There are hundreds of details to attend to when moving a pet across international borders. Regulations vary by the destination and change frequently. Engaging Air Animal to manage your pet's international move will ensure a smooth transition for you and your pet. Every international option includes country-specific microchipping at no additional cost. Our Air Animal Pet Moving Made Easy® App offers mobile and desktop concierge service exclusively for Air Animal clients. Request an estimate for your move and we'll email your Air Animal App username and password.
Airline Partners - Air Animal leverages pet transportation industry relationships and pet moving expertise built over more than 40 years to arrange your pet's move as live animal air cargo on commercial airlines. Pet moves by air are safer and cause less stress than moving your pet in the family car. Like all professional pet shipping companies, we are not a low-cost alternative to arranging your own move, nor do we own the planes.
The Industry Leader - Our longstanding relationships with commercial airlines and our intricate knowledge of the rules and regulations in over 165 countries have made Air Animal the top international animal shipping company in the United States. We know the international marketplace, quarantine issues, blood test and documentation requirements, and the preferred air carriers by destination better than anyone.
Repeat Customers - We are flattered that so many of our clients call on us repeatedly and refer friends and family to us. Try us once and you'll understand why!
If your pet is a large breed, ground transport or a major hub airport is your best and safest alternative. Air Animal offers a nationwide network of ground transporters who pick up your pet.
Please ask our international pet move managers about ground transport services.
This service includes residential pickup and delivery, airport terminal services, commercial airline cargo charges and international health certificate preparation.
This service includes residential pickup at origin, commercial airline cargo charges, and international health certificate preparation.
This service includes commercial airline cargo charges, residential delivery at destination, and international health certificate preparation.
This self-service option includes airline cargo reservations, cargo charges and logistics fees on airlines that move pets. Includes international health certificate preparation.
This option includes providing documents to facilitate a veterinarian-issued health certificate.
** We offer discounted health certificates for additional pets. Please ask our health certificate manager for a quote.
* Your estimated pet relocation and/or shipping costs will vary depending upon: the species, breed, and quantity of the pet(s), the pet's physical weight, the flight kennel in which your pet flies, the origin, the destination, any pre-flight requirements, any air transport charges, and any in-transit care charges. For international pet relocations estimated costs will include: customs entry procedures, veterinary inspections, in-transit care, boarding or quarantine if required, and the specific requirements of the destination country. Destination air cargo firms in some countries charge additional fees for animal pick-up that are not included in our estimates.