Sedating cats for airplane travel
You'll be able to get food or use the facilities at rest stops knowing that someone you trust is keeping a close eye on your pets.
A quick pit stop may feel like no time at all to you, but it's too long to leave your pet alone in a car.
Before booking a flight for Fido, you’ll want to think through all your options.
The HSUS recommends that you weigh all the risks when deciding whether to transport your pet by airplane.
If transporting your pet by air is the only option, find out whether they can travel in the cabin with you.
Pet Travel Carriers on When you contact the airline, be sure to get clear answers to these questions: Your pet's carrier will have to pass through the security screening along with you.
Excessively hot or cold temperatures, poor ventilation and rough handling are often to blame. If your pet must travel in the cargo hold, you can increase the chances of a safe flight for your pet by following these tips.
Don't hesitate to complain if you witness the mishandling of an animal—either yours or someone else's—at any airport.
Dogs and cats should always be kept safely inside the car.
Pets who are allowed to stick their heads out the window can be injured by particles of debris or made sick by having cold air forced into their lungs.