Quick Answer: How Do You Ship A Pet In The Mail?

Can you mail your pets?

Live animals will only be accepted for transportation when shipped by any UPS service that guarantees delivery the next day.

Shipments must not be offered to UPS on Fridays or before a holiday in the origin or destination country.

How do I ship my pet to another state?

Air is the safest way to ship your dog. When shipping your dog from one state to another, the best way to do it is by air. While it may be a bit stressful for you, the airlines ship pets every day, with very few problems. If you’re traveling, too, your dog can even go on the same flight.

How much does it cost to ship a pet?

The cost to ship a dog depends on the distance and needs of the dog. The average cost to ship a dog within 300 miles is $120 to $250. For longer distance shipments, the average cost is $270 to $500. Check out our cost-to-ship index, for more specific details on dog shipments completed through the uShip marketplace.

How can I ship my dog?

You have 4 primary methods for shipping your dog: auto, ground shipping, airlines, and a professional shipping service.

By Air

  • Your dog flies with you in the cabin of the plane.
  • Your dog flies on your plane but in the cargo area.
  • Your dog flies unaccompanied by you in the cargo area.