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How do I ship my Dog through an Airline - from State to State - Across the Country and Around the World.
 

Dog, Cat and Pet Transportation through an Airline Across the States and Internationally requires special care. Some destinations have implemented programs of rabies control whereby pet owners have an alternative to the traditional long-term (6 month) quarantine. By meeting prescribed criteria of pre-entry veterinary requirements quarantine periods can be reduced to a minimum of 1 month.

Here at Animal Transporters, We specialize in helping pet owners meet the strict requirements of these pet transportation and import programs. We have been in this business for many years and our policy of "zero-tolerance for error" has contributed to our success, and earned us an excellent reputation.

Shipping, Transporting and/ or Relocating dogs, cats and most pets from the US to Foreign Countries and state to state is a complicated process and requires specialized knowledge of import and export documentation, Airline procedures and policies, veterinary procedures, timing, pet  travel crate requirements, quarantine, boarding accommodation, and proper animal identification.

We provide professional assistance to pet owners, breeders, and their veterinarians to make this process as seamless and stress-free as possible. We can provide a complete "door-to-door" service to ensure that your pet makes it to your new home without any problems.

We adhere to the rules and regulations of the Live Animal Regulations of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA).

If you want to ship your Dog, Cat or Pet through an airline to another state or from state to state & across the country by yourself, here are a few things you need to know:

1. Contact your airline for requirements and restrictions for transporting dogs by plane. American Airlines, for example, has restrictions prohibiting the "snub-nose" breeds such as pugs, Boston terriers, and boxers, which might have trouble breathing at high altitudes or in fluctuating temperatures. And there are a limited number of spaces on a plane for animals.

2. Check the calendar. For airlines that ship pets in the cargo area, traveling in high heat can be extremely dangerous for your dog. This is why Delta Airlines has a standing embargo on pets traveling as checked baggage from May 15 to September 15. Even if your airline allows pets as cargo during the hot summer months, it's not in your pet's best interest.

3. Book your pet's flight as far in advance as possible to ensure that he can travel within the time frame you need.

4. Visit the vet. According to the American Kennel Club, or AKC, "Certification of health must be provided no more than 10 days before travel. Rabies and vaccination certificates are also required."

5. Walk your pet before traveling to the airport and before checking him into the flight's cargo. To avoid accidents and keep your dog comfortable, limit food and water intake before the flight.

6. Arrange for quick pickup at the destination so your dog spends as little time as possible in the cargo holding area.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page for more info regarding our Expert Pet Travel and Transportation Service.

Let our experience work for you - contact us here for your next pet transport, transportation or relocation. We encourage you to email us with any questions you may have regarding any aspect of our services and how we may better meet your individual pet shipping needs.

We specialize in stress-free pet transport & travel services! Seeking the professional pet, dog and cat relocation service of Animal Transporters will assure you peace of mind when transporting your pets on the ground or in the air.

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