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hello, i would like to know a little about shipping.im having a puppy shipped to me from B.C. to Toronto ON, is a 10 to 12 hour flight bad for her? please help

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I would be very concerned about a flight that long, I dont believe the airlines are allowed to open the crates and tend to the dogs re: feed/water/change paper but you can check with the airline to be sure vs the breeder as they may tell you just what you want to hear.
 

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:shock: Wow, is the plane making any stops?? It only takes around 5 hrs. from Toronto to B.C.! Trust me, I know, my bf visits his friends at least once a year! Make sure you're not being had! and another thing..I know for sure there are breeders around the T.O. area or even the Kitchener/Cambridge area...whatever you decide..good luck! :wave:
 

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I think they quoted you 10 hours because even if a flight is 5 hours, the dog has to be at the airport and in its crate ready for loading onto the flight at least 2 hours beforehand.And when it reaches the destination, it takes time to unload the "cargo" and do all the paperwork...so it could be your pup will indeed be in the crate for a long time.
I know this because I live in China and want to visit the UK this summer, and its a 9 hour flight, and I have made all the enquiries about taking Poppy with us. The regulations are so strict on airlines these days and it doesnt look like Poppy would be allowed in the cabin with us...so I might have to leave her here :cry: :cry: :cry:

I hope you can find out more...ring the airline and find out exactly what happens to the puppies on board, they are the only ones who really know..good luck! :)
 

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I really don't think they will fly a pup now anyway.
Most airlines have a temperture restriction now, if it's above a certain temp or below a certain temp they will not allow the dog to be shipped.

I had a problem getting Koke shipped in the summer. It was too hot. So I waited and waited, they wanted to temp to be below 80 degrees and being it was August that was not going to happen. So I ended up flying to Chicago and having the breeder meet me at the airport, then got on a return flight. That way Koke could fly in the cabin with me and she wasn't left sitting outside with the baggage, cargo etc.

A lot of the airlines have space to ship puppys in an area that has the same climate as the passengers have, but they still have to sit outside and wait to be loaded on the plane which is where the problem with the temp comes in.
 

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That would worry me alot. I don't want to think about how scared the baby might be or all the things that could go wrong I flew to Florida to get Auggie They would not have shipped him here anyway but I wouldn't have if I could :roll:
 

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If it helps my mother had a dog shipped from California to Florida and nothing bad happened to him. He was the last to get on the plane and the very first to be loaded off AS SOON AS THEY TOUCHED GROUND.

He didn't want to get out of his crate at first but once he did everything was okay. I mean he did whine a lot because his ears were bothering him from the flight and he drank god knows how many bowls of water but he was okay.

Now we only see a few ear infections here and there more so then the other dog she has.
 

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I would be very concerned about a flight that long, I dont believe the airlines are allowed to open the crates and tend to the dogs re: feed/water/change paper but you can check with the airline to be sure vs the breeder as they may tell you just what you want to hear.
Totally agree with your words mate, Most of the airlines will not allow it and the one which will allow it will ask for high pricing. And different pet scams over internet is increasing day by day so it can be tougher for him. But there is one way i thinks that might works - hows it if he hires a pet runner who will ship his pet from B.C. to Toronto ON. They will do your work safely and at affordable pricing But the cons is that this process might take some and the main thing is to find a good pet shipping company.
Just small suggest which might help you. Last year i used the Citizenshipper pet shipping service for my pet transportation and very much satisfied with there service. At starting i am also afraid of to trust them but once i show there customer reviews then i show promise on there service.
So you can also think about there service also Or someone else which you like.

Best regards
 
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