How to measure your pet

You may not be aware that the airlines calculate their freight charges based on the size of the traveling kennel that is used, therefore it is imperative that you measure your pet correctly, as even a 5cm discrepancy can potentially result in a difference of hundreds of dollars in freight charges. Please see the below diagram on how to measure your pet. How to Measure your Pet.

  1. Length in cm = Nose to root of tail - tail excluded
  2. Width in cm = At the widest point
  3. Height in cm = Floor to top of head while standing

dog measurement

Measuring Your Traveling Kennels

Most flights have a maximum crate size of 120cm x 70cm x 80cm. If your crate is too large we may be able to provide a suitable hire crate for your pet. (provided your pet can fit comfortably in a hire crate)

Important Note

You may not be aware that the airlines calculate their freight charges based on the size of the traveling kennel that is used, therefore it is imperative that you measure your crate correctly, as even a 5cm discrepancy can potentially result in a difference of hundreds of dollars in freight charges. Please see the below diagram on how to measure your crate.

How to measure your crate

You may not be aware that the airlines calculate their freight charges based on the size of the traveling kennel that is used, therefore it is imperative that you measure your pet correctly, as even a 5cm discrepancy can potentially result in a difference of hundreds of dollars in freight charges. Please see the below diagram on how to measure your pet. How to Measure your Pet.

  1. Length in cm = Nose to root of tail - tail excluded
  2. Width in cm = At the widest point
  3. Height in cm = Floor to top of head while standing
crate measurement

First Class Care All The Way

Pet Carriers International has a great team dedicated to the safety of the animals we transport. We strive to take the stress out of relocating your best friends anywhere in the world.

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