LABS MAKE WONDERFUL TRAVEL COMPANIONS. They're agreeable — never arguing about where or when to stop for a break — and so friendly that you're sure to make new acquaintances along the way because people won't be able to resist your Lab's wagging tail. With your Lab along, you'll notice things you might otherwise have missed, such as wildlife or a beautiful park. And having a dog along adds a touch of home to an otherwise sterile hotel room. Whether you're taking your Lab to a new home, a dog show, or a vacation spot, here's what you'll need to know about car, air, and boat travel; finding accommodations; traveling abroad; and — when he can't go along — choosing a boarding kennel or pet sitter.