8 Tips You Must Know When Traveling By Your Pet by Air

8 Tips You Must Know When Traveling With Your Pet by Air

Nothing beats a new adventure. To make it even better, take your favorite furry friend along. You will both enjoy the new sights, sounds and smells that await you. Here are a few tips to make your trip easier, when traveling by air with your small pet.

Plan Ahead

You will need to check with the airline to ensure they allow pets in the main cabin of the aircraft. You will be required to make a separate reservation for your pet. The cost per pet will range from $70-$125 each way. Most airlines have a limit regarding the number of pets they allow, in the main cabin, on each flight. So reserve your pet’s flight when you book your own.

Pet Carrier

You will need an airline approved pet carrier for your little companion. Airline approved carriers are designed to fit under the seat in front of you. However, many isle seats will not be large enough to accommodate a pet carrier. Go to your airlines website for more information on acceptable carriers and carrier dimensions. Your pet needs to be comfortable and have the available space to stand and turn around inside the carrier. In the weeks prior to your trip, work with your pet to get them comfortable with their carrier. Including familiar items like a toy and blanket are good idea. Just be sure the items you put in the carrier are not too bulky. Please be aware, a pet carrier is considered a piece of carry-on luggage. Most airlines only allow two pieces of carry on luggage per passenger.

Heath Certificate

Most airlines require a current health certificate from your veterinarian. This means your pet must be in good health and be up to date on all their shots. A current health certificate is one that …

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Dog Care Equipment to Keep Your Home Clean

Dog Care Equipment to Keep Your Home Clean

If you have a dog with a lot of fur, you know how big a nightmare you can feel after the dog comes out of the cage. You can clean, sweep, and vacuum the house one day only to find hair tufts all over the next place.

The problem is you are not being preemptive; You react after the fact. Instead, you need to learn how to use some dog grooming gear to be a little more proactive to keep your hair from touching the floor.

Brushing

One of the first and easiest ways to remove hair from your dog, at least hair loss is to brush it regularly. Most dogs, if you start them young, love the brush process. It’s your concern and it generally feels good to have a brush running down their skin. If you get a good brush as part of your dog’s care supplies, it will catch the hair loss, you can pull a handful of hair from the brush every day instead of having to sweep, mop, or suck it from the floor.

You might even want to make this part of your daily ritual. Make sure your dog knows that right before breakfast or right before dinner, you will have a tooth brushing session and as soon as it’s finished he will get a snack and dinner or morning. He will wait, perhaps by brushing his mouth, every day.

Bath

How much bathing your dog should have is different from his dog. Some dogs have more sensitive skin that is not intended to be washed like other dogs. But bathing is one way to make a lot of hair fall out of the dog and get rid of dirt and hair that sticks to that hair which can cause various problems including allergies …

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