Reliable & Safe Pet Transportation in Calgary

Paws en route takes a pet-first approach to travel because we believe your pet should be treated like any other member of your family. Our Calgary team is made up of pet-loving, vetted, and experienced drivers and pet guardians. All transport vehicles come equipped with safety tested and certified harnesses, so you can comfortably rely on Paws en route to transport your pet anytime, any place.

IPATA Agents in Calgary, AB

We are IPATA certified agents in Calgary, AB, Canada. This means that we've gone through a rigorous education and verification process to ensure that your pet is in safe hands throughout their journey. We work with IPATA agent partners worldwide to provide you with a seamless door to door service.

Leader in Pet Safety

Paws en route is a leader in pet safety, working in partnership with the Center For Pet Safety in the United States.
Download Safety Brochure

Meet Our Partners

Operating Philosophy

R.E.S.T Assured

R.E.S.T. Assured is our pet transportation solution and operating standard which is based on our philosophy of a PETS First transportation service and is designed to meet pet parents’ expectations. The word R.E.S.T. explains how we deliver our service.
The Perfect Solution

Safely transport any pet, at any time, to any place.

No matter the trip, via ground or air, our furry travellers are always treated
like part of the Paws en route family. Paws en route is committed to doing
more than taking your pet from point A to point B. The safety and
wellbeing of the animal is our top priority. Our pet-first approach
combines the best technology with a human touch to provide safe,
.reliable, and comfortable pet transportation in Calgary, and to any place
  • Run by pet lovers
  • Vetted drivers
  • Land & air transportation
  • Flexible transportation

Types of Transport

Ground Transport (Local and Long Hauls)
We transport your pets in a fun, safe and friendly environment to regularly scheduled veterinary appointments, specialty vet clinics, family & friend visits, grooming appointments, daycare, kennels, airports and more..
Read More
Air Transport
Pet travel service which includes Travel Arrangements and Documentation for your pet, Customs Broker Services, Veterinary Arrangements and Transportation, Flight Carriers/Crates, Pet Boarding near the airport, Hotel Shuttle, and Airport Ground Transportation service.
Read More

Give yourself peace of mind.

We pride ourselves on being the safest way to bring your pet wherever they need
to go - whether it's in a plane, or a car.
All drivers have been
thoroughly checked
100% Pet safety
Trusted by leading

Why We Started.

The idea for Paws en route was born out of our founder’s personal need for safe and reliable pet transportation. Started in Toronto, Paws en route has expanded to offer the same great pet transport services in Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver. Our delivery model eliminates barriers and relieves pet parents from the stress of travelling with animals. We are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of pet parents by providing a high-quality service based on care, respect, safety, knowledge, and experience. Our client testimonials and reviews provide first-hand descriptions of the Paws en route experience.

We treat your pet like our own.


Pet care professionals
trust Paws en route


Cities served


Corporate partners

Customer love

Take a quick read below from a few of our happy clients and their experience with Paws en route.
"If you need a fantastic way to get from A to B with your baby fur) Paws on Route amazing amazing company not liking the word company.. more like family.. give them a call."

~ Tamara S.
"I had my beagle dog shipped from Kingston ON  to Victoria BC, long story short, it is a very reliable, professional, kind, warm hearted, pet caring business!!"

~ Hyungjoo R.
"Paws en route provided us a wonderful service, coordinating every step of the way from finding flights, booking them, picking our cats up, transporting them to the boarding location and making sure they arrive at their destination on time."

~ Sumit G.
"Great experience and great communication. The receptionist is absolutely helpful. If anything is not clear they will just contact you to clarify and make sure your service request is attended. I totally recommend their service."

~ Iara G.
"My two favourite pet pals, Alvie and Toby, are now home safe and sound. Thanks Paws en route. Couldn't have asked for anyone better to look after my two until they reached home."

~ Susan G.
"Paws en Route is a fantastic company. Sandra was absolutely amazing to deal with and even video called me when she picked up my puppy. This is a company who truly cares about the well being of the pets they are transporting. HIGHLY recommend!!"

~ Emily C.
Pet Stories

Visit Our Blog

How to Prepare for Safe Summer Travel with Pets

Planning summer travel with your pets? Learn essential tips for safe pet relocation with Paws en Route. Our comprehensive pet relocation services in Canada and internationally ensure a smooth journey. Understand WestJet pets policies, manage the WestJet pet fee, and navigate international pet transport with ease. With IPATA-certified shippers, we guarantee your pet's safety and comfort in international pet shipping and pet shipping within Canada. Trust us for seamless international pet flights and stress-free pet travel.

Ensuring Smooth Pet Relocation: Tips to Prevent Travel Delays

Delays in pet relocation can be frustrating, but understanding the common causes can help you avoid them. This blog from Paws en Route explores potential obstacles in international pet transport and pet shipping within Canada, including health certificates, airline restrictions, and documentation issues. With insights on working with IPATA pet shippers and navigating policies for pets on WestJet, you can ensure smoother international pet flights and relocations. Learn how to prepare and minimize delays for your furry friend's journey.

5 Common Mistakes Pet Owners Can Make

Whether you have a cat or a dog at home, sometimes we unknowingly make mistakes that can prove to be harmful for our loved pets. Here are some common risky mistakes pet owners can make.

Safely Transport
Any Pet, Any Time, Any Place.