Travelling Phase

On Arrival

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Depending on how long it has taken to reach your destination, you may want to wait till you reach your hotel/accommodation before feeding your dog. Particularly if you know they will have toileting needs shortly after feeding.

Travelling phase
  • Feed them on board if you can’t take meat products through customs
  • Consider feeding your dog at your hotel if you think they will be more comfortable - ask your instructor
  • Have an absorbent pad and deodorised garbage bag at the ready the other end of the flight just in case of toileting accident
  • This is the time that you may need your dog's cooling vest, jacket or boots depending on the weather
  • Give your dog an opportunity to toilet as soon as you arrive (bring your toileting harness if you have one and poo bag)
  • Be prepared for a tired dog at the end of the trip

Further Tips

  • Ask your instructor to train your dog to urinate on an absorbent mat in the disabled toilet -it may make travelling so much easier

These are the steps of the Travelling Phase:

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