For pet owners relocating breeds considered strong-jawed or snub-nosed (and those with a pet species other than a cat or dog), moving a furry family member across the United States is now a little trickier.

United Airlines—previously a popular domestic choice for moving dogs including pit bull terriers, pugs, and other widely restricted breeds—will no longer accept PetSafe reservations for over 25 of these breeds effective June 18, 2018. The announcement of this and other new policies, made on May 1st, followed a thorough review of the PetSafe program and partnership with American Humane in ongoing efforts to improve the safety of the travel experience. 

In addition to new breed and species restrictions, PetSafe travel reservations to and from India and Australia are not being accepted at this time. For more information on these new policies, including new travel crate restrictions, you can visit the United Airlines PetSafe site

Need help figuring out your pet's travel arrangements within the US or internationally? We have a team of travel experts! Contact us to speak with a consultant. 

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