Bringing a dog along for a holiday stay? Make sure to plan


              This photo shows certified dog behavior consultant Gabrielle Johnson with her dogs on Oct. 11 in Richmond, Va. Johnson said a little preparation goes a long way for people bringing their pets along on holiday home stays with loved ones. (Josh Mark Rickey via AP)
            
              This photo shows Lily Hargis at Pocahontas State Park near Richmond, Va., on Dec. 15, 2021. Hargis worked with a dog trainer to help ease the stress of bringing her pet along for holiday stays with loved ones. (Phaedra Hise via AP)
            
              This photo shows James Paasche and his dog, Walter at home in Central Point, Oregon, on Dec. 15, 2022. Paasche and his family will be traveling to the San Francisco Bay Area and staying with his brother’s family for Christmas, bringing the total number of dogs in the household to four for the holiday. (Courtney Olcott via AP)
            
              This photo shows Nicole Ellis, a certified professional dog trainer for Rover.com, in a park with her dogs in Simi Valley, California, in August 2020. Ellis suggests packing puzzles, lick mats and other enrichment toys for dogs staying over in a new home for the holidays. (Anabel DFlux via AP)
            
              This photo shows Phoebe Yung with her dog, Moose on March 11, 2022, in New York. Moose is a seasoned traveler and her owner said key to staying at a loved one’s home with a dog is abiding by house rules. (Phoebe Yung via AP)
Bringing a dog along for a holiday stay? Make sure to plan