Travelling by air - Traveller's Checklist

Consult with your veterinarian
  • General health check
  • Current vaccinations - copy of records
  • Current medication/s
Check for veterinarian in destination area
  • Regular veterinarian address, phone, directions
  • Emergency veterinarian address, phone, directions
Confirm identification details current
  • Pet tag
  • Microchip
  • Vaccination and other medical records
  • Medications
  • Leashes, harnesses
  • Toys
  • Food/water
  • Dishes
  • Bedding/towels/poo-bags
  • Grooming equipment
For international travellers
  • Contact Vetwest as soon as you know you are travelling
  • Contact a pet transport company
On day of departure
  • Contact airline to confirm flight
  • Feed 4-6 hours prior to leaving for airport
  • Walk before placing in crate


Pet library topic(s): 
The pet owner

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