Tips & Tails Tales from World Pet Travel

Pet Travel, who knew it could be so complicated…They are happy being with us in the hotel, finally reunited. Thank you for all your help getting them here we greatly appreciate your patience.

Leslie

Previous Posts on the Tips & Tails Tales Blog

Our Dream Team in Dallas!

Our "dream team" in Dallas working out our plan of action for all our pets in transit or with travel upcoming. Can't do it without these great women!! We all have the heart to help others with their loved ones. So thankful!!

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Emotional Support Animals-The REAL Ones

While I wasn't formally diagnosed with generalized anxiety and chronic depression until the beginning of last year, my doctor and therapist both agreed mental illness is something I have struggled with in waves during the course of my entire life. After suffering a...

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Featured in Dallas Morning News

World Pet Travel owner, Angela Passman, was interviewed by Dallas Morning News for her perspective on the recent heartbreaking incidents with pets in transit. Ms. Passman explains that bad things can happen if a pet and owner are not properly prepared for a trip,...

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Proper Kennel Size

Great guide to see how your precious cargo should fit in their kennel. We don't put your doberman in a chihuahua size kennel. Our pets don't want to travel in a kennel that is too small anymore than you want to wear shoes that are two sizes too small. Comfort comes at...

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Dallas to Frankfurt

Steve had to wait a bit for Duke to travel and meet up with the family so they could find a home that would accommodate their family and this very large baby! Duke is now in Germany with his military family. Very happy to report all is well in Germany with Duke!

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Oklahoma to Belize

You would THINK going south from Oklahoma to get to Belize in Central America would be the shortest route, but not when your transporting a VERY large dog, let along 2. Boomer and Groot took the long way to get to their new home due to their size and breed. We drove...

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Emotional Support Scam

Due to ongoing abuse of the law implemented to aid disabled passengers traveling with service animals Delta Air Lines  is implementing new rules for the so-called emotional support pet owners. Because untrained dogs/cats/horses/ pigs/turkeys/ducks are showing up at...

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Toothless Dogs

Toothless dogs are not as helpless as we thought. I've been transporting pets for 20 years this month and have had dogs my whole life, I thought I knew it all. Much to my dismay, I found out today that I do not.....Our 8yr old Chihuahua, Mini-Cooper, had his remaining...

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Bird Flu-England

The Great Britain government has imposed a national Avian Influenza Prevention Zone throughout England after being alerted to a large scale wild bird death, confirmed to be a result of the European strain of the avian influenza virus H5N6  The outbreak, which happened...

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Sea Turtle in Costa Rica

A group of Texas investigators found this sea turtle off the coast of Costa Rica. This girl is one of the lucky ones. Not all are this fortunate. This is all to common a problem with our sea creatures. Help the helpless. Use PAPER STRAWS ONLY!

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Poisons for Pets at Christmas Time

Great food and treats abound this time of year. Don't make the mistake of sharing that great food with your pets. What we consider to be treats can be extremely dangerous to your furry family members. 1. Grapes and raisins-Some dogs will eat one or two grapes and...

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Boston to Costa Rica

Cindy has waited all week to be reunited with her 4 babies after having to leave them in the care of World Pet Travel in Boston this week. They were finally reunited tonight in Atenas Costa Rica. This does our heart good and the reason we do what we do!

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Dog Skunked

HAVE YOU BEEN SKUNKED? WHAT TO DO IF THIS HAPPENS TO YOUR PET DO NOT bring your pet into the house to prevent carpeting, curtains and furniture from absorbing skunk odor. Before examining the pet for wounds, put on a pair of rubber gloves because skunks may carry...

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Yulin Dog Rescue

We are working with a small group of individuals in China and the US to rescue dogs that were scheduled to be boiled and eaten during the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in June. If you haven't heard of this tragic event, watch this youtube video to learn more. Yulin Dog Meat...

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Pet Travel Tips

July is almost gone, but there are still some time left for traveling. Whether it’s a one or two-week vacation or a long weekend to grandma’s house, you may be wanting to take your family pet with you. Before you put Fido or Fluffy in the car and take off, it’s best...

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Plan Ahead For Pet Move

Planning Ahead Makes Everything Go Much Smoother! Here’s a look at the details involved with safely shipping a pet by air: Start planning early (at least several weeks in advance) to learn about country import rules, vaccine requirements, airline procedures and...

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Process of a Pet Move

Listening and Learning Step one is all about building a clear picture of your pet’s move. Once you share crucial details such as origin and destination, your desired move date, pet species, breed, and age, we can start to set expectations for you. This will determine...

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Unusual Dog Treats

Cheap treats your dog will love I always thought that rice cakes were about as appealing as Styrofoam discs. Turns out, dogs love them! Halo Liv-a-Little Chicken Treats Halo Liv-a-Little Chicken Treats I buy the plain unsalted (or even lightly salted) rice cakes and...

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