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How to Keep Your Dog Out of Trouble When Moving to Hong Kong

There is one thing you can always count on when you move to another country – any country – the rules are different from those ...

Is it Safe to Move My Cat to Singapore?

What better way to get a new perspective than to move to a foreign country? Here at Starwood, one of the questions we hear ...

How to Find a Vet When Moving Abroad with Pets

Moving abroad with pets in tow has become a common occurrence. Whether you’re relocating for your job or simply to get a new ...

What Cat Medications Do I Need To Bring When Moving Abroad?

If you’re moving abroad, the only cat medications you’ll need to bring with you are the ones your kitty takes for some chronic ...

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to Expat Life

If your entire family is moving to another country, there are so many things to think about and take care of. It’s an exciting ...
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10 Tips To Help Your Pet Adjust To Their New Home

Moving is a big deal, even more so if your family includes pets. You can’t just pack up your belongings, head off to your new ...

How to Find Dog-Friendly Housing in London

If you're moving to London and taking your beloved pooch with you, you're probably wondering where you'll live and how to find ...

How To Help Your Dog Adjust To Living In An Apartment

Are you currently living in an apartment and considering adopting a dog? Or maybe you and your dog are moving from a home with ...

Beware of Kitten and Puppy Scams!

It’s bad enough when con artists and criminals steal your money, but when they steal your heart, too, that’s truly ...

5 Essential Tips to Make Moving with Multiple Pets a Breeze

Moving into a new home is already such a stressful process, but moving with pets can create even more bumps in the road. Pets ...

Starwood Animal Transport is Now Starwood Pet Travel

We have some exciting news!! Starwood Animal Transport is now Starwood Pet Travel! We are proud to be part of the Starwood ...

Tips for a Fun (and Safe) Time at the Beach with Your Dog

Whether you’re taking the holiday of a lifetime to tour European beaches with your dog, or you’re enjoying the sand and surf ...

How to Get Your Pet Acclimated to Their Crate

Every cat and dog that travels by airplane must travel in an airline-approved carrier. The type of travel carrier required ...

Pet Policies For Pet-Friendly Airlines

The pet policies for major airlines can vary based on a variety of factors including your destination, the weather, the size ...

Insider’s Guide to Relocating Your Pet

  Introduction  Planning a relocation overseas with your pet sounds exciting – and it will be, once you get there. But the ...

Emergency Kit For Your Pet

Earthquakes, wildfires, floods, tornadoes and hurricanes, winter storms. It seems that, no matter where you live, there’s ...

What Pet Owners Need To Know About Pet Travel

Trying to figure out what you need to know to arrange pet travel can be a daunting task. If you’re moving and it’s not too ...

3 Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer heat is delightful in many ways, but there is such a thing as too hot. Pets, just like people, can suffer unnecessarily ...

How to Care For Your Pet's Medications While Traveling

It’s not uncommon for dogs and cats to take prescription medications, for chronic or age-related conditions. Giving them their ...

Can My Dog Fly With Their Favorite Toy?

Just as­ Linus, the famous Peanuts comic strip character, loves his blanket, many dogs have a favorite toy. It brings them ...

5 Tips for Picking a Crate to Ship Your Dog

There are a number of pet crates on the market and it can be difficult to choose one. If you're looking for one for home, you ...

Can I Take My Pet On Vacation With Me?

Pets are an important part of our lives. According to the ASCPA, somewhere between 37%-47% of American households have a dog, ...

Pre-Trip Prep Tips For Moving Your Pets

Planning a move is always a complicated project. There’s a lot to think about, and everything has to come together in the ...

How To Get A Country-Specific Import Permit For Pets

If you and your pets will be traveling to a foreign country, perhaps to complete an international move, your dogs and/or cats ...

Which Pet Friendly Airline Fits Your Needs Best?

  If you’re going to be traveling by air with your dog or cat, chances are you’ll have a choice of airlines. However, booking ...

Keep Your Pet Safe During Air Travel - Follow These 7 Rules

The thing about air travel that most worries pet owners is the fact that you cannot control every detail. It’s likely you’ll ...

How Much Does A Pet Health Certificate Cost?

Along with making a list of all the things you’ll need to do so your pet can travel by air, it’s smart to know what kind of ...

How To Make Your Dog More Comfortable In Their Pet Travel Carrier

 There are different kinds of carriers for pets, designed for different purposes. The carrier you use to bring a puppy to the ...

How To Keep Your Pet Happy During A Move

Dog or cat, a relaxed pet is a happy pet. Unfortunately, if you’re planning a move, you can all look forward to maximum stress ...

U.S. Regulations For Pet Travel

The first question that enters every pet parent’s mind when they consider traveling with their dog or cat is, “will they be ...

What Problems Could I Run Into Traveling With My Pet?

You don’t want to leave home without them, so if you will be traveling, you want your pet to come, too. To plan a successful ...

International Pet Travel Documents And Requirements

It wasn’t difficult to get your own passport. How hard can it be to get travel documents for your pet? A lot more ...

Why Do Airlines Require Health Certificates?

Most airlines require pet health certificates, and the reason is simple. They want to ensure your cat or dog is not a risk - ...

Preparing Your Pet Before A Move

Moving can be exciting, but it’s a lot of work. And if you think you’re frazzled, how do you think the situation looks to your ...

Moving Out Tips For Pet Owners

You cannot escape the fact that moving is a high-stress activity. In many ways, moving out is much worse than moving in. At ...

Pet Travel Myths You Can Forget About

Some people don’t give a second thought to pet travel. Your dog loves to ride around with you, so it seems only natural to ...

The Dos And Don’ts Of Pet Air Travel

Hundreds of thousands of animals travel by air each year, to and from locations all around the world. The incidence of ...

What Kind Of Crate Do I Need To Ship My Dog Or Cat?

If you’re planning a long distance move, it’s likely you’ll have to ship your pets by air. As you start researching how that ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Pets?

At some point in all the excitement of learning you are moving a long way from home – perhaps to a far-away foreign country – ...

What To Know About Flying With An Emotional Support Animal

  You’ve probably heard on the news about incidents on airlines involving emotional support animals. Perhaps you’ve even had a ...

Can My Pet Travel By Train?

We know that pet owners who are moving or just traveling want to take their pets along with them. However, your mode of ...

Summer Treats That are Good for Your Dog

Every pet parent knows you shouldn’t share “people food” with cats and dogs. But let’s get real here. It is impossible to ...

What To Do If You and Your Pet Get Separated

It can happen in an instant. One minute, your dog or cat is nearby, the next, they’re gone. It’s a heart-stopper for any ...

4 Ways To Get Your Cat Prepared For A Move

Every cat owner knows felines don’t like change. Moving is probably #1 on their Most-Hated list. But sometimes moving happens ...

Tips To Help Me Move Overseas With My Pets

One good thing to do when you’re considering moving overseas with pets is to read online forums or blogs written by expats ...

4 Steps To Leaving Your Pet's Fleas Behind When You Move

Your dog or cat has fleas? Oh, dear. This needs to be fixed, and right away, for your pet’s sake as well as yours. If you’re ...

Moving A Pet: Tips For Finding A Pet-Friendly Apartment

Whether you are relocating for a job, taking your family on a long-term adventure or finally realizing your dream of retiring ...

What to Pack When Moving to Hong Kong

So you’re moving to Hong Kong. One of the first challenges families face with an international move is that you cannot take ...

Will My Pet Be Quarantined When Moving From The USA?

Every country around the world has its own set of rules and regulations for people who want to import pets. Naturally, the ...

Tips For Summer Pet Travel

  Depending on where you live, you might be hard-pressed to believe that summer will be here before you can believe it. If ...

What is Good Pet Etiquette in Hong Kong?

Are you moving to Hong Kong? You’ll find it to be very cosmopolitan. In some ways, Hong Kong reflects its British ties, but in ...

Can I Afford To Relocate My Pet When I Move?

Hundreds of thousands of pets - cats and dogs, not to mention an assortment of other small animals – travel with their owners ...

What You Need To Know About Moving A Pet to Dubai

It looks like you will be moving to Dubai. That’s a big change, whether you’re moving from the US or most any other country. ...

What to Expect When You Visit A Vet in Italy

Italians love, love, love their pets. And no wonder – they love all animals. One study showed 65% of folks in France and 75% ...

6 Ways To Get Your Dog Prepared For A Move

When you think of all the things you need to do to prepare for a long distance move, it can make your head swim. You have to ...

What You Need To Know About Moving Your Pet To Germany

The Germans love, love, love dogs. So if you’re moving to Germany and your family includes a canine, you’ll be in good ...

What You Need To Know About Moving A Pet To The UK

If you are planning a move to the UK, the requirements can vary slightly depending on where you are moving from. If you're ...

Road Tripping With Your Dog

If you’re headed out on a road-trip vacation, of course you want to take your dog. They like to have fun, too, and most dogs ...

How To Choose A Pet Shipping Company

Your pets are an integral part of your family. You love them unconditionally and would do anything for them. If you are facing ...

Finding Toys and Treats Your Pet Will Love in London

Who wouldn’t love a chance to go shopping in London? Even the locals know how lucky they are, with plenty to see and buy in ...

Why Are There Such Strict Rules For Moving Pets To A Foreign Country?

If you take your dog to doggie day care – or to the neighborhood dog park – the last thing you want is for someone else’s sick ...

Social Dog Walking Groups in the United Kingdom

If you’re looking for some friendly folks and equally friendly canines to go walk-about with you, the UK is definitely the ...

Benefits Of Using A Pet Transport Company

There are a lot of compelling reasons to use a pet transport company when you’re relocating with your pet. Some of the ...

Should I Tranquilize my Pet for an International Move?

Tranquilizing your much-loved dog or cat before they take flight on an international move sounds like a great idea - in ...

How Can I Make Sure My Pet Is Transported Safely?

Pet transport via airplane is overwhelmingly safe. Statistics collected from mid-2005 through the end of 2012 show the chance ...

5 Tips for Moving to a New Country with a Pet

When it comes to planning an overseas move, there is no such thing as starting too early. There is more to do and think about ...

Things to Consider When Buying or Adopting a Pet for Your Kids

  Adding a pet to your family is a life-changing decision. It can be the start of a long and amazing relationship, unlike any ...

Worthy Pet Causes to Get Involved With

It’s easy to feel a gut-wrenching pain when you read or hear about the plight of defenseless, unwanted pets who are abandoned ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Dogs?

Dogs travel safely on airplanes around the country and around the world, all the time. The safety statistics for pet air ...

Tips For Long Flights With Your Pets

Just as it is for people, taking a very long flight with pets requires a bit more planning than a short-hop flight. These tips ...

Is Air Travel Safe For My Snub-Nosed Dog?

There are several dog breeds that have short, or snub noses - also known as brachycephalic breeds. These include: ...

How Can Pets Be Shipped?

Zoos and other organizations ship all manner of living creatures around the world on a regular basis. For families, though, ...

The Risks of Relocating with Your Pet in the Winter

  An overseas move can happen at any time of the year. If you will be relocating with your pet in the winter, you need to be ...

Moving With Pets - Tips For A Smooth Relocation

Moving with pets is a very different experience than moving people and “stuff.” While the process of organizing your family ...

Things to Do in Dublin with Your Dog

  Moving to a foreign country can be the adventure of a lifetime, but it’s also a lot of work, with a lot of concerns - ...

What You Need to Know About Moving Your Pet to Singapore

  Singapore is a country well-known for having very strict rules about many things and importing pets is one of them. If ...

10 Ways To Help Pets Adjust After A Move

  A long distance move can be tough on everybody, especially pets. They can easily tell big change is happening, but what does ...

How Can I Keep My Pet Out Of Quarantine During An International Move?

  If you’re concerned about the possibility of pet quarantine because you’re moving internationally, learning what is required ...

Relocation Can Be A Stressful Time For Pets, Too

If you think organizing your long-distance move is nerve-wracking, imagine how your pets must feel. At least you can talk to ...

What You Must Know About Moving Your Pet To London

So you’re moving to London. Jolly good. Naturally, you’ll want to take the whole family, including the 4-legged members. How ...

Why Microchips Are Important When Shipping Your Pet

If you will be shipping your pet by air, especially to another country, chances are they will need a microchip because most ...

Cathay Pacific Pet Policy

Here’s what you need to know about pet travel on Cathay Pacific. You can find additional details on the airline’s website, or ...

Is My Pet Healthy Enough For An International Move?

Realistically, making an international move will require your pet to fly. Are they healthy enough for that experience? How can ...

Your Most Common Airline Pet Policy Questions Answered

Airlines around the world transport hundreds of thousands of animals every year. But the animals that matter to you are your ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Cats?

Animal shipping procedures have been created to ensure your cat’s safe travel. However, as a concerned “pet parent,” it is ...

Can I Move My Pet On My Own?

You're probably wondering (and hoping) if you can move your pet on your own. In some cases, this can be possible, but in ...

What Paperwork Do I Need For My Pet’s Relocation?

  A major move is a major undertaking, and pet relocation involves plenty of paperwork. It’s easiest if you’re traveling from ...

4 Biggest Mistakes Pet Owners Make When Shipping A Pet

Hundreds of thousands of pets are shipped each year. Yet pet owners often make mistakes that cause travel plans to go awry. ...

Pets Traveling Together? How to Make Them Comfortable

  We love our pets. So much so, that many families have more than one. Often, more than two. So what happens when your family ...

How Can I Reduce the Stress of an International Move on My Pet?

There’s no question an international move can be stressful – for every member of your family, including your dog or cat. Here ...

Long Distance Moves: Is Driving or Flying Less Stressful for Pets?

Moving is always a stress-inducing event. Long distance moves can be even more stressful, because the logistics are usually ...

Should My Cat Be Sedated for My Cross-Country Relocation?

Every cat owner knows felines can be finicky. And never more so than when it comes to change. They don’t like it, and they ...

Should I Feed My Dog Before Flying? What Else Should I Know?

It seems like a simple question – should you feed your dog prior to their flight? You don’t want them to go hungry, but you ...

Why Choose a Pet Transport Company to Move Your Pet

If you need to move your pet any significant distance, there is one simple reason why you should hire a pet transport company ...

5 Tips to Acclimating Your Pet to their Travel Kennel

Veterinarians and pet travel experts agree: the single-most important thing you can do to help relieve your pet’s anxiety when ...

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Crate Specifications

If you’re planning a long-distance move – across the country or out of the country – your pets will probably be traveling by ...

Air France Pet Policy

Air France welcomes some pets to travel in the passenger cabin, in the hold (what you might call “checked baggage”), or as ...

Air New Zealand Pet Policy

Air New Zealand adheres to the high standards set by the International Air Transport Association when it comes to care and ...

Qantas Pet Policy

The rules for pet travel on Qantas are simple, compared to most other airlines. That’s because you have few options. Service ...

American Airlines Pet Policy

American Airlines has been transporting animals for more than 50 years, so even if your pet is flying for the first time, they ...

British Airways Pet Policy

British Airways takes great pride in their excellent treatment of animals of all kinds. They note they’ve been transporting ...

Lufthansa Pet Policy

One of the first things you learn as you start to research which airlines might be available to transport your family pet to ...

KLM Airline Pet Policy

KLM gives added dimension to the expression “pet friendly.” Their Specialized Live program guarantees that “all live animals ...

Which Airline is the Best for Moving My Pet?

Every pet parent wants the best for their cat or dog, in every way. Pets are treasured, important parts of our lives, so of ...

Is International Air Travel Safe For My Older Pet?

If your family will be moving overseas, it seems obvious that you will want to include your beloved dog or cat. But what if ...

Will My Pet Be Safe On An Airplane?

You may be wondering if your pet will be safe flying on an airplane.  The short answer is: Yes. Thousands of animals are ...

How Much Time is Needed to Plan Your Pet’s Move to Another Country?

Planning any international trip can be a convoluted process. If you’re actually moving with your family to another country, ...

What Are The Different Ways My Pet Can Travel By Plane?

If your pet will be flying on an airplane, there are three potential ways for them to travel: In the cabin with you (depending ...

Puppy Scams: Use Caution When Buying a Puppy

Thinking about buying a puppy?  It’s hard to imagine anything more cuddly and fun than a puppy who will turn into a beloved ...

What to Expect When You Visit A Vet in Dubai

If you’re moving to Dubai for a job relocation and taking your pet, you’re in good company. Dubai is an international business ...

Update on Vaccinations: Asia

If you will be relocating to a country in Asia with your pet, one of the most important tasks on your to-do list will be ...

Don't Tranquilize Your Pet During Air Travel - There's Better Options

Allaying your concerns about pet travel is part of our job here at Starwood. We’re happy to do that because we’re pet owners ...

How to Crate Train Your Pet for Airplane Travel

It may not be something that you’ve thought about, but if you’re planning to relocate at some point or do some plane traveling ...

Your Guide to International and U.S. Airline Pet Shipping Policies

This comprehensive guide contains the most current information available, but it is titled “Keeping Up” for a reason – things ...

Starwood Alert: Puppy Scams on the Rise During the Holidays

For any true pet lover, few things are more reprehensible than puppy scams. Yet, sadly, the Better Business Bureau says ...

Norwegian Air Pet Policies

Norwegian Air may not be one of the world’s most prominent airlines, but if you and your pet are international traveling ...

How to Prepare Your Kids For Your Pet's Overseas Travel

The prospect of overseas travel is almost always exciting. You’re headed on a really great vacation. Or your family is moving ...

How to Know and When to Give Your Pet CPR

It’s a pet parent’s worst nightmare. Your beloved companion collapses. He’s not breathing. You can’t find a pulse. Do you know ...

Ultimate Guide to Relocating Overseas with Flat-Faced Dogs and Cats

Introduction Any overseas relocation that includes family pets will be challenging. Pet travel adds considerably to your to-do ...

Thai Airways Pet Policies

If you and your furry family member are headed to Thailand, you may be considering Thai Airways to get you there. Since every ...

Paperwork Required for Moving Overseas with a Flat-Faced Dog

Every dog who hopes to move overseas with his family needs a passport. Not a little leatherette booklet like his humans use, ...

Ultimate Guide to Pet Travel Carriers

Introduction Dogs and cats who travel on planes must be confined to a pet travel carrier, or “crate.” That makes sense, but ...

Medical Requirements for Moving Overseas With a Flat-Face Dog

Health certification is more than a formality for pets hoping to travel overseas. That’s especially true if your dog is one of ...

Medical Requirements for Moving Overseas with a Flat-Face Cat

Pet parents demand two things when arranging to move their beloved cat overseas – safety and comfort. But we tend to think of ...

Airlines and Flat-Faced Dogs or Cats

Flat-faced dogs and cats now get special attention from airlines. Brachycephalic pets are considered special cases because air ...

Alitalia Airlines Pet Policies

Alitalia – Italy’s official airline – is one of the smaller international carriers that transports pets as well as humans. So ...

Paperwork Required for Moving Overseas with a Flat-Faced Cat

No matter what kind of pet you have or where you’re moving overseas, the will be paperwork. Probably lots of it. Foreign ...

What Travel Conditions are Stressful for my Flat-Faced Dog?

Travel can be stressful for any dog, under the right conditions. Most pups love an interesting adventure, but a long plane ...

Singapore Airlines Pet Policies

Although there are some similarities, every airline has a different set of rules regarding pet travel. If you are moving to ...

What Travel Conditions are Stressful for My Flat- Faced cat?

Pet parents and pet lovers are coming to grips with the fact that flat-faces may be cute, but they also pose serious breathing ...

What is Brachycephaly?

Oh, those adorable flat-faced pets. From tiny tykes such as Shih Tzus and pugs to boxers and mastiffs, we find our canines’ ...

How Does Air Travel Impact My Snub-Nosed or Sick Pet?

  As a pet parent, your Number One priority is your pet’s safety. Hundreds of thousands of animals of every description fly to ...

How to Bring Your Cat When You Move Abroad

Moving to a foreign country means a trip for the entire family, and that includes the four-legged members. Your kitty doesn’t ...

Finding a Vet in France

Vive la France! Here you are, about to move to the land of wine, cheese, and croissants. And your dear Coquette, your ...

JetBlue Airline Pet Policies

Like all pet-friendly airlines, JetBlue strives to make travel safe and comfortable for companion animals. Their underlying ...

What Is Good Pet Etiquette in France?

So you and your pet are moving to France. That’s excellent news. Whether your precious Fifi is a petite, purse-sized poodle or ...

Adjusting to Lisbon with Your Indoor/Outdoor Cat

Many parts of Lisbon are intensely urban, so your high-rise kitty may be limited to your balcony for ventures into the fresh ...

Dog Play Dates in Barcelona

Your dog adores you, we know. And he loves to do anything, and everything, with you. It’s all play to him. But, sometimes, he ...

Finding Dog Walkers in Madrid

Walking your dog is just one of those things you do as a pet parent. It’s good exercise for both of you, and it’s a wonderful ...

Pet Cafes in Munich

Relocating to Germany can be an excellent adventure, for families and their pets. The German people, and most public places, ...

Dog Commands in German

You don’t have to own a German shepherd to teach your dog commands in German! Heck, no. In fact, if your family is relocating ...

Moving-In Tips for Pet Owners Relocating to UK

Getting settled into a new home can be lots of fun, even though it’s definitely a lot of work, too. You get to decide how to ...

Finding a Vet in Ireland

Lots of American expats are living in Ireland these days. Most are there for business, but it’s a lovely country to visit on ...

Petiquette in Germany

Germany isn’t the largest country in the world, but it is quite diverse geographically. You and your dog will have no shortage ...

Poisonous Plants in England

What could be prettier than an English garden? The British are renowned the world over for their love of landscaping, ...

After Brexit: Pet Vaccination Update for the EU

Worried about how the Brexit situation could affect your pet’s journey to the EU? It’s confusing, to be sure. Technically, as ...

Layovers and Transfers for Dogs and Cats at Heathrow Airport

One of the most difficult aspects of planning an international journey for your pet is making appropriate flight reservations. ...

Favorite Dog Beaches in South Africa

Back by popular demand – summer! And what fun-loving dog and his owner aren’t looking forward to a romp on the beach?! If ...

Social Dog Walks in Scotland

Scotland is bonnie, indeed, but you have to get out and about to really appreciate just how lovely the countryside can be. On ...

FAQs for Moving Your Pet Overseas

 Moving your family overseas can seem daunting enough, but what do you when your family includes pets? If this will be your ...

Should I Sedate My Cat for Overseas Travel?

  If your cat has never flown before, you might think that sedating her will make her trip less stressful. But, is sedation ...

Social Dog Walks in Germany

Spending time with your canine best friend is fun, relaxing, and great exercise for both of you. It can also be a great way to ...

Finding a Vet in Cape Town

There are so many details that go into planning your pet’s overseas move, it can be easy to forget that you need to look even ...

Paper and Blood Work: What Do I Need to Move My Pet to South Africa?

Moving to South Africa is pretty momentous for any family. For families with pets, however, the complexities are greater. Of ...

Cats and Crates: Tips for Comfortable Air Travel

  What makes you comfortable on a long flight? Soft music? A good book, or an engrossing movie? Maybe a petite pillow and ...

Coming into the US with Your Pet? Know The USDA's Pet Travel Policies

Here at Starwood Animal Transport we talk a lot about how to make your pet’s overseas travel safe and comfortable. But what if ...

Keeping Your Dog Warm in Germany During the Winter

If you’re moving to Germany, you can look forward to some pretty nice weather. It’s rarely hot in summer, but it can get quite ...

Brexit and Traveling with Your Pet to the UK

What’s the deal with Brexit? Will there even be an exit deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union by March 29, ...

Pet-Proofing Your London Flat During the Holidays…or Anytime

The year-end holiday whirlwind is finally over, and life can get back to normal. But let’s reflect for a moment. A lot of pet ...

Finding Toys and Treats Your Pet Will Love in Paris

Wow, Paris! Does your pet know how lucky she is to now live in one of the world’s most famous cities? When it comes to style, ...

How to Exercise Your Dog in a Coastal City Affected by Climate Change

If you live in a coastal city, you can enjoy the beauties of the beach as well as the ever-changing surface of the sea. What a ...

Delta Tightens Travel Rules for Service/Support Animals

As of December 18, 2018, Delta Airlines has tightened rules that govern service and support animals allowed to travel in the ...

What to Look for in an Airline Pet Policy

  Who knew you might have to become an expert on airline pet policies? Pet travel, by air as well as car, has increased ...

Hawaiian Airlines Policies - Update 2020

Aloha! Are the Islands about to welcome you and your pet as new residents? Perhaps you’re considering Hawaiian Airlines as the ...

Alaska Airlines Policies - Update 2020

When pets travel on Alaska Airlines, they go Fur-st Class™. Within certain guidelines, pets can travel in-cabin, as checked ...

Will My Pet Get Good Veterinary Care Overseas?

Relocating overseas with your family is a big undertaking, and it’s exciting – especially when your beloved family pet is ...

Can She Go, or Should She Stay?

In 2014, Sheila and Stuart Mitchell had an opportunity to move to Abu Dhabi from their longtime home in Buckinghamshire, ...

What It Takes to Move a Pet Overseas

Pet ownership around the world has soared in the last decade or two. We adore our pets – sometimes beyond all reason. They are ...

11 Questions to Ask About Moving Your Pet During the Winter

Many of us love winter. The pretty fluffy snow (especially if someone else has to shovel it), the skiing and ice skating, ...

How to Choose Your Overseas Pet Relocation Specialist

For many people, moving overseas with the family includes pets. Our furry companions are part of our family, so why would we ...

Safe Places to Go for a Swim with Your Dog in Singapore

When it gets hot – something it does pretty much all year in Singapore – our thoughts turn to water. A refreshing dip can ...

7 Ways to Get Your Pet Ready to Move Overseas

Moving overseas requires more preparation than simply deciding what to take and packing it up. You have to get your family ...

What to Expect When You Visit a Vet in South Africa

Taking your cat or dog to see a veterinarian in South Africa is really no different than visiting a vet where you live now. ...

7 Products to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer

Summer’s warm weather is wonderful, but sometimes it is just too hot. Not only is that uncomfortable, it can pose dangerous ...

Relocating Your Pets Together The Stress-free Way

Nearly half of American pet owners have multiple cats and/or dogs. So when it comes time to relocate your family, keeping your ...

Pet Friendly Hotels in Italy

Oh, boy! You and your furry companion are going to Italy, to soak up some sun, revel in the millennia of history, and sample ...

What to Expect When You Visit A Vet in Ecuador

Finding a great veterinarian for your dog or cat is always important. But when you’re relocating to a foreign country, finding ...

7 Questions to Ask About Moving Your Pets During the Summer

Ah, summer. The busiest travel season by far. Under any circumstances, it takes time to plan an international move for pets. ...

How Will United’s New Rules Affect My Pet’s Travel?

By now, you’ve probably heard that United Airlines has significantly changed their policies and customer requirements for pet ...

Pet Cafes in Tokyo

  Pet cafés have sprung up in cities all around the world in recent years. It’s yet another sign of how attracted we humans ...

Where to Take Your Dog For A Hike in Johannesburg, SA

Johannesburg, South Africa. Whether you’re headed there to visit, or you and your family are moving to Joburg for business or ...

The Best Way to Greet Your Pet After Their Long International Journey

After all the work you’ve done to organize your international move, the final piece is a long journey to your new home. In all ...

How to Create a Play Date for Your Dog in Asia

One of the biggest concerns for parents moving to a new country is how they will help their children make new friends in a ...

Where to Take Your Dog For A Hike in France

What’s better than a holiday trip to France? A holiday trip to France with your dog! If you and your canine companion have ...

Update on Pet Import Requirements for South Africa

If you and your family are relocating to South Africa, chances are good that you’re moving from someplace far away. That means ...

What To Expect When You Visit A Vet In Brazil

Moving to a foreign country is no easy feat. The move itself is usually an undertaking of major proportions. And if your ...

The Most Common Causes of Allergies in Pets and What To Do About It

  Ah, allergy season. How we wish it would go away – forever. Our pets heartily agree since they, too, can suffer from a ...

Protecting Your Pets from Sunburn this Summer

  By now we all know how important it is to protect our skin from over-exposure to the sun. Those ultraviolet rays can burn ...

Keeping Your Dog Safe Around Water

Summer is quickly approaching – if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, at least. It’s the season when we most love to get ...

Boarding Your Pet While Overseas

In some countries around the world, including the United States, finding a boarding kennel for your pet is no problem at all. ...

Poisonous Plants in Southeast Asia

  If your dog or cat loves to inspect new things by licking or chewing them, you’re always worrying about what they might get ...

Pet-ercise: Top 4 Exercises Your Dog Can Do Anywhere to Stay Healthy

  Dogs of all sizes, breeds, and ages need exercise, just as we humans do, to stay fit and healthy. Often, however, our canine ...

Choose a Professional Animal Transport Company For Your Pet's Safety

Traveling by air with your pet is not a simple process. You may be a frequent flyer yourself, but the rules and requirements ...

2018 Update on Vaccinations: South America

South America has long been a destination for North Americans and Europeans looking for an intriguing holiday or a longer-term ...

Where to Take Your Dog for a Hike in Scotland

You don’t need a Border collie or a Scottish Terrier to go hiking with your dog in Scotland, but if you happen to have a ...

What to Expect When You Visit A Vet in Argentina

  As a pet owner, one of your first concerns upon moving to a new country is finding a new veterinarian for your dog or cat. ...

Where to Take Your Dog Out for Dinner in Rome

With the warmth of spring and the approaching summer, what devoted dog owner doesn’t dream of taking their Best Friend out for ...

2018 Update on Vaccinations: New Zealand/Australia

  If you’re planning an international move, you have to understand that things change. Countries such as New Zealand and ...

Cultural Differences in Grooming Your Dog Around the World

If your pooch has grown accustomed to regular pet grooming visits, what might happen if you move to another country? The ...

Protecting Your Pet From Outdoor Snow and Ice Treatments

For many of us, winter brings freezing temperatures and snow. The cold is no fun, but the snow is a source of major excitement ...