Portable Kennels There are many times when a pet owner has to take their dog or cat with them so they rely on a portable kennel. Should you need to transport your pet by air you will be required to have one for them or they can’t be processed due to safety regulations. You may find it very convenient when you have to take your pet to the vet. Many families travel with their pet but don’t want them running loose all over the vehicle. Having a portable kennel they can ride in will help with this. Most pets get used to their kennel and it will help to reduce their level of anxiety during travel as well. There are portable kennels made from a variety of materials and in various sizes. You really need to think about the size of the portable kennel before you buy it. Your pet needs to have plenty of room in there to be comfortable. They should be able to sit, stand, lie down, and to turn around. You also need to have room for food and water. Many pet stores allow you to bring your pet in so you can always try them in various types of portable kennels. It isn’t practical to put a puppy in a huge kennel. In many instances they won’t fare well with the open space. You may have to upgrade to several different sizes of portable kennels as time goes by. This will continue until your pet is full grown. Yet they are a very important part of your family so caring for them as you would a child is important. You wouldn’t place an infant in a toddler car seat to avoid having to buy more than one. Ventilation is also very important when it comes to the issue of portable kennels. You need to make sure your pet has enough air circulating properly. You don’t want them to be uncomfortable or to become dehydrated. Make sure you regulate the temperature of the area with their needs in mind. Many types of portable kennels are also collapsible. This means you can use them at the full size but also fold them up for easy storage. The right one for your pet will depend on their size and how often you plan to be using it.