Make arrangements for transporting pets:
Cats and Dogs
dogs can be taken in your car. If you do this, remember to take
along the following items:
for letting your pet out of the car.
or sheets to keep your car clean.
are moving a long distance away, check ahead to see if the hotels
where you are staying allows pets.
on the animal's temperament and size, it might be better to have
your pet shipped by air. Be sure to check if your destination
has any local requirements or restrictions on animals. Shipping
Pets by Air
Shipping Pets by Air
your pet shipped by air:
someone meet your pet at the destination airport and take care
of it until you arrive. Sometimes kennels can make these arrangements
are flying to your new destination, your cat or dog can ride
in the baggage compartment. You may need the following items:
certificate. Obtain this from your veterinarian.
container. Airlines may have special containers available,
or you can use your own as long as it complies with airline
Your vet can provide tranquilizers to be given to your pet
immediately before going to the airport.
scent. Your pet can be comforted by having a piece of cloth
with your scent on it.
birds, and other small animals can easily be transported in
your car. To help keep the animals calm and quiet, cover cages
with a cloth. Also, make sure they have food and water available.
- It can be very impractical and risky to move fish. Check
with your local pet store for recommendations on moving your
specific type of fish.
up pet food, so that there is less to pack and possibly spoil.