Quick Answer: What Happens When You Ship A Dog?

Pet shipping is something that pet owners can take upon themselves to do, but owners also have the option of hiring a service to do it for them.

Animal relocation or pet shipping services often market themselves as “pet travel agents”; they take care of the paperwork and arrangements that accompany a pet move.

How does shipping a dog work?

Family Pet Dog transportation service ensures that they do not mix many pet types in a single transport. For example, your dog will be shipped only with dogs and cats and not with other animals such as monkeys,snakes and hamsters. Our Dog shippers ensure that they take your dog for a walk every four to five hours.

Is it safe to ship a dog by air?

Dogs more than 40 pounds can’t fly in cabin

Shipping the animal as cargo, after all, means that the animal is considered as such. The Humane Society tells people traveling with pets to avoid that fate. “If you decide to fly with your pet, choose the cabin when possible,” the Human Society advises.

How much does it cost to ship a dog by air?

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.

How do you ship a dog by air?

When shipping your pet by air, you will need a kennel. The kennel should allow your pet to stand up, turn around, and lie down comfortably. If you are taking your pet in the cabin, and not shipping him or her as cargo, the kennel will need to be able to fit under your chair.

How long does it take for a dog to be shipped?

We generally need one to six weeks notice (depending upon the nature and destination country of your move) to arrange your pet′s travel. Pets are usually picked up the day before the trip and brought to the vet for their required examination and paperwork. We handle full door to door transport.

What airlines ship dogs?

  • American Airlines. American Airlines accepts most dogs for cargo shipment, excluding those that are stub-nosed, such as boxers, mastiffs and pugs, as well as pets that have been sedated before the flight.
  • Continental. Continental Airlines accepts dogs as cargo as part of its PetSafe program.
  • Delta.
  • United Airlines.