Safe, affordable puppy transportation for breedersSafe, affordable puppy transportation for breeders

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CitizenShipper is the safest and most comfortable way for your puppies to travel. We match you with reliable, vetted pet transporters who love dogs as much as you do.

Join our network of breeders, where we make it swift, safe and simple to get your puppies where they need to go.

We promise to deliver a secure, comfortable and stress-free experience so your litters reach their forever homes happy and healthy!

4,000+
Professional dog breeders who trust in our services.
77,500+
Pets safely transported.
100,000,000+
Miles driven by qualified transporters.
Ship. Stay. Rest easy!
90% of listings
Receive a quote in less than 10 minutes.
Happy dog owner with her pet.
Happy dog owner with her pet.
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We’re leading the pack

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CitizenShipper is the nation's top-rated and leading platform for pet transportation. We understand your business — and we've got all the tools to make the transportation process affordable and stress-free.

Our commitment: safe, happy puppies at every step

Drivers on CitizenShipper are committed to providing a caring and personalized travel experience for you and your puppies.

$1k Pet Protection Coverage

Guaranteed to give you and your customers peace of mind. Your puppies are our #1 priority.

24/7 mobile vet access

Through our partner FirstVet. Just in case.

Access to the top-rated drivers in the industry

Background checks, direct contact with vetted drivers and thousands of customer reviews at your fingertips. Because your puppies should only be in the best of hands.

Booking Assurance Guarantee

From quote to delivery, so you can select and transport with confidence.

Our customers love how we care for their dogs!

Charlette Small
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CitizenShipper: A Great Choice
Was in a tizzy about getting my newly adopted puppy to me from OH to MT. Didn't realize he was a "snub nose" breed and couldn't fly in cargo. Started intense and avid research. So glad I found CitizenShipper. I had control in my decision in reviewing the offers which came in, selecting my transporter based on my personal needs/criteria...
Melissa Chenevert
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I had my puppy ship from Illinois to Georgia. The driver was very courteous he kept me informed with calls text and pictures of my puppy along the way. I highly recommend them.
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Germaine Danielle Stone
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Couldn't ask for a better experience. Tobey was fantastic the entire transition. The entire experience went smoother than I could have imagined.
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Alison Sinnott
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Listed a trip for a service dog
Listed a trip for a service dog for a trip from Florida to New York and had 5 quotes within 15 minutes. Very easy to use website and a LOT of choices!
Maya Emelle
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The best pet delivery service
Reliable dependable and accommodating beyond expectations would definitely use them again! Erica& Bill sent photo updates throughout the journey from Danville, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Angelina Sudakova
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I didnt realize you could basically pay…
I didnt realize you could basically pay people to ship things. I needed to get my 12 year old pup to Maryland from Oklahoma, but I was about to move to the complete other side, California. Flying her only gave me nightmares. The site is well constructed and you put in your details, and drivers bid on the shipment. You can then review the shippers profiles and pick the one that best fits you. My driver and I had a miscommunication at first, but he quickly fixed it and gave me some of my money back for the mistake. Overall, a great service.

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Shipping service rating: 4.7 - 10231 reviews

Affordable dog transportation you can trust

As the nation’s largest marketplace of pet ground transportation, CitizenShipper provides tools to help you connect with reliable, pre-screened pet drivers.


Whether you need to transport puppies, hunting dogs, service dogs, or stud dogs, our network can handle it. We're the industry's most trusted dog transport service, and we work with breeders all across the country.

Green check markStringent background checks.
Green check markUSDA-certification and Driver ID verification.
Green check markDrivers who have completed Pet First Aid certifications from the Red Cross.
Green check markPet Protection Plans and 24/7 vet access.
Green check markDetailed profiles and customer reviews to help you make a well-informed choice.
Green check markPhotos of drivers and their vehicles let you see who you're working with and what to expect.
Green check markUnmatched customer support, 7 days a week, to handle your concerns or questions.
Green check markAbility to transport additional pet-related items such as dog semen, food, crates, and more.

Find your driver in three easy steps

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Find your driver in three easy steps

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Tell us about your puppy

Share your pup’s name, breed, weight, any custom needs, and where he’s traveling from and to.

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Get competitive quotes from expert drivers

You will receive competitive quotes in minutes — and enjoy the freedom to read customer reviews and chat with drivers before booking. Choose the driver who's the best fit for you and your puppy!

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Book your driver

Choose and book your driver, then sit back and relax. They'll pick up the puppy according to your instructions and safely bring them home!

Our promise to you

Our promise to you

Our mission is to provide you with an easy, convenient way to find reliable transportation for your litters. In doing so, we will help your puppies join families who will provide them with the love and care they deserve!

Meet drivers now — find the best one for your puppy

It takes about two minutes to get started.
Review and compare quotes for free.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does transporting a dog cost?

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There are no "listing fees" involved. You don't pay a dime before negotiating the cost of transport with the driver you choose to hire.

How can I determine how much the transport will cost?

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The cost varies, depending mostly on the mileage. When drivers send in their quotes, it'll be up to you to choose whatever sounds reasonable. Typical rates are between $.5 and $1.60 per mile, but this can skew higher on shorter trips. Some shipments are more expensive than others: puppies, for example, require more attention so they often cost extra to transport.

How stressful is transport on my puppy?

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For most animals, the stress of road transportation is kept to a minimum. For animals with elevated anxiety issues, please consult your veterinarian. If you want special attention paid to your pet, that’s usually doable. Each driver offers a slightly different level of service — with a little extra effort, you can find people with animal-care degrees able to provide your pet with the greatest level of comfort available.

Stellar customer support – anytime, anywhere

Our support team is always happy to help!
Please send us an email at  support@citizenshipper.com
If you have any questions or if you’d simply like to learn more.

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