Rather than having the fur flying, why not take the fur flying? The secret to successful flying lies in the pre-flight effort you put in.

Some pets accompany their owners everywhere. Handbag dogs are one such group. Other owners have their favorite animal snuggled on a shoulder, a rat perhaps, or other rodent-companion. The rest of us restrict ferrying our pets to vacation time. The other unavoidable pet journey takes place when there is a house move.

Road or Air?

Where distances are great, road travel is probably not best for pets. Endless hours cooped up, with only very brief stops for calls of nature, are almost as fraught with pets as they are with children. And haven’t you sometimes felt sorry for your pets having to listen at close quarters to their human ‘pack’ loudly bickering for mile after mile? Rather than having the fur flying, why not take the fur flying?

In fact, looked at one way, having your pet on board the plane you’re on might be a possible cure for flying nerves. Worrying about the possible trauma of take-off and landing for the little creature could be a great antidote, taking your mind off your own misgivings. There is a certain type of pawssenger (get it?), therefore, that really is more stressed than you.

Do The Groundwork

The secret to successful flying lies in the pre-flight effort you put in. Check out more than one airline, if at all feasible. American Airlines and KLM get good reports from the pet-friendly …

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