Question: Is It Safe To Fly An 8 Week Old Puppy?

Good luck with your new baby!

Flying with a puppy in the cabin with you is no big deal at all and even two stops along the way will be ok too.

The carrier will be heavy so don’t take much with you.

Puppy will be in front of you under the seat and will sleep through most the trips.

Can you fly with an 8 week old puppy?

Most airlines within the US require the puppy be at least 8 weeks old to fly, though the age requirements may vary from one airline to another.

How old does a puppy have to be to fly?

8 weeks

Is it safe to ship a puppy by plane?

Dogs more than 40 pounds can’t fly in cabin

Shipping the animal as cargo, after all, means that the animal is considered as such. The Humane Society tells people traveling with pets to avoid that fate. “If you decide to fly with your pet, choose the cabin when possible,” the Human Society advises.

How do you travel with a puppy?

Teach your puppy to ride in a car

  • Safety first. Do not let your dog ride on your lap while you’re driving.
  • Start car rides when your dog is a puppy.
  • Take frequent trips.
  • Make sure your dog is microchipped and/or wearing a collar.
  • Carry your pet’s vet records with you.
  • Bring food and water.
  • Prevent sunburn.
  • Never leave your dog alone in the car.

How do you prepare a puppy for a flight?

Before your flight

  1. Vet-check. Take your dog to a veterinarian and have it examined for a travel health certificate.
  2. Know the rules.
  3. No online booking.
  4. Get a dog carrier.
  5. Prepare your dog for the carrier.
  6. Final check.
  7. Food and water.
  8. Be there in good time.