2. Call the train company or airline well in advance to find out if pets are allowed on board. Ask what rules/regulations must be followed.
3. The car. Make sure that your pet is not roaming freely. An unsecured pet on your lap may cause an accident and could be thrown around the car, potentially leading to serious injury or death. To avoid this, place your pet in a kennel or restrained it with a specialty pet safety belt.
4. Don't forget to bring enough food and water for the trip. Also, make sure you have a leash for bathroom breaks.
5. If crossing the border, you need to confirm your pet will be allowed to cross with you. Each country has their own requirements about what information,vaccinations and documentation are needed to allow your pet entry.
6. Also, if travelling abroad, some countries may require testing which needs to be conducted months ahead of your travel date.
The Government of Canada's Travel department recommends contacting the embassy of your destination country to determine what vaccinations and certificates they require. TheirInternational Health Certificate for Dogs and Catsis accepted by some countries.