How It Works?
The Pet Travel Services Experts
Dogtainers has the most connected pet travel network in New Zealand and beyond, to ensure your pet arrives safely to any destination around the world.
For international or interstate pet relocation, the Dogtainers team will take care of your furry friend as if it was their own. We are the largest locally owned and operated pet shipping company in New Zealand, with offices on the North and South Island. And we partner with over 300 pet transport shippers globally and the most trusted airlines, including Air New Zealand. With almost 50 years of experience moving pets, you can trust Dogtainers to keep your animal safe and sound.
Unique Dogtainers Add-ons
No matter the destination, you can rest assured that our team will provide nothing but the best pet transport service. We know that moving can be a stressful process for you and your pet. So for added peace of mind, Dogtainers can customise your pet travel plan, including door-to-door service.
My Pet Tag:
At Dogtainers, we have created a revolutionary web-based Pet Registration program. With My Pet Tag’s unique ID, your pet will always be safe, even after arriving at their new home. Register your pet tag here.
International Service Guarantee:
Dogtainers are proud to have the only International Service Guarantee in the pet transport industry (excludes domestic and import moves into New Zealand). This guarantee program was designed to ensure the best possible experience for you and your pet when moving overseas.
Animal Transport Solutions
Travel Crate Hire: Choosing the right pet travel crate size is essential for a comfortable journey. Dogtainers can help you select the perfect size for your pet from our range of airline-approved travel crates.
Domestic Pet Travel: Our domestic pet services are available from all major cities to help your furry friend make their journey. Whether you’re moving or you’ve adopted a new friend from interstate, Dogtainers can create a tailor-made solution for you, with a dedicated pet travel consultant in your city.
International Pet Travel: Dogtainers are experts in international pet transport to help make your overseas move an easy process. We’ll help manage all bookings and paperwork to relocate your pet to any country in the world.
Pet Imports: We’ll help you navigate all import protocols and rules to ensure your furry friend has a smooth arrival into New Zealand. We can take care of import permits, quarantine reservations, arranging health checks with overseas authorities, and more.
Global Pet Travel: Our team of specialists will handle all the challenges of transporting an animal between countries not involving New Zealand. We have trusted pet travel partners in every part of the world to maintain our Any Animal, Anywhere, Anytime philosophy.
Breeding Community: Dogtainers can handle all travel arrangements between breeders and their new owners for transporting a prized pedigree or an entire litter. All IATA Live Animal Regulations (LAR) are strictly followed to guarantee your animals receive the highest quality care.
Defence Pet Transport: Dogtainers is also an official partner of Defence Pets, helping armed services personnel move their pets between postings. We offer Defence Worker discounts and no upfront payment required.
Zoo Community: We’re experienced in transporting zoological and rare species around the world, offering specialised care and travel plans. Dogtainers is even able to charter an aircraft if required.
Quarantine Collection: Our quarantine collection services are available 7 days a week. We can also transfer pets from quarantine anywhere in New Zealand, by flight or in our temperature-controlled vans.
Fly Pets: Dogtainers partners with 90% of the world’s airlines, including Air NZ, to arrange your pet’s travel on the most direct route. Pets fly in an air-conditioned cabin just like you do, for a comfortable journey from A to B.
Call Dogtainers now on 0800 13 52 52 to start planning your pet’s journey anywhere around the world.
Want to know more? Learn about our Care Code
Dogtainers offices around Australia partner up and work with the RSPCA helping to reunite pets with people.
Members of IPATA
We are members of IPATA (International Pet and Animal Transport Association), which ensures that we have trusted travel partners in every country of the world to ensure Any Animal, Anywhere, Anytime philosophy is maintained with the same high levels of care that we offer.