Sedating a dog when traveling
The last thing you want to deal with is a howling cat or a wimpering dog for hours until you land.
Leave the carrier between your feet for a minute and then slowly slide the carrier under the seat all the while offering plenty of vocal assurances.
Once the plane is in the air, you should be allowed to keep the carrier between your feet.
Keep your voice low and close to your pet while assuring it that everything will be ok.
Lots of “good girls” and “good boys” are certainly a welcome sound for a nervous pet.