Will fedex ship a live animal in the United States?”
From FedEx’s Shipping Guide, Conditions of Carriage: 23) LIVE ANIMALS and insects EXCEPT WHEN THE SHIPMENT IS COORDINATED AND APPROVED BY THE FEDEX LIVE ANIMAL DESK. CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT FEDEX LOCALLY FOR MORE ASSISTANCE. HOUSEHOLD PETS AND LIVE FISH ARE NOT ACCEPTED. FedEx excludes all liability for Shipments of such items howsoever accepted (including acceptance by mistake or under notice). Read all other conditions at the link below.
Shipping Animals (Living or Dead) Live Animals Introduction Specific guidelines for the acceptance, care, handling and container requirements are published in the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations Manual, which is the mandatory standard for transporting live animals by commercial airlines. Other regulations are USDA Animal Welfare Act and the US Code of Federal Regulations Parts 9 and 50. Go to http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ for detailed instructions and information. Normally, if you need to ship a live animal from UA to another location, you would choose to use the quickest shipment method possible. This would normally mean shipping via air transport. In the event that you need to ship live animals, please note the following: From the FedEx Live Animal Policy: FedEx does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular scheduled service. Live animals will be accepted when the shipment is co
FedEx Express does not accept live-animal shipments as part of its regular-scheduled service and does not transport household pets such as dogs, cats, birds and hamsters. FedEx Express may accept certain shipments of live animals such as horses, livestock and zoo animals (to and from zoo locations only) on an exception basis if approved and coordinated by the FedEx Live Animal Desk (call 1.800.405.9052). The Shipping Annex will not ship live animals under any conditions. Please feel free to contact the FedEx Live Animal Desk if you are interested in a shipment exception.