Bye, bye Fido. We'll be back soon! This is the time of year that many families take vacations. Here are some tips to help your pet cope when the family leaves him for a few days. If your pet is anything like ours, it hates to see you leave. Those sad puppy eyes always grip us as we are leaving, and we all feel incredibly guilty. But summertime is time for a few days away, and taking pets along isn't always an option. How can you make the transition easier for your pet?