Frequently Asked Questions:

Traveling with Pets or Animals

Frequently Asked Questions moving petsClick on questions to view the answer.

  • Are cargo holds safe for pets? Is is safe to ship my pet as cargo?
  • Can pets travel by bus, train or on ocean vessels?
  • Can you help me ship my pet from California to Brazil? Or from Dallas to New Orleans?
  • How do I find quarantine requirements for a specific country?
  • How do I start a pet taxi or pet shipping business?
  • Is tranquilization okay for my pets?
  • Why does an airline refuse to fly pets when it is too hot or cold?
  • You don't have a member listed in my area. How can I find one closer to my home?
  • How do I select a kennel, or crate, to ship my pet by air?
  • Do I have to be an IPATA member to ship my pet?

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