Pet Friendly Trucking Companies

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Debbie P.'s Comment
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Hi, new here, am seriously thinking of driving truck, looking into schools. My sister drives OTR and we talk often, she's been a big help. But, I'm having a hard time trying to find out which companies are pet friendly, my sister said she sees it a lot with other truckers. My dog is like my kid, am willing to make the sacrifices to go out on the road; but not so sure if I can make that one..please help, thanks, Debbie

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

RedGator's Comment
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Central allows pets. Werner I think under 25lbs. My company WEL does too. Just to name a few. Call companies and speak to a recruiter.

This website has a list of trucking companies that allow pets so check that out.

Starcar's Comment
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Welcome Debbie !!! yup...theres alot of them out there...you just have to ask. The easiest way to do it is to figure out what companies that you want to either go thru training and drive for, OR get your CDL thru a private school, then just drive for....and send in your application...call the recruiter a few days later, and ASK THEM about pets...I couldn't leave home without my Jack Russle Terrorist...oh...wait...thats Terrier.. I call 'em Fur Kids...lol

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Rhonda's Comment
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I too cannot leave my little furry babies behind, my dogs are my kids! There is a website called BigRigDogs, look on there, there's a good list of pet friendly companies.

I am looking into hiring on with US Express, they are female and pet friendly!

Debbie P.'s Comment
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Thanks to ALL that have responded to my question!! You have been a tremendous help and much appreciated!! Still doing my research, trying to find best company sponsored training that is pet friendly. Don't like to job hop, want to start out with the right company and stay. Thank you ALL once again!!

Company Sponsored Training:

A Company-Sponsored Training Program is a school that is owned and operated by a trucking company.

The schooling often requires little or no money up front. Instead of paying up-front tuition you will sign an agreement to work for the company for a specified amount of time after graduation, usually around a year, at a slightly lower rate of pay in order to pay for the training.

If you choose to quit working for the company before your year is up, they will normally require you to pay back a prorated amount of money for the schooling. The amount you pay back will be comparable to what you would have paid if you went to an independently owned school.

Company-sponsored training can be an excellent way to get your career underway if you can't afford the tuition up front for private schooling.

Curt Morehouse's Comment
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W N Morehouse Truck Line in Omaha, NE is pet friendly. We have a one-time pet fee of $150.00 that we use to clean the truck if you leave the company. Been in business for over 80 years and have excellently maintained equipment. Morehouse Truck Line (Pet Friendly Trucking Company)

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