Monthly Archives: March 2016

Dogs, cats and a rabbit travel from the UK to France and Switzerland

Courier M has been on the road recently, delivering Cookie, Amber, Rusty, Arwen and Bella to their owners in France and Switzerland. Other recent passengers were Boris the rabbit, who travelled with us to Geneva; and black-and-white cat Jim, one of our most 'frequent flyers', who's spending a couple of months near Perpignan. Boris to Geneva Boris the rabbit travelled with us from Surrey in England to Geneva. Boris's owner Robin wrote to say: "Thank you for everything with Boris's delivery, he has settled in really well and I am thrilled to have him back with me. I will be in [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:20+00:00 Tuesday, March 29, 2016|frequent travellers, pet transport, pets on holiday|28 Comments

Lesvos dogs in need of new homes

Rebecca from Lesvos Stray Dog and Cat Adoptions has asked us to publicise a tiny handful of the dogs who've been rescued from the streets of Lesvos, and are in urgent search of forever homes. Even if you're not in a position to adopt a dog yourself, your help to publicise their stories more widely or to drum up donations to the charity would be very welcome! If you can offer a home to one of these dogs in need or would like to make a donation towards their care, please contact Rebecca at lesvosstraydogcatadoptions@gmail.com or through us at ask@animalcouriers.com. Tango An affectionate, energetic [...]

UK reunions for recent European passengers; and a bespoke trip to Sweden

Some of the pets from our latest trip from Greece via Italy and Switzerland have already been reunited with their owners. We also have news of reunions for passengers who journeyed with us from Spain and Portugal in February; and of Oskar who travelled to Sweden. Smudge and Mia We delivered these two cute kittens from sunny Lesvos to owner John in Dewsbury. This agile and entertaining pair of felines look set to keep John and partner Kerry very busy and amused. John delighted with Smudge and Mia The two kittens look like they can't wait to [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:20+00:00 Tuesday, March 15, 2016|bespoke trips, pet transport, pet travel by road, reunited|15 Comments

We leave Greece with dogs and kittens; collect a dog and two cats in Italy; and meet a 51-year-old parrot in Switzerland

After collecting dogs and cats in Greece, Animalcouriers took the ferry to Italy where another dog, two cats, and a 51-year-old parrot joined our trip to the UK. Sylvie Young Sylvie is an Athenian girl rescued from the streets by the Nine Lives Greece charity. She's been lovingly fostered by Sophie, who is a serial kitten-cuddler for Nine Lives. Sophie's sadness at passing on a kitten can only be lessened by a new kitten to care for. Sylvie's new owners in Farnham are in for a treat with this lovely girl. Sophie saying goodbye to Sylvie A [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:20+00:00 Saturday, March 12, 2016|pet transport, pet travel by road|23 Comments

Reunions in France, Italy and Malta; and on to Greece

We delivered Karen and Phil's five dogs — Max, Jake, Loopy, Maisie and Poppy — to Les Hirondelles kennels and cattery at Lauzun. The dogs will have a short stay here until their owners catch up with them. The hounds enjoyed a fine gallop around an enclosed paddock, and the kennel owners kindly allowed our other canine passengers to do the same. Max, Jake and Maisie having a good old sniff around the place Missy raring to go From there we headed to Provence to drop off handsome tabby cat Bilbo with his family. We then crossed into [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:20+00:00 Thursday, March 10, 2016|pet transport, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea, reunited|19 Comments

Heading to Greece via France, Italy and Malta with dogs and cats on board

Animalcouriers set off from the UK with pets belonging to five families on board. We'll deliver them to their owners in France, Italy and Malta, before heading to Greece to collect our UK-bound passengers. Max, Jake, Loopy, Maisie and Poppy This troupe of four assorted Labs and a German Pointer belong to Karen and Phil, who are relocating from County Durham to France for a new lifestyle. The dogs are travelling slightly ahead of their owners, so will have a short stay at Les Hirondelles kennels and cattery at Lauzun. Phil and Karen with the three girls There was [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:20+00:00 Sunday, March 6, 2016|pet transport, pet travel by road|16 Comments

From Scotland to France: three dogs, three rabbits and a chinchilla

Deb and Ian used to run a B&B near picturesque Loch Lomond. Now they're off to do the same in France's delightful Dordogne region. They had quite the menagerie in Scotland: three Cairn Terriers, three rabbits, a chinchilla, alpacas, horses and hens. All the pets are making the move apart from the hens. Deb was sad not to take them to France, but felt that leaving them behind — however reluctantly — was the right decision. She told us: "Blood tests etc would be a lot for the girls to go through when I know they will be well looked [...]

By | 2016-10-17T10:49:21+00:00 Saturday, March 5, 2016|bespoke trips, pet transport, pet travel by road|19 Comments
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