List of Free To Low Cost Pet Transportation Services

Over the last year transporting pets-in-need has become a sophisticated network of people and groups that make these transports possible. Using trains, planes, and automobiles these groups can transport an animal anywhere around the world. But where does a person find one of these transport groups, and which mode of transportation would best fit your wallet?

ASPCA Animal Transport for Adoption
To help decrease the euthanasia of shelter pets, the ASPCA supports transporting animals from overcrowded shelters to those with space and resources available, even to other parts of the country, as long as certain safeguards and restrictions are observed. See position statement, Animal Transport for Adoption

The Freedom Train is a mode of free, volunteer-based transportation designed to rescue animals from high kill shelters and abusive/neglectful situations, and transport them to screened and approved rescues and forever homes.

Mobile Mutts Mobile Mutts is a 100% volunteer based rescue transport group of dedicated animal rights advocates who transport "death row" dogs from high kill shelters in the south to the safety of screened and approved foster based rescues throughout the Midwest.

Mobile Mutts volunteers drive year round and weather permitting from Waycross, Georgia and head up through Nashville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Champaign and Chicago in Illinois, Madison and Eau Claire in Wisconsin and end in the Minneapolis, MN area.

Pet Express Animal Transport (Facebook Page) Website
Since 1978, Pet-Express has been trusted by families to safely relocate their pets throughout the USA and all over the world.The pets that move with us are very special, and so are our values: We love animals! Most of our Pet Relocation Specialists bring their own pets to the office each day, and we understand the special role that pets play in our families. Our drivers are professional pet handlers who handle dogs and cats gently and with a soothing voice.

P.E.T.S. LLC - Animal Rescue Road Trips. We are committed to safely transporting dogs and cats weekly from southern rescue groups to their new adoptive homes in the Northeast.

Pilots-N-Paws Pilots N Paws is a 501c3 non-profit organization. This site is intended to be a meeting place for those who rescue, shelter or foster animals, and volunteer pilots and plane owners willing to assist with the transportation of animals.

It is not the intent of Pilots N Paws to coordinate or arrange those providing these valuable services, but to provide the environment in which those involved can come together in a common place and arrange or schedule rescue flights, overnight foster care or shelter and all other related activities.

Rescue Road Trip - Saving Lives - 4 Paws At A Time
We are a transport service for rescued dogs in the deep south. We provide loving and humane road trips for homeless, unwanted, unloved dogs facing assured immediate death from southern KILL shelters. We help move them to loving "Forever Homes" and a second chance at life in New England and surrounding areas. This Man Drove a Million Miles To Save 30,000 Dogs - read the story here.

The Pet Transporter Guys provide the best and most affordable ground transport to all the lower 48 states. Now offering Multiple animal ground transport at a lower cost. We will take extra precautions to make sure that these fur babies will never come in contact with each other for any reason. Ensuring that your fur babies will still be protected from all transferable diseases such as Kennel cough (for dogs) and Feline Leukemia or Feline HIV (for cats)

TLC Pet Transport As one of the leading nationwide pet and small animal transport services, we are the FIRST and ONLY USDA licensed, private “families only” Pet Transport Service. We have been safely transporting your loved ones across America since 2001.

Rescue Transport Groups

Maintains a list of resources to help rescues get transported in US.
Wings of Rescue Every day, amazing dogs and cats wake up for the last time in animal shelters nationwide. *See video.

We are the only all-volunteer organization to fly this number of pets to safety. We not only transport healthy dogs and cats but pregnant moms/moms with newly born babies/dogs with recent surgeries or animals in need of major surgical procedures. We fly these precious passengers in private airplanes to their new forever homes and rescue organizations up and down the west coast in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and even Canada.Wings of Rescue has already saved over 12,000 dogs and cats and is going to rescue 7,000 more by the end of 2015. They are a 501c3 charity so your round trip operating costs and donations are tax deductible (but please ask your tax adviser). *To see a video of a rescue flight (bring out the tissues) check here

World Care Pet Transport Choose the company that families and Fortune 500 companies trust to manage each detail of a pet's move with personal attention and logistical precision. As the highest ranked company in customer service satisfaction, we can make all necessary travel arrangements, customized to your needs. Our team of caring experts will ensure that your pet travels safely and comfortably door-to-door nationwide or anywhere in the world.

WORLD WIDE PET TRANSPORT - We are the premier, all inclusive pet moving service for relocating families since 1975.