• Traveling with Your Pet: Tips for Happy Vet Visits

    4 monthes ago - By Pet Travel

    The mere thought of traveling with your pet can cause people a great deal of stress. Conforming to rules and regulations involved in pet travel can be difficult. In fairness, it's never going to be easy, but there are things you can do to make the whole experience a little less stressful for the two of you!
    Before traveling with a dog or cat, it is a very good idea to take it to your veterinarian for a check-up, and it is mandatory before traveling internationally.
    Here are several reasons why a vet visit before traveling with your pet is a good idea:
    Your vet can check your pet for...
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  • Traveling with Snub-Nosed Dogs or Cats

    Traveling with Snub-Nosed Dogs or Cats

    4 monthes ago - By Pet Travel

    Traveling with a snub-nosed pet, whether in the car or in an airplane, can bring added risks that owners of these breeds should know about. These risks have brought on restrictions from many commercial airlines due to the number of snub-nosed dogs involved in incidents when flying in the cargo hold.
    Which breeds are affected?
    All snub-nosed or flat-faced breeds suffer with some degree of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. This is a condition that results from the foreshortening of the facial skeleton which is a mutation that is present in and required for the selective breeding of...
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  • Pet Travel: Why Temperatures Matter

    Pet Travel: Why Temperatures Matter

    4 monthes ago - By Pet Travel

    So, it's time to travel with your pet. Whether your trip is planned or unexpected, why should you understand that temperatures matter? Simply put, extreme weather outside your door, at any place you stop along the way or at your destination, can put your pet at great risk when traveling, especially when flying.
    How does a cat or dog regulate its body temperature in periods of high temperature? Our fur babies do not sweat through their skin as we do. Their coat helps protect them, keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. They can perspire through their ear canals and the pads of...
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  • Pet Travel: Share your pet's adventures with other pet owners!

    Pet Travel: Share your pet's adventures with other pet owners!

    4 monthes ago - By Pet Travel

    Send us an email at info pettravel.com or reply to this post and become a part of our pet travel community. We can post your pet's travel on our blog so other pet owners can learn from your experience! Thank you for sharing.
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