Pet cargo checklist and booking form

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Following this checklist will provide you with all the information you will need to book your pet with WestJet Cargo.  

  1. Check your destination and origin
    WestJet Cargo delivers to many of our Canadian destinations as well as some of our destinations in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, the UK and Ireland. See where we ship or check specific city pairings and times with our flight schedule tool. 
  2. Be ready with your pet’s information
    When your pet flies WestJet, they're our guest too! We need to know a little bit about them before they can fly with us. Please have the information ready when you book: 
    1. Type of animal 
    2. Breed 
    3. Age 
    4. Weight 
    5. Name 
  3. Finding the right Kennel
    If you have a kennel great! We’ll need to know approximate dimensions and weight with your pet inside. If you don’t have a kennel yet, use our guide to find the perfect one. 
  4. Prepare the documents
    Your pet doesn’t need a passport, but we will need these documents: 
    1. Certificate of health from a veterinarian 
    2. Shipper’s certificate for live animals form 
  5. Review our rates
    WestJet Cargo takes pride in getting your pet safely and securely to its destination. See our shipping rates.  
  6. Last minute information
    Review our regulations and FAQ pages for details on shipping your pet. 

Book now: Now that you’ve picked flights, prepared the required documents, taken measurements and weighed your pet you are ready to book! Please note we are currently only accepting kennel bookings for flights departing within 48 hours.

Complete the pet booking request form below if you want to book your kennel for a flight departing within 48 hours. If you would like to speak to one of our cargo experts, call 1-866-952-2746.

Pets and Animal Booking Form

Booking contact details

We will use this information to confirm the final reservation details and credit card payment.

Shipper's details  

This is the person who is going to drop off your pet at the departure warehouse.

Consignee's details  

This is the person who is going to pick up your pet at the destination warehouse. We want to have this information to make sure that your pet gets picked up safe. 

Travel information  

We will use this information to confirm that there is room for your pet to travel, and work with you to find the next best alternative. 

Pet or animal  details 

Please note we are currently only accepting kennel bookings for flights departing within 48 hours.

After you complete this form one of our cargo service and sales agents will call you to confirm these details and collect payment via credit card. Once your booking is confirmed we will follow up with a booking confirmation email with some additional paperwork that must be completed upon dropping off your pet.