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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 Samoyed shipping

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

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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 Samoyed, 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 Samoyed 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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Samoyed: The Heartwarming Companions

Origins and Temperament

Steeped in history, the enchanting Samoyed breed originated from the harsh frost of Siberia, where they were cherished by the Samoyede people for their versatility and companionship. Renowned for their friendly 'Samoyed smile', these dogs radiate a gentle, amiable disposition. Despite their effusive affection, Samoyeds are known for their robust independence and intelligence, traits that demand sensitive consideration when traveling. A keen understanding of their sociable yet spirited nature is crucial in ensuring their comfort during transportation.

Size and Physical Needs

Boasting a lush white coat and sturdy frame, adult Samoyeds typically range between 50 to 60 pounds. Their notable thick fur, bred for insulating against arctic temperatures, necessitates a cool and well-ventilated transport environment. Samoyeds thrive on regular physical activity. As such, ample space to move and opportunities for stretching their legs are vital during travel to cater to their high exercise regimen.

Common Health Considerations

As resilient as they are affable, Samoyeds are nonetheless subject to a spectrum of health issues such as hip dysplasia and heart conditions. Prior to transport, acquiring comprehensive health documentation is paramount, as is ensuring vaccinations are up-to-date to comply with travel regulations and maintain their well-being. Proactive steps, such as familiarizing oneself with the nearest veterinary services along the travel route, are recommended to ensure expedient care if needed.

How to prepare your Samoyed 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

Essential to the safe transit of your Samoyed are current health and vaccination records. Keeping these documents readily available is non-negotiable for both legal compliance and in case of any medical intercession en route.

Identification and Tracking

Illuminating the path to a secured journey, lasting identification methods such as microchips and current tags are crucial. For added assurance, employing GPS collars grants an additional layer of traceability for your Samoyed across the miles.

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Comfort Items and Familiar Scents

Transitioning amidst familiar comforts can greatly stabilize a Samoyed's travel experience. Bringing along a beloved toy, blanket, or article of clothing with the owner's scent can provide an oasis of tranquility amidst the unfamiliar whirl of travel.

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 Samoyed

Managing Anxiety and Stress

In mitigating the intrinsic stress of travel for your Samoyed, infusing the journey with familiar toys and potentially an anxiety vest can cultivate a serene environment. Tactics for soothing include consistent calming gestures or the use of pheromone diffusers.

Exercise and Bathroom Breaks

Harmonizing travel plans with a Samoyed's exercise needs demands scheduled stops for leg-stretching and bathroom breaks. An interval of every 3 to 4 hours is ideal to encapsulate both their physical exuberance and metabolic needs.

Temperature Control and Hydration

Maintaining a cool, comfortable vehicle climate is critical given the Samoyed's plush coat. Equally important is regular access to fresh water, bolstering hydration levels throughout the expedition.

Post Transportation Care for your Samoyed

Adjustment to New Surroundings

Upon arrival, guiding your Samoyed through a gradual introduction to their new home and environment will ease their transition. Patience and gentle acclimation are the keystones to fostering their adaptability.

Monitoring Health Post-Travel

Post-travel, a diligent observation of your Samoyed's behavior and health is essential. Any signs of distress or disquiet should prompt consultation with a vet to ensure their journey concludes as healthily as it commenced.

Continuing Care and Routine

Re-establishing a familiar routine is critical to a Samoyed's post-travel well-being. Consistency in care, feeding times, and exercise will anchor them securely into their new phase of life.

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