If you’re planning on taking your pet on one of your future flights remember to check with your airline well ahead of time. The dimensions of the airline approved pet carrier isn’t the only consideration; There are legal guidelines related to pet travel, plus every airline has specific requirements.
For example most airlines say the pet has to be at least eight weeks old and weaned. An airline may also ask for a current health certificate, issued by the veterinarian (many require one that has been issued within the last 10 days); this document should show that vaccinations are up to date and that your pet is in good health. Continue reading
I remember when shopping for a pet taxi meant coming home with a hard plastic box, so to speak, with a handle, hinged metal door and air holes throughout. That’s not the case anymore. With all the stylish pet carriers available there are plenty of options available from designer to sporty options. People are able to choose a pet carrier that better fits their lifestyle and the specific use. Pets are also allowed more places so they have been traveling both long and short distances more and more and having the right carrier can make all the difference. Continue reading
In the category of luxury pet carriers Sleepypod pet carriers are hard to beat. They have some unique features that will make you and your pet feel pampered. The interior of these pet carriers are plush, comfy and easy to clean. Sleepypod pet carriers come with a soft, cozy foam padding, but they also include a water resistant liner.
The round design not only has a distinct look, but it also contours to your pet’s body. The pet carrier is designed in a way that allows your pet to spread out and sleep in the way that’s most comfortable. Continue reading
The company known as Pet Fly’s developed because the owner of the company saw a big gap in the choices for pet carriers. She wasn’t happy with the choices of travel pet carriers that were commonly available so she decided to bridge that gap. She saw either low end pet carriers or ridiculously high priced stylish pet carriers. There was a lack of something in between that was fun but that also had a good design. She filled this gap with fun, quality pet carriers at a reasonable price and now she has expanded her line to other products as well.
A variety of stylish pet carriers have become more popular in recent years, but pet totes may be some of the more fun ones for small pets. Keep in mind these types of pet carriers aren’t a good choice for taking your scared pet to the vet. For this an enclosed pet carrier is often best. Pet carrier totes are better for the relaxed pet who frequently travels with you and who is comfortable being carried around like this.
There are some features you should look for as you are shopping for a pet carrier tote. The features you need will vary slightly based on your pet and what you are using it for, but there are a few common features any pet tote should have. Continue reading
Why buy a luxury pet carrier? Well, there are lots of reasons but most importantly because our pets are an important part of our lives. In fact surveys by the Delta Society, a Washington state group that studies the bond between humans and animals, show that people think of their cats, dogs and birds as family members. A survey by the American Animal Hospital Association showed that 56 percent of pet people surveyed were willing to risk their own lives for their pets and 64 percent were confident their pet would come to their rescue Continue reading
Cat strollers are good if your cat likes to be outside and is comfortable outdoors, but you haven’t been able to leash train her. They allow you to take your cat for walks or to the park with you while keeping her safe from traffic, other pets or from darting off and getting lost.
Dog strollers work well for older pets who can’t walk as far anymore or smaller pets when going on a long walk. They can help keep your dog safe from traffic and other pets. But it’s also easy to let your pet out of the dog stroller in case he wants to play with other dogs or walk on his own for a while. Continue reading
Many drivers are in the habit of putting infants and children in car seats or safety belts, so buckling up pets seems like a logical next step. Although it is gaining popularity, safety belts for pets hasn’t become very common… at least not yet.
One of the main reasons advocates say it’s important to safely buckle your pet is because during an accident a pet can be thrown within the car and not only injure itself but other people in the car. Or they may jump from the car and dart into traffic, causing another dangerous scenario. Continue reading