“Make pet travel safety a priority.
In observance of National Pet Travel Safety Day on January 2, offer your clients a few tips on traveling safely with their pets.
Planes, trains, or automobiles?
In a pet passenger survey conducted by AAA and Kurgo, 56% of dog owners reported driving with their dog in a vehicle on a monthly basis. Of those respondents, 29% admitted to being distracted by the actions of uncrated pets.
The rules for traveling by car are simple; it is safer for everyone when animals are crated in the back seat of a moving vehicle. Long trips require frequent stops for stretching and bathroom breaks, and animals should never leave the vehicle without a collar, ID tag, and leash. Recommend traveling with another person to help with any pet needs along the way.
For clients who plan to travel by air, there are more details to consider. According to The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), traveling by plane can be very risky for a pet. Driving is always a better option, but when flying is necessary, suggest the following:” – Click Here to Continue Reading on Henry Schein Animal Health
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