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If you’re planning on shipping your Dog, Cat or Pet to or from Hawaii, Please visit . There are important steps you need to know before any kind of pet travel to hawaii Hawaii is a Rabies-free state…. please see below.

Hawaii Pet Travel and Pet Shipping info -.Hawaii’s current quarantine law is specifically designed to protect residents and pets from potentially serious health issues associated with the introduction and spread of rabies. All pets, dogs and cats the enter into Hawaii, regardless of age (puppies and kittens included) or purpose, must comply with Hawaii’s dog and cat import requirements. Chapter 4-29 Hawaii Administrative Rules, governs the importation of dogs, cats and other carnivores into Hawaii. This law states that dogs and cats meeting specific requirements may qualify for five day or less quarantine program, which has a provision for direct release at Honolulu International Airport after pet inspection….


Here a few tips from Pet Taxi LA regarding raising a happy and healthy cat.

When you get a cat, you’ll need to consider the costs.  You’ll obviously need food, and you’ll also need to plan ahead for vet costs, because even a healthy cat may get sick, plus they’ll need some vaccinations. 

You’ll also need litter, a litter box, food dish, and water dish.  You should also invest in some toys as well, such as a scratching post, cat toys, a pet carrier, and a bed.  Even if your cat stays inside, get an ID collar as well, just in case your cat ever gets lost.

As you probably know Cats are one of the cleanest animals and stay fairly clean all by themselves.  Although you don’t have to bathe them that often, you’ll need to give them a brushing at least once a day.  Brushing will reduce the risk of hairballs and keep your cat’s coat nice and clean.  If you are keeping your cat indoors, you’ll need to have a litter box in an area that is easy for your cat to access.  You should always scoop it on a daily basis, and clean it out once a week.  Cats don’t like to use dirty litter boxes, they prefer for it to be nice and clean.

Feeding your cat will depend a great deal on his/her age.  Older cats require two small meals or one large meal for the day.  Kittens on the other hand, require several feedings a day until they get around the age of 12 weeks.  Cats that are between three and six months of age need to be fed three times a day.  Canned food can be fed to cats, although any food that has been left out longer than 30 minutes need to be disposed of.  Canned food can get expensive fast, and you should always keep in mind that some may need to be thrown away when you buy it.  Cats loved canned food, although it doesn’t have any benefits to their dental health like dry food does.

As an alternative plan, you can always leave a supply of dry food out for your cat.  When you give your cat dry food, you should always make sure that he has enough water.  Dry food costs less than canned food, and it can also help to prevent the buildup of tartar on your cat’s teeth.  When you buy dry food, you should always look in terms of health and benefits, and stay away from generic food.  Even though generic food may be cheaper, it may not offer the nutrients your pet needs.

If you own a kitten, you should only give you kitten food designed for him.  You’ll also need to clean and refill his water dish every day.  Even though kittens and adult cats like cow’s milk, you should avoid giving it to them as it can cause diarrhea.  Treats are fine on occasion, although too many of them can cause your pet to get fat.  Feeding your kitten human food is good on occasion, although you may have to mix it in with his cat food.

Although cats do require some work, they are great pets that will provide you with years and years of companionship.  As long as you take care of your cat and take him to the vet for his checkups, he should remain healthy.  Even though cats can get sick from time to time – knowing how to care for him will make a world of difference in having a healthy cat.

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Pet travel & Dog Transport is becoming more popular. Each year, thousands of people move to a new country, taking their pets with them. This process is a little more complicated than if you’re moving from state to state, so make sure you allow enough time for research and preparation.

1. Contact the Consulate

To find out about quarantine and other restrictions, contact the country’s consulate and make sure you ask the appropriate questions. Don’t wait for the move to become a reality before you call, as some countries require vaccinations up to six months prior to departure.

For those of you heading to the UK, the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) allows pets from certain countries to enter the UK and Europe without quarantine. There are steps you must take before your pet is allowed in. Check with the UK consulate or PETS website.

Questions to Ask the Consulate about pet travel and dog shipping

  • Are there any restrictions for importing pets into your country?
  • If my pet has to be quarantined, where will my pet be kept and do I need to reserve a space?
  • How long will my pet need to be quarantined?
  • What documents will I need when my pet arrives?
  • Are there any age restrictions?
  • Are there any breed restrictions?
  • Which vaccinations will my pet need?
  • Will my pet have to go through any tests?
  • How will my pet clear customs?
  • How long can it take for my pet to clear customs?
  • Will there be any import fees?

2. Contact Your Vet

Once you know your new country’s rules regarding importing of animals, contact your vet to discuss a vaccine schedule, getting copies of your pet’s records and the best way to make your pet comfortable on their journey.

Questions to Ask Your Vet

  • When will my pet need to have its vaccinations?
  • What other vaccinations do you recommend to protect my pet in its new country?
  • How long can my pet safely stay in its carrier?
  • Should I give my pet sedatives?
  • If my pet needs to be quarantined, what should I ask the facility where my pet will be staying?
  • What other documents might I need?
  • Is my pet healthy enough to endure this trip?
  • What is the best way to transport my pet?
  • Should I feed my pet prior to traveling? What about water?
  • Should I put food and water in the carrier along with my pet?
  • Does my pet need a vet check-up prior to traveling?
  • Do you have any recommendations for vets in my new country?

3. Make a Flight Reservation or Plan the Road Trip

If you are planning on booking your pet with an air carrier company, please be aware that most airlines will insist you use an IATA (International Air Transport Association) approved carrier to transport your pet. An IATA approved carrier requirements are based on a species needs and animal size. The IATA Live Animals Regulations describe minimum standards for carrier construction for all types of animals, ranging from insects to elephants.

Also, space for your animal should be booked a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Most airlines have restrictions on the number of animals they will carry per flight.

Only small dogs and cats can travel in the cabin with you or if the airline will not allow this due to space limitations, your pet will be sent as special baggage in a heated and ventilated hold. The hold provides a quiet and darkened area, which will be less stressful than a noisy cabin.

Questions to Ask the Airline

  • I prefer to have my pet travel in the hold instead of in the baggage area. Do you have space available for the flight I need?
  • If there isn’t any room in the hold, what is the temperature in the cargo/baggage area?
    Note: When booking our pets with an airline company, I never thought to ask this question, until my vet mentioned it. I immediately called the airlines and found out that the baggage area where our pets would be was not heated, and since they were flying in February from San Francisco through Minneapolis to Toronto, they probably would not have survived. Make sure you ask!
  • Will you provide appropriate stickers and labels for the pet carrier?
  • What if the flight is rerouted? What happens to my pet?
  • Where do I go to check in my pet?
  • How far in advance does my pet need to be at the airport?
  • What is the cost to fly my pet?
  • Which papers should accompany my pet?
  • Which papers do I bring to pick up my pet?
  • Will my pet check through customs here or upon arrival?
  • Do you have any weight restrictions?

3. Gather Everything Your Pet Will Need

So after you’ve done your research, have taken your pet to the vet, purchased your kennel, now it’s time to get your pet ready.

  1. Take a photo of your pet and get three copies printed. Attach one to the carrier, keep one with you when you travel and make sure if you’re not the one to pick up your pet that the person meeting your pet has a copy. This is just in case the airline loses your pet.
  2. Buy a collar and attach identification tags; one with your old contact information and one with your new information. Make sure the collars are on securely; not too tight, but not too loose that they could get caught.
  3. Tell your pet that everything is going to be just fine!

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During your absence, a professional pet-sitter has your cat’s best interests in mind. Among veterinarians and animal psychologists, in-home care is their first choice.

At Cat Sitting Los Angeles we’re aware that being away from home can be a very frightening experience for your cats. That is why we believe your cats staying in the comfort of their own home while you are away will provide a pleasant, safe, and less-stressful experience for both you and them. While you are away, we bring our wealth of experience to them along with plenty of Love and Affection for you cats. We treat them like they were our own, providing superior care and personalized attention. We will bring in toys to play with, we will brush your cats, feed, change litter boxes, get mail and even water your plants for $20.00 a visit. Whatever your kitty is accustomed to do we are there…

• Feeding and providing fresh water for your cats, including special diets
• Scooping litterbox and keeping litter area clean
• Giving your kitties lots of tender loving care, attention and play
• Brushing your cats
• Bringing in mail, packages & newspapers
• Alternating lights and blinds to give your home a lived-in look
• Watering plants • Setting out garbage or recycling
• Looking after other small pets in the house, such as mice, fish or guinea pigs
• $20 per visit – approximately one hour.


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