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Pet Travel – Essential Tips and Considerations Before your Travel

For many pet owners, a trip is never complete and fun when your pet can’t come along. But, traveling can be stressful for you and your pet. If you ever have the plan to take a long trip together with your pet, consider following the tips below to get a safe and comfortable pet travel.

It is very important to bear in mind that wherever you may plan on heading or to how you plan to get there, you should see to it that your pet have an identification and that it is wearing a collar and tag which comes with your name and contact number imprinted on it. It is also important that you will include a temporary travel tag on your pet and to provide information about your travel destination.

Plane Travel Tips

Unless your pet is small enough to be able to ride under your seat, it’s in fact best to avoid as much as possible traveling through air. In case you really need to bring your pet with you on a flight, below would be some things that you should consider to get an assurance that your pet will be safe while you travel them by air.

It is important that you consider booking a direct flight. This could actually help in decreasing the cases with where your pet is left on the tarmac during times of extreme weather conditions or perhaps going to be mishandled by baggage personnels.

Also consider making an appointment with the veterinarian to have your pet checked. Before your trip, see to it that its vaccinations are updated and also acquire a health certificate from the veterinarian 10 days before your scheduled departure. Make sure to also contact the foreign office about the country where you are traveling to get more helpful information.

Road Trips

Traveling with your pet by car is more than just the case of loading them at the back seat of your car and going off immediately, especially if you will be traveling long distances or where you are going to be away for a long time. Below are some things that you should do:

Make sure that you will prepare your pet for the long trip. You should have your pet geared up through taking it first for several short drives.

You also need to make sure that they are well-ventilated in case you plan to place them inside a carrier or a crate. It should also be large enough where your pet could sit, lie down and be able to turn around. Never forget to also bring a pet travel kit and its needed food, documents and first-aid.