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For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated January 16, 2024

How Do I Transport My Pups During the New COVID-19 Restrictions?

Planning to travel with your pups? Global COVID-19 cases are now at 112.86 million, with more than 28.39 million coming from the United States. Meanwhile, death records in the U.S. show that there are more than 500,000 lives lost due to the pandemic. Thanks to scientific advancements, life in the U.S. is gradually going back to normal.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated January 16, 2024

How To Choose The Right Travel Kennel For Your Dog? | CitizenShipper

It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling by air or land if you’re transporting your dog yourself or with a professional’s help – to own an appropriate travel kennel is crucial to keep your and your furry friend safe and comfortable during a trip. It can feel tempting to put your dog in the back of

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated January 17, 2024

State of Rescue Puppies Since the Pandemic Began

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, animal rescue shelters across the U.S. saw a spike in pet adoptions as people looked for the company of pets to see them through tough lock-down conditions. This demand for pets led to a shortage of adoptable pets in several cities. The Seattle Times reports in the summer of last year

Pet Shipping · Updated February 23, 2024

Is it legal to ship dogs?

Yes. Like most pets, it is perfectly legal to transport dogs. Key requirements for the legal shipping of dogs are vaccinations, a valid passport, and a non-encrypted microchip. Before booking transit for your furry friend, you should check the legal requirements of your destination. These can vary from country to country and from state to

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated January 30, 2024

How do you transport a dog safely? 12 Pointer Checklist

In the US, millions of animals are transported every year. Only several dozens fall victim to accidents or negligence annually. A tiny percentage, to be sure, but still a cause for concern for pet owners. When making travel arrangements for your pup, you’ll be trying to take everything into account. If booking a transporter, how

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated March 15, 2024

How Can I Ship My Dog to Another State? Answered!

  Every day, hundreds of pet owners across the country are looking for ways to relocate their pets safely and swiftly. Whether it’s because you’ve purchased a new puppy from a breeder in another state or you are relocating the whole family to a new home — dog transportation doesn’t have to be stressful. Many

For Customers » Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Get A Dog, Live Longer (Especially If You Take It On Vacation With You)

You knew all those walkies would be good for you – well now there’s some proof of the positive effects owning a dog can have on your longevity, in the shape of findings of a Swedish experts’ report, published in the Journal of Scientific Reports. Being a dog owner reduces your risk of contracting cardiovascular

Driver Interviews » Interviews · Updated February 23, 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

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Pets · Updated January 16, 2024

Dog Shipping Made Simple

When shipping your pets it’s important to select your transporter carefully. Your pet is usually a much loved member of the family and so it’s critical to ensure that they have a pleasant and uneventful journey.