Some travelers willing to sneak pets into hotels

New survey says Americans love traveling with pets. Some even get sneaky about it.
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Jul 30, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

As Americans, we love our pets and we love to travel. How much? You can probably relate: given the chance, 51 percent of pet owners said they would bring their pets on every trip they take, according to new survey by the American Automobile Assn. and Best Western International.

Among the pet owners surveyed, 95 percent said finding lodging that accepts animals is crucial to travel planning. But if they can’t find pet-friendly hotels or motels, 25 percent of those surveyed said they sneak their pets into their rooms anyway.

While it’s fun to travel with pets, not all pets make good travel buddies. Eighty-five percent of pet owners say they travel with a dog and only 21 percent bring along a cat, according to the survey. Read more from the L.A. Times.