Dog Pet Transportation.

Dog Pet Transportation and Airline Preferred Dog Crates

  • Time taken in careful your dog pet transportation preparation is a priority
  • Is your pet going to travel within your own country, or will it be traveling internationally?
  • Do you intend to break the journey, or stop over at an intermediate airport?
  • What is the pet's final destination?These are the important questions you should you should address before thinking of flights with your pet.

       


  Do you Have a Suitable Container for your Dog

It is important you purchase the correct sized airline recommended pet dog transportation crate container for your animal. Many pet crates now have wheels or even telescopic extending handles similar to suitcase handles

Many Airlines use the following indications to ensure the animal has enough space to turn about normally while standing, to stand and sit erect, and to lie in a natural position. But you must check with each air line you are to travel with to make sure their specifications are the same as yours.

Preparing your pet for any long journey.

Train your animal to get used to any new crate surroundings

Let your pet get used to any new the crate or kennel a few days or weeks or before your planned journey. Purchase any dog pet transportation crate well in advance and let your animal get familiar with the new surroundings and get used to being confined in it be very kind and patient to give confidence to convince your pet it it going to be alright.

Remember taking an animal out of its natural environment or surroundings it is used to is by definition stressful and can be very frightening.

Animals behave perfectly fine when they are accustomed to the crate they are transported in.

Remember if the journey is made by road and car, make sure the crate is made secured so that if there is any sudden braking or emergency evasive driving action is required that animals crate remains fixed.

     Healthy recommendations prior to any long journey

  • Always reduce the quantity of food the day before but give it enough water
  • Take your dog for a walk before leaving for any journey especially to the airport and again before check-in
  • A light meal about an hour before presenting the animal to the carrier will help to calm it and is a legal requirement in some countries.

Essential questions before booking

  •   When do you want your pet to travel?
  • If possible it is better for your pet along with its travel dog crate to travel during weekdays when all the airlines staff are working and are able to liaise during any stops to ensure you pet is well taken care of
  • If you ship your pet in the airlines preferred dog travel crate container as air freight, check with the airline to ensure the air freight facility is open when you arrive so your pet may be claimed by the consignee..
  • 3 Always contact the airline you have chosen to ensure they can confirm that they will accept your pets dog travel crate on the day and flight that you have chosen. Many airlines restrict the number of animals on a flight so the more advance notice you can the more likely your are to get the f flight of your choice. 
  • 4 The dog pet transportation of those dogs that are described as having a flat or snub nose such as Boxers, Pugs, Bulldogs and Pekinese, in the summer or hot season is not recommended. These animals have difficulty in maintaining a normal body temperature in hot weather.

Where is your pet traveling to?

  • Is your pet going to travel within your own country, or will it be traveling internationally? Do you intend to break the journey, or stopover at an intermediate station? What is the pet's final destination?
  • These are the important questions you should you should address before thinking of flying.

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