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Pet Shipping Quiz
by Staff
Pet shipping is a popular travel method for pets. If you're interested in testing your knowledge on pet shipping, take this quiz!

Which organization recommends that pets travel by air "only when absolutely necessary"?

  • The Humane Society
  • PETA
  • The Anti-Cruelty Agency

Which of the following is usually out of the question when it comes to shipping animals?

  • boats
  • buses
  • trains
  • all of the above

How much should you expect to pay when using a pet shipping service?

  • Several hundred dollars, plus the cost of the flight
  • Nothing - pet shipping services are free
  • Several thousand dollars, plus the cost of the flight

For U.S. citizens, where is the best place to start planning your pet's trip?

  • the FAA
  • the USDA
  • PETA

Acquiring health certificates saying your pet is fit for air travel can be especially difficult to obtain if:

  • shipping an elderly dog.
  • shipping a pug-nosed dog.
  • shipping a pregnant dog.
  • all of the above

When is it OK to put two puppies or two kittens in the same carrier?

  • if they are under 20 pounds each
  • if they are under six months old
  • all of the above

What is the usual cause of death when an animal dies while in the course of being shipped?

  • sedation
  • exposure to the elements
  • all of the above

What does the USDA require you to offer your pet four hours before a flight?

  • food
  • play time
  • a new toy
  • a sedative

How often are airlines required to give adult pets water during a flight?

  • every 4 hours
  • every 12 hours
  • every 10 hours

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Pet owners must supply their own food and water for their pets to consume on an airplane.
  • Airlines provide the food and water for your pet.
  • none of the above