Senators Request Change in Reporting Airline Pet Cargo Incidents

It appears that the deaths of seven puppies in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet earlier this month has incited a request from 3 senators to refind the word “animal” to include commercially bred and show dogs. Airline pet cargo safety records need to be more accurate so that pet travelers can make wise decisions regarding their pets airline cargo travel for their pets.

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Hurricane Season Approaches – Preparing your Pet for Natural Disasters

With hurricane season in full swing, it is important for the pet owner to be prepared and plan prior to a major storm this summer. Natural disasters occur all over the world, and whether it be a flash flood, hurricane, tornado, or earthquake, you will need extra arrangements made to insure your pet’s safety.

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New! Pet Travel Forum – everything about traveling with a pet. We need to hear from you!

We have recently launched Pet Travel’s forum, and we want you to be a part of it. Have you traveled with your pet recently? Our visitors would love to hear about your experiences. Help us make this a premier resource for people traveling worldwide with pets.

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Pet Travel to Europe – changes in requirements

Starting in July, 2011, all EU countries will require that your pet have a microchip and all documentation supporting the microchip number to permit entry. Some EU countries will accept all major brands of microchips and others will only accept the 15 digit ISO microchips.

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Airline Pet Travel in the Cabin

Airline pet travel in the cabin of the aircraft does not have to be stressful if you follow some simple rules. Make sure that your pet does not exceed the limits for in cabin travel. Make a reservation. Choose an airline compliant carrier. Get your pet a check up. Keep your pet in their carrier. These simple rules and a few more can make for a safe and comfortable trip in the cabin of an airplane.

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Traveling with a Comfort Animal

It used to be hit or miss as to whether your pet could travel in the cabin with you as a Comfort Animal. These animals have never been given the status of Service Animals until now. Many signature airlines have signed a letter from the Department of Transportation that will allow Comfort Animals to travel in the cabin with their owners with authorization from a medical professional.

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