Reliable & Safe Pet Transportation in Vancouver

A pet-first approach to travel is something we believe every pet owner should practice. Our Vancouver team is comprised of vetted and experienced pet-loving drivers who are dedicated to making your pet’s travel experience a pleasant one.  We provide safety-tested and certified harnesses on all our transport vehicles so you can depend on us to safely transport your pet anywhere, at any time.

IPATA Agents in Vancouver, BC

We are IPATA certified agents in Vancouver, BC, 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.
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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

At Paws en route we believe there is more to pet transportation than just getting from
point A to point B. No matter how they travel, whether it’s by ground or air, Paws en
route always treat our furry passengers like family. Our pet-centric approach to travel
combines human touch with best-in-class safety technology for a safe, reliable, and
.pleasant travel experience anywhere in Vancouver
  • 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..
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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.
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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.

Paws en route was started as a result of our founder’s own need for dependable pet transportation.  Our model removes obstacles and spares pet parents the anxiety of taking their animals on the road. Founded in Toronto, we have now grown to provide the same excellent pet travel services in Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal. We are committed to exceeding pet owner’s expectations by offering a superior pet-centric service founded on knowledge, safety, experience, respect, and care. First-hand accounts of the Paws en route experience can be found in our client testimonials and reviews.

We treat your pet like our own.


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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

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Are you a pet parent who is traveling soon and looking for a pet sitter? Here is how you can choose the right pet sitter for your beloved pet.

Safely Transport
Any Pet, Any Time, Any Place.