Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pet Travel Update
Due to the current situation, we have been experiencing a high volume of phone calls, which is resulting in longer than usual hold times. Our teams are working diligently to assist you, our customers, and at this stage we are trying to prioritise calls for clients with imminent travel plans.
For the latest information, please see our Important Pet Travel Update page, which we will be updating regularly.
International Pet Transport to Canada
Are you and your family planning to move to Canada? Setting the highest standards of care when it comes to overseas pet travel, the in-house team of pet travel consultants, resident vets and pet handlers at Jetpets will help you ensure that no fur baby gets left behind!
As Australia’s leading pet transportation company, we offer a complete door-to-door transport service to any destination across Canada, from Vancouver to Montreal, Toronto and more.
From dogs to cats, bunnies, birds and more, we can transport any and all pets that you may have. Your pet’s comfort, safety and welfare is our number one priority when they’re with us, so you can have peace of mind when you entrust your pets into our care. For completely stress-free pet transport to Canada, choose the friendly team at Jetpets.
Why Choose Jetpets?
Setting the highest standards of care
Jetpets Melbourne has become the first pet transport company in the Asia Pacific Region to be awarded The Centre of Excellence for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV) Certification, and is one of only five companies in the world to have received the honour.
“Jetpets customers can be confident that their precious animals are traveling in safe and healthy conditions” – Glyn Hughes, IATA Global Head of Cargo
Mark & Mya’s Jetpets Experience
Let us help you with transporting your pet to Canada
Our Pet Travel Consultants:
- Learn all about your pet. Regardless of whether your pet is a dog, cat, fish or bird, they’ll be treated like royalty!
- Provide you with expert advice on preparing your pet for international travel to the Canada, including quarantine and customs requirements
- Choose the best sized, airline-approved pet travel crate to ensure your pet travels comfortably, including a stay dry fleece mat
- Arrange for your pet’s travel crate to be delivered to your home prior to your relocation – see our travel crate familiarisation tips
- Book your pet on the most direct flight to your destination in the United States
- Arrange a comfort stop along the way
- Can arrange a door-to-door transport service, from your home in Australia to your new residence in Canada
- Prepare your pet’s personalised itinerary
- Our 24-hour customer service line ensures we are contactable every step of the way
- Can even take care of your flight to match your pet’s itinerary through Jetaway travel
Our Resident Vets:
- Are experts in overseas pet travel and can provide dogs and cats (and other pets) with all the correct treatments they need to travel to Canada
- Will ensure all documents and treatments for overseas travel are done accurately to ensure a smooth relocation
- Can come and visit you at home as a complimentary part of our service (state dependent)
- Will give your pet a health check at our Jetpets Transit Lounge prior to their flight
Our Pet Handlers:
- Can come to your house and professionally fit your pet to the perfect sized crate (in metropolitan areas) prior to your pet’s travel to Canada
- Will take care of your pet on the day of travel, giving them plenty of love, attention and walks
- Check your pet in for their flight at the airport, ensuring they have been to the toilet and have plenty of water available
- Will provide updates on your pet, including in the lead up to flights
Our Pet Transit Lounges:
- Jetpets Transit Lounges allow for priority pet check-in
- Are conveniently located near major airports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth
- Your pet will be able to have a stretch and relax out of their travel crate before and/or after their flight
- Provide peace of mind knowing your pet will be taken care of if their flight is delayed or cancelled
- Our resident vets are located at our pet transit lounges
Did you know?
- The captain of the aircraft is aware that your loved one is on board their flight
- The captain will set the temperature to approx. 18 degrees Celsius so that the animals are comfortable
- The pets’ cabin is dimly lit so that your loved one can see what is going on around them
- What we feel and hear in the cabin of the plane is the same as what animals experience (except in a travel crate they have much more leg room than us!)
|PET TRANSPORT CANADA FAQS|
Behind the Scenes at the Airport
FAQs – International Pet Transport to Canada
Q: Can you bring pets into Canada?
Yes, you can bring your pets into Canada from Australia. You will need to complete a variety of pre-travel paperwork and health checks prior to travel.
Jetpets can provide you with all the advice you need for your pet to travel to Canada, including organising for all documents, vetwork and treatments to be accurately completed, to ensure a smooth and hassle-free relocation.
Q: How much does it cost to take a dog to Canada?
There are many factors that go into pet transport prices, including flight routes and destinations, size and weight of your pet, level of service provided and more. With Jetpets, you can rest assured that our quotes can be made all-inclusive, delivering a boutique experience for you and your pet – no hidden costs or surprises. We follow strict internal and external policies to ensure your pet’s comfort and safety during travel, so our pet transport prices already include full-service provisions such as organising comfort stops for your pet along their journey and collecting your pet from the airport should there by a flight delay or cancellation.
Your Jetpets pet travel consultant will talk you through all the available options, as well as provide you with a customised itinerary and quotation for your pet’s travel to the Canada.
Q: What do I need to take my dog to Canada?
You dog will need to meet all of Canada’s import requirements, complete veterinary paperwork and other documentation.
When you speak to a Jetpets pet travel consultant, they can talk you through the entire process and everything you need to ensure a smooth travel experience for you and your pet.
Q: Do pets have to be quarantined in Canada?
Domestic dogs and cats generally do not have to be quarantined when entering Canada, providing all the importation requirements have been met.