July 14, 2010, Updated September 13, 2012

Got to send a pet by air? Then look no further than Israeli service Terminal4Pets, which helps pet owners worldwide navigate the rules and regulations of airline travel.


With 25 years of experience, Eitan Kreiner, founder of Terminal4Pets, is still pioneering new, caring ways to take your pet on airplane trips. Conveniently located in Maccabim, just 15 minutes from Israel’s international airport, the company also offers a door-to-door courier service for VIPs (Very Important Pets).

The company coordinates flights for animals not only from Israel, but throughout the world, whether the pet travels with its owner or down in cargo. Terminal 4 Pets ensures that the animals are as comfortable as possible.


Have dog, will travel. Terminal4Pets aims to make travel easy for people who want to take their pets abroad.

Kreiner, who dreamed of being a veterinarian from age 16, says that he mostly transports cats and dogs, but his service also handles birds, fish, hamsters and ferrets.

Last year, four million pets flew on airplanes. When ISRAEL21c interviewed Kreiner, he had a number of feline passenger bound for destinations as diverse as South Africa, Egypt and the US.

Stray dogs adopted by servicemen in Iraq have been flown to new homes in the US via Kreiner’s service and he mentions that pets traveling from Iraq, Egypt, Syria and Jordan will all have their flight arrangements coordinated by Israel’s Terminal 4 Pets, which functions as a headquarters for pets’ flights in the region.

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