Pet taxi

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A pet taxi is a type of transportation taxi service that transports various pets.[1] Some pet taxi services also provide pet ambulance, animal boarding and grooming services.[2] Some pet sitting companies may also offer pet taxi services.[3] Some pet taxis charge by the mile, while others may offer a flat rate for various trips.[2] Less commonly, some pet taxi services may offer long-distance pet transportation, such as a trip from New York City to Florida.[2]

Trip itineraries may include trips to veterinarians, pet sitting services, kennels and pet spas.[4][5] Transportation to and from airports may occur because standard taxicabs may not allow pets.[4] Clientele may include people who don't have time or a means to transport their pets.[6]

Pet taxis may transport several animals at one time.[1] Pet carriers in several sizes may be used in the transportation of the animals.[5]

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  1. ^ a b Adams Businesses You Can Start Almanac. F+W Media. 2006. p. 539-540. ISBN 978-1-4405-1756-3.
  2. ^ a b c Martz, G. (2008). No Pet Left Behind: The Sherpa Guide for Traveling with Your Best Friend. Thomas Nelson. p. 85. ISBN 978-1-4185-7398-0.
  3. ^ Vaughan, C. (2011). How to Start a Home-Based Pet-Sitting and Dog-Walking Business. Home-Based Business Series. Globe Pequot Press. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-7627-6772-4.
  4. ^ a b "Pet taxi 'beats public transport ban'". BBC News. May 8, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Sirch, Willow Ann (2000). Careers with Animals. Fulcrum Pub. pp. 87–89. ISBN 155591408X.
  6. ^ Jones, Jamie (August 21, 1981). "Pet taxi and grooming business opens". The Daily Citizen. Retrieved March 10, 2015.

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