Safe Tips to Ship Your Dogs by Air
Taking your dogs with you while you move to other locations by air travel is amusing. But it’s not simple as you think. Shipping dogs by air concerns various rules for transport, feeding, health and safety.
You are subjected to submit the documentations to the airline authorities 10 days before the flight. Also the health and vaccination certificates are required to ensure the safety of your pet. You are not allowed to carry a puppy of 8 weeks old by air. Also injured, aggressive and elderly pets are not permitted to fly; instead only healthy dogs are accepted.
You need to buy a large kennel that fits your dog well. Your pet should be able to sit, stand, play and sleep comfortably in the kennel. If you wish to carry the dog with you inside the cabin, then the kennel should be appropriate to fit under the seat. But this is applicable for small dogs only. Along with the kennel, you should take the essential supplies like food for your dog, a water dish, ice and leash. For safety requirements and identification, you should strictly take the collar, Identification tags and recent photo of your dog.
You need to take in to account some basic things concerning your arrival at the airport. Most airlines recommend arriving not much earlier as your dog will be staying for long in the cargo till the take off. Arriving three hours earlier will be convenient so that you can spend your time processing the pet in the cargo. Booking a front window seat of the plane will help you have a clear view of loading and unloading of your pet dog. Also you can get off the plane first and get back to your pet quickly.
You can give some tips about feeding requirements to the employee who takes care of your dog. This can help you ensure extra care when shipping dogs by air.