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Dr. Nelva J. Bryant

Quality Control: Is the crate safe for pet travel

The commercial market contains numerous "airline-approved" pet travel crates, which do not comply with standards to ensure the safety and welfare of pets during air travel. In fact, a great majority of them do not meet the standards of the International Air Transport Association Live Animals Regulations (IATA-LAR), which provides the guidelines for the safety and welfare of live animals during air travel. The insights provided is needed to improve animal safety and welfare during pet travel.

About Dr. Nelva J. Bryant

When Pets Fly is led by Dr. Nelva Bryant, a uniquely trained veterinarian working for a global airline in the United States. Having expertise in animal transportation regulations and an insider view of the pet transportation process, Dr. Bryant's observations are pivotal to improving the safety and welfare of pets during air travel.

When Pets Fly was borne out of the need to educate pet owners, veterinarians, pet travel crate manufacturers, and pet product distributors regarding pet travel via air. Dr. Bryant has identified multiple areas that must be addressed to ensure the safety and welfare of pets. Her goal is to serve as a consultant to guide decisions to protect pets during air travel.