Oct 29, 2019

Never Forget the Danger Within

Avoid these deadly heat pack mistakes. What is the most dangerous aspect of shipping reptiles? The ubiquitous heat pack. Without question, the most dangerous part of the entire shipping process is the heat pack inside the box. The vast majority of deaths during shipping are caused by the misuse of...

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Oct 22, 2019

It's Just a Couple Inches ...

…but what a difference!  Here’s a quick recap on DIM weight for those who are new:  FedEx measures a box in two ways, by its actual weight and by its dimensions (L x W x H). The size of the box is called its Dimensional Weight or DIM Weight. Whichever...

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Oct 15, 2019

Shipping Outside the Continental U.S.

Can ShipYourReptiles and ShipYourAquatics ship outside the continental US? Yes, we can...BUT... This does not mean we ship internationally. We do not ship to Canada, Mexico, or any other country. However, there are some parts of the US that are not connected to the mainland, and may even not be...

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Oct 1, 2019

Shipping Serpents Safely

Two quick but important tips for safely shipping snakes and other reptiles. We wanted to clear up two critical safety tips about reptile shipping that are rarely discussed. We’re here to fill that gap today! Read below and get informed! 1. ONE ANIMAL PER CONTAINER Snakes are typically shipped in...

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Sep 17, 2019

Ask Us #7

  How can you tell if a FedEx shipping center is authorized to receive live shipments? Jon G. Because FedEx does not have a shipping classification for live animals, live reptiles and aquatics are categorized as "Dangerous Goods," although we all know that they are not, in fact, dangerous. As...

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