Driver Interviews: Deborah Joffre’s Family Business

This month in Driver Interviews, we bring you Deborah Joffre of P.E.T.S. She runs a family owned and operated transport service out of Kennesaw, Georgia. In over two years with CitizenShipper, she’s racked up literally hundreds of shipments with overwhelmingly positive reviews. We caught up with Deborah a couple of months back to get her Read more about Driver Interviews: Deborah Joffre’s Family Business[…]

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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[…]

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 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[…]

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How to become a professional pet transporter

So you’ve registered as a pet transporter on CitizenShipper, you say? Augmenting your income by driving around and petting dogs, what’s not to like? Congratulations – sounds like you’ve got it all worked out. What’s that? It’s more difficult than you’d thought? Huh. As it turns out, you’re not really winning enough bids. Turns out customers Read more about How to become a professional pet transporter[…]

sedated pet

Pet Transportation: When Is It OK to Sedate Your Pet?

In pet transportation, we deal with considerate, responsible clients. They care for their animals and want to make sure they’re treated right. Some of their most common questions have to do with sedation and shipping. How safe is it to medicate a kitty before putting her in a crate? Can a sedated dog’s breathing be Read more about Pet Transportation: When Is It OK to Sedate Your Pet?[…]

First time transporting your pet: what to expect

This is it, then – you’re really doing it, you booked a driver to relocate your precious pet. When transporting your pet with someone you barely know, it’s perfectly normal to experience some separation anxiety. Just try to remember, fear should never be allowed to control your actions. You’ve already made a calm, rational decision Read more about First time transporting your pet: what to expect[…]

Pets reunited with their owners for holidays – Goodbye 2018 and Hello 2019!

2018 was a busier year than ever here at Citizenshipper! And now it’s a good time for looking back at the things we’ve helped our loyal and happy customers achieve over the past year. We wanted to spotlight some of the heartwarming stories of pets our dedicated drivers have brought to new homes – temporary Read more about Pets reunited with their owners for holidays – Goodbye 2018 and Hello 2019![…]

stressed puppy

How To Keep Your Dog Cool And Make Sure It Doesn’t Get Stressed

Dogs get stressed for all kinds of reasons, just like we humans. And although we hate to admit it, and we know how hard the animal-loving drivers who work alongside us try, one of the major causes of this stress is travel. Our canine companions can also pick up on our own stress, and so Read more about How To Keep Your Dog Cool And Make Sure It Doesn’t Get Stressed[…]