Category Archives: Other Travel Tips

Additional Pet Travel Tips

Approved or Banned Pet Carriers and Kennels Reviews Reports

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WHAT is a Airline Approved Pet Carrier or Kennel? Read our Unbiased Reports and Reviews on some of the Top Selling “Airline Approved” Pet Carriers & Kennels

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IATA LAR CR #82 crate

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NEW Stricter airline rules for transporting or traveling with dog breeds classified as fighting or aggressive has many pet parents scrambling for information and assistance in understanding what this might mean for them and their traveling furry friends. To start this Post I’ll First discuss the specific rule and what it actually means:  IATA LAR CR-82, which consist of a few unfamiliar abbreviations that seem confusing but are actually  quite simple. IATA: stands for International Air Transport Association The trade association for the world’s airlines LAR: stands for Live Animal Regulations The Airline Manual written by IATA that sets forth the rules and requirements in regard to transporting  1000’s of […]

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Airline Pet Carrier Bags, Safety Features – Details

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Getting ready to shop for a new Airline Pet Carrier Bag  for your in cabin airline traveling pet Dog or Cat? Then you might want to read our latest post detailing what new safety features are available and how exactly they work to keep your airline traveling pets safer. In this post we will examine some of the NEWEST State of the Art Pet Airline Carriers Features in Detail. Locking Zipper Closures: Small clasps on airline pet carrier bags that keep zipper pulls together thus keeping the zipper door closed while pet is inside. These clasp create a pet proof lock NOT a people proof lock. This keeps pets locked in […]

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Pet Bed – Pet Carrier – Car Seat by Snoozaroo®

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Price:ON SALE Brand:Snoozaroo® Weight1.50 LBS Snoozaroo® Pet Bed Includes: Pet Bed Shoulder Strap Safety Tether Lead   Product Description Our NEW Snoozaroo® Pet Bed, Pet Carrier, Car Seat in ONE. The Snoozaroo is a perfect bed for your traveling cats, dogs, puppies or kittens. It’s the only soft pett bed that when lifted automatically stretches into a pet carrier pouch. Our pet beds are Made in the USA out of the highest quality materials. They are covered with soft plush Faux Fur and 100% machine washable. You can wash whenever and as often as needed and they are guaranteed to still look and feel great for years.  The Snoozaroo® Pet Bed […]

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Planning on Traveling with Pets

Planning on Traveling With a Pet? How to Prepare them, Ready for the Journey Ahead. If you enjoy traveling with your four-legged companion, you’ve come to the right place. Today, many hotels, traveling facilities and destinations welcome pets who travel, and if you are considering a trip with your pet, here are some travel tips that will make your trip much safer and more fun for you and your furry friend. First and foremost is a vet check-up. Have your vet issue a health certificate stating that Tilly or Spot are able to travel, and that all vaccinations are up to date – in particular, distemper, rabies and bordatella, which […]

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Cat Harness Leash Choosing – Training

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Step 1. Pick a Harness:  When picking a harness for a cat you will want keep in mind your intended use like walks in the backyard or park, trips to the vet or traveling cross country in car or on airplane. Some other things to consider are style, material and features. Styles: Some of the most popular styles are vest, jacket, figure 8, traditional, figure H and step- in. Materials:  Options include quilted cloth, polyester mesh, leather, nylon strap, nylon cord or a combination of these materials. Features: Such as reflective strips, D-rings, metal buckles, plastic release buckles, Velcro closures and adjustable slides     Step 2. Pick a Leash: […]

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Pet Inside Cargo – Baggage Area of Plane

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Undercover agents gives us a real look into what happens in the cargo areas of an Airplane while pets are on board traveling. I love this video and wanted to share to those getting ready to travel. We all wanted to see the way they are loaded and what the area inside the belly of the plane looks like. This video is very insightful and I hope you find helpful. A REAL MUST SEE!

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Airline Kennels Safety Features-Details

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Getting ready to shop for a new Dog Airline Kennel, Carrier or Crate? Then you might want to read our latest post detailing what new safety features are available and how exactly they work to keep your airline traveling pets safer. In this post we will examine some of the NEWEST State of the Art Dog Airline Kennels and Crates Safety Features in Detail.   Pre-Drilled Cable Tie Holes: These 4 small holes are used to secure the kennel door during your pets flight. This is the most effective yet simplest feature ever added to dog kennels. This recent feature has literally saved countless pet’s lives. How they work is […]

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Pet Airline Injury Death due to Improperly installed cable ties

Continental Airline CO flight #12 Honolulu to Los Angeles Cat – Dom short hair – Male /age approx 5 yrs June 25, 2011 Male / Name: “Koohi” Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Koohi was on his way to the aircraft in Honolulu when he managed to escape his crate. It was zip tied but not on all four sides of door, he still was able to push the door out enough to squeeze through the top. Koohi was found 3 days later lying deceased on airport property. Description of the Cause of the Incident: Koohi escaped his crate and was loose within the secure area of the […]

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Building a Custom – Wood Pet Shipping Crate

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So you’re relocating overseas and your Giant Sized Dog ( Great Dane, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound )  is way too Large for a traditional plastic travel Kennel even with a height extension kit, now what? The next step might be to look into a custom made pet shipping crate. But, Where should you start and What option are available? BUYing a Custom Dog Crate: You can custom order your dog a crate from a professional pet shipper who sells and builds wood dog shipping crates to fit any size dog. Or you can purchase a Ready to Assemble wood crate from Pet Travel Vendors such as CR8-2Fly. The advantages are […]

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