03 June 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Is Flying With Your Small Dog Worth It?

Airline travel with your dog may or may not be a good idea. Photo courtesy  861d420bc92530ecdf4bf8423f93f980, Flickr Follow Me on Pinterest

Airline travel with your dog may or may not be a good idea. Photo courtesy 861d420bc92530ecdf4bf8423f93f980, Flickr

“Let’s go places! Woof!”

If you are planning a summer trip this season then you may also want to take your fur baby(s) with you. But is flying with your small dog worth it? Here are several tips to keep in mind before making your plans. Sometimes it is better to keep them at home with a pet sitter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is Flying With Your Small Dog Worth It?

Traveling with Mittens the cat, Duke the dog, Archibald the aardvark can be an adventure and many airlines are happy to transport your pets, but not all will and it can be pricy. Check out these tips to insure a successful travel experience for both pet and pocketbook. And don’t miss the video below!

7 Things to Know before Flying with Pets

Step 1 for flying with pets: Find a cheap flight

This information applies to common pets; the rules are different for guide dogs and service animals and you can find more on the airline websites. In fact, check your carrier’s site for pet travel regulations in general before making travel plans because airlines can change their rules with little if any notice.

  1. Pet travel isn’t freeRead more about Dog Travel in 7 Things to Know before Flying with Pets here.

When asking the question, is flying with your small dog worth it, consider the cost, preparation time, their health, and how long the trip is going to take. Depending on the airline there are different regulations that are in place, especially if the flight is overseas. To read more about traveling with your dog, visit our travel page.

Do you take your dog(s) with you when flying?

Why or why not?

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