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Updates to EU regulations and Alaska Airlines

It's our job is to keep our customers informed of the ever changing regulations and policies with respect to pet travel.  Here are a couple changes that will have a pretty broad impact. EU REGLUATION CHANGES AND IMPACT One big change sneaking up on us quietly, which is under great debate, is the new regulations [...]

By | 2014-11-14T00:29:20+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Updates to EU regulations and Alaska Airlines

Are you traveling to Barbados or another rabies free country?

Regulations are constantly changing especially to those countries which are considered rabies free.   Some of those countries will only allow pets to enter the country if they came from a rabies free country and lived there for the past 6 months, were transferred through a rabies free country, titer testing may be required, consulate certification [...]

By | 2014-08-18T17:48:56+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you traveling to Barbados or another rabies free country?

Effective August 11, 2014 CDC is enforcing rabies guidelines for pets coming into the US

The CDC has always had these guidelines, but made many more exceptions for pets entering the US that were younger than 16 weeks.   Well it seems now, they have changed their minds about this with very little warning to the general public.   We have had some very upset calls from people wanting to import puppies [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Effective August 11, 2014 CDC is enforcing rabies guidelines for pets coming into the US

New Airline reporting requirements, are they enough?

Alright, while reading the airline death and injury reports for your furry friends makes me sad to think than any of the animals were injured or didn't make it to their final destination, I am a fan of the new reporting requirements from the Department of Transportation (DOT).  While many of the major airlines that [...]

By | 2014-07-24T18:51:23+00:00 July 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Airline reporting requirements, are they enough?

Watching the Fireworks on the 4th of July and what do I see, but a little bitty doggy scurrying away from me!

My family and I sans pets were sitting waiting for the firework display.  All around me I see several families with their furry friends.  I am thinking to myself, wow, my dog would not be happy with me if I took her to see the fireworks.  Way too loud and too many people!  At any [...]

By | 2014-07-09T02:15:36+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Watching the Fireworks on the 4th of July and what do I see, but a little bitty doggy scurrying away from me!

Scam Alert!!!

Don't be the next victim.  Pet scammers are out there.  If you are looking for a pet online, it is a great resource, but don't get too excited or attached because this is what scammers hope for in order to take advantage of you!  The scammers will do anything to get their hands on your [...]

By | 2014-04-23T15:28:15+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Scam Alert!!!

Traveling With Pets In Cabin

You can travel with pets in cabin both domestically and internationally (mostly dogs and cats, but some airlines allow birds and rabbits).  When traveling with small animals in cabin here are a few tips --In cabin travel will cost between $95-$200 depending on where you are going and who you are flying --Always call ahead or [...]

By | 2017-03-29T21:13:57+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Traveling With Pets In Cabin