Cats and dogs must be carried in appropriately sized kennels designed so that they cannot fit their paws through any of the openings on the kennel. The kennel must be big enough to allow the animal to stand, turn around and lie down in a natural position.
Crate must be large enough to allow the dog or cat to comfortably sit, stand or turn around without touching the sides/top of the crate.
* This kennel requirement is acceptable for most breeds of domestic cats and dogs. Some rigid plastic containers may not be suitable for large dogs or dogs that are strong or aggressive. See an agent for more details.
Review the IATA Link. For dogs and cats prior to travel. IATA Container Requirements.
Strong Dog Breeds
The following dog breeds are considered strong and must be placed in reinforced containers that fall under requirement 82 of the IATA Live Animal Regulations.
Caucasian Ovcharka (Caucasian Shepherd Dog), Karabash (Kangal Dog, Anatolin Shepherd Dog), Pit-bull - all breeds Including: American Pit-bull, American Bully, American Staffordshire Terrier (Amstaff), British Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mastiff - all breeds Including: American, Argentine (Dogo Argentino), Bandog (Bandogge), Brazilian (Fila Brasileiro), English, French (Dogue de Bordeaux), Italian (Cane Corso), Neapolitan, Presa Canario Rottweiller.
Inside the kennel
Food and water dishes must be attached inside the kennel with outside access for filling. Provide a light blanket, cushion or newspaper. Wood chips or shavings are not accepted.
Only, one dogs or cats allowed per crate.
Acclimate your pet to confinement in the crate prior to be relocate; note that it may take weeks.