Size Box ?
ensure you select the correct size of container for your pet, please
follow these guidelines. They relate to an animal standing in a natural
A, B, C and D for the largest animal should be used to determine the
correct size of a container is essential. It must protect the animal
during transport, be secure and have sufficient ventilation. If you
do not meet the following requirements, the airline may refuse travel
for your pet.
Container must be large
enough for the pet to stand up, turn around and lie down in a natural
manner. Your pet will be in the container for some time, therefore,
it should be as comfortable as possible.
Container must be strong
enough to protect the pet during transport, be secure enough to contain
it and have sufficient ventilation on all four sides to ensure the air
quality in the container will not deteriorate.
The door must be secured
in such a manner that it will not open accidentally or your pet cannot
open it during handling and transport.
Your pet's nose and paws
should not be able to fit through any ventilation opening or door mesh.
container must have a water pot accessible from outside.
The container should be
constructed out of rigid plastic, wood, or a material of comparable
strength. Fibreboard or wiremesh containers are not suitable for air
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animals Regulations
contains detailed instructions on container constructions as well as
the size and stocking densities.
pet stores and kennels sell containers or they can be made to measure
to meet IATA specifications.