Happy Tails Alerts

Fall Season

We love helping pets have a smooth move and want to help you too!

At this time, generic e-mail inquiries and replies to Pet Travel Form submissions are taking about 2 business days from the time they are received. Priority goes to existing clients and those traveling the soonest.

In order to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, and give our full attention to each client, we require at least 10 business days to accommodate domestic ground transport, and at least 15 business days to accommodate domestic air travel, from the date a signed contract is received.

We regret to inform you that all international services are currently suspended.

If you are interested in working with us, the quickest way to receive a response is to fill out our Pet Travel Form.  It will provide us with the additional details we need to see how we can best assist you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We look forward to working with you!


Happy Tails Travel works hard to ensure your pet has the quickest, most comfortable transition possible. Once in a while, we are recognized for our efforts in the media.


Happy Tails—Best for shipping multiple pets. Do you have a zoo’s worth of fur babies you need to ship? Then Happy Tails is the pet shipper we recommend for your move. While the company can ship only cats and dogs, it offers discounts to pet owners shipping multiple pets at once.

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Fidos Favorites

Obviously, there is a lot to know before you ship your dog on an airline. If just thinking about trying to cover all the bases is making your head spin, there are many companies that take the guess-work out of making it happen, like Happy Tails Travel, Inc. Happy Tails Travel, Inc. is reviewed as one of the top pet transport services and has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. They can provide a free estimate for their services, and they are also an IPATA member and can ship pets internationally.

Apartment List

You’re moving with your best furry friend—that’s great! Let’s get them to their new home as safely and humanely as possible. There are actually some services that will move your pet for you! Check out Happy Tails Travel.

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New York Times

An experienced relocator can suggest creative routes. “We keep up-to-date on what airlines do and don’t allow, and what airline is best for your pet,” says Bridget Monrad, president of Happy Tails Travel.

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USA Today

Animal lovers with travel plans often face the difficult choice of taking a furry family member along for the trip or leaving a beloved pet behind. Travel with pets can present a distinct set of challenges, and frequent travelers must address a number of pet safety considerations while preparing to take an animal along on a journey.

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Tucson Morning News

Most of our clients are making a permanent move across the country or across the world, and they need assistance with all aspects of getting their pet there safely. So we work with them from start to finish to get the pet there on an airplane and work with them on the logistics and timing.

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Based in the US state of Arizona, these pet relocation specialists boast a 100% safety record. With 22 years of experience, Happy Tails Travel, Inc. have a global logistics network, shipping to most countries around the world. They handle every part of your precious pet’s journey, from customs clearance to transport between your home and the airport.

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Animal Fair

In a recent study conducted by Ralston-Purina, it was found that more than 45% of people with dogs have taken them on vacation, adding up to over 30 million dogs getting the R&R they deserve!

In order to ensure happy trails, you have to go through Happy Tails! Happy Tails Travel, based out of Tucson, Arizona, is a pet-friendly travel company, expert in planning getaways with your dog, cat, iguana or even hermit crab!

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Business Insider

If Gunner's G1 Kennel is out of your price range, the Sky Kennel is your next best option. This sturdy crate held up to our drop tests better than the Ultra Vari, remaining structurally sound through both trials. The Sky Kennel is also one of those recommended by Elaine Mathis, pet travel specialist and project manager at Happy Tails Travel in Tucson, Arizona.

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Canine Journal

"Arizona-based Happy Tails Travel, Inc. has been an industry leader in shipping dogs by air for 22 years, and they also transport cats, birds, etc. They specialize in European relocation but have experience in many countries around the world. Happy Tails one-time fee is extremely competitive. The $350 fee covers all of their services, from booking flights and coordinating logistics to securing all necessary documents and providing detailed written instructions. This fee doesn’t include airfare."


We were recently ranked #1 in Best Pet Transport Services!

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United Pet Embargo

We at Happy Tails Travel fully support United Airlines. United is one of the airlines we use most frequently to relocate the furry family members of our clients. We elect to work with United because of their PetSafe program.

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Cat Fancy

In general, air travel with cats is not the simplest of tasks. Airports are stressful environments for us, so there’s no question that paying a visit to one will leave your cat in a tizzy. Nevertheless, it is possible to successfully hit the skies with your kitty by your side – as long as you follow airport regulations, know what you need to ensure success and, above all, start the planning process ASAP.

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Pet Talk

Not many people out there might realize that there are companies out there to help you with all of the travel arrangements that are involved in transporting your pets.

...Planning ahead, as far in advance as possible, is going to help ease a lot of the frustration that goes along with traveling with your animal.

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