United is imposing a blanket ban on transporting animals to, from or through four airports for a whole five months (May to September) every year. These are Las Vegas, Palm Springs, CA, and Phoenix and Tucson, AZ. United cites the high temperatures often recorded in these regions as the reason for severely cutting back on its offering to these cities – and it’s no coincidence that regions served by these airports are among the most regularly requested destinations or originating points for customers using Citizenshipper.
If you’re a loving and caring dog owner (and of course you are, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this), however unconsciously, you’ll adjust their regimes gradually as they get older. In fact, the changes might be so subtle that, taken as a whole, you might not actually realize how much you’ve altered how you treat your canine companion.
We get asked quite often about the work of pet transporters, so we thought that to give a taste of what it’s like, we talked with BILL RUSSELL, who’s a highly active pet transporter on CitizenShipper. In fact, Bill’s animal transportation business is very much a partnership with his ‘better half’, Erica Pittman, who as Read more about Life as a Pet Transporter – on the Road with CitizenShipper[…]
There could be many reasons why you need to transport your dog or cat over a long distance. But when you do so, you certainly want every assurance possible that they will be treated well, and arrive at their destination safely and in good health.
We’re getting increasingly accustomed to the idea of being able to take our beloved pets with us wherever we go, even long distances. You only have to see the massive growth in options offered for pet-friendly holidays to realize that the tourism industry too, is keen to accommodate this trend, where possible. But this trend Read more about How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Travelling in a Vehicle[…]
“Ensuring proper animal care and comfort is not just good business—it is also required by law.” This wording is used to introduce the U.S. government’s basic guidance document on the provisions for licensing and registering of businesses under the Animal Welfare Act 1966. If you want to start and build a successful business involved in Read more about What do I need to become a USDA certified pet transporter?[…]
If you love animals, and caring for them, have you ever considered a career involving transporting them?
As people have become increasingly mobile, moving around widely for their work, so a thriving new business sector has grown up dedicated to ensuring that many pets have similar freedom to travel with their owners.
At CitizenShipper we’ve been shocked at the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and our thoughts go out to all the victims of this terrible event. We want to do what we can to help with the relief efforts and so as part of this we’re waiving all CitizenShipper booking deposit fees for all shipments going Read more about Fees Waived for Texas and Louisiana to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief[…]
How to Transport a Pet by Air Taking pets on planes can be a simple task if you know the legal requirements and practical necessities concerning pet air travel. The bureaucracy of shipping pets by air is easy to manage if you are prepared with the right checklist. Having said that, pet air travel isn’t Read more about A Guide To Pet Air Travel[…]
For scuba divers, there’s no greater joy than exploring an underwater reef that’s been on their bucket list for years. There’s a lot less joy, however, when divers have to plunge into their pockets to pay rental fees for scuba gear they’re not familiar with and won’t be able to use like their own. A Read more about How to Ship Scuba Gear[…]