According to a travel poll by The Travel Industry Association of America, 14% of all adults in U.S. (29.1 million) said that they travel with a pet, on a trip over 50 miles or more; dogs are the most common pet to take along (76%); and 15% of travelers take their cat along. With statistics like these, it only makes sense that the pet power couple are in attendance, reporting about the most pet-friendly vehicles and how to best travel with pets.
The New York International Auto Show begins on April 18, 2014. For ten days, exhibitors, auto enthusiasts, celebrities, media and other guests from across the globe will descend upon NYC’s Jacob Javits Center. In addition to the presentations and exhibits, attendees also have the opportunity to participate in demonstrations and ride-alongs. Tickets can be purchased on-site or online at http://www.autoshowny.com/
On Monday, April 21, 2014, Dr. Fleck and Ms. Reed will begin their live, up-to-the minute coverage of the New York International Auto Show with a national radio tour. Tune in to hear the pet power couple discuss: shopping for pet-friendly vehicles; buying the best pet containment systems; selecting auto insurance that covers pets; and cleaning up after pet passengers. The Dynamic Pet Duo will also provide listeners with information on how to introduce pets to car travel, to plan pet-friendly road trips, and to deal with nervous and/or pet motion sick dogs and cats.
The pet power couple’s intimate, behind the scenes and in-the-action coverage of the New York International Auto Show will keep you in the know about how to best to travel with your pet by car. Dr. Fleck and Ms. Reed will be disseminating information, photographs and videos from their Dynamic Pet Duo Social Media channels on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Be sure to add and follow the Dynamic Pet Duo so you don’t miss a pic, a tweet, or a post! For more information, visit www.dynamicpetduo.com.
About Charlotte Reed
Charlotte Reed is the leading pet trend & lifestyle expert. Millions have had the opportunity to watch her on Better TV, CNN, Comedy Central, Fox & Friends, Nate Berkus, The View, Steve Harvey, Today's Show, VH1 and The Willis Report as well as many other televisions and radio shows around the globe, discussing “The What’s New” for pets and their people. Reed is the co-host of “The Pet Buzz,” a new internet radio show on Blog Talk Radio. She is the Pet Solutions columnist for “First for Women” magazine, providing money saving tips to their readers. Charlotte has been a popular blogger for NBC’s Petside.com and Pet360.com. As the Happy & Healthy Pets blogger, Reed provided health and wellness pet care tips for Prevention.com readers. Charlotte is also the author of The Miss Fido Manners Complete Book of Dog Etiquette (Adams Media, 2007). Additionally, she served on the New York State Veterinarian Board for nine years, helping to set veterinary policy and educational standards for the State of New York. Reed is a graduate of Lafayette College and Fordham University Law School. For more information, visit CharlotteReed.com.
About Michael Fleck, DVM
Dr. Michael Fleck is a veterinary media expert, frequently appearing on TV and on radio. He lectures around the world primarily on the topic of skin and ear care for the companion animals. Additionally, Fleck has written articles for medical and pet-related publications. He is also the co-host of "The Pet Buzz," a new, internet radio show on Blog Talk Radio. As a practicing veterinary for over 35 years, Dr. Fleck has owned and operated veterinary practices in Michigan, Florida and Guam. Presently, he practices at the Animal Medical Center of Bradenton (http://www.amcofbradenton.com), located in Bradenton, Florida, focusing on small animals. He earned a Bachelor of Science and a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University. Additionally, he has a Master's degree in Reproductive Physiology from Western Michigan University. In 2005, Dr. Fleck founded Epiderma Pet which has developed high performance pet skin, ear care and other products under the trademark name, Epi-Pet. Dr. Fleck is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the veterinary medical associations of California, Michigan and Florida.