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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Transporting and Handling of Dogs - Avoiding Contact with Other Pets

No more than one dog, 6 months of age or older, may be transported in the same kennel. No more than two live puppies 8 weeks to 6 months of age, that are of comparable size, and weighing 20 pounds (9 Kg) or less, may be transported in the same kennel



Normally a maximum of ____ dog(s) can be transported in a kennel.

A) One

Yes, normally only 1 dog may be transported in the same kennel.

B) Two

No, normally only 1 dog may be transported in the same kennel.

C)Four

No, normally only 1 dog may be transported in the same kennel.

 
This lesson is designed for airport personnel who have the responsibility for the care of dogs and handling of kennels during air travel. After reviewing this lesson you will understand many factors that can improve the safety of dogs during air travel and increase the likelihood that the dogs will arrive healthy at their final destination. These factors involve the appropriate care and handling of dogs and kennels under both normal and extreme conditions.


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