Checklist for air travel
- Make your pet’s
air travel arrangements and reservations
well in advance, and find out about the airline’s
- Provide your pet with
gradual exposure to its travel container.
After it becomes more comfortable, put it
in the crate for a few minutes every day.
Then, lengthen the duration of time it spends
in the crate so it can get used to longer
-Prepare the travel container properly
and to airline specifications. The crate
should be clearly marked with your name,
address, telephone number are on the carrier,
and that your pet is also wearing proper
-If your veterinarian has prescribed a
tranquilizer or sedative for your pet, administer
it at the airport. Your veterinarian may
give you special directions about the administration
of your pet’s medicines, so be sure
to follow these guidelines and ask questions
in situations of uncertainty.
-Determine any special fees for pet travel
and insurance during flights.