HOW WE SHIP OUR PUPPIES
We ship using Starwoods Animal Relocation, Virgin Pets Transport or United Airlines’ Pet-Safe. If you are located too far away to visit us and pick up your puppy, we have a couple of options to chose from. We are located very close to the airport and we ship daily as the airport is only minutes away from our property so this reduces stress on the puppies. We also offer home delivery whereby your puppy will be brought to your home by an airport argent in a delivery van design to suit the needs of your puppy. Give us a call so we can discuss what transportation would be right for you and your new friend! You will get shipping confirmation/tracking numbers once shipping is done. Commercial airlines is the fastest and safest way to transport our puppies from our place to yours especially during the cooler months. Air cargo can be cheaper, but your Yorkie may be exposed to challenging weather conditions that could put your new pet at risk. Our puppies are shipped in an airline approved pets crate that we customize depending on the breed, the distance or duration, and the number of puppies. They ride in a special climate controlled and pressurized compartment on the plane which is no difference from the cabin. They are not in the same compartment as the passenger luggage.
Our shipping crates are clearly marked with colorful “LIVE ANIMALS” and “UP” stickers. We mark the crates clearly with the destination airport, the confirmation number, the phone and address of the customer. When we know that a puppy is going to be shipped, we play with them in the crate prior to shipping so they are used to it. They have never shown fear of the crate. We put lots of food and plenty of water in the shipping crate. The water provides all the moisture the puppy needs during delivery. One reason we do this is in case, in the unlikely event the puppy should get stuck at an airport overnight (because of connecting flight trouble), we don’t have to worry if they have enough to eat or drink. Although traveling is not that hard on them, we do not like to make them spend any more time than necessary in transit. For this reason we also look for the shortest route and always schedule direct flights if possible.
We check weather conditions at the receiving end and only ship when we consider it safe to do so. We put our puppies health above all other considerations and do not ship when we feel it could be dangerous to the puppies well-being. We usually ship Monday through Saturday. We guarantee safe and healthy arrival of your puppy. We WILL NOT SHIP if we feel that weather conditions are hazardous for the puppy. Your puppy may take a week to adjust once they get to their new home, sometimes it takes them a week or two to settle in, but by far, the vast majority of people tell us they just step right out of the shipping crate and act right at home.