Traveling with Pets

Ultimate Guide to Relocating Overseas with Flat-Faced Dogs and Cats

[fa icon="calendar'] November 29, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in International Pet Shipping, brachycephalic dogs, Cat Relocation, Dog Relocation, Pet Relocation, air travel, flat-faced pet


Any overseas relocation that includes family pets will be challenging. Pet travel adds considerably to your to-do list because it can be convoluted, confusing, and time-consuming. On top of that, every pet parent is naturally concerned about how your furry beloved will weather the journey. Could it get any more complicated?

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Paperwork Required for Moving Overseas with a Flat-Faced Dog

[fa icon="calendar'] November 26, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in International Pet Shipping, Dog, brachycephalic dogs, Dog Relocation, air travel, flat-faced pet

Every dog who hopes to move overseas with his family needs a passport. Not a little leatherette booklet like his humans use, but documentation nonetheless. In his case, your dog’s paperwork is intended to prove his personal health as well as his identity. Some countries require fairly straight-forward paperwork, whereas others make the process more difficult because they are extra-cautious about pets they allow in.

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Ultimate Guide to Pet Travel Carriers

[fa icon="calendar'] November 22, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in International Pet Shipping, Pet Crate, Pet Carrier, brachycephalic dogs, Dog Relocation, Crate Training for Travel, Flight Preparation, air travel, flat-faced pet


Dogs and cats who travel on planes must be confined to a pet travel carrier, or “crate.” That makes sense, but we’re not talking about just any carrier here. Your pet’s in-transit “home away from home” must meet stringent requirements. So, one of the most important aspects of planning your furry friend’s move is getting him exactly the right carrier.

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Singapore Airlines Pet Policies

[fa icon="calendar'] September 23, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in International Pet Shipping, Pet Travel, Singapore, Pet Carrier, Singapore Pet Import, Flight Preparation, air travel, Airline Policies

Although there are some similarities, every airline has a different set of rules regarding pet travel. If you are moving to Singapore with your family pet and are considering using Singapore Airlines, you will want to investigate their specific requirements for dogs and cats.

Below, we explain the basic information every pet parent needs to know. However, every pet’s journey is unique (as is your pet himself), so it’s important to understand all the variables that could impact your dear one’s travel plans. Our Starwood Animal Transport experts can assist with that, of course. You can also find additional details here, on the Singapore Airlines website.

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Air New Zealand Pet Policies

[fa icon="calendar'] August 21, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, New Zealand, air travel, Airline Policies

Air New Zealand adheres to the high standards set by the International Air Transport Association when it comes to care and comfort of animals entrusted to them, because “we recognize that we are dealing after all with family members.”

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