Many times it happens that you have to relocate due to one or the other reasons. In that case you take all your necessary stuff and family members with you. But those who have pets either sell them to other person or leave them behind. It is really a challenging task to take your pets along with you on the journeys to the far off places.
There are companies that provide facility for pet transportation from one place to another. They are really helpful for those who really love their pets. They can be transported through rail, water and air transport. The pets are either shipped along with the cargo or have separate chambers in the means of transport. The airline for pets has special arrangement for their transportation.
Tips for transporting the pets
The following the tips that help you to transport your adorable pets via different transportation:
- Get your pet vaccinated before transportation to ensure that your pet is healthy and does not cause harm to other pets.
- Ensure that your pet has micro chip to help the company to track its position. It can be done by your vet.
- Take the blood sample of your pet. In case if it is mixed with the other pet of same breed it will help you to find your pet.
Finding the pet transport company
It is quite important to find the right transport company to safely transport your pet at the desired location. Therefore, certain questions are undoubtly raised when you research for the good pet transport company. You can ask these questions to clear your doubts regarding the transportation of pets, to the transport company. These questions can be as follows:
- Will the transport company make arrangements to pick the pet from home to the departure airport?
- Whether the transporting kennels are provided by the company or the pet owner has to bring their own?
- Ask the company about the mode of shipment of the pets and the condition of cargo area.
- If there is any limit on the height, weight and number of pets to be transported?
- Will the company sedate for the pets? Whether they take care of the pets against the allergies and other risks?
- Ask about the experience of the company in transporting the pets, for how long they have been into the business and approximate how many successful deliveries are done by them?
- Does the company provide food to the pets during the trip or it has to be given by the owner. If they provide food to the pets then ask what food is given and in what quantity.
- Ask about the license and insurance of the company. It helps you to choose the authentic company to get better services.