Honi makes a bee-line for Ecuador

Honi makes a bee-line for Ecuador

Animalcouriers received a phone call from Carla in Ecuador a few days ago. She’d had to fly out of the UK without her beloved dog Honi, because of problems with Honi’s travel box.

Many phone calls and emails followed while Carla tried to sort out how to get Honi into Ecuador as a cargo booking. KLM offered the best route via Amsterdam, but Carla was overwhelmed by the maze of Ecuadorean bureaucracy. In the end, she realised she would have to return to the UK and accompany Honi on her flight to Ecuador.

Animalcouriers supported Carla by arranging the legalisation of Honi’s export certificate and her secondary vet visit, and sorting out a replacement travel box. We battled through rain and floods to collect Honi from her foster carers in Gloucester, and delivered her to London’s Heathrow airport where she was reuinited with Carla in good time for their 4.00am check-in for the flight to Amsterdam.

Carla with Honi at Heathrow Terminal 4. As the vet commented, Carla really loves her dog!

Carla with Honi at Heathrow Terminal 4. As the vet commented, Carla really loves her dog!

By |2016-10-17T10:51:56+00:00Friday, February 14, 2014|animal transportation, pet air travel|0 Comments

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  1. easyweimaraner February 14, 2014 at 11:32 am - Reply

    I’m so glad you supported Carla and Honi. Many thanks for being there for travelling peeps&Pets.

    • Animalcouriers February 14, 2014 at 2:56 pm - Reply

      Poor Carla had a horrid time with all the red tape – she must be so relieved to have the darling Honi back with her.

  2. Summer Solstice Girl February 14, 2014 at 2:43 pm - Reply

    Aaaaaaaw <3

    • Animalcouriers February 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm - Reply

      Yes, this one was a delight to see complete – a complex time for poor Carla.

  3. pawedblog February 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm - Reply

    Honi is adorable. Carla must have been so grateful to have found you, you’re a traveling doggies (and other pets ofc) emergency service!
    Hugs, Carrie (Myfie, Ellie and Millie) x

    • Animalcouriers February 14, 2014 at 4:46 pm - Reply

      There was a lot of happiness all round when Honi’s journey was finally sorted and they could both head home!

  4. Gunta February 14, 2014 at 7:34 pm - Reply

    I’d say that’s going more than the extra mile… I’d do it for Sissy though.

  5. fozziemum February 15, 2014 at 11:46 am - Reply

    Way to go guys!! awesome work and Honi sure looks like she is worth the effort 🙂 hugs Fozziemum xx

  6. becomingcliche February 15, 2014 at 3:09 pm - Reply

    What an ordeal! Regulations can be so frustrating!

    • Animalcouriers February 17, 2014 at 11:18 am - Reply

      It was for poor Carla. They’re deeply frustrating as they vary from country to country.

  7. Curt Mekemson February 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    Been watching the weather… battling through rain and floods in the middle of the night is no small thing. Honi is a lucky dog to have AC on her side. –Curt

    • Animalcouriers February 17, 2014 at 11:19 am - Reply

      We couldn’t have a little thing like floods and rain stop Honi travelling this time 😉

  8. petspeopleandlife February 15, 2014 at 8:44 pm - Reply

    Lucky lady- lucky dog.

  9. Misaki February 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm - Reply

    So nice of you guys to help them out. Hope they had a good flight xx

  10. bethechangehypnotherapy February 17, 2014 at 3:48 pm - Reply

    Hello Animal Couriers, this is Carla, I cannot thank you enough for providing the Amazing Service you do, Honi and I are forever grateful for your excellence and genuine caring nature behind all you do for people and their pets. We Love you! Honi is now very happy being reunited with her sister Poppy and I, we all missed eachother so much. Thanks again for everything.

    • Animalcouriers February 17, 2014 at 3:55 pm - Reply

      Hi Carla! It was our pleasure and relief that you were able to get Honi home to Poppy. Bureaucracy be damned 😀 Good luck to you all.

  11. Boomdeeadda February 19, 2014 at 4:14 am - Reply

    Thank you for helping these two work it out and re-uniting them. I would go to the end of the earth and back again too if it meant getting my dog home. Wonderful happy ending 😀

  12. Dianny December 31, 2014 at 1:53 am - Reply

    how were all the fees paid? can you pay with the credit card?

    • Animalcouriers January 2, 2015 at 7:37 pm - Reply

      Hi Dianny – yes, credit cards can be used for all payments with these more complex arrangements.

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