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A chipmunk returns to Italy

Gorgeous Siberian chipmunk Piccola is a returning Animalcouriers passenger. This much-loved pet travelled with us three years ago from Italy to Cambridge in the UK. Now owners Pamela and Dario are heading back to their Italian roots, and Piccola is making the return trip with us. Piccola has striking markings and a wonderful fluffy tail. She loves snacking on fresh fruit and nuts.   Such a cheeky, intelligent face Piccola has plenty to entertain her in her spacious cage for the trip Piccola safely home and settled in With Piccola safely delivered [...]

By | 2017-11-20T14:53:47+00:00 Monday, November 20, 2017|exotic pets, frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|20 Comments

Six dogs move from Italy to Spain

On the way back to the UK from their most recent trip to Greece, couriers J and Matthew also collected John's six dogs making the move from Italy to Spain. In southern France they met up with courier Fiona, who continued on to Spain with John's dogs; while couriers J and Matthew headed back to the UK with their Greek passengers. Animalcouriers convention in Narbonne Courier Matthew (from GoFetch) checking a fan Kenzo Before she left the UK, courier Fiona collected gorgeous cat Kenzo, who belongs to Rob and Andrew. Kenzo is a well travelled kitty [...]

By | 2017-11-16T09:54:47+00:00 Tuesday, November 7, 2017|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|12 Comments

A quick trip to Belgium and Germany

Courier M recently made a quick trip to Belgium and Germany with a bevy of gorgeous felines on board. On the way back, he had another cat and two dogs for company. India and Islay These two Bengal kittens started their journey in Gosport and finished it in Neerpelt in the east of Belgium. They were great fun to have around — full of mischief and play. Their new owner Mariska is clearly delighted to have them. She already has a number of these exotic cats who enjoy beautiful spacious accommodation. A warm welcome from Mariska for India and [...]

By | 2017-08-22T10:35:23+00:00 Tuesday, August 22, 2017|frequent travellers, pet transport|36 Comments

Roundup of news about recent passengers: Castor, Jim, Haricot, Rubble, Tara and Rocco

We have a few snippets of news about some recent passengers from our last trip round southern Europe. And just before couriers M and J set off on that trip, courier Richard did a quick channel hop to France to meet a young fellow called Castor. Castor It was a sunny Saturday in April when courier Richard popped over to the heart of Paris to collect Castor, a two-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel‎. Castor, who belongs to Matthew, was a model passenger, jumping happily out of his bedroom for a walk, then hopping straight back in and snoozing his way up [...]

Pets travelling to France, Spain and Portugal

Animalcouriers set off from the UK with a fine collection of pets travelling to France, Portugal and Spain. Sid Border Terrier Sid originally travelled with us from Spain to England, to rejoin owner Tracey. Now Tracey's circumstances have changed and Sid is moving to Normandy to live with Stephen. Stephen is very pleased to receive Sid — his last dog was a Jack Russell, so he's very used to terriers. Tracey giving cute Sid a goodbye cuddle A warm welcome for Sid from Stephen. Breakfast was waiting for Sid when we went into the house. [...]

By | 2017-05-03T10:12:21+00:00 Wednesday, May 3, 2017|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|32 Comments

Heading back to the UK with pets from Gibraltar, Spain and France

After delivering our outbound passengers Matisse and Georgiana in France; Lake, Molly and Bobby in Spain, we headed to La Linea de la Concepcion, close to the Spanish border with Gibraltar, to meet our first UK-bound passengers. As we drove towards Gibraltar, it was such a clear day we could see mountain ranges in northern Africa Steve Gemma's cat Steve was all ready for his journey, bathed, nails clipped, and a quick health check at the vet. Gemma works for William Hill and, over the years, we have had the pleasure of transporting quite a few pets for [...]

By | 2017-01-15T18:10:59+00:00 Sunday, January 15, 2017|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|26 Comments

Recent passengers from Portugal, Spain and France

After a number of reunions for pets in France and Spain, Animalcouriers started rounding up passengers heading to the UK. Young Chow Chow Lenny was delighted to be back with Jamie and his girlfriend in Sitges We caught up with Neil, high up in the hills overlooking the Malaga area, who was very pleased to see Labrador Olly and cats Barney and Saffy again Novel take on a dry stone wall Yappy We collected little Yappy from Alhaurin al Grande. We had been slightly concerned about the likely volume of noise in our van, [...]

By | 2016-10-24T11:00:13+00:00 Thursday, October 20, 2016|frequent travellers, pet transport|19 Comments

From Yorkshire to Greece with Animalcouriers

Couriers Mike and Joe, both from Yorkshire, set off on a trip to Greece, with pets large and small to deliver en route in Switzerland and Italy. They took a late Eurotunnel crossing and spent the night near Calais; then were up bright and breezy for the first leg of their journey through France. Empty roads in Calais Pippi and Emil This pair of gorgeous jet-black cats travelled with us to Bern in Switzerland. Once they were safely reunited with their owner, we turned due south towards Italy. Before leaving Switzerland, however, we made sure we sampled the [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:04+00:00 Tuesday, September 13, 2016|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|11 Comments

Collections in Portugal, Spain and France, as we had back to the UK

Animalcouriers had the pleasure of transporting delightful dogs and cats from Portugal, Spain and France to their UK destinations. Cisco, Clay and Rafi We were pleased to see Labradors Cisco, Clay and Rafi again, who've been on their summer holidays in the Algarve. Their owners went on ahead to their south London home, and these three were happily waiting for us at Barking Mad Kennels in Lagos. Tremendous trio Cisco, Clay and Rafi We were glad we didn't have to fit this donkey into our van Olive groves stretching as far as the eye could [...]

Cats, dogs, a tortoise and an iguana travel to France and Spain

Animalcouriers left the UK with a fine selection of beloved pets, who're heading with us to various destinations in France and Spain. Riley, Boo, Bandit and Cleo  This fabulous feline foursome are relocating with Kate and Antonin from Croydon to the Dordogne. There will be plenty of hunting and fishing opportunities for them at their new hamlet home! We love the stripe down Riley's nose Beautiful Boo Handsome Bandit Charming Cleo Russo We were pleased to see Maine Coon Russo again, who belongs to Cynthia. This very handsome, relaxed fellow is on [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:08+00:00 Wednesday, August 31, 2016|frequent travellers, home boarding, pet transport|14 Comments
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