Pet News & Resources

There are many things you can know and do to ensure your pet’s move is as stress-free as possible. We’re here to provide the latest pet news and the best resources to help you get ahead of the curve and set up your travel plans today.


Exercising Your Dog’s Brain

Exercise is essential for keeping every part of the body healthy and happy—for humans and for dogs alike. And this includes exercising the brain! You may be taking your furry friend for lots of walks, but what are you doing to keep your pup’s brain in great shape? Let’s take a look at some fun, brain-stimulating activities that you can add to your canine companion’s daily routine. 
Training or teaching your pup new tricks is

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Keeping Your Furry Friend Warm and Cozy

You’ve heard the saying before: If you’re cold, your pet is cold, too! So, just like you bundle yourself up for the winter and spend more time indoors when it’s too frigid, it’s important to take precautions to keep your pet nice and toasty on the coldest days of the year. Why Does It Matter? Like people, dogs are susceptible to the dangers that come with too much exposure to cold weather. And very young

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Dog Travel

The Top 5 Dog-Friendly Cities in International

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 sidewalks like The 606, an elevated walkway exclusively for pedestrians and bikers like you. Not to mention, the Chicago White

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Cat Blogs

Warm Winter Treats for Your Furry Friends

Winter is the perfect time for cuddling up with your warm furry friend and some warm tasty treats! Obviously, sharing fresh baked cookies or hot chocolate with your pup is out of the question. So, let’s look at some recipes for tasty warm treats that you can share with your pet: Dog-Friendly Cookies Get the treat fun flowing with some doggy cookies! Nothing beats oven-fresh cookies, but make sure that you let these tasty treats

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2019 Chicago IPATA Conference Recap

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, Dogtainers Australia, Bliss Italy, PBS UK, and many other IPATA members.  Insightful Facts and Key Takeaways A big topic of

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Cat Travel

Pre-Flight Checklist For Your Pet

Flying your pet in the cargo is a breeze when you’re well-prepared and informed! Use the checklist below to ensure you have everything you need for the purr-fect trip: Checklist and Reminders for your Pet’s Flight in the Cargo: –All necessary vaccinations and documentation –ID tags –Pet license –Ensure your pet is microchipped – IATA compliant crate – your pet should be able to sit, stand and turn around comfortably, and there should be at

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Keep Your Pet Calm and Carry On

Summer is around the corner, and it’s bringing fireworks and thunderstorms with it. Do you know what you need to do to keep your pet calm during this season of celebrations and scary noises? Check Your Calm Before the Storm During a summer storm, the first thing you can do to keep your furry friend calm is to reflect on your own state of mind and behavior. Dogs and cats are intuitive animals and are

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Cat Travel

Air Pet Travel Safety

When it comes to air pet travel, everyone does their part to ensure your pet’s safety. The US. Department of Transportation says two million animals travel on commercial flights each year. Air Cargo World found that less than 0.01 percent of pets that fly have incidents, making it quite safe. There are even worldwide organizations such as IPATA (International Pet & Animal Transportation Association) that have risen to prominence in the interest of pet safety

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How to tips: moving your dog

Here are some how to tips for moving your dog! Step 1: Hire a dog shipper Whether you are moving your dog across town or to another country, professional dog shippers can make your move go smoothly. They can provide ground transportation for your dog across the US, flight scheduling on dog friendly airlines, import and export documentation preparation, pet health certificates and overall peace of mind. Step 2: Microchipping Moving dogs internationally requires them

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Dog Shipping

Preparing Your Dog For Travel: Using A Pet Resort

Preparing your dog for travel can be straightforward and easy when you have the right tools. At Airpets International, we rely on our pet resort to provide many necessary services for traveling dogs. From customizing a crate and getting your dog used to it with help from our dog trainer, to allowing strangers to handle them, and even providing access to a USDA accredited veterinarian for microchipping, health certificates and vaccinations. Our pet resort can

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