Emirates does not permit any pets to travel in the cabin of their aircraft.
Your pet must travel in an IATA compliant sturdy pet crate with a pet pad or shredded newspaper on the bottom of the crate. Hard plastic crates that clip together with plastic clips do not offer the highest amount of security for your pet. should be used to fasten the top and bottom halves of the crate together. Click here for .
Purchase your crate well in advance so your pet can get used to it before the actual day of the flight. The US Department of Transportation reminds travelers that in addition to USDA regulations, each individual airline also has its own policies regarding pets. Owners should consult with their carriers prior to departure to make sure their crates and paperwork are in order. Finally, the American Veterinary Medical Association states that you should not give your pet solid food during the six-hour window leading up to the flight. Only water should be consumed, and pets should be given the chance to relieve themselves before the boarding process begins. Owners should also avoid pet sedation unless instructed otherwise by a veterinarian, as this could lead to health problems.
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If your dog or cat will be flying in the cargo hold of an airplane, then the pet crate it will travel in will be subject to International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations for the transport of live animals.Your pet crate must be well constructed and able to withstand freight activities. Your dog or cat is most at risk during travel if your crate is damaged allowing your pet to escape.Your crate must be a closed container made of fiberglass, metal, rigid plastic, solid wood or plywood. This article will address rigid, plastic pet crates only. The specs for wooden crates depend on the animal being transported.Andres – Ontario province will not accept your dog’s breed. Toronto city also has banned it. Montreal has dangerous dog legislation that is currently been delayed. We are not aware of other laws in Canada. Many airlines will not accept your dog or require that it travel in a metal crate. Before booking your flight, you should discuss your pet’s breed with the airlines. PhilThe floor of the crate must be clean, leak-proof and solid. Absorbent bedding such as a must be provided. Pet owners should be aware of restrictions imposed on their destination country – straw, litter or wood chips are not advisable. Wheels must be disabled or removed prior to check-in.Pet air travel always has quite a few exceptions. Even if you have two small dogs you'd like to ship in the same carrier, the airline could reject the pets if they feel there is not sufficient ventilation or not enough room to move around within the crate. Another issue can be your own pet's safety. Sometimes even pets who are best friends can, when put in close quarters in stressful situations, turn on each other. We do not allow any of our clients' pets to travel in the same container unless they are small enough to be separated by a partition (for example: mice).