Custom/Modified Pet Shipping Crates. Custom crates are required for oversized and some restricted breeds (restricted breeds vary by airline).
You can from a professional pet shipper who sells and builds wood dog shipping crates to fit any size dog. Or you can purchase a Ready to Assemble wood crate from Pet Travel Vendors such as . The advantages are they have first hand knowledge of airline’s requirements or size restriction and how much space your sized dog will absolutely need. Also they are well aware of what type of wood to use to avoid having issues with custom agents and border control officers which could potentially get your dog held up in customs or rejected for entry. The disadvantage is they can be quite expensive and cost a fortune to get them shipped to you. So try and find a pet shipper who is located near you if possible. Maybe even plan to pick the crate up in person rather than having it shipped, it can potentially save you a lot of money.
So you’re relocating overseas and your Giant Sized Dog ( Great Dane, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound ) is way too Large for a traditional plastic travel Kennel even with a height extension kit, now what? The next step might be to look into a custom made pet shipping crate. But, Where should you start and What option are available?
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Custom/Modified Pet Shipping Crates - Pet Air Carrier, LLC
These are standard pet travel IATA approved pet shipping crate and kennel sizes. These sizes can vary from brand to brand please see note below. We can provide custom size animal shipping containers to accommodate any, and all pet sizes. If you have your own pet carrier please refer to the dimensions below. We use Vari / Petmate brand crates. As long as the dimensions are within an inch or two, and it is a plastic crate with a metal gate, most other brands, with the exception of the Nylabone collapsible, would be fine. The below dimentions are the base guidelines for dog transport and pet airline proper kennel sizes. All pet travel carriers must be the metal bolt together type. There are a few types that have clips, or a dial, and these are not air travel approved. Some of our most common questions from clients are about choosing the proper crate for . At home, you might prefer the all metal cage over the fiberglass crates for visibility or airflow, but many home kennels will not be approved for pet transport. When shipping your dog, cat or other animal on an airplane, the airlines have strict requirements for travel kennels.You will need 4 measurements to find the right size crate for shipping your pet. Length of body (A), Length of leg (B), Width body (C) and Height (D) of your pet.Pet owners must use shipping crates approved by the USDA to transport their animals as cargo or checked baggage. Non-compliant kennels will not be accepted when you arrive at the airline's check-in station. Animals crates have to meet a variety of standards relating to size, materials, strength, security, sanitation design and ventilation. These regulations exist to keep both pets and baggage handlers safe before and after takeoff.