With many pets’ trips having been held up owing to the pandemic, we had couriers setting off in two vans on tandem trips heading to France, Spain and Portugal. Courier Glenn headed straight off, while couriers Ricardo and Paul made an early detour to the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey.
To Jersey with puppies
We took the ferry from Poole to Jersey, where we delivered two puppies to their families.
Leaving Poole harbour
Approaching St Helier port, Jersey. In the distance you can see Elizabeth Castle, which dates back to the 16th century.
This little French Bulldog puppy’s journey started in West Sussex
A closer look at this cutie-pie
The Harpers thrilled to see their pup again on Jersey
This gorgeous Cockerpoo puppy received a warm Jersey welcome
A quick stop in France
From Jersey we sailed to St Malo, then headed to the Nouvelle-Aquitaine in western France.
An unbelievably blue sky greeted us as we pulled into St Malo
In Blanzay, the Griffins were waiting for their beloved cats, Tosh and Tia, who travelled with us from Birmingham
Passing through Spain
In Spain we had the pleasure of reuniting dogs, cats and a rather delightful rabbit with their owners.
Dear Pompom, a Pomeranian, travelled with his chums Laska and Cassius from Hertfordshire to Catalonia, where Nicole was waiting
Midi is a splendid Toy Black Lionhead rabbit, who relocated with us from London to Girona to rejoin owner Alexandra
Adorable Coquito and Louie from London reached Madrid, where Laura and partner were over the moon to see them again
Gorgeous Labradoodle Skyler and Briard Hank travelled from Ayrshire…
…to Valencia, where Gill and Brendan rolled out the red carpet for them
Our final happy reunions took place under gorgeous Portuguese skies.
The Camaras were delighted to see their Jack Russell Terriers, Luciano, Sophia and Coco again
This charming trio travelled with us from Jersey to Torres Vedras
Lively Ted, who travelled with us from Surrey, could hardly contain his excitement at being reunited with owner Luis in Sintra
Delightful Bengal cat Zusski made the journey with us from London to the Algarve
Smiles all round as Zusski is reunited with owner Imola
We brought lovely Labs Breeze and Purdey from West Yorkshire to Loule, where Simon was waiting for them