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Coping with Kitty Insomnia

By Kim Campbell Thornton
Cat keeping you awake at night? We've all heard that cats sleep 18 to 20 hours a day, but you can't always count on them to sleep at the same time you do. Whether your cat's shenanigans are keeping you awake at home or on the road, the following Pet Airways tips can help turn your night-roaming cat into a night-time napper, ensuring sweet dreams for both of you.

Chicago, DogTown USA

Did you know that Chicago was named the first-ever 'DogTown USA' by Dog Fancy magazine in 2005? Now you do! Here, our friends at Explore Chicago tell us how the city scored so highly on pet-friendliness.

Four-Legged Fort Lauderdale

First things first. If you're visiting Fort Lauderdale with your pet—who may have flown in on Pet Airways—you'll want to know about the beach. The Fort Lauderdale Canine Beach is located from the centerline of Sunrise Boulevard at A1A, north 100 yards on the beach. During summer Daylight Savings Time, hours are 5–9 p.m. Annual permits are available for both residents and visitors ($30–45) and a one-weekend permit is $7 per dog.

Doggy Paddlin': The Safe Way

By Arden Moore
August means swimming! Whether the body of water is an ocean, lake, pool—or even a tub—the health benefits are immense for dogs coping with arthritis, post-surgical recovery, limb problems extra pounds or simply, extra energy.

Dog Days at the Ball Park

Batter up! If you love baseball and love your dog, you're probably already familiar with the concept of Dog Days at the Ball Park, or Bark in the Park, as it's sometimes called. Yes, it's just what it sounds like: take your dog to the baseball game day!

Pawsenger of the Week, July 25, 2011

Name: Duke
Breed: Weimaraner
Flew From: Los Angeles to Baltimore

Relocation Advice: Moving with Dogs

Many pets make their big move by flying with us at Pet Airways. But if you are moving and taking your dog or cat with you in the car, safety is just as important as it is in the air. We asked dog trainer Dawn Prentiss for her top relocation safety tips.

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Hemi & Tyson's Pet-Friendly Chicago

Christine Pundavela is the communications coordinator at the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture. She lives with two dogs—4-year-old Boston Terrier Hemi and 5-year-old Boxer/Pit Bull mix Tyson.

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About Pet Airways

Transporting Pets:
If you want to transport your dog or cat by air, Pet Airways is the safest way to fly your pet. Pets traveling on Pet Airways fly in the main cabin of our aircraft. Pets are continuously watched over by our On-Board Pet Attendants. Our Pet Lounges are pet–friendly, of course, and all our team are pet professionals.

Whether you are shipping a dog that has been rescued, need to move your dog to another city, flying your new puppy home, or just want to vacation with your cat or travel with your dog, Pet Airways is dedicated to making pet transportation safe and comfortable for your pet.

How to Transport a Pet by Air
There are 4 ways to ship a pet:

  • Fly with your pet. If your pet is small and under 20lbs, you can fly with your pet by putting it under your seat. If your pet is too large, your pet flies in cargo hold.
  • Ship your pet, just like you ship a package. You take your pet to the cargo department of the airline, and your dog or cat are transported just just like they transport all their packages, in the cargo hold.
  • Hire a Pet Shipper. Pet Shippers provide the convenience of taking and picking up your pet from the cargo department of the airlines. Your pet flies in the cargo hold.
  • Transport your pet with Pet Airways the one and only pet airline. Our pets are "pawsengers" and we treat them with TLC throughout the pet travel experience.

So, if you are travelling with your dog, moving with your cat across the country, taking a vacation with your pet, transporting a pet to grandma for a visit, Pet Airways is the pet-only airline, where the pet safety is our most important job. All we do is fly pets, safely.