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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 Parson Russell Terrier shipping

Here's what you need to know about safely transporting your Parson Russell Terrier.

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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 Parson Russell Terrier, 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 Parson Russell Terrier 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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Parson Russell Terrier: The Spirited Companions

Origins and Temperament

The Parson Russell Terrier, descended from the dogs bred by Parson John Russell in the 19th century, is a breed renowned for its lively and determined personality. Originally used for fox hunting, these terriers possess a sharp intellect and an abundance of energy. Their keen sense of adventure means they may find travel exciting, yet their sensitivity requires careful consideration to avoid stress.

As transporters, we recognize the necessity of understanding their instinctual behaviors, such as a strong prey drive and love of pursuit. Ensuring a secure and stable environment throughout transit is imperative to accommodate their tenacious temperament.

Size and Physical Needs

Averaging between 13-14 inches in height and weighing 13-17 pounds, Parson Russell Terriers are compact powerhouses. Their boundless vigor demands regular exercise, and when traveling, ample space to move around is just as important. Short leg stretches and a chance to burn off energy can be a crucial aspect of a safe and comfortable journey.

During transport, we provide personalized accommodations that cater to these physical needs, ensuring that every Parson Russell Terrier can travel without constraint and enjoy a serene adventure.

Common Health Considerations

Common health issues in Parson Russell Terriers include dental issues, patellar luxation, and deafness. To guarantee a smooth transportation experience, it’s vital to have their health documentation ready, encompassing immunizations and any specific medical records that relate to ongoing health conditions.

We encourage preventative measures such as pre-travel check-ups and adherence to vaccination schedules to ensure your Terrier’s health on the road.

How to prepare your Parson Russell Terrier 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

A complete set of up-to-date health and vaccination records is indispensable for traveling with your Parson Russell Terrier. These documents not only comply with state regulations but also act as a roadmap for care should any issues arise during transit.

Our drivers are trained to keep these records accessible, providing peace of mind that your Terrier’s health needs can be swiftly addressed while en route.

Identification and Tracking

Adequate identification, including a securely fitted collar with tags and an updated microchip, is essential for the safety of your Terrier. GPS trackers offer additional reassurance, allowing real-time location monitoring during travel.

At CitizenShipper, we champion these best practices for identification and tracking, embracing technological advancements to ensure the safety of your furry companion.

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Comfort Items and Familiar Scents

The inclusion of comfort items such as a beloved toy or blanket can profoundly impact your Parson Russell Terrier's sense of security. Familiar scents serve as a gentle reminder of home, easing the stress of travel.

We recommend personalizing your Terrier’s travel space with these items to create a calming environment during their journey.

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 Parson Russell Terrier

Managing Anxiety and Stress

Alleviating anxiety in Parson Russell Terriers can be addressed with familiar toys, an anxiety vest, or soft music. Understanding their individual triggers and preparing with these calming techniques can significantly smooth the transportation process.

Our experienced drivers are adept at implementing strategies that cater to a stress-free experience for your high-spirited terrier.

Exercise and Bathroom Breaks

Regularly scheduled exercise and bathroom breaks are integral to maintaining the well-being of your Parson Russell Terrier. The frequency of these breaks should be tailored to their typical routine to promote a sense of normalcy.

With CitizenShipper, you can rest assured that your Terrier will enjoy a schedule that aligns with their daily habits, keeping them happy and relaxed on the road.

Temperature Control and Hydration

Maintaining an optimal temperature and ensuring your Terrier stays hydrated are key factors in their overall comfort during transit. Adjustable climate control and easy access to water are standards in our transportation service.

From the chill of winter to the heat of summer, we prioritize your Parson Russell Terrier’s comfort every mile of the journey.

Post Transportation Care for your Parson Russell Terrier

Adjustment to New Surroundings

Adapting to a new environment can be challenging for a Parson Russell Terrier. Create a welcoming atmosphere that mirrors their previous setting as closely as possible to facilitate a seamless transition.

Patience and familiar routines will empower your Terrier to confidently embrace their new home.

Monitoring Health Post-Travel

Observe your Parson Russell Terrier closely following transportation for any signs of stress or health issues. Appetite, behavior, and energy levels are key indicators, and any changes should prompt a consultation with your veterinarian.

With vigilant post-travel monitoring, you can ensure your Terrier’s quick return to their usual spirited self.

Continuing Care and Routine

Reinstating a regular routine is essential for your Parson Russell Terrier's acclimatization. Consistent meal times, exercise, and play can re-instill a sense of security.

Continuity in care and daily structure paves the way for your terrier to thrive in their new environment, safeguarding their happiness and well-being.

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