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Most dogs just love, love, l-o-v-e the beach.
But a recent sad story out of Florida has highlighted how their owners need to stay right on their guard when letting their pooch off the leash to enjoy some fun in the sand.
Until pretty recently, plenty of people were only too happy to consider taking their pets with them on a flight if they were heading off on an extended vacation, or even relocating.
But a whole slew of incidents involving anything from animals being mis-directed, to pets suffering and even dying in crowded, stuffy airplane holds which were never designed to carry live cargo, has thrown the spotlight on how desirable – or otherwise – it might be to transport pets by air.
We get asked quite often about the work of pet transporters, so we thought that to give a taste of what it’s like, we talked with BILL RUSSELL, who’s a highly active pet transporter on CitizenShipper. In fact, Bill’s animal transportation business is very much a partnership with his ‘better half’, Erica Pittman, who as Read more about Life as a Pet Transporter – on the Road with CitizenShipper[…]
There could be many reasons why you need to transport your dog or cat over a long distance. But when you do so, you certainly want every assurance possible that they will be treated well, and arrive at their destination safely and in good health.
We’re getting increasingly accustomed to the idea of being able to take our beloved pets with us wherever we go, even long distances. You only have to see the massive growth in options offered for pet-friendly holidays to realize that the tourism industry too, is keen to accommodate this trend, where possible. But this trend Read more about How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Travelling in a Vehicle[…]
“Ensuring proper animal care and comfort is not just good business—it is also required by law.” This wording is used to introduce the U.S. government’s basic guidance document on the provisions for licensing and registering of businesses under the Animal Welfare Act 1966. If you want to start and build a successful business involved in Read more about What do I need to become a USDA certified pet transporter?[…]
If you love animals and providing them with care, have you ever considered a career involving transporting them?
As people have become increasingly mobile, moving around widely for their work, so a thriving new business sector has grown up dedicated to ensuring that many pets have similar freedom to travel with their owners.
Greetings Drivers! The CitizenShipper Team is excited to roll out a new driver dashboard, which will make it easier to find and locate shipments that are right for you. Improved and added features include: Real-time feedback on your driver performance statistics New bid tracker so you can keep track of and modify active bids Find the right shipments Read more about Introducing Your New Driver Dashboard[…]
Professional experienced drivers are more than just individuals that can move the vehicle from one point to another. Experienced drivers do more than just hold the steering wheel. They have experience in transporting costly equipment, supplies, goods and merchandise while maintaining a schedule for delivery. Individuals that are seeking the best professional driver often look Read more about Quality Characteristics of Professional Experienced Drivers[…]