Animals administered this drug usually lose their righting capability and their sense of balance as a function of dose. Depending upon the dosage, they can lose the power to place themselves and are vulnerable to injury in addition to obstruction of the airway because of abnormal postures. Remember to make positive that your pet is correctly recognized (e.g. microchip). A gentle meal 2 hours before tendering the animal to the provider will help to calm it and is a legal requirement in the United States. If it’s going in the hold, check in early so that it can go to the baggage area and be put someplace quiet and dimly lit in order to chill out. If your pet is allowed within the cabin, check in as late as possible.
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