Kellyville Pets has a large range of bird carriers available online and in store.

Everything you need to safely transport your bird using a bird carrier. Whether you’re travelling to the vet, driving to the park, visiting family interstate or travelling with your birdy internationally, we have all you need to safely and happily transport your bird in our bird crates. Bird carriers are available in a plastic type with a wire door or a wooden bird carry box.


Can I use my bird carriers for all pets?

Pet carriers are useful for a range of pets. Bird carriers can be used for Cats, rabbits, ferrets, dogs and lizards.

Are bird carriers cruel?

The answer is no, when used correctly birdy crates are not cruel. Bird carriers and birdy crates are the safest way to transport your animal. The bird carriers have enclosed sides so that pets feel secure, with a wire or mesh front and ventilation holes on the sides and top for airflow.

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Can I train my bird to be happy in its birdy carrier?

It is common for some birds to be uncomfortable in a confined space like a bird carrier. Getting a bird used to its birdy carry box at an early age is the easiest way make sure it is comfortable while being transported. Training is very important with lots of bird treats and rewards and a lot of praise.  You should encourage your bird as soon as possible to happily eat, sleep, rest and play in and around a bird carrier so it is not a strange and unhappy experience when it is placed inside for a quick trip to the vet or a long trip interstate.

Having a bird in a birdy carrier makes it safer to travel with your birdy in the car.

Do I legally need a bird carrier when travelling by car?

Birds must be restrained while in the car, it is the law in New South Wales that your bird is correctly restrained while travelling in the car. A bird carry box is the best way to do this. You can also use a bird carrier for taking other pets safely in the car.

Does my bird need to be in a pet carrier on a plane?

At Kellyville pets we have a great range of airline approved bird carriers and airline approved bird crates available online or in store.

After finding an airline to use, you will need to know their pet policies. What are the restrictions for bird travel? Will your bird need to travel in the cargo hold?

What requirements does my bird carrier need if my bird is travelling in Cargo?

Whether your bird is travelling internationally or your bird is travelling interstate, your bird must be in an airline approved bird carrier.

Most international airlines and domestic airlines require a sturdy pet carrier with adequate ventilation, waterproof bottom and spring locked door. More and more airlines are requiring metal hardware instead of plastic fasteners to secure both halves of the carrier.

Your pet should be offered hydration prior to going to the airport, most of our pet carriers include a plastic water bowl which can be attached to the wire door of the pet carrier.

How do I pick the right size bird carrier?

When you choose a bird carrier you must first consider if it is too large or too small.

If your birdy carrier is too small your bird may feel uncomfortable in its bird carrier. If your bird carrier is too large then the birdy may slide around in it while being transported.

Your bird should have enough room to stand up and turn around while in its birdy carry box.