frequent travellers

Regular passengers travelling for summer holidays, and pets relocating

Our latest trip through France, Italy and Spain — involving two of our vans — included several regular passengers, travelling for summer holidays; as well as a number of permanent relocations. Tilly Dear little Yorkie Tilly, who belongs to Charlotte, is a regular Animalcouriers client. She travelled with us from Surrey to her summer holiday home in the lovely area of St Prex in Switzerland. Tilly recently had surgery on her left front paw and sported a rather fetching silvery contraption to protect it. Although initially nervous about putting her paw down, she showed she was recovering well as she [...]

By |2019-07-31T11:35:43+01:00Wednesday, July 31, 2019|frequent travellers, pet transport|30 Comments

Swedish hospitality — and cats called Maki and Frusty

Having delivered all our passengers from the UK, we headed to Stockholm to collect our Swedish passenger, a cat called Maki, before making our way to Rotterdam to meet Frusty. Coffee stop on the road. We were lucky enough to enjoy a perfect summer temperature of 24C, complete with a cooling breeze, while much of Europe sweltered in a heatwave. Swedish hospitality On our way to Stockholm we looked for overnight accommodation in the mid west of Sweden,. We followed our noses into the countryside and came upon a rather wonderful place to stay. Not much more than [...]

By |2019-07-07T16:19:54+01:00Sunday, July 7, 2019|frequent travellers, pet transport|12 Comments

Meet our delightful passengers from Portugal and Spain

Courier Richard made the journey to the UK with delightful passengers from Portugal and Spain on board. Among them were a number of regular and returning Animalcouriers passengers; as well as Alfie, whose heart-stopping story has a happy ending. Rusty Sweeter than candy and full of bounce, young pup Rusty travelled with us from Braga in Portugal to new owner Elizabeth in West Sussex. He had a couple of nights homeboarding with courier J, who found him a most delightful distraction! Darling Rusty Chilly Boy and Bea Lovely personable cats Chilly Boy and Bea are Colin's constant companions. [...]

By |2019-06-27T14:15:41+01:00Thursday, June 27, 2019|frequent travellers, home boarding, pet transport|27 Comments

Pets travelling from Portugal and Spain to the UK

Couriers J and M flew out to take over from courier Paul, to collect pets travelling from Portugal and Spain to the UK. Lucas Handsome ginger-tabby-and-white Lucas belongs to Ana, who's swapped Lousa in Portugal for Nottinghamshire. We collected Lucas from Katia, a vet nurse who's been taking care of him since Ana went on ahead. Big softie Luca saying good morning Abbey Friendly Bichon-Westie cross Abbey is the beloved pet of June, who checks in with us regularly to find out how Abbey is doing. Well, Abbey travelled like a pro! Her journey took her from Lisbon [...]

By |2019-04-05T09:27:09+01:00Friday, April 5, 2019|animal transportation, frequent travellers|20 Comments

Pets from Bahrain to Scotland; and from the UK to southern Europe

Courier Richard delivered a family of pets from Bahrain to their new home in Scotland. On the way back, he collected a new set of passengers who joined our trip to southern Europe with courier Paul. Filbert, Lulwa, Nikki, Weasel and George Parakeet Filbert flew in from Bahrain ahead of his housemates (a dog and three cats). All five pets are Bahrain rescues who live happily together. Filbert homeboarded with Animalcouriers for a short while before heading off to be reunited with the rest of the family in Edinburgh. Fine feathered fellow Filbert There was so much [...]

Pets from the UK travelling to France, Spain and Portugal

Couriers M and Gwen set off with pets from the UK travelling to France, Spain and Portugal. Along with a fine selection of cats and dogs we had the pleasure of welcoming a dwarf rabbit on board. Mitzy Courier Richard collected Mitzy from Debra in Falkirk, Scotland. Mitzy belongs to Debra's sister Susan and her husband John, who've relocated to the rural calm of Le Chalard in France. Mitzy has holidayed there in the past so will no doubt be renewing old acquaintances! Debra says goodbye to Mitzy Mitzy is a very endearing cat and delightful company [...]

By |2018-10-22T15:00:26+01:00Saturday, October 20, 2018|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|23 Comments

Catching up with pets travelling to and from France and Spain

While couriers J, M and Marc made their way back from Greece in our larger vans, couriers Richard and Gwen made separate trips in smaller vehicles with pets travelling to and from France and Spain. Mougli Animalcouriers have been taking care of Mougli 's travels for some time now on behalf of owner Eve, as they split their time between London and the hills above the French Riviera. Mougli was full of energy as usual when we collected him in France. He travels well and keeps us entertained. Adorable Mougli No pets to collect here — a [...]

France, Spain and Portugal, here we come

Animalcouriers recently set off from the UK in two vans, travelling with cats and dogs heading to France, Spain and Portugal. Ringo Adorable Labrador Ringo travelled with us from Lincolnshire to the Auvergne region of France. Ringo sporting a natty bandanna Clovis, Marcel and Missie We collected Vivian's three gorgeous cats in Suffolk and delivered them to her in Zaragoza in the Aragon region of Spain. All three cats love tickles and strokes They're nosey and lively… …except when they're asleep! Oscar Jack Russell Oscar, from Banbury, homeboarded with us for a [...]

From Greece to the UK with cats, dogs and a duck

Couriers J and Matthew are on their way from Greece to the UK with cats, dogs and a duck! All the dogs hail from Greece, along with two of the cats; two more cats joined us in Italy; while the duck hopped on board in France. The original Athens airport, just behind the hotel where our couriers stayed. It's now the Athens Aircraft Museum. Brad, Kesuk, Arthur and Theodore This family of two dogs (Brad and Kesuk) and two cats (Arthur and Theodore) are travelling with us from Athens to Northern Ireland, where Alex and family are relocating. [...]

Transporting cats, dogs and a ferret to France, Spain and Portugal

Couriers M and Paul are travelling in southern Europe, transporting cats, dogs and a ferret to France, Spain and Portugal from all over the UK. Murphy There were outbound pets to collect in Scotland, so couriers M and Paul went first to Kent to pick up handsome Irish Water Dog Murphy. His new home is in the beautiful Borders area of Scotland. Meeting Murphy in Sittingbourne Murphy spent the night at courier M's home before his trip north. What a curly-haired chap he is! Orsa In Cronberry, East Ayrshire, we collected Shih Tzu Orsa, who's off [...]

By |2018-05-14T14:55:19+01:00Monday, May 14, 2018|frequent travellers, pet travel by road|16 Comments