Worldwise Acquires SHERPA
Worldwise announced the official acquisition of SHERPA, a pet tote, carrier and accessories brand. SHERPA was founded in 1989 by flight attendant and pet advocate Gayle Martz, who recognized that pet lovers wanted to bring their pets with them, stylishly and safely, inside airplane cabins and on the go.
Over the years there have been changes in legislation that make it safer and more convenient to travel with companion pets, and SHERPA has expanded its line of products that blend patented, functional designs with convenient product features that promote safety and comfort. Worldwise, based in Novato, Calif., offers its proprietary Guaranteed On Board program that company officials say ensures peace of mind when traveling with pets and SHERPA’s range of products. The Guaranteed on Board program outlines all of the steps the pet owner needs to take before traveling with their pet to be sure that the pet and carrier are compliant with the airline rules and regulations, and that they are not denied boarding due to the pet carrier.