Hard-Shell Pet Carriers
If you are looking for extra durability, hard-shell pet carriers are a good choice because of their ruggedness. Many times, it's just a matter of personal preference, but some people like hard-shell pet carriers because they are easier to clean than soft-sided pet carriers, and they offer a little added protection because of their stronger shell. If you're traveling with your pet on an airplane and your pet is too large to fit in a soft-sided carrier or a hard-shell pet carrier under the seat, such as the Petmate Cabin Kennel Pet Carrier, an airline-approved, hard-shell pet carrier is the answer to offer comfort and safety in the cargo area. They're also a good choice for quick jaunts across town or traveling with your pet in the car on longer road trips.
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Q. When traveling with our 13-year-old male tabby, we normally seclude him in the rear bath of our motorhome with litter box, water and food. He also has a hammock bed but no windows, just a skylight. Bottom line - would he be better off in a carrier up forward with us? -- William C., Winston, GA
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From: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
To: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pet: Jenny (Fox Terrier and Lhasa Apso Cross breed, 9 yrs, 8 kg)
Q. Hi PetRelocation,
Can my dog travel with me in cabin? If so, please do recommend an airline for me to travel along with my dog from Chennai, TN, India to Toronto, ON, Canada.
Also provide me with the list of requirements according to Canadian Food Inspection Agency. I haven't maintained the vaccination card though my dog has had regular vaccinations. Can I provide the No Objection Certificate alone? I also don't feel comfortable with my dog travelling in cargo since she is already 9 years old.