My name is Melissa and I am a professional pet transporter. I am the owner of Whiskers, Tails & Scales Pet Transport & Boarding, LLC. I am a people person and animal lover to the core. That’s what prompted me to start this business. Although, I know I can’t have every animal/pet right now, I sure can love yours for our short trip together.
Whiskers, Tails & Scales, provides professional pet transportation for (whiskers) cats, (tails) dogs, (scales) reptiles, also those in between (birds & small pets). We safely relocate your pet to its destination via ground transportation, door to door.
I am a Licensed LLC., Fully Insured (yes, your fur-baby, purr-baby or scaly-baby is covered with pet insurance in my care) and I am USDA Certified with a Class T license to transport animals under the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2131 et seq.) I am also certified by The American Red Cross in Cat & Dog First Aid. It is vital to have these credentials.
For your convenience I also offer Afterpay. Pay in 4 installments, every 2 weeks in 6 weeks. Interest FREE.
I know you need top priority service for your fur-baby(s). I offer GPS tracking the entire ride from pickup to delivery of your pet(s) transportation.
VIP/Private rides and flight nanny services are available upon request.
All inclusive in quoted price and no additional charges. I LOVE animals. The care services that come along with the transport (i.e. stopping every 3-4 hrs., providing pictures and video updates, feeding, changing their wee-wee pads and/or walking, vomit clean ups if they get car sick, making sure they stay hydrated while on their travel(s), and most of all, human interaction and love, rubs and cuddles to make it less traumatizing on them).
Our travels are climate controlled according to your pet(s) needs.
We temporarily (for the ride only) provide crates:
Small (up to 15 lbs - 21" L x 16" W x 15" H)
Medium (25 lbs to 30 lbs - 28" L x 20.5" W x 21.5" H)
Large (50 lbs - 70 lbs - 36" L x 25" W x 27")
XLarge (70 lbs to 90 lbs - 40" L x 27" W x 30)
XXLarge (90 lbs to 125 lbs - 48"L x 32"W x 35"H)
We supply wee wee pads, poopy bags, blankets, pillows, wipes, filtered water, food (but recommend familiar food to them to be sent along with travel), harnesses, leashes and seatbelts (USDA regulations require all pets in a crate during travel), treats (if approved by breeder and/or client) You are more than welcome to provide these items along with your pet(s) for their travel also.
We are very particular with all pets. All crates are sanitized after every use. We take strict care in maintaining cleanliness to prevent Canine Parvovirus, E.coli bacteria, viruses and contamination. Our veterinary approved disinfectant is an EPA approved hospital grade cleaner. It is used in many of the world’s leading veterinary hospitals and zoological institutions as well as by leading reptile, avian and exotic pet breeders and keepers.
No Paws On The Ground (NPOG). Puppies 4 months and younger or that have not had their final booster will not be allowed to be walked, placed on the ground or grass. We’re protecting your pet from picking up dirt, bacteria or any chemicals that might be on the ground or in the grass. We understand that some pets may not be fully vaccinated or may have a compromised immune system. Vets recommend waiting until 10-14 days after your puppy's last vaccination booster, usually when your puppy is 14-16 weeks old.
Besides love, hugs and kisses for your pet, do you have any questions or suggestions to make this process easier for you both?
Must have Health Certificate from a veterinarian within 10 days of travel. USDA requirement.
All Interstate Health Certificates must be dated no more than 10 days from the dogs final arrival date. This USDA requirement, insures your pet will also be in compliance with all USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and the AWA (Animal Welfare Act) protocols during travel in case of any routine traffic stops.
Handling Fee: includes the care for your pet. Providing regular potty-breaks, walks, providing meals and water, changing wee-wee pads/litter and/or bedding, treats and lots of love, care, and comfort for your beloved fur-baby, purr-baby or scaly-baby. Plus Mileage Rate: (request a quote)
All quotes include these fees and any tolls. No additional or hidden charges.
Hope to meet you and your pet(s) soon.
Inquire within for:
Channel 6 ABC News Story:
ACCT Philly stated on their Facebook page:
Over the last 20 days, we have tried to find transportation to help bring Bentley back to Memphis, TN including looking at volunteer pilotsLast week we were able to connect Whiskers, Tails & Scales Transport on 5/28, Bentley was transported to Tennessee, and yesterday, he was reunited with Dee who was overjoyed to be reunited. Watch the video below of the heartwarming reunion
We were able to make this transportation happen thanks to the donations to our P.E.T.S Fund.
To help more families reunite with their pets and/or keep their pets, please consider donating: https://bit.ly/3WHzZHH.
Additional information regarding this remarkable heartwarming reunion fo can be found on our Facebook page:
I am honored to have been hired to transport Bentley on this amazing reunion. There wasn't a person watching this reunion that wasn't touched.
Standard Black Poodle baby. He was such a sweetie.
Reviews come from different source applications used for booking.
Reviews come from different source applications used for booking.
Bobbi is the owner of South GA Pomeranians. She loves all her babies and has been breeding them for over 10 yrs.
This is one of Bobbi's fur-babies from South GA Pomeranians. His new mommy has reached out to me with an update and she named him Rascal.
Every Fur-Baby, Purr-Baby, Scaly-Baby and those in between (rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, sugar gliders and hedgehogs etc.) receive filtered water for hydration.
Tessa is beautiful with beautiful ice blue colored eyes. She is now in Maryland with her new family.
Richie went home to be with his new dad in Ohio.
He was ready to go. His mom called him Chubby Pumpkin for the longest. His new mommy sent me updated pictures with his new name - Gordie. Gordie is now in Pennsylvania with his new mommy and siblings.
She came from Von Perrin Rottweilers in Virginia Beach and went to Indiana. with her brother and new parents.
I had to pick up RJ from an unfortunate situation at Animal Control. As his mommy hired a transporter who was arrested during transporting and RJ and 5 other fur and purrr babies were sent to Animal Control. Image of Thank You card is from RJ's moms daughter.
Meet Ghost. She was so comfortable with me.
Teddy is 15 yrs old and adorable. His mommy introduced him to his new sibling Francis.
Nothing like puppies breath.
8 week old Rottweiler puppy was tired but oh so cute.
Yes, I transport goats too!
She is a 9 week old, 1.12 lb Pomeranian.
My client meets her baby Munchkin.
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