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From Yorkshire to Greece with Animalcouriers

Couriers Mike and Joe, both from Yorkshire, set off on a trip to Greece, with pets large and small to deliver en route in Switzerland and Italy. They took a late Eurotunnel crossing and spent the night near Calais; then were up bright and breezy for the first leg of their journey through France. Empty roads in Calais Pippi and Emil This pair of gorgeous jet-black cats travelled with us to Bern in Switzerland. Once they were safely reunited with their owner, we turned due south towards Italy. Before leaving Switzerland, however, we made sure we sampled the [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:04+01:00Tuesday, September 13, 2016|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|11 Comments

Collections in Portugal, Spain and France, as we had back to the UK

Animalcouriers had the pleasure of transporting delightful dogs and cats from Portugal, Spain and France to their UK destinations. Cisco, Clay and Rafi We were pleased to see Labradors Cisco, Clay and Rafi again, who've been on their summer holidays in the Algarve. Their owners went on ahead to their south London home, and these three were happily waiting for us at Barking Mad Kennels in Lagos. Tremendous trio Cisco, Clay and Rafi We were glad we didn't have to fit this donkey into our van Olive groves stretching as far as the eye could [...]

Cats, dogs, a tortoise and an iguana travel to France and Spain

Animalcouriers left the UK with a fine selection of beloved pets, who're heading with us to various destinations in France and Spain. Riley, Boo, Bandit and Cleo  This fabulous feline foursome are relocating with Kate and Antonin from Croydon to the Dordogne. There will be plenty of hunting and fishing opportunities for them at their new hamlet home! We love the stripe down Riley's nose Beautiful Boo Handsome Bandit Charming Cleo Russo We were pleased to see Maine Coon Russo again, who belongs to Cynthia. This very handsome, relaxed fellow is on [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:08+01:00Wednesday, August 31, 2016|frequent travellers, home boarding, pet transport|14 Comments

Delivering pets in Switzerland and Italy, and collecting new passengers on our way back to the UK

We set off from the UK with a sweet pup and a gorgeous cat on board; and made the return trip with a passenger list of six dogs, two pups and a grande dame cat. Betsy Lovely Cocker Spaniel pup Betsy spent the night with courier S before the trip began, and enjoyed an evening stroll around the farm. Her new home is in the beautiful Lippiano hills near Florence Those puppy dog eyes! Betsy on arrival at her new Italian home, sporting her best collar and lead Betsy meeting her new playmate [...]

To France with Coco, Lila and Katouss; and back to the UK with Rocco and Kip

Animalcouriers left the UK with a trio of delightful pets on board: Cockerpoo Coco, and feline sisters Lila and Katouss. On our return journey, we travelled with Weimaraner Rocco and Kip the tortoise. Coco Darling Coco is relocating with her rugby-playing family to Aix en Provence. We collected her in Leicester, and she shared a bedroom with courier S on an overnight stop in Saint Quentin. What a winsome look! Coco's had a lovely haircut specially for the south of France climate. Playtime on her walk Someone didn't want to get out of bed! [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:08+01:00Tuesday, August 16, 2016|frequent travellers, pet travel by road, pets on holiday|12 Comments

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+01:00Tuesday, March 29, 2016|frequent travellers, pet transport, pets on holiday|28 Comments

We leave the UK with Canela, Becky, Princessa, Rover, Wendy, Freddie and Bella; and Foxydog and Poppy hop on board in France

Animalcouriers is on one of our regular scheduled trips through France and Spain. The first pets to join us were Veronica's extremely sociable and intelligent rabbits, Canela and Becky, who've been homeboarding with courier J. Veronica is a nurse and has been working in Glasgow, but will shortly be on her way back to Elche in Spain. Veronica's parents and sister will take care of Canela and Becky until Veronica arrives. Another pet on her way back to Spain is Princessa. This sweet little dog, originally a rescue from Spain, came to the UK with her owners. But they quickly [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:36+01:00Sunday, October 18, 2015|frequent travellers, pet travel by road|0 Comments

We leave the UK with three cats; and start our trip back from Greece with 11 dogs, 11 cats, a Macaw and a Chinchilla on board

Couriers M and Mike recently set off on what will be our biggest-ever trip from Greece back to the UK. Luckily we have two vans, each with air conditioning, electrical airflow and comfy compartments for all the pets travelling with us. A few pets travelled out with us from the UK. Gorgeous Gaia and Lulu, a pair of cats who are almost impossible to tell apart, are moving with Eric to Italy. We dropped them at a cattery in Verona for Eric to collect on his arrival. Gaia gives us a wink Lulu has a fine 'milk [...]

Reunions for Baxter, Rikki and Woody in England; and for Shelley, Bingo and Louis in Ireland

Animalcouriers has been busy reuniting some of our recent passengers from continental Europe with their owners in the UK. Baxter was lucky enough to be adopted by Sam and Maddie when they were working near Carcassonne this summer. We delivered him to Sam's mum Jane in Chester, where he'll wait for Sam and Maddie to join him. Sam and Maddie are over the moon knowing that Baxter has reached the UK safely. Sam wrote to say: "I just wanted to say a massive thank you. I can't believe how helpful you have been and thoughtful to our situation. I cannot [...]

Beau and Bingo get on board in Spain; Jim, Baxter and Woody join us in France

Animalcouriers collected Beagle Beau from her owner Moe in Marbella. Beau and Moe have enjoyed a lovely summer holiday together, and now it's time for both to return to the UK. Our final collection in Spain was Bingo, a lively, friendly young German Shepherd Dog. This cooperative fellow dived into his compartment without a backward glance. He's heading all the way to Belfast with Ariadne, who's relocating for work. We crossed into France and spent the night just outside Narbonne. This morning, Faith brought her handsome tuxedo cat, Jim, to join our trip. Jim is one of our most frequent [...]

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