Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

How To Keep Your Dog Cool And Make Sure It Doesn’t Get Stressed

Dogs get stressed for all kinds of reasons, just like we humans. And although we hate to admit it, and we know how hard the animal-loving drivers who work alongside us try, one of the major causes of this stress is travel. Our canine companions can also pick up on our own stress, and so

Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Why You Might Need A Helping Hand With Sporting Dog Transportation

Hunting dogs have been helping man gather food since time immemorial. Man may have been the original ‘hunter-gatherer’ – but without dogs to scent out and bring home the fruits of his efforts, our abilities to feed ourselves, and indeed our whole evolution, could well have been very different. As a result of this interdependence,

Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Why You Should Keep Dogs Away From Salt Water

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.

Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Still Think Flying With Your Pet Is Your Best Option? The Cost – And Plethora Of Rules – Might Make You Think Otherwise

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.

Driver Interviews » Interviews · Updated January 16, 2024

Driver Interview: Life as a Pet Transporter – on the Road with Bill Russell

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

For Customers » Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Why Road Beats Air For Transporting Your Pet

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.

A dalmatian safely traveling in a car.

Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Traveling in a Vehicle

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

Animal Transport » For Drivers · Updated January 16, 2024

What Do I Need to Become a USDA-Certified Pet Transporter?

“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 (ACA). Do you want to build a successful business transporting animals

An older couple receiving a shipped puppy in their driveway.

For Drivers » Pet Shipping · Updated January 16, 2024

What Do I Need to Become a 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.

For Customers » Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

A Guide To Pet Air Travel

Taking pets on planes can be a simple task if you know the legal requirements and practical necessities concerning pet air travel. Shipping pets by air is easy to manage if you are prepared with the right checklist.