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Our Story

Our story has a humble beginning, sparked by an enterprising international flight attendant who saw an opportunity for pets and pet parents to have a better air travel experience. What followed was the pioneering creation of the Sherpa pet carrier, the first soft-sided carrier that allowed pets to fly in cabin with their owner. And over the next 30 years, we’ve led the industry in pet travel innovation, offering the best selling and most complete range of safe, durable and comfortable pet travel products in the industry.

Now more than ever, pets are coming along wherever you go. The local errand. The kid’s soccer game. The day hike. The road trip. The international adventure. Pet travel is now a part of your lives, and our team of product designers and engineers work every day to bring you solutions that make it safer and easier for pets to come along for the ride.

Sherpa lets you and your pet travel with peace of mind.

Crash Tested for Safety

Whether you’re driving across town or taking the ultimate road trip, an unrestrained pet may be a distraction to the driver and pose a dangerous risk in the event of an accident.

We conduct product safety tests at the world class facilities at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, where our crash-tested carriers & harnesses are tested with a similar methodology and rigor as children’s car seats. Safety is Job #1, so every product is meant to keep pets secure & comfortable, while protecting passengers from the potential hazards of unrestrained pets in the car.

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Guaranteed On-Board®

As avid pet lovers and enthusiasts, Worldwise® wants to ensure that you and your pet travel comfortably and with peace of mind, so we have introduced Guaranteed on Board®. We have worked with major airlines to bring you this exciting program that will provide you with all of the information you need to ensure an easy, hassle-free trip with your pet.

The Guaranteed on Board® program outlines all of the steps you will need to take before traveling with your pet so you can be sure that your pet and its carrier are compliant with the airline rules and regulations. Should you be denied boarding due to your carrier, Worldwise will refund the cost of your airline flight and your pet airline travel fee – GUARANTEED!

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Stay Clean Technology™

Stay Clean Technology™ carriers features coated straps, fabric and waterproof zippers to repel stains and water. Coated to easily wipe clean inside and out!

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A Worldwise® Brand

Sherpa is a proud member of the Worldwise family of award-winning pet brands.

Worldwise, Inc. is committed to creating the most innovative, accessible, affordable, and environmentally-responsible product solutions for pets and pet parents everywhere. Worldwise brands—goDog®, Petlinks®, SHERPA®, Hear Doggy!®, SmartyKat®, TrustyPup®, Guaranteed On-Board®, PoochPlanet®, Pawscout™, FurHaven®, Pet Factory®, and more—all stand for the highest in quality, safety and satisfaction, all while incorporating environmentally-responsible materials and processes.

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