There are all kinds of factors to consider when you ponder what breed of dog to get. From temperament to size to type of fur, each person will have something different that they consider the most important trait for their future furry friend. If you travel often, either for work or for pleasure, you will likely want to pick a dog who can come along with you on your adventures.
Some breeds, you will find, are much better-suited for traveling, especially by air, than others. Dogs with shorter snouts, for instance, such as English Bulldogs, Pugs, and Boxers, have been banned from flying by many airlines recently because they have been deemed to have a higher risk of dying from breathing problems when they get worked up by the stress of flying. Some large breeds like Great Danes and Saint Bernards also aren’t allowed to fly because the carriers they travel in are too big for baggage handlers to deal with. Even the most common dog breeds in America, including Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, and German Shepherds aren’t ideal for people who fly often because they have to be