Pets traveling with Air Canada now receive 24-hour virtual veterinary assistance.

Pets traveling in cargo Air Canada Now have round-the-clock access to virtual care thanks to a new partnership with Westera veterinary telehealth and on-the-go pet care company.

Trained Air Canada personnel can now use Vetster to connect pet parents with licensed veterinarians, who can assist pets traveling in cargo and in need of medical attention. are

At no additional cost, trained staff can contact Vetster’s expert veterinarians to help alleviate both common and unusual pet travel issues, including increased anxiety and stress, water Deficiency, respiratory problems, motion sickness etc.

After the trip, the pet’s medical files are sent to the parent’s local vet.

“Air Canada is committed to offering safe and reliable transportation for all animals in our care,” said Janet Wallace, Managing Director, Operational Excellence and Transformation at Air Canada Cargo. “As one of the only airlines to partner with a pet telehealth company, we are significantly enhancing the experience for passengers and their pets, providing care and comfort during their journey. are doing.”

“Traveling can be stressful, and traveling with a pet can often feel like an added stress — but it doesn’t have to be. Pet parents need to be transparent, efficient and Looking for timely care. Mark Bordeaux, CEO and co-founder of Vester. “Air Canada’s forward-thinking approach ensures that pet parents can travel with their pets with confidence and trust that they will receive expert care regardless of their destination. Vester For, this is just the beginning – we’re committed to creating and exploring new ways to enhance the lives of pet parents everywhere.”

The new service is now available on select domestic and international flights through Air Canada, including the airline’s eight Canadian hubs. Miami (MIA), Chicago (ORD) and Los Angeles (LAX) in the US, and in London Heathrow Airport.

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