tips for traveling with pets
Making the case
Note the baggage of your dog. It can not
Tab collar and
Jars for food and water
Medication that usually take the dog, in addition to specific remedies
prescribed by the veterinarian for exceptional cases, such as sickness
during the trip. In the case of Kristal, the vet recommended Dramamine,
which did not have to be used.
number of a doctor in the city where they are going to cases of emergency.
In the case of Kristal, the vet who attended to during your stay in Rio
de Janeiro was the dr. Cláudia Dantas, Barravet Veterinary Clinic.
If you do not know a vet in town where you travel, ask your veterinarian
for a suggestion of confidence.
With or without your pet?
holiday or on business, in our travels sometimes took our cat. Sometimes
it does not and we must leave it to the care of someone. Both decisions
require some care before you set foot on the road or airplane.
will, my cat is. What to do for him and you stay safe, quiet (a)?
cats do not like traveling, and very homemade. Therefore, it is often
not a good idea to take them with you on vacation.
If you plan to be out one day to another, we must take some steps for
your cat to be well cared for. Get help from a neighbor or relative to
come to your house at least once a day. Another alternative is to leave
him in a hotel or cattery for cats, especially if your trip is last longer.
Check out the site to see if the plant is the standard you expect. To
alleviate the stress of changing environment, it is advisable that you
take the "walk", the food and his toys.
also that these hotels require that cats are to be hosted with the vaccination
days. Some hotels also require the application of preventive treatment
against fleas and ticks. Remember to leave your contact to the vet or
cattery hotel in the event of an emergency.
together. What do I need to know to travel with my cat?
Pets will not poke his head in comic books, do not keep asking every 2
minutes "we're coming?" Or pour juice in the back seat, but
also have specific needs during travel, so planning is important. These
tips give you that Merial may help you see if your cat is ready to go
just around the corner or travel around the world.
- First check if the traffic is allowed cats in transport medium to be
- If you are traveling to Brazil, as a precaution, write down the name
of a veterinarian at the destination. Simply click on Faro Fino. the online
guide to services for Merial
- Check with your veterinarian that the vaccination records of your cat
is up and ask him advice on how to reassure your cat on longer trips and
- Familiarize your cat with the crate so he feels at home and safe.
- During the trip the way, try stopping places where animals are welcome.
- Try not to feed the cat for about six hours before the trip to minimize
the chances of sickness in a car or airplane.
you need to take
Depending on the type of transport and length of trip, consider taking
the favorite toy for your cat. It should also take cleaning articles (including
shovel and plastic bags), air cleaner and clean the carpet, food and treats,
food and water bowl, spoon, can opener, articles to comb the hair, family
bed or mattress.
When you travel, you use a tag on luggage with your name, address and
contact information in case of loss, no? Cats should also always use an
ID with name and contact information of the owner. Furthermore, it is
important that this identification showing that your cat is vaccinated
and comfort in the car
- Even cats can become very quiet usually agitated when transported. Always
use a secure shipping box and with good ventilation lined with newspaper.
The ideal is that it has an opening on the top instead of at the end,
it is much easier to take such a scaredy cat box, lifting it.
Remember that, as a passenger, the cats could get hurt seriously and even
fatally, in accidents even with the car at low speed. Use a crate or a
safety belt fit for animals. There are various types of belts for cats
on the market.
When parking, look for a shady spot. Do not leave your cat alone in the
car, even if only for a few minutes. Unaccompanied animals can be stolen
or even panic when they see themselves in unfamiliar environments. And
never leave your cat in the car at high temperatures; few minutes are
enough to make the car look so hot as to cause heat stroke and dehydration.
Low temperatures can lead to a drop in temperature (hypothermia), especially
in cats too old or too new.
On the charts, alternate with the other passengers so that your cat is
always in somebody's company. Open up the windows to let in fresh air,
but not much, but he can leave!
and comfort on the plane
Take all the arrangements well in advance in case of travel by plane in
cats and confirm the 24 to 48 hours before the flight. The Ministry of
Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, through the Office of Animal Health,
specifies procedures for domestic and international transit of animals
and the airlines require specific documentation on the health of the animal.
The airlines allow small pets can travel in the passenger compartment
if the kennel to meet the specifications board, or else you can buy it
directly from the airline. Consult the airline to check standards and
specific tariffs. This information is provided on the websites of airlines.
your cat is traveling as cargo, be sure to put a label with the target
location and contact details, and instructions on providing food and water.
Plates of food and water should be fixed in the shipping box. Possibly
you'll have to send your cat in the area of air freight terminal, and
having to submit any documentation of health. Give preference to direct
flights, or no scale.
during the trip
Traveling with a pet makes the trip a little longer. Try to keep the walks
and food he is accustomed. Know that even peaceful cats can misbehave
in strange environments. Bring documentation on cat health, including
a certificate of rabies vaccination. Campgrounds and hotels that accept
pets may require the submission of these documents.
In case of international travel, make sure your cat meets all the standards
required by the Office of Animal Health which controls and directs the
activities of import and export of animals in Brazil. More information
can be found at the Department of Agricultural Management Surveillance
http://www.dfasp.gov.br/ssa/index.htm. Also check with the embassy or
consulate the specific requirements of each country of destination for