Whether Fido is joining you on a holiday getaway, a trip to see family or you are moving to a new part of the world, travelling with a pet takes some care and consideration. With many hotels offering pet-approved packages, it is now easier than ever to make your pet’s bucket list come true too. To help your furry friend make the trip, happy and healthy, we bring you these top 10 pet travel tips from The ARK Pet Oasis, a multi-purpose animal airport handling and cargo facility and quarantine center at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Have an extra copy of your pet’s veterinary documents.
Microchip and register your pet, with all important information on a tag attached to collar.
Bring an extra collar and leash along.
Pack a first aid kit for your pet.
Research pet friendly hotels before making traveling plans.
Use direct flights if possible and travel on non-peak flights.
Keep a current photo of your pet in case s/he gets lost.
Always keep calm around your pet so it does not sense your stress or anxiety.
Use a pheromone collar or spray to de-stress and calm.
Pack all of your pet’s medication needed for trip duration.
The ARK Pet Oasis is a central resource available to all airlines, pet shippers and pet parents, servicing the needs and promoting the welfare of companion animals traveling as live cargo.