Tobey on the job

Driver Interviews: Tobey Collins on COD and USDA

This month’s driver interview introduces Tobey Collins of KRC Pet Transport. A relative newcomer to the business, this 39-year-old Kentuckian has made remarkable progress in just a few short months – he’s already struggling to keep up with the growing demand.

We got in touch with Tobey to learn what’s behind this sudden success. Here’s what he had to say about ball pythons, Cash-on-Delivery payments, and USDA registration.

Mica, Nico, and one of their passengers.

Driver Interviews: Nico & Mica, Twenty Years Old and Flying High

Next up in Driver Interviews, we bring you Nico & Mica Transport. Based in New Jersey, this ambitious young couple moves animals by air or land. They’ve been doing this for only a couple of years, but they’re clearly in the business for all the right reasons. Nicolas Restrepo was busy delivering pets, but his Read more about Driver Interviews: Nico & Mica, Twenty Years Old and Flying High[…]

pet transportation myths debunked

Seven Myths About Pet Transportation

Traveling with pets is a source of stress for many owners, and understandably so. Animals can be like small children – they have specific requirements, but can’t tell you what those are. That’s what leads people to rely on conventional wisdom about pet transportation. These factoids can be based in reality, or they can be Read more about Seven Myths About Pet Transportation[…]

Recognizing and preventing heatstroke in animals

Summer heat is still going strong, so let’s talk about a condition that many pets must deal with around this time of the year. Heatstroke in animals is a health hazard that we’ve touched on before. This time we’ll look into the causes of this overheating, with an emphasis on preventative measures. Pet owners and Read more about Recognizing and preventing heatstroke in animals[…]

Driver Interviews: Kristy K’s Success Story

In years past, we’ve published a number of driver interviews on this blog. As the community keeps growing, we’re looking to make this a more regular feature. We’d like each transporter to be able to share their first-hand experience, good or bad, with everyone involved. This month, we spoke with Kristy Kokolakis of Open Road Read more about Driver Interviews: Kristy K’s Success Story[…]

Pet safety in transportation

Pet safety in transportation for high-risk dog breeds

Not all dogs are created equal – countless breeds exist, some facing more significant health risks than others. From respiratory difficulties to hereditary defects to zoonotic diseases, there’s a vast variety of potential health problems. Many of these can complicate transportation, which is an issue that all companies that transport pets should take into account. Read more about Pet safety in transportation for high-risk dog breeds[…]

Pet safety during summer months

Pet transportation: animal safety tips for summer 2019

It’s almost that time of the year again – hot summer months are coming up fast. Pretty soon, we’re going to have to start thinking about keeping our pets cool, at home or on the road. Here’s a few words of advice you might want to consider if planning pet transportation this summer. Know your Read more about Pet transportation: animal safety tips for summer 2019[…]