Skip to main content

U.S. flag An official website of the United States government

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

Transporting and Handling of Dogs - Feeding and Watering Information

Dogs 16 weeks of age or more must be offered food at least once every 24 hours. Puppies less than 16 weeks of age must be offered food at least once every 12 hours. All dogs must be offered potable water at least once every 12 hours.



Dogs 16 weeks of age or more must be offered food ____.

A) once every 24 hours

Yes, dogs over 16 weeks of age must be offered food once every 24 hours.

B) in the morning and afternoon

No, this is not a required aspect of the feeding schedule.

C) after the dog’s first walk

No, this is not a required aspect of the feeding schedule.

 
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.


Home | Lesson 1 | Lesson 2 | Resources | iBooks

Complementary Content
${loading}