Traveling with a pet to the UK has always required a lot of planning. Not anymore. As of January 1, 2012, for pet travelers entering the UK from a rabies controlled country, there is only a 21 day wait from the date of vaccination. This is great news for pet travelers.
Tweet Summer is almost here! For many pet owners, the arrival of warmer weather means it’s time to plan a much needed vacation with the family, including our four legged friends. That’s the fun part. The difficult part is, with … Continue reading
Tweet Here’s the skinny: Healthier pets are better travelers. Getting your pet in shape to travel will require lots of lead time so start changing feeding habits early on. A shocking report was recently issued by Pet Obesity Provention states … Continue reading
Tweet Let’s face it, as pet owners we would all love to travel side by side with our pets during air travel. Unfortunately if your furry companion is over 22 inches in length and/or over 20 pounds, you’re probably out … Continue reading
Tweet The pet travel season is right around the corner. The time to prepare is now. Here are some basics to travel with a pet by car or air. Travel by Car: If this is Fido’s first car ride, don’t … Continue reading
Tweet A dog is one of the best travel companions you can have. They never complain or become backseat drivers. However, it is important to teach your dog good manners prior to travel. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) … Continue reading
You and your pet are traveling in the cabin of an airplane together. You have checked in at the reservation desk, your pet is lying down in their airline compliant pet carrier, you have tickets and possessions in hand. Everything is going according to plan. You proceed to the TSA security checkpoint. As you wait in the line, you wonder – what is coming next? How will TSA officials deal with your furry traveling companion?
Need to travel with an emotional support or psychiatric support dog? Air Canada has recently clarified its policy on traveling with comfort and psychiatric service dogs.
Whether you are planning a short trip across town or a long trip around the world with your pet, there are certain precautions that need to be taken first, especially if your traveling companion is older. Unlike a puppy or kitten who have an endless supply of energy, older dogs and cats tend to slow down and need extra care and health check-ups. If you are planning to travel with an older pet in the near future, here are some tips to help you along the way.
It’s everyone’s favorite part of airline travel – the security checkpoint. The crowded lines, removing articles of clothing, and emptying your purse and pocket contents into a box are all reasons why these checkpoints can be a hassle. With a little preparation and the proper equipment, your next experience with airport security will be a breeze.