SHERPA Forma Frame Dog & Cat Carrier Bag, Black, X-Large -

Sherpa Forma Frame Dog & Cat Carrier Bag, Black, X-Large

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About This Item


  • Stand-alone carrier to keep your furry friend safe and secure while you travel.
  • Features a comfortable quilted liner for your paw-tner to rest on with windows for ventilation.
  • Uses existing latch and car seat tether systems.
  • Includes seat belt-style straps for extra strength and protection.
  • Crash tested for the safety of your companion.

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About Sherpa Pet Carriers

Original Deluxe Pet Carrier

The Original Deluxe Pet Carrier is an airline-approved carrier that lets your pet travel comfortably whether you are on the go, in your car, or taking a walk. It is easy to use and durable enough to keep your pet contained and protected.

Guaranteed on Board

Sherpa worked with major airlines to make a carrier that is GuaranteedOnBoard. Sherpa’s G.O.B. program provides you with all the information you will need for future travels with your pet and added assurance that your carrier will be allowed to fly.

Fits Under Most Airline Seats

The spring-wire frame allows the rear side of the carrier to be pushed down several inches so that it can fit under most airline seats in compliance with airline requirements and FAA regulations. This makes the carrier in-cabin-friendly and airline-approved for most airlines.

About Sherpa

In 1989, Sherpa introduced their first soft-sided carriers so pets could fly in-cabin. Today, they continue to innovate to make traveling secure and comfortable for every pet – every day and on every trip. Whether you’re going around the block, across town or on a flight around the world, Sherpa products will help you travel with peace of mind.

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FeaturesShoulder Strap, Seat Belt Loop, Removable PadTop Load, Seat Belt Loop, Removable Pad...Top Load, Shoulder Strap, Rolling, PocketsTop Load, Shoulder StrapTop Load, Shoulder Strap, Rolling...
MaterialPolyester, Mesh, Synthetic FabricSteel, MetalPolyester, Synthetic FabricPolyester, Synthetic FabricPolyester, Mesh, Synthetic Fabric
Breed SizeSmall BreedsSmall BreedsExtra Small BreedsExtra Small Breeds, Small BreedsSmall Breeds
Assembly RequiredNoNoYesNoNo
Tools IncludedNo Tools RequiredNo Tools Required
Bed TypeCovered

Questions & Answers

16 Customer Questions

the weight restriction does not change based on on changing the size of the carrier. Is the weight limit really 16 lbs. regardless of if buying the medium or XL?
Answer by ChewyOct 09, 2019
The Medium carrier is suitable for pets up to 16 pounds and the X-Large is suitable for pets up to 35 pounds.

Will this squish down (slightly collapsible)to fit under most airline seats? What is the weight of the carrier alone?
Answer by ChewyOct 17, 2019
The medium size carrier is Guaranteed On Board American, United and Air Canada. The X-Large size is too large for in-cabin. The carrier does push down by un-velcroing and collapsing the frame on one end of the carrier to allow that end to be pushed down. The Medium carrier is approximately 3.66 pounds and the X-Large carrier is approximately 6.68 pounds.

Hi - how much does the carrier weigh?
Answer by ChewyDec 03, 2019
The medium carrier weighs 3.66-pounds and the x-large weighs 6.68-pounds.

Is the Isofix latch system included, and are the backpack strapes included?
Answer by ChewyNov 11, 2019
This carrier features seat belt-style straps to easily install with your vehicle's existing latch and car seat tether systems, and includes a shoulder strap. Backpack straps are not provided with this product.

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Catdad on Aug 2, 2022

Really like alot

I really like this carrier alot. I have used it once, so far. I like how it hooks on to the seat mounts. I had a little trouble unhooking it from the seat. The problem was me. I recently had thumb surgery, so that was abit of the challenge. That was a challenge on my part, because I don't have alot of strength in my hand and also had a brace on my hand and wrist. The product is great. Attaches to the seat very easily and securely. CARRIER IS 5 STARS, HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Sarah on Oct 6, 2022

My dog is a chewer!

My puppy was able to tear a pretty significant hole in this carrier unfortunately. I had it for about a month before this happened

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By BobG on Apr 4, 2022

Great portable carrier

Very flexible, but also very sturdy carrier. We have a large cat in length and weight (24 pounds). Plenty of room and ample window screens. When not traveling our cat has made the carrier his cat cave. Great purchase!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Elaine on Apr 24, 2022

She loves her carrier

This carrier is excellent quality and very dependable. My kitten, scout, uses it as her bedroom.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By RCCC on Apr 29, 2021

This is a Quality Carrier

I also owned a smaller Sherpa carrier that is still working fine but a little small and doesn't secure well in the truck. This is a high quality carrier and as long as your vehicle has a tether type system for the clips to attach to it will be safe as can be.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By TobyMom on Dec 1, 2020

Well Designed Dog Carrier

I use this carrier in the car. It was simple to securely install and is easy to use. Using hook and loop tape, I easily attached a folding windshield guard to control the sun entering the carrier from either end and to secure the pad that sits on the bottom.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Lifesaver on Oct 3, 2020

Saved my 6 kittens lives

If it weren't for this carrier and I was using a traditional hard one my foster kittens would be dead. I got into a really bad head on collision accident, both cars were totaled and my sternum was cracked. But because I had them in this carrier thank goodness all of them were okay. and of course immediately following the accident I took them to the vet instead of going to the ER so I knew they were okay. If you want total assurance that your pet is going to be safe get this carrier, I can't recommend it enough. Also get the recommended cushion pad for the bottom I imagine that helped the impact.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Corinne on Mar 15, 2021

too large for plane

the large size will not be allowed on the plane as a carry-on

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Kate on Nov 10, 2020

This carrier is awesome!

My BIG cat outgrew his old carrier! Barney weighs in at around 17lbs and this carrier is great for him. The pad is not as thick as I expected, so I am going to order a fuzzy mat from Chewy to go into the carrier. Barney likes to curl up in the carrier! Well worth the money.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By MamieAnn on May 23, 2020

Sherpa Carrier

Pleasantly pleased with quality of product and would recommend it to family. We will never have to replace this carrier. Nice that it has handle and carry strap. Would be better if strap was cushioned. It is well constructed with neat tight seams, material is better than expected, plus carrier is sturdy safe product. As attractive as pet carrier can be. Easy to buckle in backseat of vehicle.