700Plus Kennel Extension Kit- Giant Kennel

The 700plus Kennel Extension Kit will add about  5 more inches to the height of your existing Sky Kennel 700 Giant, Vari Kennel Giant 700, Aspen Giant 700 or any Petmate 700 size dog travel kennel If your dog is traveling internationally the airline NOW requires for the safety of your dog a full 2-3″Read More

Kennel Extension Kit – Extends Height 500 plus

The 500plus Kennel Extension Kit will add 3″ to the height of your existing Sky Kennel XL, Vari Kennel XL, Grreat Choice XL or any Petmate 500 size dog travel kennel (40″L x 27″W x 30″H OUTSIDE Dimensions {Advertised size} ) If your dog is traveling internationally the airline NOW requires for the safety ofRead More

IATA LAR CR #82 crate

NEW Stricter airline rules for transporting or traveling with dog breeds classified as fighting or aggressive has many pet parents scrambling for information and assistance in understanding what this might mean for them and their traveling furry friends. To start this Post I’ll First discuss the specific rule and what it actually means:  IATA LARRead More

Plasticrate, Remington, Travel Aire, Kennel Aire & Retriever Replacement Parts

Looking for these replacement plastic pegs or plastic turn latches for your old Plasticrate, Kennel-Aire, Travel-Aire, Remington or Retriever Kennel and wondering why they are no longer available? The fact is 2 years ago Petmate negotiated a deal to purchase the Molds for these well known brands and vowed to continue producing the kennels. TheyRead More

Airline Kennel Inside Size Calculator

Wondering What the TRUE inside dimensions (capacity) of your pets Travel Kennel is? TRY Inputting the outside listed dimensions or kennel classification into our NEW Kennel Calculator it will give you the details. This will assist you in choosing the right size airline kennel for your pet. You will be surprised how much these twoRead More

Pets on Airplanes – Video Series

New Series teaches pet owners tips and tricks on how to travel with Pets On Airplanes. Pets On Airplanes – Pet Travel Container Preparation This video will demonstrate how to prepare your pet’s kennel for travel in the cargo area of an airplane. Instructions on how to assemble your crate with DryFur Airline Kit. PetsRead More

Airline Kennels Safety Features-Details

Getting ready to shop for a new Dog Airline Kennel, Carrier or Crate? Then you might want to read our latest post detailing what new safety features are available and how exactly they work to keep your airline traveling pets safer. In this post we will examine some of the NEWEST State of the ArtRead More

Building a Custom – Wood Pet Shipping Crate

So you’re relocating overseas and your Giant Sized Dog ( Great Dane, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound )  is way too Large for a traditional plastic travel Kennel even with a height extension kit, now what? The next step might be to look into a custom made pet shipping crate. But, Where should you start andRead More

Sky Kennels by Petmate

Lessons learned by following the History of the Sky Kennel by Doskocil (Petmate) When pets first began to travel on airplanes, the wooden shipping crate was the only option for transporting them—that is until Doskocil (Petmate) introduced the Fiberglass Sky Kennel. Today the Sky Kennel is airlines’ first choice for pets traveling in the cargo/luggageRead More

Acclimating your PET cat or dog to Airline Crate

One of the most important thing you can do for your pets when preparing for long car trips or travel on an airplane is to get them used to spending time in their crate. You can do this at any age even old dogs can learn news tricks. Acclimating your pet to his or herRead More