Live Animal Shipping

Live Animal Shipping

With over 40 years of experience in transporting live animals, Amerijet's primary objective when it comes to live animal shipping is to ensure the safety of your animal.

Animal breeders, handlers, zoos, aquariums and pet owners are among those groups who entrust their animals to the Amerijet live animal shipping teams. Our trained specialists work closely with every customer to plan and coordinate every step from documentation to transportation and ground transfers. All animals are transported in full compliance with the Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations.

What types of live animals can be shipped by air?
  • Domesticated Animals / Pets
  • Horses
  • Livestock
  • Hatching Eggs and Baby Chicks
  • Zoo Animals
  • Marine Life
  • Live Tropical Fish
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Amerijet does not transport primates.

Have Questions? Call 1-800-927-6059 or +1-305-593-5500

Live Animal Shipping

With over 40 years of experience in transporting live animals, Amerijet’s primary objective is to provide the utmost care for your animals on the ground and in the air.

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Required Documents

Some countries may require additional permits, licenses, and/or shipping documentation when transporting live animals. It is the shipper’s responsibility to obtain all required documentation prior to tendering the animals to Amerijet. For animals being shipped to an international destination, consult the website of the destination country or contact the Amerijet Live Animal Handling desk for assistance at or 1-800-927-6059 or 305-593-5500. The following documents are commonly used to transport live animals: