Flight for an animal is stressful. It’s stressful for both the pet and the owner and involves a monumental amount of work and preparation. Your feline friend will be exposed to some terrifying and loud experiences as well as painful pressure changes.
Category: Flying with pets
Taking your cat with you on a flight might not be as nightmarish as you may think. Just any other ordinary plane traveling experience, PREPARATION is the key to land with flying colors. A flying experience is as similar to napping.
To begin with, let’s just point out that according to TSA security procedures you are not prohibited to fly with your pet. Still, you have to get in touch with the airline or the travel agent to make sure that you’re not caught off-guard by any latest regulations or procedures regarding pets traveling by plane.
Whenever you decide to take your pet with you on an air voyage, do consider that the AIRLINES usually have their own rules and procedures, so it is a good idea to contact the air company and inform them of your intentions. Nevertheless, the movement of pets as well as the animal health requirements applicable… Read more »
Have your microchipped and vaccinated your pet? According to all international standards and procedures, you have to fit your pet with a microchip. This tiny device will be inserted under its skin and will be attributed a number that will appear on all the medical and identity documents relating to you pet. This microchip will… Read more »
Checklists… some loathe them, some absolutely love them and some simply cannot live without them. But the fact is that they really come in handy when you are in a hurry or have a lot on your mind. As restrictive as they may make you feel when preparing for your flight, they do nothing more… Read more »
The Pet Travel Scheme (“PETS”) is, just as its name informs us, a scheme meant to permit animals to travel easily into and from associated states without going through quarantine. This system presupposes the existence of a Pet Passport whose role is to officially record information connected to a certain animal. The scheme results in… Read more »
Dogs may not only be your best friend, they may also be your best assistant. So, when you plan to get somewhere by plane and you know that you really depend on your dog to cope with your everyday needs, the best solution is to take you greatest helper with you. And just like in… Read more »
If you are planning to travel with an assistance dog in Europe, you pretty much need to follow the same steps as any other airplane passenger who travels with a pet. For instance, when going to the UK with your assistance dog, you have to comply with all the rules stated in the Pet Travel… Read more »