Top Pet Travel Destinations: North America Spotlight

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Moving with your pet within North America? You may not be crossing the ocean, but traveling with pets within the United States or to Mexico or Canada from the US (the most common destinations on the continent, in our experience) will still require focused planning and careful attention to detail.

In our North America Spotlight series, we'll take a look at some of the most common questions and misconceptions about this pet travel process and will offer some helpful advice straight from our pet shipping experts.

Read on to learn what you need to know, and if you're ready to get started now, contact us to begin planning your pet's move.

Part One: Where to Start With Your North America Pet Move

Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. Here are a few basic details you'll need to attend to no matter where your pet is traveling (think travel crates, rabies vaccines and more) along with some guidance about how to plan the rest of your trip.

Part Two: The Facts About Cargo Pet Travel, Excess Baggage and Ground Transportation

You know your pet needs to travel, but what is the best mode of transportation? We'll tell you what our experts recommend and offer advice for making an informed and safe decision for your furry traveler.

Part Three: Common Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

The key to pet travel success often comes down to being as flexible as possible while making smart, well informed decisions. Learn more about some of the problems you might encounter as you prepare for your pet's relocation and find out how to handle these challenges like a pet travel pro.

Part Four: Everything You Need to Know About Breed Restrictions

Certain breeds, particularly snub-nosed breeds like Bulldogs, encounter challenges when it comes to domestic pet travel. Find out what your options are when traveling with a short nosed pet.

Part Five: North America Pet Travel Stories

We all know that planning safe pet travel can be an overwhelming process, so it can really help to gather advice and insights straight from other pet owners who have done it all before. Check out these travel stories for a better idea of what to expect of your own move.


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