For Drivers · Updated February 23, 2024

Tax Filing Guide for Drivers

Whether you’ve been a transporter for years or you’re just getting started, you’ve probably wondered how to file taxes as an independent contractor. Non-traditional employment has become very popular since the pandemic began in early 2020. More people are opting to be their own boss using innovative platforms like the CitizenShipper marketplace.

Animal Transport » For Drivers · Updated February 23, 2024

How to Safely Transport Cats Long Distance

A popular storyline during the COVID pandemic is the noticeable increase in pet adoptions. ASPCA found that one-in-five households have adopted a dog or cat since spring 2020. Interest in dog adoptions has waned since 2020 but inquiries about cat adoptions have held strong. Because of the demand, many people have opted to purchase from

The 2019 Subaru Outback, an ideal car for transporting dogs, is parked on a dirt road.

Animal Transport » For Drivers · Updated February 23, 2024

11 Best Cars for Transporting Dogs in 2024

A standout driver profile, positive reviews from previous customers, and excellent communication skills are the three biggest keys to winning shipments on CitizenShipper. However, the status of your vehicle also plays a role in placing winning bids.

A man in a field walking with a dog.

For Drivers » How to Win on CitizenShipper · Updated February 23, 2024

How to Win on CitizenShipper: Writing A Standout Profile

Welcome to CitizenShipper and congratulations on taking the first step toward creating your own business! On our shipping platform, you have the freedom and flexibility to earn money by completing transportation jobs when you want, where you want. Our drivers earn an average of between $6,000 to $10,000+ in revenue per month while enjoying the

For Breeders » For Customers · Updated February 23, 2024

What’s In Your Puppy Contract?

Breeders frequently (but not universally) require customers to sign a contract when they purchase a puppy. For the buyer, it might seem unnecessary. But at the end of the day, a puppy contract is signed to protect the breeder, the client, and the dog. What is a puppy contract? Why do you need one? What

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated June 12, 2024

Alternatives to Happy Tails Travel: Identifying the Best Pet Shipping Service for Your Needs

There are many circumstances that require transporting an animal, like breeders delivering a puppy to out-of-state clients or a family sending their cat to a distant new home. No matter the reason, it’s a stressful process; you love your animals like family and demand only the best for them. Whether you’re shipping dogs by air

A woman holding a black and white Royal Paws puppy in front of a car.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated June 12, 2024

10 Alternatives to Royal Paws Pet Transportation

Shipping your beloved pets can be a stressful situation, especially if it’s your first time. You love your animals like family, so putting your trust in a business you’ve never used before is worrisome, to say the least. The good news is there are many reputable pet shipping companies to choose from, each with advantages

An older couple receiving a shipped puppy in their driveway.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated June 12, 2024

8 Alternatives to Blue Collar Pet Transport

Whether you’re moving across the country, just bought a new puppy from an out-of-state breeder, or are planning a long vacation, there are times you need to hire a pet shipping company. According to APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 78% of people travel with their pets, which is totally understandable. Pets are like family members;

Two australian shepherd puppies sitting on the grass, ready for shipping.

For Breeders » For Customers · Updated February 23, 2024

Breeder’s Guide to Puppy Shipping

When a pet owner purchases a puppy from a breeder, they usually drive to pick up their newest family member. However, there are times when this isn’t possible. In these cases, the breeder often uses a trustworthy pet transportation company for shipping the puppy. And you’re not alone, according to Forbes, in 2019, a total

A white labrador puppy in a black and white photo.

For Customers » Pet Shipping · Updated February 23, 2024

How to Ship a Puppy Through a Breeder

After spending significant time researching dog breeds and breeders, you’re ready to make a big decision and buy a puppy. If you’re like many dog owners, you’ll purchase the puppy from a breeder in another state. There are approximately 10,000 puppy mills in the US, but only 3,000 of them are regulated by the US