Essential travel kits for active pets

Watson will rate adventures with you 15/10.

One of the biggest joys of having an animal companion is exploring the world together. Contemplating the vast landscape from a mountain peak, spending the day in a new city, or simply visiting friends are grand adventures with a pet by your side. Just like us, making sure basic needs are met and preparing for challenges are key to making the most finicky pets fun to hang out with on the road. These pet travel kits are great options to keep your focus on discovering new experiences—and enjoying every moment of the journey.

Total package: Top Dog Travel Bag

Don’t Forget To Pack Busy Bee

Room for their favorite toys. Amazon

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This handsome black option has two insulated and water-resistant food carriers, holding up to 30 cups of food or treats (for a very good boy). A variety of zippered compartments, collapsible silicone food/water bowls, and a magnetic front pocket keep items neatly stored and easily accessible. It also features airline-friendly dimensions, a luggage sleeve, and a detachable shoulder strap.

Safety essentials: Adventure Medical Kits Adventure Dog Series Me & My Dog First Aid Kit

Always Be Prepared

For when they won’t “leave it.’ Amazon

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This kit has the basics from gauze to antiseptic to immediately care for your pet in the event of an accident. The best part is the manual explaining how to check vital signs and what to do in different scenarios, including choking, broken bones, and wounds.

Kitty bathroom: Misyue Cat Collapsible Litter Box

Clutch On Trips

A creative solution that’s also scratch-proof. Amazon

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If you have a cat who loves to travel, congratulations! If not, having a portable litter box that folds up to a little bigger than a wallet can make trips more pleasant. Suitable for small and medium-sized pets, it is made out of nylon with a waterproof and washable PEVA lining. By adding a mat, it can even double as a bed.