NEWS: Changes to the Import of Pets into the UK under the Pet Travel Scheme

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.

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Pet Travel: Pet-Friendly Vacations on a Budget

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

Pet Travel: How to Clear Airport Security with a Pet

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?

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Pet Travel – Traveling with an Older Dog or Cat

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.

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Airline Pet Travel: Clearing Airport Checkpoint Security

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.

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