a great weekend!Its time to join Sunday Selfies with The Cat on My Head.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week the weather has been nice and dry if chilly at times so we managed to get out for a walk everyday ending with a trip to the beach on Friday!

 we went up on the moors and saw another Robin!

 

But the weather is much colder now and wet with hail so the walks have stopped for now and tonight is Guy Fawkes Night so there will be lots of fire works going off and any one who is having a bonfire can you check them and rebuild them so no little Hedgehogs will get hurt by them.Mickey our little wild Hedgehog we think is living under our shed because mummy put some fresh bedding under there and it has moved.She leaves a little bowl of kibble and meal worms just a few cause to many is bad for them under there and then leave his main dinner in the greenhouse with a bowl of water and all that is left is a few crumbs or an odd piece of kibble and what water he doesn’t drink.with the weather getting colder mummy will increase his dinner portion a bit to make sure he has enough to eat because natural food will get harder for him to find now and we want to keep his weight up for his big winter sleep.

And just a little heads up every year I have my Christmas and Holiday Count Down which Starts on the 1st December….well this year is no Different So in a a week or so I will tell you more about it!

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Dona Nobis Pacem #Blog4Peace

For Centuries Human Kind has looked up at the stars in our night sky and wondered at that natural beauty that we see!With the Technological advances that we have made we are able to look at our Planet and wonder at the beauty of the place we call home…..but beneath the stratosphere on the surface Human kind lives in turmoil and uncertainty…..Today now more than ever Human Kind needs to join in one loud voice No more Violence,No more Hatred!Now is the time to Unite in Peace….to save our world….our Beautiful Blue Planet!Today we join thousands of Bloggers who Blog For Peace!Today we are One Voice United in Peace…..United in Harmony and Tolerance.Today we need to learn to understand our differences and appreciate those unique differences….Appreciate our Unique Differences that make Human Kind amazing…..Let us celebrate how Amazing Human Kind is and How Amazing our Home Truly is!I am a peace blogging Bunny Who hopes that Human kind will follow my paw prints to that goal of world peace in these uncertain times……

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