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Woof! Taxi! : A primer on pet transportation services Pet transportation services make it easier to get around when you don't have a car. When Laura first moved to Brooklyn from Los Angeles six years ago, she had four cats and two dogs. What she didn't have was a car. Laura worried about what she might do in an emergency, but happier circumstances prompted her to research pet taxi services in Ne...

Lonnie's Creation
(585) 328-3013
448 Hawley Street
Rochester, NY
 
PETCO
(585) 385-6850
3200 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

Robin's Pet Corner
(585) 427-0250
790 Miracle Mile Dr.
Rochester, NY
 
PETCO
(585) 467-0310
2255 East Ridge Road
Irondequoit, NY
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Golden Beauties/driven To Doodles, Llc
(585) 303-7722
1434 Titus Ave.
Rochester, NY
 
Al's Pet Shop
(585) 865-6040
464 W. Ridge Rd.
Rochester, NY
 
PETCO
(585) 273-0150
300 Hylan Drive
Henrietta, NY
Hours
Monday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

PETCO
(585) 227-2180
2373 Ridge Road West
Greece, NY
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Animal Service League
10 Dubelbeiss Lane
Rochester, NY
 
PetSmart
(585) 227-6700
3042 West Ridge Rd
Greece, NY
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

A Primer on Pet Transportation Services

By Kim Nagy for WebVet

Pet transportation services make it easier to get around when you don't have a car. When Laura first moved to Brooklyn from Los Angeles six years ago, she had four cats and two dogs. What she didn't have was a car.

Laura worried about what she might do in an emergency, but happier circumstances prompted her to research pet taxi services in New York City. A friend wanted to adopt one of her dogs, a Wheaton terrier named Elliot. The problem? Her friend lived in Manhattan and didn't have access to transportation either. They wondered how they would move Elliot (along with his bed, crate and toys) from point A to point B.

"Car services are not crazy about transporting dogs and the subway was a no-go, so I needed to find another way,'' remembers Laura. Eventually, after some online searching, she chose Pet Chauffer.

A growing industry

Pet transportation services -- a growing segment of the pet industry -- are now available in many cities (New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many more) across the country. These companies offer your pooch trips to and from any given location, including the airport, dog trainer, dog groomer, doggie daycare, veterinary office, as well as emergency transport. (Companies such as Manhattan-based Pet Taxi advertise bringing stretchers, ramps, muzzles and cages as well as experienced staff to your doorstep in case of emergency. Prices run $150 and up.) Some pet transportation companies also offer reloca...

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