Monthly Archives: December 2016

Season’s greetings from Animalcouriers

It's been another wonderful year of reuniting pets and people, both on the road and in the air. We've made lots of new friends, and have enjoyed meeting up with familiar faces. We continue to be impressed by the work done by so many animal charities and shelters, taking care of stray and unwanted animals, and finding new homes for so many lucky pups and kits. On our latest European road trip, which took us to France, Spain and Portugal and back, we saw some marvellous Christmas scenes and decorations. Here's a selection… A festive scene in La Cala [...]

By |2016-12-24T17:00:18+00:00Saturday, December 24, 2016|pet transport, things we have seen|31 Comments

Heading back to the UK in time for the holidays

We spent the night with our friends Heather and Alan at Barking Mad Kennels near Lagos, in Portugal, where we gave our van a thorough clean-out, ready for our trip back to the UK in time for the holidays. Heather and Alan treated us to a very yummy home-cooked supper of locally caught mackerel. Heather has a new dog called Hope, who was found on the streets in Setubal. You can see they totally adore each other! Benji We delivered gorgeous Benji, who travelled with us form the UK, to his lovely grandma just outside Lisbon. She's taking [...]

By |2016-12-21T11:13:42+00:00Wednesday, December 21, 2016|animal transportation, pet transport|18 Comments

Delivering pets in Spain and Portugal, and meeting new UK-bound passengers

Animalcouriers headed south following a night in Narbonne, reuniting pets from the UK with their families, and meeting others who're heading back with us to the UK. Tirean In Murcia we met friendly Tirean, who's named after a character in a book. Tirean and family are off to spend a couple of weeks in the UK. They were due to drive, but their car suddenly developed a fault. So plans were changed at the last minute — humans are travelling by air, and Tirean is travelling with us. Tirean is quite a character dog Bozie Bojangles It was [...]

By |2016-12-17T17:45:57+00:00Saturday, December 17, 2016|indroducing, reunited|6 Comments

Pets travelling to France, Spain and Portugal for Christmas reunions

Animalcouriers left the UK with a crew of delightful dogs and cats on board. Everyone will reach their French, Spanish and Portuguese destinations in time for Christmas. We were unlucky enough to get a puncture on our way to the coast, but Mercedes 24 quickly came to our rescue Coconut Shelby from America has been living in the UK, but her visa recently expired. So she headed to Paris, leaving her little dog Coconut, a terrier cross, with friends in London. Now that Shelby has found somewhere to live in Paris, Coconut was able to travel with us [...]

By |2016-12-14T11:48:59+00:00Wednesday, December 14, 2016|indroducing, pet travel by road|9 Comments
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