Happy Tails Alerts

  • March Madness!

    We are offering a discount on our Ground Transport Planning Fee for travel during the month of March!

    Our March Madness Special Ground Transport Planning fee is $200 for civilian domestic ground relocation (reduced from $250), and $185 for military and rescue domestic ground relocation (reduced from $200).  

    *Please note our March Madness Special is only valid for travel between March 1st - 31st, 2019.  A signed contract must be returned prior to the discount being applied.

We've been home for a month and everyone is settling in nicely! Attached is a picture of Briny enjoying her new home. Thanks again for all your help!
Warm regards,

Clayton Saunders from Rome, Italy to Dulles, VA

Blue the Dog - Military Pet transportation services from California, USA to Brandon Suffolk UK Blue the Dog - Overseas Pet travel services from California, USA to Brandon Suffolk UK

Just wanted to say thank you for all your help getting Blue to the UK. Everything went perfectly from his paperwork to his drop off to the pick-up.

He was a very happy boy when we picked him up and his customs clearance process was very smooth.

Erin Sturgell & Blue
Rosamond CA to Brandon Suffolk UK

Obi - dog shipped from Smithfield, VA to Venice, Italy

After a few days Obi is still doing great! He is eating normal, sleeping as expected, and being his general frisky self. I've attached a picture of Obi and the kids for your enjoyment. We are grateful for your help in getting him here in such good health. He was well taken care of. Thanks!


Ike Williams
Smithfield, VA to Venice, Italy

Dogs, Sierra and Jenny shipped from Austin, TX to Oakland, CA

Thanks to Happy Tails Travel Jenny & Sierra had a safe flight from Austin, TX to Oakland, CA.

Happy Tails Travel coordinated the entire travel process for my pets. I was up to date on all the arrangements even as they traveled to their final destination. We were very pleased with the services Bridget provided. Thanks Happy Tails!!

Leslie F.
Austin, TX to Oakland, CA

Here are some photos of our Ellie (female dog) and Hapa (male cat) after their very long trip from Maui to Maine. They are enjoying their Happy Tails cowboy bandanas.

You did a fantastic job getting them to us in very good condition. They were no worse for the wear and as happy as ever to see us. They settled into our their new home like they had been here all along! We are so grateful for your service!

Our best to you,

Michael and Leanne Caires
Makawao, HI to Portland ME

We are eternally grateful for your helping our dogs, Bo and Megan be flown to us without any muss or fuss.

Thank you! Kelly Brilakis
Denver, Co to Atlanta Ga.


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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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."
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.