Airline Pet Carrier For The Dog On The Go!

serpa travel dog bag

Deluxe Sherpa Airline Pet Carrier Bag

Your dog will travel in luxury in this durable beautifully constructed carrier. It is designed with quilted nylon with mesh panels on three sides for comfort and visibility. For easy access it has a U-shaped top zipper on top and an extra large pocket for food and water. The wheel safety strap doubles as a seat belt and slides over handles of wheeled luggage. Padded with faux fur for ultimate comfort.


What other are saying...

"This is a quality carrier. It is roomy on the inside. Easy to get in my dog in and out. There are lots of pockets so I can carry everything we need. I can carry it over my shoulder very comfortably or with the hand straps. It is airline approved and fits very nicely under the seat of all the planes we've been on. It comes with a soft furry mat and an id tag. I've had my Sherpa for 8 years and it still looks like new."
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When choosing an airline pet carrier, consider safety, comfort and airline regulations as they do vary. Once you know the regulations of the airline you will be traveling with, you can begin shopping for a carrier.

There are two types of carriers for air travel, a soft dog carrier and a hard carrier. The size of your dog as well as regulations will determine which type is suitable for your dog. Your dog will be confined to the carrier for the entire length of the flight so it is important that there is room to stand, turn around and lie down comfortably.

Most airlines will allow you to have your pet in the cabin, as long as the carrier has a waterproof or absorbent bottom and fits underneath the seat in front of you.

dog in wheeled carrier Wheeled Pet Carrier The Tally-Ho Wheeled Pet Carrier is a combination pet carrier and casually chic light case. Designed to meet strict airline pet carrier regulations. Roomy and soft interior, dual gauge mesh windows for ventilation and convenient zipped storage compartments. It is built for strength and durability and is easily cleaned.

Smaller dogs that can ride in the cabin can be carried in soft dog carriers, totes, wheeled dog carriers, and hard carriers (wheels need to be removed or taped before boarding the plane.

Larger dogs that cannot travel in the cabin will be placed in the hold. A hard airline pet carrier is required, soft carriers are generally not permitted in the cargo area.


hard pet carrier Hard Airline Pet Carrier This crate features: Sturdy, durable covered door posts for a carrier that will last for years. Strong wire mesh doors to keep your dog secure while allowing proper air flow. A one year manufactures warranty. Made in the U.S.A. Made from 25% recycled material.

Traveling In The Hold

  • Side rails - prevents the carrier from sitting flat against a wall and blocking airflow.
  • Good ventilation on all sides.
  • Good Locking mechanism.
  • Raised floor.
  • Wheels - a carrier with wheels will allow you to safely and conveniently move your pet through the airport, but the wheels must be removed before boarding your dog.
  • The bottom of the carrier must have a waterproof or absorbent liner.

Other Restrictions and Information To Note

  • Airlines will not take pets under 8 weeks old.
  • Restrictions may apply due to seasonal or weather conditions.
  • If you have two dogs weighing less than 30 lbs, most airlines will permit them in one carrier.
  • Do not forget to make reservations for your pet at the same time you make yours, the number of pets is limited on each flight. Plan your trip well in advance.
  • Never put a lock on your carrier. The carrier should be able to be opened if your pet needs assistance.
  • Even if you have traveled with your pet before, airline regulations are always changing, so be sure to check before you book your flight.
  • Airlines do provide carriers for your pets - at a cost,of course, $50.00 - $100.00 and are pretty plain.

  • Your dog's comfort is important but so is yours. Choose an airline pet carrier that you are able to maneuver around airports comfortably, safe for your pet and complies with airline regulations. Here is a link where you can check all major airline regulations - pet air travel information

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