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Your dog is so much more than four legs and a tail — they’re members of your family and best friends for life. We’re proud to be the nation’s top-rated and leading service for dog transportation.

Our unique process matches you with a fleet of pre-screened drivers with prior experience at transporting dogs, with strong emphasis on your pet's comfort and safety.

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What determines the cost of Berger Picard shipping

Here's what you need to know about safely transporting your Berger Picard.

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Ground and air travel have different associated costs. Flying is typically the fastest option, but also the most expensive and taxing on your pet.

Travel distance

The further you need to transport your pet, the more it'll cost. If you're using ground transportation, you'll have to factor in fuel costs, lodging, meals on the road and wear-and-tear on your vehicle. These costs are applicable whether you drive the pet yourself or you hire a transporter through CitizenShipper. Airlines charge more for longer plane rides as well. This is due to the cost of fuel and the need compensate pilots and flight attendants.

Pet size

Smaller pets are easier – and less expensive – to transport. If you’re flying your Berger Picard, they’ll need to travel in the cargo hold if they’re over 20 pounds. You’ll also need to buy a USDA-approved crate, which can cost around $200. With ground transport, it’s easier for drivers to accommodate small pets.

Health clearance and travel equipment

The first step to transporting your Berger Picard is ensuring they’re healthy enough to travel. Most species require a vet-issued health certificate to cross state lines. This will cost $50 to $300. You’ll likely need to purchase some equipment too – such as a crate and travel supplies.

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Berger Picard: The Loyal Companions

Origins and Temperament

Hailing from France, the Berger Picard is a rare and ancient breed known for their steadfast loyalty and intelligence. Originally bred as working dogs for herding livestock, these dogs are energetic, observant, and can be quite assertive. With their alert and sensitive nature, Berger Picards may require special attention to their emotional needs during travel to help mitigate stress and anxiety.

Size and Physical Needs

The Berger Picard typically stands between 21.5 to 25.5 inches tall at the shoulder and can weigh from 50 to 70 pounds, positioning them firmly within the medium to the large size category. They possess a robust build and require ample exercise to maintain their physical well-being. When transporting a Berger Picard, it’s essential to provide space that accommodates their size, allows for movement, and adheres to their high activity level needs for a comfortable journey.

Common Health Considerations

Berger Picards are generally healthy but can be predisposed to certain genetic conditions such as hip dysplasia. When traveling, it is crucial to have their health documentation on hand, including vet check-ups and a certificate of health if required. To ensure a safe trip, prevention strategies such as flea and tick medication and a wellness exam prior to transport can be helpful.

How to prepare your Berger Picard for transport

At CitizenShipper, we pride ourselves on making pet transportation a breeze. However, there are things you can do ahead of time to make your best friend’s trip safer and more comfortable.

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Talk to your veterinarian

Your pet’s safety is number one – that’s why checking in with your vet before finalizing any travel plans is essential.

Can’t make it to the vet’s office in time? Conveniently video chat with a qualified veterinarian at FirstVet – one of our amazing partners.

Here are the questions you’ll want to ask your vet:

  • Is my pet healthy enough for transport?
  • Is my pet up to date on their vaccines?
  • Is my pet’s microchip still in place and scannable?

Health and Vaccination Records

Ensure all health and vaccination records for your Berger Picard are up to date and easily accessible during transit. These documents are vital for verifying their health status and are often mandatory when crossing state lines or for emergency situations.

Identification and Tracking

Your Berger Picard should have a secure collar with identification tags that include contact information. Moreover, ensure that they are microchipped and consider using a GPS tracker for added peace of mind during transport.

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Comfort Items and Familiar Scents

Pack your Berger Picard’s favorite blanket, toy, or piece of your clothing. Familiar scents can significantly lower stress levels and make the travel experience more comforting and less frightening for your pet.

Essential pet transport travel supplies include:

  • Food, bowls and fresh water
  • Collars and leashes
  • Waste bags
  • Medication
  • First-aid supplies
  • Any travel documents
  • A secure, USDA-approved travel crate

Traveling to a new place is exciting but stressful for your pet. Pack their favorite toys, a bed or a comfy blanket to help them enjoy their journey. Familiar items remind them of home and will soothe their anxiety.

Tailored Travel Tips for Berger Picard

Managing Anxiety and Stress

To mitigate anxiety and stress for your Berger Picard during travel, pack their favorite toy or invest in an anxiety vest. Implement calming techniques such as keeping your voice soothing and playing soft music if possible.

Exercise and Bathroom Breaks

Plan for regular stops to allow your Berger Picard to stretch their legs and relieve themselves. A good rule of thumb is to stop every 2-3 hours to cater to their high energy levels and prevent restlessness.

Temperature Control and Hydration

Maintain a comfortable temperature within the vehicle, and avoid extremes by providing adequate ventilation or heating as necessary. Ensure your Berger Picard stays hydrated, offering water at every pit stop.

Post Transportation Care for your Berger Picard

Adjustment to New Surroundings

Gradually introduce your Berger Picard to their new surroundings, allowing them to explore at their own pace to become familiar with their new environment. Their adaptable nature typically facilitates a smooth transition.

Monitoring Health Post-Travel

After the journey, monitor your Berger Picard for any signs of stress or discomfort. Consult a veterinarian if you notice any unusual behavior or health concerns.

Continuing Care and Routine

Establishing a regular routine following the move can greatly assist your Berger Picard in settling in. Regular walks, feeding times, and play sessions will aid in providing a sense of security and continuity in their care.

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