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Dog Travel

PetAir UK have ample experience in dog travel. Working with every airline that allows dogs, we can organise every step of their journey. PetAir UK can offer as much or as little help as you would like – just ask us.

PetAir UK is registered with IATA, IPATA and DEFRA approved. All of the vets at PetAir UK are official veterinarians, which means that the vets have undergone extra training and can complete the DEFRA export certificates and pre-travel health checks for your dogs.

Travelling with a dog to a new destination can be difficult and stressful, but the team at PetAir UK does all we can to ensure your dog’s welfare comes first. Our priority is getting your dog, to your destination, with as little stress to them as possible.

The Journey

Moving any dog from their home to a new place can be stressful for owners and the animal. All of our flight routings are based around what is best for that particular dog. PetAir UK makes moving with a dog a calmer and more relaxing process.

PetAir UK will use the best airlines and the quickest routes for your dogs, avoiding the cheaper routes where there may be a stop on the way. Where possible, the journey is made shorter to reduce stress for your dog.

Where in the plane does my dog travel?

Your dog will usually travel in the hold of the aircraft, in a special area which is heated and pressurised. There are some exceptions where dogs are allowed in the cabin, however each airline varies.

There are more details about your dogs travelling in the hold on our FAQ’s page.

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Relax

Our top priority is ensuring your dog gets to their destination comfortably and securely.

Got more questions? If you have any more questions on your dog’s travel don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our experienced team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Nugget flew to Hong Kong – September 2021

My boyfriend and I have just moved to Hong Kong and PetAir were absolutely incredible! Thank you to Alison and Victoria for working with us and for enabling such a smooth process. Our dog Nugget arrived at her destination calm and happy, even after such a long journey, and we were informed of her progress/whereabouts...

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Brilliant service

Transporting my dog was daunting, got to be honest, but PetAirUK could not have done anything else to put me at ease. A truly remarkable service. Max, my dog, was picked up from my daughters house in the UK and delivered to my door in the UAE. I would definitely use them again. Thank you,...

Grace J
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Baloo flew to the Cayman Islands – May 2021

Victoria and Emma were absolutely amazing in helping me fly my boxer dog from London to the Cayman Islands. They managed every step of the way and made it incredibly stress-free for me. Baloo arrived safely and happily and I’m enormously grateful to them. They were brilliant in responding to my endless emails and calls...