Pet Travel & Summer Safety

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As more Americans are vaccinated, many pet owners are making summer travel plans — and looking to bring their furry family members along for the fun! In this comprehensive webinar, Dr. Carly Fox, Staff Doctor at the Animal Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care Service, discusses important factors to consider when traveling with pets, as well as summer safety tips to keep in mind, so you won’t have to squeeze a trip to the veterinary ER into your itinerary.

Hosted by the Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education at the Animal Medical Center

Topics include:
Road trips
Finding the right pet carrier
Paperwork you need if traveling with your pet
Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI)
Airline requirements and restrictions if flying with your pet
New restrictions on Emotional Support Animals (ESAs)
Beach hazards
Sand impaction from playing fetch on the beach
Saltwater toxicity
High-rise syndrome from cats falling out of windows and off balconies
Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis
Tick removal
Heatstroke from pets left in hot cars
Barbecue hazards (corn cobs)
4th of July fireworks