• 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.

Pet Scam Alert

If you are a adopting a pet and they ask for payment by Western Union or Money Gram, STOP! Do not send money. It is a scam! We never ask for this type of payment. Our policy is by a credit card with a signed contract.

For more info about pet scams, visit our Tips to Avoid Pet Adoption Scams blog entry.

Pricing FAQ For Pet Shipping & Relocation

  • What does your $350.00 fee include?

    We assist you from start to finish with your pet's relocation. We are available at all times to consult with you by phone, e-mail, or fax to address any questions or concerns you may have. For specific details, please visit the Pet Travel Services page to learn more about what the fee for our comprehensive pet relocation service includes.
  • Does your $350.00 fee include the price of an airline ticket for my pet?

    No. Our fee includes assisting you with all the details of the airline flight planning: securing a proper flight, written detailed instructions in preparing the pet for travel, documents required, logistics, and so on.
  • Can we call or e-mail you to get a free estimate/quote?

    Yes, but in some cases you may need to submit a Pet Travel Form first.

    We will do our best to help with any inquires we receive either via e-mail or over the phone.  We are happy to answer any questions you might have about our pet travel relocation service, and in most cases can provide a rough estimate for what it will cost for the services you require. However, each pet shipping and relocation varies because of destination, weight and needs of pet, departing/arriving cities, date, time, season, and your particular circumstances. We need full information and time to customizes your pet’s relocation and to provide you with an accurate estimate.

    Upon receipt of your Pet Travel Form and completion of the required research, Happy Tails will provide an estimate/quote that includes all the costs involved with the pet's relocation. Examples are: airline tickets, carrier, pick-up & delivery, and vet. This information along with all the other details are included in our domestic relocation planning (starting at $385.00), and our international relocation planning (starting at $850.00). Note that Happy Tails Travel proudly offers Military Discounts.

  • Once we send in the Pet Travel Form, is there an obligation or cost?

    No. It is an opportunity for us to review your info and have it all in one place. We will then call or e-mail you to discuss your pet’s needs, at which time we can discuss your interest in hiring us to make your pet’s move a breeze.

    Please note that we are unable to assist with airline travel requests that do not include at least one arrival or departure leg within the U.S.

  • I don't know how airlines base their pricing for pets. Can you give me an idea?

    Yes. In general, pet airline tickets are based on the following three factors when flying unaccompanied: weight of the pet in its carrier, dimensions of the carrier, and destination. In other words, cats cost less than Great Danes!
  • Does your fee include pickup and delivery of my pet to and from the airport?

    No. Not every pet requires pick up and delivery, so this is not included in our price. We are happy to provide this service, priced on a case by case basis.