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Airport Insights: Starwood Staff Airport Visits

At Starwood, we take pride in our exceptional team of knowledgeable staff and our commitment to providing superior customer ...

What Might Delay My Pet's Travel Plans?

We've all experienced the frustration of flight cancellations or weather delays while traveling. These challenges also impact ...

Puppy and Kitten Scams

Before you click "buy" on that adorable online puppy or kitten, take a moment to do your research. It's a sad reality that pet ...

The Best Airline-Approved Travel Carriers for Cats and Dogs

If you're planning a long-distance move for you and your pets involving air travel, you'll need to purchase an ...

Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that affects dogs and cats worldwide. It is caused by the ...
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What Happens on the Day Your Pet Flies

After meticulously planning for weeks, or even months, the day of your pet's journey has finally arrived! If you're feeling a ...

7 Ways to Get Your Pet Ready to Move Overseas

Preparing your pet for an international move goes beyond just physical logistics. It's about understanding that your furry ...

How the IAG Cargo Price Increase will Impact Pet Travel

As a result of IAG Cargo's recent announcement, pet owners may need to reevaluate their travel plans for their furry ...

Can My Pets Travel Together On A Plane?

Your furry companions are more than just pets - they're family. And when you're planning a move that involves air travel for ...

Finding Pet-Friendly Housing in the UK

Finding pet-friendly housing in the United Kingdom can be a daunting task, but fear not, because we're here to help! As a pet ...

Traveling with a Service Dog

If you want to fly with a service dog, you need to understand and follow the rules to have a smooth trip. We've answered some ...

Protecting Your Dog From Respiratory Illness

Protecting your furry friend from the latest canine respiratory illness is of utmost importance for every dog owner. As a ...

Cats and Crates: Tips for Comfortable Air Travel

Are you familiar with the feeling of comfort on a long flight? Soft music, a good book, or an engrossing movie can make all ...

Winter Pet Safety Tips

Winter is often associated with cold and flu season for humans, but it's important to remember that our furry friends can also ...

Safely Transporting Puppies

Transporting puppies can be a stressful experience for both the puppies and their owners. Whether you are bringing home a new ...

Calculating the Cost of Shipping Cats

Shipping a cat may seem like a daunting task, but with the right information and preparation, it can be a smooth and ...

Delta Airlines Pet Policy

Delta Airlines offers the convenience of traveling with your pet, whether it's in the cabin or as cargo. However, it's ...

What is Brachycephaly in Cats and Dogs?

Oh, how we adore those cute flat-faced and squished face cats and dogs. From tiny little ones like Shih Tzus and Pugs to ...

10 Facts About Pet Air Travel

Pet air travel is a common occurrence in our modern world. From fancy show pets to beloved household companions, pets are ...

Dog Shipping Costs

Pet travel costs can quickly add up, leaving pet owners with a hefty bill. However, understanding the factors that contribute ...

Can Pets Fly Alone?

You may be wondering if pets can fly alone and the answer is: YES! It is not always possible for your pet to fly in-cabin with ...

Moving Pets Across Country

Moving pets across the country can seem like a daunting task. However, with proper planning and preparation, it can be a ...

Transporting Large Breed Dogs

Transporting large breed dogs (like Great Danes, Irish Wolfhounds, Newfoundlands, and Mastiffs) can be a daunting task, but ...

Everything To Know About Your Pet's USDA-Endorsed Health Certificate

If you have plans to embark on an international adventure with your beloved dog or cat, it is important to obtain a health ...

ISO Compatible Microchips

Microchips serve as a valuable tool for pet identification in the unfortunate event that they go missing. Whether you're ...

What Travel Conditions are Stressful for My Flat-Faced Cat?

Pet owners and animal enthusiasts are starting to realize that while flat-faced (aka brachycephalic) pets may be adorable, ...

Measurement Guideline For An Airline Pet Carrier

When it comes to pet travel carriers, there is an abundance of options available for your furry friends to use at home or in ...

Traveling to the US with Your Pet

At Starwood Pet Travel, we are passionate about ensuring the safety and comfort of your pet during their overseas travels. ...

How Much Time is Needed to Plan Your Pet’s Move to Another Country?

Embarking on an international journey can be a complex and intricate process. When you add the task of relocating your family ...

Should my pet travel with me internationally?

Imagine this - you're presented with a life-changing opportunity - the chance to relocate internationally. However, you have a ...

Comparing Pet Transport Costs

Comparing costs is a crucial aspect of decision-making, whether it's for personal finance, business expenses, or any other ...

What To Consider When Moving a Pet Overseas

As pet ownership continues to rise worldwide, our love and devotion for our furry companions knows no bounds. They are not ...

Should Pets Be Tranquilized or Sedated For Air Travel?

A commonly asked question we receive relates to whether or not it is advisable to tranquilize or sedate your pet during air ...

Alaska Airlines Pet Policy

When your beloved pets embark on a journey with Alaska Airlines, they are treated like royalty in Fur-st Class™. With strict ...

Airlines and Flat Faced Dogs or Cats

Airlines are now giving special attention to flat-faced dogs and cats. These brachycephalic pets are considered unique cases ...

The Top 5 Pet Travel Crates

When it comes to relocating with your furry companion, choosing the right travel crate for your pet is of utmost importance. ...

The Most Common Causes of Allergies in Pets and What To Do About It

Oh, the dreaded allergy season. If only it could disappear forever. Our furry companions can relate, as they too can suffer ...

What Professional Pet Movers Know That You Don't

Moving pets safely and comfortably requires a multitude of factors to align perfectly. This is especially true when moving ...

How Much Does Pet Transport Cost?

If you're planning to move domestically or internationally and have pets, you're likely wondering how much pet transport ...

7 Ways to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer

As much as we love basking in the sun during summer, it can become unbearable for humans and pets alike. The scorching heat ...

6 Summer Vacation Spots to Enjoy with Your Pet in Europe

Vacationing with your pet is getting easier and easier. So, why would you want to leave your best friend behind, when you can ...

What to Do the First Day in Your New Country with Your Pet

Today you’re waking up in a brand new country. Is this a dream? No, you’ve finally arrived at your destination after extensive ...

Protecting Your Pets from Sunburn this Summer

By now we all know how important it is to protect our skin from over-exposure to the sun. Those ultraviolet rays can burn our ...

Keeping Your Dog Safe Around Water

Summer is quickly approaching – if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, at least. It’s the season when we most love to get ...

How to Juggle Weather Embargoes During Summer Travel with Your Pet

Stranded by the weather. Who knew that the heat you’ve been craving all winter could throw such a curveball into your summer ...

Tips for Military Families Moving With Pets

Pets are part of our family; when we move, it is already stressful enough, and it also adds stress to our pets. Moving ...

What You Need to Do the Day Before Your Pet Flies

You’ve been preparing for your big move for weeks. Or, more likely, months if you’re moving overseas. You’ve sorted through ...

The Countdown to Your Pet's Departure and What to Do When

If you’ve recently learned (or decided) you will be moving to a foreign country, your mind is undoubtedly swirling with ...

How to PCS to Hawaii with Your Pet

Are you PCSing to Hawaii and bringing your pet? Did you know that Hawaii is a rabies-free state? Hawaii has strict regulations ...

What Vaccinations Does My Pet Need Before An International Move?

One of the most time-consuming and often frustrating aspects of organizing an international move for your pet is the ...

4 Smart Ideas To Make Moving Overseas Easier for You (and Your Pet)

Moving overseas is an emotional experience. You’re excited about the adventure – so many new things to see and do and learn ...

Safe Places to Go for a Swim with Your Dog in Singapore

When it gets hot – something it does pretty much all year in Singapore – our thoughts turn to water. A refreshing dip can ...

Best Places to Dine with Your Pet in Singapore

What’s better than relaxing with a hot latte or glass of wine or enjoying a tasty meal at an outdoor café? Sharing the ...

Pet Etiquette in Germany

If you’re moving with family and pets to Germany, there is a lot to learn about your new home. Every foreign country has its ...

Moving Tips for Pet Owners Relocating to the UK

Getting settled into a new home can be lots of fun, even though it’s definitely a lot of work, too. You get to decide how to ...

Pet Friendly Hotels in The UK

Whether you’re a dog person or a cat person, almost half of British households have pets. We treasure our furry companions – ...

5 Tips to Help Your Pet Shed Pounds

There is no such thing as “pleasantly plump” when it comes to pets. Just a little bit of excess weight can create serious ...

Making Your Pet's Crate Comfortable and Safe

Transporting your furry friend in a crate is not only a safer option but also provides them with a higher level of comfort ...

Military Pet Relocation Reimbursement

Have you heard the news? The 2023 National Defense Authorization Act may provide military service members who are relocating ...

How to Acclimate Your Pet To Their New Home

Introducing your pet to a new home can be a lesson in patience. Whether you’re bringing home a newly-adopted dog or cat, or ...

How To Tell if Your Pet Has Allergies

Like their Fur Moms and Fur Dads, cats and dogs can suffer from allergies to any number of things. And the result can be truly ...

Bringing Your Forever Pet Home

The holiday season is in full swing and during this time of year, there’s an increase in dog adoptions throughout the world. ...

Everything You Need to Know About Leptospirosis In Small Dogs

It can be concerning once our little pup shows signs of depression, extreme tiredness, jaundice, or abnormal bleeding in the ...

The Best Way to Greet Your Pet After Their Long International Journey

After all the work you’ve done to organize your international move, the final piece is a long journey to your new home. In all ...

A Guide to Stress-Free Flying with Your Dog or Cat

Moving to a new place is filled with excitement, but it can also be overwhelming, especially when you have a furry friend ...

Protecting Your Pet From Snow and Ice Treatments

For many of us, winter brings freezing temperatures and snow. The cold is no fun, but the snow is a source of major excitement ...

3 Tips For Pet Safe Holiday Decorating

One of the most fun aspects of the annual end-of-year holidays is decorating. Some of us get an early start on that by going ...

Gifts for Your Pet - and What NOT to Give Them

We know you probably purchased gifts for your pet this holiday season. Millions of pet owners in the US alone spent an ...

10 Steps to Prepare Your Pet for a Move

Moving can be exciting, especially if you’re moving far away, perhaps even to a foreign land. But preparing to move is a big ...

The Best Food For My Dog

Most of us are much more health-conscious than earlier generations. We’re living longer and taking better care of ourselves to ...

Beware of Puppy Scams During the Holidays

For any true pet lover, few things are more reprehensible than puppy scams. Yet, sadly, the Better Business Bureau says ...

How Your Pet Can Be A Good Guest When Visiting For The Holidays

What do we love to do during the holidays? Visiting friends and family alike! If you plan to take your pet along with you, ...

Pet-Proof Your Holiday Decorations

“Ho, ho, ho!” says your dog or cat when they spot your holiday decorations. “What have we here? Just think what I can do with ...

How to Keep Your Pets From Overeating

There’s no such thing as a “pleasantly plump” pet. Too much weight is just that – too much. Just as with people, excess weight ...

7 Tips To Finding A Vet During The Holidays

During the holidays, you and your furry family members may be headed over the river and through the woods to visit Grandma, ...

How to Help Your Pets Have A Stress-Free Holiday

Getting through the holidays has a lot in common with making a major household move when it comes to stress and anxiety. ...

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy in Cold Weather

If you think it’s tougher to stay warm and healthy in winter, think about how your pets must feel. Now is the time to consider ...

Why You Should Keep Your Pet Away From The Thanksgiving Table

America’s favorite chow-down holiday is right around the corner. We look forward all year to turkey and all the trimmings – ...

Benefits of Making Your Pet Famous on Social Media

Every pet owner thinks their dog, cat, ferret, parrot – fill in the blank - is the smartest, funniest, most adorable, and most ...

What Time of Year is Best for Moving My Pet to Another Country?

The decision to move overseas doesn’t always come with a choice of timing. If your employer says you are being transferred, ...

The Best Food For Your Cat

Even if you’re a seasoned pet parent, you may not realize how different cat and dog foods are. Like most of us, you’ve ...

Holiday Traditions That Can be Harmful to Your Pet

Some holidays are traditions that transcend international borders, whereas others are country-specific. So if you’re in a ...

How to Safely Dress Up Your Pet For Halloween

Trick or treat! Some people just can’t resist dressing up their pets for Halloween. And many pets don’t even mind. Dogs, at ...

5 Ways To Keep Your Pet Calm While Traveling

You adore your dog. Or your cat. You can’t imagine leaving home without them. No wonder more and more pet owners are taking ...

4 Tips For Your Pets Traveling Together

Pets are important members of the family, and the whole world knows it. So there is nothing unusual about pets traveling ...

Airlines That Let Your Pet Travel With You

Many airlines let your pet travel with you. That can be a tremendous comfort to pet parents traveling with their dog or cat ...

How to Take Travel Photos of Your Pet

What do we photograph most often? Our pets, of course! Every cute thing they do must be recorded and shared. And why not? Even ...

Why You Should Use A Professional Pet Shipper When Moving To The UK

Are you moving with your pet to the United Kingdom? The pet import requirements are very strict, so it's definitely ...

How to Find Pet Cafés in a New Country

When we think of pet travel, we usually envision moving with our pet across the country or to a foreign land. Naturally, ...

5 Myths About Traveling With Your Pet On A Plane

Hundreds of thousands of animals travel on a plane each year. So you would think it’s easy to find factual information to help ...

Which Airline Makes It Easiest To Ship a Pet?

If you're moving a pet internationally, or even domestically, you're probably wondering which airline makes shipping pets the ...

Pet Transport Disasters - And How to Avoid Them

Sometimes it isn’t practical to take your pet with you when you travel. If you’ll be gone only a few days – for business or on ...

Country Dog to City Dog: Socializing Your Dog for Their New Home

When we move from one locale to another, one of our concerns is always learning the “lay of the land” and making new friends. ...

How to Avoid Pet Marking Behavior in Your New Home

Check any list of the biggest stressors in life, and you’ll find moving. The bigger the move, the more stressful it is. If ...

How to Bring Your Dog When You Move Abroad

You’re moving abroad? Brilliant. Your dog will be thrilled – after all, they're always up for a new adventure. You’d better ...

How to Get an International Health Certificate for Your Pet

If you're moving with your family, you wouldn’t consider leaving your four-legged family members behind. However, they do add ...

How to Keep Your Dog Out of Trouble When Moving to Hong Kong

There is one thing you can always count on when you move to another country – any country – the rules are different from those ...

Is it Safe to Move My Cat to Singapore?

What better way to get a new perspective than to move to a foreign country? Here at Starwood, one of the questions we hear ...

How to Find a Vet When Moving Abroad with Pets

Moving abroad with pets in tow has become a common occurrence. Whether you’re relocating for your job or simply to get a new ...

What Cat Medications Do I Need To Bring When Moving Abroad?

If you’re moving abroad, the only cat medications you’ll need to bring with you are the ones your kitty takes for some chronic ...

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to Expat Life

If your entire family is moving to another country, there are so many things to think about and take care of. It’s an exciting ...

10 Tips To Help Your Pet Adjust To Their New Home

Moving is a big deal, even more so if your family includes pets. You can’t just pack up your belongings, head off to your new ...

How to Find Dog-Friendly Housing in London

If you're moving to London and taking your beloved pooch with you, you're probably wondering where you'll live and how to find ...

How To Help Your Dog Adjust To Living In An Apartment

Are you currently living in an apartment and considering adopting a dog? Or maybe you and your dog are moving from a home with ...

Beware of Kitten and Puppy Scams!

It’s bad enough when con artists and criminals steal your money, but when they steal your heart, too, that’s truly ...

5 Essential Tips to Make Moving with Multiple Pets a Breeze

Moving into a new home is already such a stressful process, but moving with pets can create even more bumps in the road. Pets ...

Starwood Animal Transport is Now Starwood Pet Travel

We have some exciting news!! Starwood Animal Transport is now Starwood Pet Travel! We are proud to be part of the Starwood ...

Tips for a Fun (and Safe) Time at the Beach with Your Dog

Whether you’re taking the holiday of a lifetime to tour European beaches with your dog, or you’re enjoying the sand and surf ...

How to Get Your Pet Acclimated to Their Crate

Every cat and dog that travels by airplane must travel in an airline-approved carrier. The type of travel carrier required ...

Pet Policies For Pet-Friendly Airlines

The pet policies for major airlines can vary based on a variety of factors including your destination, the weather, the size ...

Insider’s Guide to Relocating Your Pet

Introduction Planning a relocation overseas with your pet sounds exciting – and it will be, once you get there. But the ...

Emergency Kit For Your Pet

Earthquakes, wildfires, floods, tornadoes and hurricanes, winter storms. It seems that, no matter where you live, there’s ...

What Pet Owners Need To Know About Pet Travel

Trying to figure out what you need to know to arrange pet travel can be a daunting task. If you’re moving and it’s not too ...

3 Tips to Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer heat is delightful in many ways, but there is such a thing as too hot. Pets, just like people, can suffer unnecessarily ...

How to Care For Your Pet's Medications While Traveling

It’s not uncommon for dogs and cats to take prescription medications, for chronic or age-related conditions. Giving them their ...

Can My Dog Fly With Their Favorite Toy?

Just as Linus, the famous Peanuts comic strip character, loves his blanket, many dogs have a favorite toy. It brings them both ...

5 Tips for Picking a Crate to Ship Your Dog

There are a number of pet crates on the market and it can be difficult to choose one. If you're looking for one for home, you ...

Can I Take My Pet On Vacation With Me?

Pets are an important part of our lives. According to the ASCPA, somewhere between 37%-47% of American households have a dog, ...

Pre-Trip Prep Tips For Moving Your Pets

Planning a move is always a complicated project. There’s a lot to think about, and everything has to come together in the ...

How To Get A Country-Specific Import Permit For Pets

If you and your pets will be traveling to a foreign country, perhaps to complete an international move, your dogs and/or cats ...

Which Pet Friendly Airline Fits Your Needs Best?

If you’re going to be traveling by air with your dog or cat, chances are you’ll have a choice of airlines. However, booking a ...

Keep Your Pet Safe During Air Travel - Follow These 7 Rules

The thing about air travel that most worries pet owners is the fact that you cannot control every detail. It’s likely you’ll ...

How Much Does A Pet Health Certificate Cost?

Along with making a list of all the things you’ll need to do so your pet can travel by air, it’s smart to know what kind of ...

How To Make Your Dog More Comfortable In Their Pet Travel Carrier

There are different kinds of carriers for pets, designed for different purposes. The carrier you use to bring a puppy to the ...

How To Keep Your Pet Happy During A Move

Dog or cat, a relaxed pet is a happy pet. Unfortunately, if you’re planning a move, you can all look forward to maximum stress ...

U.S. Regulations For Pet Travel

The first question that enters every pet parent’s mind when they consider traveling with their dog or cat is, “will they be ...

What Problems Could I Run Into Traveling With My Pet?

You don’t want to leave home without them, so if you will be traveling, you want your pet to come, too. To plan a successful ...

International Pet Travel Documents And Requirements

It wasn’t difficult to get your own passport. How hard can it be to get travel documents for your pet? A lot more ...

Why Do Airlines Require Health Certificates?

Most airlines require pet health certificates, and the reason is simple. They want to ensure your cat or dog is not a risk - ...

Preparing Your Pet Before A Move

Moving can be exciting, but it’s a lot of work. And if you think you’re frazzled, how do you think the situation looks to your ...

Moving Out Tips For Pet Owners

You cannot escape the fact that moving is a high-stress activity. In many ways, moving out is much worse than moving in. At ...

Pet Travel Myths You Can Forget About

Some people don’t give a second thought to pet travel. Your dog loves to ride around with you, so it seems only natural to ...

The Dos And Don’ts Of Pet Air Travel

Hundreds of thousands of animals travel by air each year, to and from locations all around the world. The incidence of ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Pets?

At some point in all the excitement of learning you are moving a long way from home – perhaps to a far-away foreign country – ...

What To Know About Flying With An Emotional Support Animal

You’ve probably heard on the news about incidents on airlines involving emotional support animals. Perhaps you’ve even had a ...

Can My Pet Travel By Train?

We know that pet owners who are moving or just traveling want to take their pets along with them. However, your mode of ...

Summer Treats That are Good for Your Dog

Every pet parent knows you shouldn’t share “people food” with cats and dogs. But let’s get real here. It is impossible to ...

What To Do If You and Your Pet Get Separated

It can happen in an instant. One minute, your dog or cat is nearby, the next, they’re gone. It’s a heart-stopper for any ...

4 Ways To Get Your Cat Prepared For A Move

Every cat owner knows felines don’t like change. Moving is probably #1 on their Most-Hated list. But sometimes moving happens ...

Tips To Help Me Move Overseas With My Pets

One good thing to do when you’re considering moving overseas with pets is to read online forums or blogs written by expats ...

4 Steps To Leaving Your Pet's Fleas Behind When You Move

Your dog or cat has fleas? Oh, dear. This needs to be fixed, and right away, for your pet’s sake as well as yours. If you’re ...

Moving A Pet: Tips For Finding A Pet-Friendly Apartment

Whether you are relocating for a job, taking your family on a long-term adventure or finally realizing your dream of retiring ...

What to Pack When Moving to Hong Kong

So you’re moving to Hong Kong. One of the first challenges families face with an international move is that you cannot take ...

Will My Pet Be Quarantined When Moving From The USA?

Every country around the world has its own set of rules and regulations for people who want to import pets. Naturally, the ...

Tips For Summer Pet Travel

Depending on where you live, you might be hard-pressed to believe that summer will be here before you can believe it. If ...

What is Good Pet Etiquette in Hong Kong?

Are you moving to Hong Kong? You’ll find it to be very cosmopolitan. In some ways, Hong Kong reflects its British ties, but in ...

Can I Afford To Relocate My Pet When I Move?

Hundreds of thousands of pets - cats and dogs, not to mention an assortment of other small animals – travel with their owners ...

What You Need To Know About Moving A Pet to Dubai

It looks like you will be moving to Dubai. That’s a big change, whether you’re moving from the US or most any other country. ...

What to Expect When You Visit A Vet in Italy

Italians love, love, love their pets. And no wonder – they love all animals. One study showed 65% of folks in France and 75% ...

6 Ways To Get Your Dog Prepared For A Move

When you think of all the things you need to do to prepare for a long distance move, it can make your head swim. You have to ...

What You Need To Know About Moving Your Pet To Germany

The Germans love dogs. So if you’re moving to Germany and your family includes a canine, you’ll be in good company. Don’t feel ...

What You Need To Know About Moving A Pet To The UK

If you are planning a move to the UK, the requirements can vary slightly depending on where you are moving from. If you're ...

Road Tripping With Your Dog

If you’re headed out on a road-trip vacation, of course you want to take your dog. They like to have fun, too, and most dogs ...

How To Choose A Pet Shipping Company

Your pets are an integral part of your family. You love them unconditionally and would do anything for them. If you are facing ...

Finding Toys and Treats Your Pet Will Love in London

Who wouldn’t love a chance to go shopping in London? Even the locals know how lucky they are, with plenty to see and buy in ...

Why Are There Such Strict Rules For Moving Pets To A Foreign Country?

If you take your dog to doggie day care – or to the neighborhood dog park – the last thing you want is for someone else’s sick ...

Social Dog Walking Groups in the United Kingdom

If you’re looking for some friendly folks and equally friendly canines to go walk-about with you, the UK is definitely the ...

Benefits Of Using A Pet Transport Company

There are a lot of compelling reasons to use a pet transport company when you’re relocating with your pet. Some of the ...

Should I Tranquilize my Pet for an International Move?

Tranquilizing your much-loved dog or cat before they take flight on an international move sounds like a great idea - in ...

How Can I Make Sure My Pet Is Transported Safely?

Pet transport via airplane is overwhelmingly safe. Statistics collected from mid-2005 through the end of 2012 show the chance ...

5 Tips for Moving to a New Country with a Pet

When it comes to planning an overseas move, there is no such thing as starting too early. There is more to do and think about ...

Things to Consider When Buying or Adopting a Pet for Your Kids

Adding a pet to your family is a life-changing decision. It can be the start of a long and amazing relationship, unlike any ...

Worthy Pet Causes to Get Involved With

It’s easy to feel a gut-wrenching pain when you read or hear about the plight of defenseless, unwanted pets who are abandoned ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Dogs?

Dogs travel safely on airplanes around the country and around the world, all the time. The safety statistics for pet air ...

Tips For Long Flights With Your Pets

Just as it is for people, taking a very long flight with pets requires a bit more planning than a short-hop flight. These tips ...

Is Air Travel Safe For My Snub-Nosed Dog?

There are several dog breeds that have short, or snub noses - also known as brachycephalic breeds. These include: ...

How Can Pets Be Shipped?

Zoos and other organizations ship all manner of living creatures around the world on a regular basis. For families, though, ...

The Risks of Relocating with Your Pet in the Winter

An overseas move can happen at any time of the year. If you will be relocating with your pet in the winter, you need to be ...

Moving With Pets - Tips For A Smooth Relocation

Moving with pets is a very different experience than moving people and “stuff.” While the process of organizing your family ...

Things to Do in Dublin with Your Dog

Moving to a foreign country can be an exhilarating adventure, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges, especially ...

What You Need to Know About Moving Your Pet to Singapore

Singapore is a country well-known for having very strict rules about many things and importing pets is one of them. If you’re ...

10 Ways To Help Pets Adjust After A Move

A long distance move can be tough on everybody, especially pets. They can easily tell big change is happening, but what does ...

How Can I Keep My Pet Out Of Quarantine During An International Move?

If you’re concerned about the possibility of pet quarantine because you’re moving internationally, learning what is required ...

Relocation Can Be A Stressful Time For Pets, Too

If you think organizing your long-distance move is nerve-wracking, imagine how your pets must feel. At least you can talk to ...

What You Must Know About Moving Your Pet To London

So you’re moving to London. Jolly good. Naturally, you’ll want to take the whole family, including the 4-legged members. How ...

Why Microchips Are Important When Shipping Your Pet

If you will be shipping your pet by air, especially to another country, chances are they will need a microchip because most ...

Cathay Pacific Pet Policy

Here’s what you need to know about pet travel on Cathay Pacific. You can find additional details on the airline’s website, or ...

Is My Pet Healthy Enough For An International Move?

Realistically, making an international move will require your pet to fly. Are they healthy enough for that experience? How can ...

Your Most Common Airline Pet Policy Questions Answered

Airlines around the world transport hundreds of thousands of animals every year. But the animals that matter to you are your ...

Is Air Travel Safe For Cats?

As a responsible pet owner, it is crucial for you to familiarize yourself with pet travel procedures to ensure the safety of ...

Can I Move My Pet On My Own?

You're probably wondering (and hoping) if you can move your pet on your own. In some cases, this can be possible, but in ...

What Paperwork Do I Need For My Pet’s Relocation?

A major move is a major undertaking, and pet relocation involves plenty of paperwork. It’s easiest if you’re traveling from ...

4 Biggest Mistakes Pet Owners Make When Shipping A Pet

Hundreds of thousands of pets are shipped each year. Yet pet owners often make mistakes that cause travel plans to go awry. ...

Pets Traveling Together? How to Make Them Comfortable

We love our pets. So much so, that many families have more than one. Often, more than two. So what happens when your family – ...

How Can I Reduce the Stress of an International Move on My Pet?

There’s no question an international move can be stressful – for every member of your family, including your dog or cat. Here ...

Long Distance Moves: Is Driving or Flying Less Stressful for Pets?

Moving is always a stress-inducing event. Long distance moves can be even more stressful, because the logistics are usually ...

Should My Cat Be Sedated for My Cross-Country Relocation?

Every cat owner knows felines can be finicky. And never more so than when it comes to change. They don’t like it, and they ...

Should I Feed My Dog Before Flying? What Else Should I Know?

It seems like a simple question – should you feed your dog prior to their flight? You don’t want them to go hungry, but you ...

Why Choose a Pet Transport Company to Move Your Pet

When it comes to moving your pet a significant distance, there is one undeniable reason why enlisting the help of a pet ...

5 Tips to Acclimating Your Pet to their Travel Kennel

Veterinarians and pet travel experts agree: the single-most important thing you can do to help relieve your pet’s anxiety when ...

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Crate Specifications

If you’re planning a long-distance move – across the country or out of the country – your pets will probably be traveling by ...

Air France Pet Policy

Air France welcomes some pets to travel in the passenger cabin, in the hold (what you might call “checked baggage”), or as ...

Air New Zealand Pet Policy

Air New Zealand adheres to the high standards set by the International Air Transport Association when it comes to the care and ...

Qantas Pet Policy

The rules for pet travel on Qantas are simple, compared to most other airlines. That’s because you have few options. Service ...

American Airlines Pet Policy

American Airlines has been transporting animals for more than 50 years, so even if your pet is flying for the first time, they ...

British Airways Pet Policy

British Airways boasts of their exceptional care for animals of all kinds, a commitment they have upheld for over fifty years. ...

Lufthansa Pet Policy

One of the first things you learn as you start to research which airlines might be available to transport your family pet to ...

KLM Airline Pet Policy

KLM gives added dimension to the expression “pet friendly.” Their Specialized Live program guarantees that “all live animals ...

Which Airline is the Best for Moving My Pet?

Every pet parent wants the best for their cat or dog, in every way. Pets are treasured, important parts of our lives, so of ...

Is International Air Travel Safe For My Older Pet?

If your family will be moving overseas, it seems obvious that you will want to include your beloved dog or cat. But what if ...