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How To Relocate Your Flat Faced Pet (Brachycephalic) Safely

Hundreds of thousands of animals travel on planes every year, with only the rare health problem. That said, some pets require extra care and planning to ensure they have a safe travel experience. Flat-faced dogs and cats are of particular concern -- for pet parents and airlines alike. In fact, some airlines no longer accept brachycephalic pets, and those that do have introduced stricter limitations on when and how flat-faced pets can fly.

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Top Genetic Disorders in Cats to be Aware of Before Moving Overseas

In past articles, we have discussed the implications of air travel on snub-nosed or flat-faced (brachycephalic) pets and also on dogs who have certain common genetic disorders. But what about your feline? Cats are vulnerable to a long list of genetic disorders as well, suffering from physical malformations and ongoing health problems such as breathing difficulties and organ failure.

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Top Genetic Disorders to be Aware of Before Moving Overseas with Your Dog

Why do we talk about genetics when we’re discussing air travel for dogs? Because your pup’s medical condition can significantly affect his comfort level in the air and even his actual fitness to fly. Some 2 million animals fly annually, in the US alone, yet instances of injury or death are extremely rare. Nonetheless, there are certain dog breeds for whom the risks are higher than normal.

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International Air Travel and My Snub-Nosed or Sick Pet

Every pet parent is concerned about their beloved companion’s health and safety. So when it comes to air travel, it is reassuring to know that hundreds of thousands of pets and other animals fly safely every year, all around the globe. Mishaps are rare. However, before you book your pet’s reservation, it’s important to know flying can be more of a problem for some types of special needs pets.

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PacPet Pet Cafes in Sydney

A walk in the park and a snack – two of your pet’s favorite things, if she’s a dog. Cats tend to sneer at formalized exercise, but we’re pretty sure your trusty kitty is always up for a tasty treat. Pet cafés that cater to those of the canine persuasion abound in Sydney, and there are cat cafés as well. No surprise, given that Australia is pet-friendly in all regards.

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