Basic Tips On Pet Travel

Chrissy Lyons goes over some good basic advice that’s important to emphasize especially if you’re new to flying with your pet or haven’t done it in a while.

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The most important tip I can’t stress enough, especially if you’re going on international travel, is to check and confirm the airline and import regulations you fall under. Getting the medical requirements and paperwork completed is the most difficult step of most trips with pets. Another good piece of advice Chrissy offers is to leave your pets’ collar on in case they need to be held on to or gotten a hold of by staff. She also shows a pretty good toy trick to keeping you cat or dog’s attention in the crate or carrier.

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Susan February 25, 2010 at 00:31

Also, be certain that your pet is accustomed to traveling in a car. If not, try a series of shorter trips before taking a long one.


Anil P. March 1, 2010 at 07:02

Good advice, you’ve got to break them in slowly and early. Then the car and traveling becomes an enjoyable experience for your pets.


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