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Shipping Your Pet – What Happens?

    Most people are unfamiliar with relocating their pet because it’s not something they have to worry about. The thought of putting your pet on a plane can be scary because you aren’t familiar with what actually happens. Here’s what happens from A to Z when you ship with Airpets America:   Review Service Packages:… View Article

How to Transport Your “Aggressive Breed” Dog

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For years, “aggressive” dog breeds like pit bulls, Staffordshire Terriers and Rottweilers were almost impossible to transport on flights given their stigma of hostility. So, is it possible to transport ‘aggressive’ breed dogs and if so, how do you do it? First, there is a very important clarification to make: aggressive breeds and aggressive dogs… View Article

Lushy’s Travels to South Africa

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This sweet dog, Lushy, recently traveled to South Africa! She is so happy to be spending all of her time outdoors and exploring new places. Her mom describes Lushy as her best friend, companion, and her protector. The best part of all is that she gets to have her “first times” with Lushy in a… View Article

Air Transportation With Snub Nosed Breeds

Formally known as brachycephalic breeds, snub nosed dogs are breeds that have a shorter than normal snouth. Pugs, Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, Shih Tzus, Pit Bull Terriers, Chow Chows and Boxers are some of the most common examples.  Although their unusual noses are their cutest feature, it’s also their most dangerous characteristic.  Their compressed sinuses make… View Article

Counter Surfing

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Counter surfing is an undesirable and dangerous habit that some dogs are very good at. A variation of the regular “leave it” cue works well for this. Begin with really tasty treats in your pocket and a lesser treat up on the counter. When your dog looks at the counter say “leave it” in your… View Article

COVID-19: An Update From Airpets America

March 18 update: As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, the safety of our customers and their furry friends remains our number one priority. Here at Airpets America, we are still relocating animals as usual. Because the likelihood of pets catching the virus is so low, there are still no restrictions on pet travel…. View Article

The Top 5 Dog-Friendly Cities in America

The holidays may be over but spring break is approaching quickly. Check out our list of the top dog-friendly cities in America so that your pet can have as much of a vacation as you. 1. Chicago, IL The Windy City is home to some 600 dog parks and is easily accessed through its many… View Article

2019 Chicago IPATA Conference Recap

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The IPATA Conference (International Pet and Animal Transportation Association) is always one of our favorite events of the year! The 2019 conference was held in Chicago, so we packed our bags and flew to the windy city. We had a great time strengthening relationships with our partners and colleagues around the world, including Heathrow ARC,… View Article

Traveling with a dog: what to do with a dog on layover.

We know that traveling with a dog can be a bit complicated. But you’ve done it! You have the travel health certificates, you have vaccination records, you have the right size carrier and you are ready to go. And then you realize your flight is delayed, or you have over an hour of layover. Here… View Article

Buck The Siberian Husky

This is Buck the Siberian Husky and his very happy owner. Buck made the journey from Washington D.C. to Hyderbad, India. Airpets America can ship your beloved pet to virtually any destination in the world. It’s what we do every single day.