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ABOUT US


Worldwide Animal Travel is a full-service pet relocation company based in Vancouver, BC, and Toronto, ON. We are here to provide your pet the true VIP travel experience! We understand how difficult it can be to be separated from your pet, so we know how important constant communication is. We love what we do, and we understand how important your pets are to you. We treat your pets as if they are our own!

Please note: We specialize in travel within Canada and from Canada to international destinations. We do not transport from other countries into Canada.

WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE

At Worldwide Animal Travel, our team has years of experience in the airline and animal transportation industry. Our vast knowledge and expertise helps ensure a smooth and carefree relocation of your furry, feathered, or scaled family members. Established in 1998, we pride ourselves in providing clients up-to-date information and, most importantly, peace of mind.

WE’RE THE RIGHT CHOICE

When you choose Worldwide Animal Travel to assist you with the relocation of your pet, you support a company that does not transport animals for laboratory testing or livestock for the food industry.

WE HAVE A SOLID REPUTATION

Worldwide Animal Travel is well known and recommended by many veterinarians, government offices, major moving companies, and those in the travel industry. Our clients include pet owners, corporate clients, diplomats, breeders, and numerous wildlife societies. Our commitment and the level of care we provide are backed up by numerous testimonials and happy clients. Plus! We are Canada’s only customs bonded cat and dog kennel.

WE LOVE PETS

We are pet owners too, so we understand the importance of providing exceptional service and value at a fair and competitive rate. We love animals, and the comfort and safety of every pet is our number one priority.

IPATA

In addition to his work as Managing Director of Worldwide Animal Travel, Bruno Mansueto humbly serves as Regional Director for The Americas with the International Pet and Animal Transportation Association (IPATA). IPATA has provided professional, competent and caring pet transportation relocation services around the world since 1979. Today, the international network has over 440 members from more than 84 countries that provide the highest standard of care for animals—including constant attention to their security, safety and well-being during travel.

IPATA members are experienced professional pet shippers, registered with the United States Department of Agriculture (or equivalent). Further, they adhere to the rules and regulations of the Animal Welfare Act and the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations as they relate to the care and transport of family pets.

RECOGNITION

Our managing director, Bruno Mansueto (right), was recently presented with the Millie Woolf Memorial Leadership Award at the 2019 IPATA Awards in Chicago. The winners of this coveted honour develop opportunities that advance education or improve professionalism in the safe and humane transport of animals. Congratulations, Bruno!

Meanwhile, our Vancouver sales coordinator, Pascal Leutwyler (left), was awarded The Best Operational Service Provider. This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies professionalism, empathy, compassion, efficient response, accuracy of information, and customer service. We can certainly understand why they chose our very own Pascal to win!

ETHICS

At Worldwide Animal Travel, we truly love what we do and we understand that your pet is a part of your family, whom you would want treated the same way you treat them.

Worldwide Animal Travel is dedicated to offering its customers the best experience possible. All of our staff are trained to follow our ethical guidelines when executing tasks for transporting your pet.

  • We will not transport pets via routes or airlines that we believe to not be animal- friendly.
  • We will not transport puppies or kittens that are 10 weeks old or younger.
  • We will not transport brachycephalic (short-nosed) dogs or cats where the temperature exceeds 24°C at any point en route.
  • We will not transport pets that have been sedated, injured, or put under extreme duress.
  • We will not transport pets in an inhumane manner.
  • We will provide the highest standard of care for the animals entrusted to Worldwide Animal Travel, being constantly attentive to their security, safety, and well-being, and placing their welfare above all other business concerns.
  • We do not transport laboratory animals.
  • We do not transport animals for slaughter.
  • We do not transport animals typically regarded as livestock unless they are a family pets.
  • We will obey all applicable international, federal, state, and local laws, as well as licensing requirements governing animal care and transportation.

Worldwide Animal Travel will do anything in our power to ensure your pet has a safe and secure journey.

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