New Zealand's Pet Travel Specialists since 1971

We are pet travel specialists creating tailor-made pet travel solutions for you and your beloved animal friends. Rest easy knowing they are being looked after by our dedicated staff throughout their entire journey.

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How it works

Getting used to the crate

Crates are selected based on your pets individual measurements, ensuring it's the perfect size for them to sit, stand, and lie down easily.

Getting used to the crate

Pick up for departure

Our expert staff will pick up your pet from home in a pet-friendly, climate-controlled travel vehicle and take them directly to the airport.

Pick up for departure

Waiting to board the plane

As part of their pet-friendly travels, food, water, and walks for them to relieve themselves are planned around their flight times.

Waiting to board the plane

Relaxing experience

For the owner:
We coordinate all the necessary paperwork, permits, quarantine requirements, and vet checks to have your pet ready to travel as soon as possible.

For the pet:
To give your pet the most relaxing experience possible, we deliver a personalised service, catered specifically to them and their needs from pick-up to touch-down.

Relaxing experience

For all shapes and sizes

With 50 years of experience delivering best-in-class pet transport solutions across New Zealand and the globe, we work with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and more – allowing you and your pet peace of mind.

Recommended by 98% of our customers


All smooth flying for our dogs

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New Zealand's Most Reliable Pet Transport Solution

For a fast quote, call 0800 13 52 52

The feeling of being reunited with your pet is one of the most exciting and most exhilarating that you could ever imagine feeling. Why? Pets are part of the family! And our family unit is not complete until our pets, whether they woof, meow, chirp, slither or even swim, are back together with us. The good news for anyone who needs to relocate a pet is that Dogtainers can offer you a tailored solution for your pet’s domestic or international travel. With experience spanning over 40 years, Dogtainers is able to provide specialised service to ensure your pet is transported safely and comfortably.

With New Zealand’s largest locally owned and operated pet travel network, we have specialised pet travel consultants ready to discuss your unique circumstances. In the meantime, we invite you to explore our site and gain a greater understanding of what we offer plus the pet travel industry in general. We look forward to being of assistance and providing you with one of the most important services you will ever need: keeping your pet safe.

Fully Insured, IATA Accredited, IPATA Members

Dogtainers boasts New Zealand's largest, locally owned and operated pet transport solution travel network. We're ready and waiting to discuss your pet's unique circumstances, so get in touch with us today.

What We Do

RSPCA Partner

Dogtainers offices around New Zealand partner up and work with the RSPCA helping to reunite pets with people.

Members of IPATA

As members of the IPATA (International Pet and Animal Transport Association), we have trusted travel partners in every country around the world. This ensures our "Any Animal, Anywhere, Anytime" philosophy is maintained to the highest standard whenever and wherever you travel with us.

Plan your pet's trip the right way

With the care and support they need

  • Dogtainers Pty Ltd.
  • ABN 78 134 538 739 EST 1971
  • Contact us
  • Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm, Sat 8am-12pm.
  • AU +61 1300 13 52 52
  • NZ +64 0800 13 52 52
  • UK +44 0800 002 9110