IPATA (International Pet and Animal Transportation Association) was founded in 1979 with the scope of providing competent, professional and concerning for pets relocation/transportation services within USA firstly and then around the whole world.
The members of IPATA are very experienced pet shippers, whose collective collaboration and effort help the pet owners transport their pets with high level of care. Firstly, there were only 6 members of IPATA (in 1979), however nowadays there are over 325 pet shippers in IPATA, rendering their services in over 70 countries and their airports. All IPATA members are licensed legal entities in their countries with rights to deal with pet transportation and strictly obey the regulations and rules of the Animals Regulations of IATA (International Air Transport Association). All US IPATA members are listed among registered members in USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and obey the regulations and rules of the USDA’s Animal Welfare Act.
All members of IPATA are ready to assist to moving of your family’s VIP (Very Important Pet) and give you the answers to all your questions, even to those you didn’t mind to ask. Professional pet relocation assistants possess exceptional knowledge in flight regulations, flight container requirements, pickup and delivery arrangements, quarantine, boarding processes, import and export customs clearance arrangements and proper identification. Moreover, professional pet mover assistant follows all changes in rules, regulations and restrictions and if necessary makes needed adjustments to relocation process of your pets.
Mission Statement of IPATA:
“The International Pet and Animal Transportation Association is a non-profit trade association of independent members who are dedicated to the safe and humane transport of pets and other animals”