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What accessories should you bring your pet to the dog hotel

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Are you going on a trip and you need to leave your dog in the dog’s hotel? If so, it is very important to prepare a suitable layette for him. The proximity of his favourite blanket or toy will make your four-legged friend feel good and safe during his stay in a dog hotel.

What will you learn from this article:

  • when preparing your dog for a stay in a dog hotel, you should prepare equipment for him
  • you do not need to deliver a dog bed or a bowl to the dog hotel
  • your dog’s layette should include food, treats and a favourite toy

Useful accessories to have in a dog hotel

Are you going on a trip and need to leave your pet at a dog hotel? I know that parting with your dog, even for a very short time, can be very difficult for you as a guardian. Every time I leave my four-legged friend in someone’s care, I feel very sad. I know I have nothing to worry about, but I am very attached to my dog.

Therefore, whenever my pooch is away from home without me, I try to make sure that the layette I have prepared contains everything my pet may need.

It is very important to me because I know my dog well and I know what he needs in everyday life to feel good and safe even in a new, unfamiliar place. However, if you do not know what accessories take to a dog hotel, I want to tell you what works best for my dog.

What is a dog hotel

Before I focus on giving you a list of useful accessories, however, let me answer the question of what a dog hotel is. Not everyone know the answer to this question.

As the name suggests, this is a place where your pooch can spend one or more nights during your absence. Of course, the dog hotel is run by competent people who are knowledgeable about caring for dogs.

Usually, the pooch has his own place when staying in a dog hotel, e.g. in the form of a playpen, where he has his own bed and a bowl. There, he can sleep the night in peace or go for a nap.

During the day, the dogs in the dog hotel can spend time together. Employees try to divide the dogs into smaller groups, taking into account how they will spend time together. As you know, quadrupeds can be very different and it is obvious that not all of them will get along well with each other.

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Why a dog hotel is a good idea

You are probably wondering why someone decides to leave his dog in a dog hotel while he is away, instead of staying with some friend of his. The answer to this question is very simple. Not everyone who likes your dog very much on a daily basis will be a suitable guardian for him.

If among your relatives you have people who are knowledgeable about caring for dogs, and your pet loves being in their company, then of course it will be a better option than a dog hotel.

However, it is worth bearing in mind that caring for a dog is a very responsible task. If someone has’t had a dog so far, it may be difficult for him to cope without being prepared for this role. In such situations, it is better to leave the dog at the doghouse.

You certainly want your pooch to feel good and safe during your absence. Staff at the dog hotel have adequate knowledge of how to care for pets. They know the needs of dogs, they have the right approach to even the most demanding dogs.

If you want to know more information about the dog hotel, I refer you to my other post entirely devoted to this subject on this blog.

What accessories for the pooch to take to the dog hotel

You are planning a trip that your pooch cannot go on with you. During your absence, he will spend time in the dog’s hotel. What should a dog layette for such a hotel look like?

Of course, the basic things are already included in the price of the dog’s stay in the hotel. You don’t need to bring his lair. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. A lot depends on what your dog’s needs are.

Even if your dog does not suffer from food allergies, it is advisable to bring your own food. Puppies can be very ill at a sudden change in their daily food.

In the case of allergy to specific materials from which the dog accessories are made, it is also good to prepare his own. In such a situation, it is also good to think about the pooch taking his own bed with him to the dog hotel. However, such situations are usually an exception, and you do not have to prepare a bed for your pooch in a layette.

So what is worth preparing when your pet will stay overnight in a dog hotel? Below is a list of the most useful accessories for a pooch that should be taken with him. For my little dog, these things worked very well.

– your dog’s toys

My pooch has a few toys that he loves to play with. When preparing him for a stay in a dog hotel, I knew very well that at least one of them must necessarily be in his layette. Without it, my pet would certainly feel uncomfortable.

Therefore, when preparing his bag with things to take to the dog’s hotel, I have to remember about the FELIX toy from Bowl&Bone Republic. It has a rustling insert, which my dog finds very interesting when playing. This filling makes that my four-legged friend likes to play not only in someone else’s company, but also on his own.

– dog blanket

Another, in my opinion, obligatory elements of the dog hotel layette is the pooch’s favorite blanket. My dog badly needs something that reminds him of the smell of home while he sleeps in a new place. The familiar smell of the blanket makes him feel safer and more confident.

His favorite blanket is the dark grey ZEN blanket. It is perfect as an additional element of bedding. It is very soft and cuddly, so the pooch can easily cuddle up in it and fall asleep.

– his harness or collar and leash

When preparing your dog for a stay in a dog hotel, you must provide employees with his harness or collars and a leash. Walking accessories for a dog is a very individual matter. Each pooch is different, ranging from differences in body structure and preferences to materials and cuts.

If there is a outside walk activities in a dog hotel and your dog has to use a common harness or collar, it may feel very uncomfortable and unpleasant.

– treats

Treats are a very important element of your pooch’s layette to the dog’s hotel. They are great for times when your four-legged friend feels depressed by your absence. Hugging his own blanket and eating favourite delicacies will help the hotel staff slightly improve your dog’s mood.

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Dog stay in a dog hotel

Preparing a good equipment for your dog will certainly make his stay in a dog hotel much easier for him. Moreover, no one said your little doggy going to have a bad time in this place. The presence of other dogs can make him spend this time with joy.

And what do you put in your pet’s layette for a stay in a dog hotel? Write me about your ideas in the comment.

If you have any questions for me, want me to bring up a topic in the next post, be sure to share it with me in the comments section.


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