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On any overnight excursion with your pets, bring bedding (a blanket or an air mattress) specifically for your pet to keep him/her off the ground. This will keep them warm, dry, and clean. Putting plastic underneath cloth beds on the ground will keep out moisture. Ideally, you should bring their home beds along. Animals respond more favorably when surrounded by their own, familiar scents. A happier animal means you can better count on them to behave on a long journey.