Flying with a Yorkie (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Posted By Roger Wellington the Traveling Yorkie on Jun 10, 2020 | 0 comments

WOOF, do you plan on flying with a Yorkie or small dog?

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Whether you intend on flying with your Yorkie (or small dog) OR are simply intrigued by my stupendous life as a travel dog, your little wet nose has led you to the right place! As a world-traveling Yorkie hailing from California, I’ve snoozed through countless domestic and international flights since 2016. That’s right – for over 4 years, I’ve set my greasy paws on more countries than the average human on Earth and I’m not stopping anytime soon! My tail is wagging to share a compilation of my most sniff-worthy airport and flight experiences – from JFK to Schiphol, I’ve conquered them – all with an upright tail. 


Read 6 MUST-KNOW Tips for International Dog Travel


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Wanna know all about the carriers seen in my video?

As a frequent escapader, I have two carriers depending on the airline that I’m flying; my first one is a pretty spacious roller bag/backpack that fits perfectly under most U.S. airline seats. Since it comes with multiple features, it weighs approximately 3.4 lbs. I love this carrier because its spacious design provides me with the most comfort. Although I have a green one, you can grab yours in a different color.

My second carrier is the typical soft lightweight carrier that weighs a little over 1 lb.; even though it offers an opening in the front for me to stick out my head, it doesn’t provide as much space. Hence, I only resort to it if I have to meet any strict weight limit (I once flew an airline that had a 5 kg./11 lb. maximum for both me and my carrier so I didn’t want to take any chances!).


Need help packing?

Here are my recommendations for flying with a Yorkie or small dog:

Gooby Harness
Flexi Retractable Tape Leash
Water bowl
Food bowl
Alfie Pet Collapsible Silicone Travel Bowl Set (3 bowls)
LOTS of poop bags
Kurgo Pet First Aid Kit
Bravecto Oral Flea/Tick Meds
Clothes (depending on the climate)
Nature’s Miracle Deodorizing Bath Wipes
Ziweto Pets 4-Piece Grooming Scissors Set
TruDog Bathe Me Refreshing Shampoo
Sentry Petrodex Enzymatic Toothpaste
TropiClean Fresh Breath Oral Care Toothbrush Kit
OraVet Dental Hygiene Chews
TruDog CLEAR ME Safe, Natural Ear Cleaner
TruDog SPRAY ME All Natural And Effective Dental Spray for Dog Breath

ARF, don’t forget delicious FOOD AND yummy TREATS! Need more dog travel accessories? Get your paws on them HERE!

For more packing tips, sniff out my dog travel essential lists: Part 1 and Part 2.


Want more dog travel tips?

Click here for my step-by-step guide on How to Travel with Your Dog (on in-cabin flights)!


Markin’ it up,

Roger Wellington a.k.a. The Doob

Flying with a Yorkie

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ARRRRF! I’m Roger Wellington,

World Traveling Yorkie: How to Travel with Your Dog

BUT most people call me The Doob. I am the world traveling Yorkie. After being rescued by my pawsome humans from a miserable life in a crate, I transformed into an international foodie, 7 lb. pack leader, dog (and cat :)) advocate, and arguably the most masculine travel blogger. As my humans would attest, I am the self-proclaimed #1 Human Trainer. Since 2016, I’ve set my tiny furry paws in more than 20 countries (and plan to catch up to my humans who have traveled to over 40 countries, 5 continents). Being a true nomadic dog, I don’t travel for short vacations or for the sake of collecting countries – I TRAVEL TO LIVE. Follow my nomadic canine escapades and learn to travel with your dog!

Click HERE to learn more about Roger W., the Traveling Yorkie!

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