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

Labeling and Routing Kennels - Following Routing Instruction

Any person handling a kennel with "Live Animal" labels should take extra care to assure that the kennel is routed to the correct destination.



The kennel routing information indicates ____.

A) the final destination of the kennel

Good, the final destination of the dog is a critical aspect of the routing information.

B) the dog's breed and age

No, the final destination of the dog is the most critical aspect of the routing information.

C) the dog owner's departure time

No, the final destination of the dog is the most critical aspect of the routing information.



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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