Catching up with pets travelling from Greece and Italy to the UK

Here we are catching you up with pets travelling from Greece and Italy to the UK a few weeks ago. Couriers Glenn and Shane had the pleasure of transporting all these lovelies. Ivan, a dog from Athens to Milton Keynes Poor Ivan had been dumped in a bin with three other puppies. When he was found, he had a head injury, but he was lucky enough to be rescued and nursed back to health. We transported this handsome fellow to new owner Sara in Milton Keynes. Ivan saying goodbye to his rescuer Ivan at Igoumenitsa port, where [...]

By |2021-04-17T14:28:05+01:00Saturday, April 17, 2021|pet travel|0 Comments

Two Maine Coon cats swap Los Angeles for Orkney

We helped two Maine Coon cats swap Los Angeles for Orkney. Owner Lis started to organise their move from Sacramento to Scotland last June. But the pandemic made it a stop-start process. The cats, Ike and Little Red, were booked to travel more than once, and each time their flights were cancelled. Lis made her move from the US to Orkney in November. In early January, we started working with her in another attempt to organise her cats' journey. Finally, after two postponements, Ike and Little Red touched down at London Heathrow in March. Animalcouriers collected them at the airport [...]

By |2021-04-14T10:21:05+01:00Wednesday, April 14, 2021|pet air travel, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|7 Comments

Pet travel from the EU to GB: TRACES accepted instead of EHCs until 30 June 2021

When a pet enters Great Britain (GB) from an EU country, it needs one of the following documents: a pet passport issued in an EU country or a Part 1 listed third country a pet passport issued in GB before 1 January 2021, provided your pet's journey is direct from the departure country to GB the animal health certificate (AHC) issued in GB and used for your pet's journey from GB to the EU up to four months ago an export health certificate (EHC) for GB issued by a government vet in the departure country TRACES / ITAHCs accepted in [...]

By |2021-04-07T17:51:07+01:00Wednesday, April 7, 2021|animal transportation, Brexit, red tape, TRACES|9 Comments

11 Pointer pups from Pesaro

Animalcouriers travelled to Italy to collect 11 Pointer pups from Pesaro, all heading to families in the UK. The puppies were bred by Luigi and Gigi, who love the German Shorthaired Pointer breed and are devoted to their dogs. All that love and devotion shine through — the mother of these puppies was a Crufts winner in her category last year, and all the pups were absolutely delightful. As are Luigi and Gigi themselves, who were super welcoming towards our couriers, Shane and Ryan. Shane told us: "Luigi and his family were outstanding. The place itself was 5 star and [...]

By |2021-04-12T18:34:50+01:00Sunday, April 4, 2021|dedicated trip, pet travel by road|18 Comments
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