New Year’s Pet Resolution

December 28, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
TRIPSwithPETS.com polled its visitors to find out what their New Yearís pet resolutions are. The following are the top ten results:

#10 More Bonding Activities: Pet parents have vowed to include their pets in shopping trips, dinners at pet friendly restaurants, and other pet friendly places.

#9 Nail Trims: Keeping pets nails trimmed properly can be a real challenge but 2007 will be a year of fewer toe nails clicking on floors!

#8 Car Safety: Weíre very pleased about this one! Pet parents plan to invest in their petís safety in 2007. They plan to better secure their pets when traveling by car by using a pet car seat, pet safety belt, travel carrier, or pet barrier.

#7 Healthy Treats: Looks like many of our furry friends will be saying goodbye to processed treats. Many pet parents plan on ďtreatingĒ their pets to more natural and organic treats.

#6 Brushing Teeth: Itís recommended that you clean your petís teeth at least once a week, but not many pet parents do this. Looks like itís on the ďlistĒ now!

#5 Sit, Stay, Down: Pet obedience and training ranks high in the top pet resolutions for the year. A well behaved pet is also a less stressed pet.

#4 Disaster Preparedness: It doesn't matter what part of the country you live in., we can all be affected by disasters. Putting together a pet disaster plan and survival kit is the plan for many pet parents in 2007.

#3 More Road Trips: Whether itís a trip to Grandmaís house, a visit to the pet store, or a vacation to Hilton Head Ė pet parentís resolve to do more of them with their pets!

#2 No Table Scraps: Our four-legged friends wonít be happy about this one! No more people food from the table or placed in the pet bowl, and no more plate licking either.

#1 More Exercise: Whether itís walks, runs, fetch, or hikes. Getting Fido and Fluffy moving is the top New Yearís pet resolution.

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