Start Sedating cats for airline travel

Sedating cats for airline travel

It’s also a good idea to have a record of your dog’s flight reservation on you.

It’s not pretty, or particularly nice smelling, but it’s SO nice to be able to give my dog a chance to walk around a little and go to the bathroom in the middle of a long itinerary. Check out Dog Jaunt for information about pet relief areas in airports all over the country, as well as lots of useful info about traveling with pets in general.

Keep the rest of your carry-on baggage light — your pet’s carrier will take the place of your larger carry-on item, so everything else needs to fit in your “personal item” (such as a purse, backpack, or laptop bag).

(My dog had a number of trips on the subway in her carrier before her first flight, going to fun places like the park or obedience class, so she had already built up positive associations with it).