Animalcouriers docks at the port of Ancona in Italy

The fast boat we were originally booked on to cross from Greece to Italy got held up at Barcelona in Spain, owing to bad weather. So we were pleased to be able to switch to another boat, but it was much slower, taking 22 hours to reach Ancona! Checking in with all the pets was a painless process, with all our paperwork approved, which was very reassuring. And on board, the weather was pleasant, warm and sunny. As we promenaded up and down the decks with our canine passengers, onlookers must have thought we were a very eccentric pair of [...]

Danae and Cherry get their operations; and Fred’s sisters are looking for homes

A big thank you to our friends and followers who made donations to the Filozoikos Shelter for Danae's eye surgery to remove a dermoid cyst. By last weekend the shelter had received around €300 of the €700 needed, at which point a Facebook follower of the shelter offered to donate the rest! The email confirming his donation arrived while Alexandros was running the Athens marathon in aid of the shelter. So on Monday Danae went to the vet and her operation was done on Wednesday. When she was collected on Thursday, Kiki and her colleagues quickly realised that with around [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:50:33+01:00Sunday, November 16, 2014|animal rescue, animal shelter, looking for a forever home|22 Comments

Safe arrival in the UK for Marley, Victoria, Bichette, Milo, Piccola, Edie and the finches

While couriers J and M make their way from Greece to Italy by boat, courier S has reached the UK with her passengers from Malta, Italy and Switzerland — and the first happy reunions have already taken place. A very happy and wriggly Marley is reunited with his owner in Sussex Young Bracco Italiano Victoria gets a rapturous welcome from Philippa Beautiful Bichette enjoys a spot of lunch at Animalcouriers' Surrey base, before being collected by her family and taken to her new home Milo settles in to his temporary accommodation, looking quite [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:50:33+01:00Sunday, November 16, 2014|animal transportation, pet travel by road, reunited|22 Comments
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