On a personal note, my dog lived to the age of 17. His emotional state meant he could not live without a member of the family present. Family vacations were local, or in shifts. I wouldn’t trade one day of those 17 years for a “family holiday”
Is Vitamin D important for your pet?
Cats and dogs absorb Vitamin D only when they are exposed to sunlight. However, they do not absorb adequate levels. Many commercial pet foods add synthetic vitamin D to formulas.