5 cats and 7 dogs relocating to Scottish isles

Couriers J and M travelled from England to Scotland with 5 cats and 7 dogs relocating to Scottish isles. Helen, her son Stacey and their cats are relocating from Surrey to the splendid Isle of Bute. Lian, her husband and their dogs are moving from Kettering to the picturesque Isle of Lewis, the largest of the Outer Hebrides. Our journey took us from Surrey to Northamptonshire, then on to Largs where we delivered the cats. We then continued with the dogs via Inverness to Ross and Cromarty in the Scottish Highlands, where we caught the ferry from Ullapool to Stornoway [...]

By |2020-01-29T09:41:51+00:00Tuesday, January 28, 2020|on the road, pet travel by sea|28 Comments

Meet Popcorn, Millie, Tallis, Maxwell and Monty

While couriers J and M get ready to head back to the UK from Greece, courier Richard has been on a whistle-stop tour of the UK, Switzerland and France. Popcorn We collected young Cockapoo Popcorn in Lincolnshire from his breeders, Julia and Stephen Carlton, who have an impressive pedigree of their own. They're trustees of the Dog Breeding Reform Group and members of a Parliamentary Welfare Reform Group. And Stephen clearly knows his Cockapoos — he's chair of the Cockapoo Club GB. Fellow residents say goodbye to Popcorn Stephen and Julia with Popcorn A final cuddle [...]

By |2017-02-09T13:09:41+00:00Monday, February 6, 2017|on the road|26 Comments

Heading to Greece via France and Italy

Animalcouriers set off a few days ago on our first trip to Greece this year. We were accompanied by a delightful crew of cats and dogs with destinations in France and Italy. Greenbean Four-month-old Dalmatian Greenbean is a bundle of energy, always up for fun. Breeder Louise did a great job of getting him used to travelling, so he was very quick to settle in when we collected him in Preston a few days beforehand. He's on his way to excited new owners near Lyon in France. Goodbye cuddles for Greenbean from Louise Greenbean, soon nicknamed Beanie, [...]

By |2017-02-05T16:58:09+00:00Sunday, February 5, 2017|on the road|12 Comments

Rips travels from Norway to Scotland; and Ben is on his way to the UK

Rips, a very glamorous black-and-white puss, became a transport veteran in a single 24-hour period, travelling by car, plane, bus, van and train. Her journey started in Bergen in Norway; from there she flew to Amsterdam with her owner. Animalcouriers drove to Amsterdam to meet Rips from the plane, while her owner flew on to Aberdeen. By 9am yesterday Rips and courier S were on their way to Calais to catch the Eurotunnel but, about 25 miles from the terminal, the motorway traffic ground to a halt. Eurotunnel was closed, owing to trespassers setting fire to tyres on the track. [...]

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