Follow these tips and feel good about bringing your pup on that next vacation.Get Your Pup Accustomed To The Crate Every pup that goes on an airplane (whether as carry-on or cargo) is required to be contained within an appropriately-sized kennel.
By Yahaira Cespedes If your life includes pets, then you know that making travel plans (whether for business or pleasure) includes deciding whether to take them with you or leave them in the care of a sitter or boarding facility.
In fact, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) states that sedating pets for air travel can be fatal.
Sedation is the most frequent cause of animal incidents during transport as many animals react negatively/abnormally to sedation and not much is known about the side effects of sedatives combined with high altitude and/or higher stress levels.
If these were my dogs, they would be in the cab with me, even if that makes it crowded! It contains a smell that calms dogs, but is not a drug and is perfectly safe. It is composed of a protein extract from a milk product and a soy product plus a few other things.
It seems to work great for dogs that have to travel, calming them safely.