Ground Transportation

Treat Your Pet to a Fun Road Trip

Treat Your Pet to a Fun Road Trip

Private Ground transportation with The Pet Porters

If your pet doesn't meet the size or breed requirements for air travel, the only option for getting them to your destination - road trip! The Pet Porters offers personalized coast to coast ground transportation for pet clients in the Continental US.

Our Pet Travel Specialists offer worry-free travel services with the safety and welfare of your pet as our #1 priority. We are USDA-certified intermediate handlers, #74-H-0127; bonded, insured, Pet CPR & First Aid certified and experienced with the needs of a wide variety of breeds and species. All pets travel in a size-appropriate kennel, dogs are double leashed on walks and travel in climate-controlled vehicles. We also attach a Marco Polo RF tracker to all dog harnesses for additional safety in case of an emergency. Our handlers provide 24-hour care of our client pets for the duration of the road trip.

Give your pet a 5-star traveling experience

The Pet Porters offer a worry-free, direct ground transport experience for your pet. We provide text updates with photos along the route to keep pet owners up-to-date on location and condition of their pet. Our handlers work hard to ensure our pet clients are safe and enjoy the ride!

  • The Pet Porters only offer private, direct route, pet transports (we do not offer shared rides)
  • We often visiting local landmarks along the route for photos!
  • Pets Stretch their legs at the rest areas when safe
  • Pets enjoy overnights at pet friendly hotels, often sharing the bed with the handler


Your pet is a V.I.P. with The Pet Porters. You will enjoy the worry and hassle-free experience of having professionals manage your pets travel. Contact us to arrange your private pet ground transportation with our team today.


How do we do it?

How do we do it?

Before and at Pickup:

  • Review of the documents needed for State-to-State ground transportation of live animals
  • Review of the travel supplies needed for the safe and comfortable ride
  • Initial introduction between your pet and the handler to provide extra reassurance to your pet
  • Marco Polo RF Tracker is attached to your pets harness for additional safety

NOTE: Supplies may include leash, harness, collar, food, required prescribed medication, and approved bedding/toy. If owners do not have a travel kennel for their pets, The Pet Porters are happy to supply a USDA-approved travel kennel. This needs to be arranged prior to the pickup of the pets from the residence.

En Route:
  • Direct link to the driver via text
  • Photo updates along the route
  • Dogs - Comfort breaks along the route, every 4-6 hours
  • Cats - litter and proper bedding will be provided for the inside of the kennel; cleaned frequently
  • Water is always available for pets inside the kennels
  • Food and medication are given as directed
  • Visiting local landmarks along the route when possible
  • Overnight stay in pet-friendly hotels with the handler; 24 hour care


At Drop-Off:
  • Safe delivery of your pet to its destination
  • Handover of the pet to the owner or authorized person of your choice