If you are going to be going out of town and you have a dog, then you need to figure out what to do with them while you are away. You have many options available to you, but you want to choose the one that you are going to feel the most comfortable with and that's going to be convenient for you. You also want to be sure you consider your dog and what surroundings they will also be comfortable in. Some dogs are much more versatile and easy going than others. You will know your dog the best, so you can make the right decision. Here are some of the options you may have available to you when you are going to be going away for an extended period of time:
Take your dog with you
You may not realize that there are a lot of hotels these days that are dog-friendly. They will hold your credit card information on file in the event of damages, so they aren't really concerned about damages. However, you will of course not want to bring your dog if you feel they would tear up a room. If you know your dog travels well and you will be able to go back to the room enough to take proper care of them, then this may be a good option for you. If you are going to be gong in your RV or staying with friends or relatives, you may still want to consider whether bringing your dog is your best option.
Have someone pet sit for you
You can have your dog go to someone's residence who can safely pet sit for you. This may be a person who provides this service as their business, or it may be a friend or family member of yours. Your dog may feel more comfortable if you can have someone they are familiar with watch them, but you want to be sure they have a fence and everything else needed to keep your dog properly contained, since some dogs like to wander off looking for their owners.
Take your dog to a boarding facility
You can choose from many different types of boarding facilities. You can also go with one that has features and things to offer you and your dog that make you more comfortable with your decision. You can find boarding facilities that provide your dog with their own run or ones that offer free range boarding where they can mingle with the other dogs. You can find dog boarding facilities with air-conditioning or even swimming pools outside. You can even find ones with webcams, so you can log on and see what your dog is doing when you miss them.