Category: Dog Travel Tips

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Review of Steady Care Medical’s Emotional Support Animal Letter for Flying

As you now know, I recently took my dog Chelsea on her first plane ride. Before leaving, I had to acquire an emotional support animal letter for flying and have a medical professional fill out a form given to me directly by the airline. This is a new requirement for many airlines which allow you to bring emotional support animals and service animals on flights.

Of course, I waited until the very last minute and needed to find a doctor online who offered a 24-hour turnaround. I also didn’t want to get screwed over by paying for an ESA letter only to learn that it’s not legitimate once I got to the airport. Apparently, that’s a common problem with these kinds of services.

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11 Tips For Flying With Your Pup

I recently took Chelsea on her first flight, and like the crazy dog mom I am, it took me weeks to prepare for our trip. It took me several years to even consider flying with my pup, so I wanted to make sure she was safe and comfortable. Chelsea is a short-nosed dog, which can lead to a whole different set of issues while flying, so it’s safe to say I did a ton of research prior to our flight and I’m ready to share them with you here!

Follow these tips when flying with your pup to ensure they have a safe and comfortable trip.

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Dog Travel Checklist And Packing Tips For Backpacking Trips

When you’re planning to go on a backpacking trip with your dog, it doesn’t make sense to pack as much as you might for other types of travel. Unless you’re taking a car with you on your trip, you’re going to have to narrow down what you pack quite a bit. Having the limited space available, even when using the largest travel bags, means having to leave some of your pup’s favorite toys at home.

Here’s the ultimate checklist followed by a collection of dog travel tips for your backpacking trip with your pup.

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