airline travel crate/kennel for Pyr's

by Lourdes & Ken Chartrand
(Ottawa)

Does anyone know of a IATA82 approved air travel crate/kennel large enough for a 160lb male Pyr. The XXL E/Z Collapsible K9 Crate from American Aluminum seems almost big enough, but not quite. IT is 48L x 32W x 36H which i believe is not large enough for him to turn around in. We are moving from Ottawa to Santa Cruz, Bolivia which is a long trip. We are considering breaking up the trip into 3 4-5hr flights with a day or two rest between flights. We also looked into private or charter flights but the cost was prohibitive to say the least. If someone could help with info about crate or cheaper charter flights, or alternative suggestions, it would be much appreciated.

Comments for airline travel crate/kennel for Pyr's

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 14, 2014
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Size sounds about right
by: Anonymous

Our crate for our rescue pyrs was about that size. It's a cramped space (like your airline seats I'm sure), but it's just big enough to turn around in for all the dogs we had to use it with.

If you try one out though and it's not big enough for your guy, you may be able to get one custom-made in a pinch. I googled great dane travel crates, and there's at least one company that will make custom crates for really big dogs. You'd just have to check the airline max size requirements.

Thank you for spending the time to research taking your dog with you. It may be a pain, but it will be so worth it to bring your boy along for the ride.

Oct 15, 2014
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
airline crate
by: Marianne

That is the size I sent a Pyr in to the U.S. just last week. As far as I know that is the largest made. There should be no problem in being able to move in it.
Alternately, you can buy one from air Canada. they sell Pyr sized crates for about 280$. That way you can be sure it is acceptable to the airline.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Great Pyrenees Questions.








Breaking News

  1. Toes - Six on Registered Pup

    May 23, 18 02:02 PM

    My registered Pyrenees hair I produced a six-toed puppy 6 front toes is this a fluke or something that I should be real concerned about

    Read More

  2. Garrett

    May 23, 18 05:33 AM

    Dear Pyr Rescue ! It is with profound sadness to say that Garrett has passed away. We met Garrett in 2010, he was an incredibly handsome and gentle soul.

    Read More

  3. Teeth cleaned

    May 12, 18 09:08 AM

    My 7 year old Great Pyrenees stopped eating her kibble. She may have dental problem

    Read More

  4. George

    May 12, 18 09:03 AM

    We were camping and saw a lady with a pry.We loved the look of that dog;Went home and found someone selling pups and 3 to choose from. Got there he was

    Read More

  5. Water dog

    May 10, 18 07:14 AM

    Our 3 mnt old Ellie loves to play in her water bowl,This is a issue because 3 other dog need that water when inside,Its a large bowl. She first takes her

    Read More

  6. Anxiety - In Car

    May 04, 18 11:45 AM

    My 8 month old Pyr does not enjoy car rides! He gets sick and vomits, from time to time he poops in the back seat, and he drools like a mad man! He is

    Read More

  7. Eyes - Blue eyes

    Apr 23, 18 11:35 AM

    We have three purebred Great Pyrenees pups and one female has blue eyes. is that uncommon?

    Read More

  8. Back end

    Apr 21, 18 07:46 AM

    My 11 month old Great Pyrenees has a solid front half and a skinny rear half. She eats Great , runs around so fast and seems super healthy. But she is

    Read More