Travelling with pets to and from France, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Malta and Portugal

Our couriers have been on the road, travelling with pets to and from France, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Malta and Portugal. Along with lovely dogs, we've had the pleasure of transporting a parrot and a tortoise! Dorian and Olive, 2 pets from the UK to France As Paul and his family were close to setting off for France, they realised their pets needed special certificates to be able to leave the UK. That's because both Dorian — an African Grey Parrot, and Olive — a Hermann's Tortoise, are CITES listed. So that the family could head off as planned, Animalcouriers homeboarded [...]

By |2022-06-21T10:36:49+01:00Tuesday, June 21, 2022|home boarding, pet transport, pet travel by road|15 Comments

Catching you up on recent pet road travel in Europe

Here's a little round-up, catching you up on recent pet road travel in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland and the UK. Stitch, a dog from the UK to Spain José's French Bulldog Stitch, who's travelled with us before, made the journey with courier Paul from the UK to Barcelona. Stitch is a handsome fellow Stitch reunited in Barcelona Amanda, a dog from Spain to Scotland Darling Amanda hopped on board in Barcelona, en route to Edinburgh, where owner Mariana was waiting for her. Amanda enjoying a walk along the way A happy reunion [...]

By |2022-06-15T11:32:15+01:00Thursday, June 2, 2022|pet transport|4 Comments

19 Chihuahuas relocating from England to Bulgaria

Couriers Huw and Tom set off with 19 Chihuahuas relocating from Lancashire to Bulgaria. Joanna is a breeder of Chihuahuas who keeps her dogs as family. She's a long-time Animalcouriers client — over the years, we've moved quite a number of her lovely puppies to worldwide destinations. So when Joanna and her husband Simon decided to relocate from Lancashire to Bulgaria, she asked us to move her 19 little dogs on her behalf. Also along for the ride was Golden Retriever Rocco. Rocco, a dog from England to Italy Adorable Golden Retriever Rocco travelled with us from England to Milan. [...]

By |2022-05-16T09:52:15+01:00Thursday, May 12, 2022|pet transport|4 Comments

Pets travelling to their owners in Spain and Portugal

Last month courier Ricardo transported pets travelling to their owners in Spain and Portugal. On the way back, he scooped up dogs and kittens for their journey to the UK. Harvey, Fez, Tango and Ginger, 4 pets from the UK to Spain Pauline's happy family of Labrador Harvey and cats Fez, Tango and Ginger travelled with us from West Sussex to Denia in Spain. Lovely Harvey Darling Fez Lively Tango Handsome Ginger Coco and Wani, 2 cats from Ireland to Spain Courier Trevor collected Jonathan's two floofy cats from Dublin, ready to [...]

By |2022-05-23T12:00:24+01:00Friday, March 18, 2022|pet transport|13 Comments

Delivering and collecting pets in Ireland and Scotland

Courier Trevor made a trip delivering and collecting pets in Ireland and Scotland. Two dogs headed to Ireland from the Isle of Wight, along with a cat whose journey had started in Spain. Two cats travelled back with him to England, along with a dog from Edinburgh. Shadow and Cody, 2 dogs from the Isle of Wight to Dublin Courier Paul collected Shadow, a Labrador-Staffie cross, and his pal Cody, a Yorkshire Terrier, on the Isle of Wight. Following their rabies vaccinations, these charming hounds boarded at The Mardens kennels and cattery near our Surrey base, then joined courier Trevor for [...]

By |2022-05-23T12:05:21+01:00Monday, February 21, 2022|pet transport|7 Comments

Dogs travelling by road and air

With dogs travelling by road and air, our couriers have been out and about. Courier Paul journeyed to Scandinavia, courier Anthony went to Germany, and courier Ricardo drove to Scotland. Barley, a dog from the UK to Denmark Gorgeous three-year-old Barley made the journey from Oxfordshire to Aarhus in Denmark, where his family have relocated. Smiles all round as Barley is reunited with his family Louie, a dog from the UK to Sweden Six-year-old Lurcher Louie travelled to Stockholm, where his dad was waiting to continue their journey to northern Sweden. Dear Louie sharing courier Paul's hotel [...]

By |2022-05-23T12:05:59+01:00Thursday, February 17, 2022|pet air travel, pet transport, pet travel by road|6 Comments

Short trips with dogs from France and Italy; and with a duck from the UK

Couriers J and M recently made a couple of short trips with dogs from France and Italy. On one trip, there was the drama of a baby squirrel rescue. And in parallel, courier Trevor transported a duck and his owner from the UK to France. Baby squirrel rescue Courier M found a stunned-looking baby squirrel by the road outside our hotel, in danger of being run over. Stunned by the side of the road Realising it had probably fallen out of a nest in a tree, he scooped it up in a clean cat litter tray, where [...]

By |2022-05-23T14:02:00+01:00Thursday, November 4, 2021|pet transport, pet travel by road|21 Comments

Longer-than-average journeys for these well travelled pets

Here we are catching you up on pets who've made longer-than-average journeys to be reunited with their families. Frankie, a dog from Norway to the UK Lovely six-year-old Pug Frankie travelled with us from Oslo to Surrey to rejoin his mum who's relocated for work. Frankie enjoying a leg stretch along the way Alaska, Summer and Henry, 3 pets from Guernsey to Madeira We met up with Sue and Kip on Guernsey, who entrusted their beloved pets to us for their journey all the way to Funchal, Madeira. We left Guernsey with gorgeous cat Alaska and delightful hounds [...]

By |2021-10-13T09:21:34+01:00Tuesday, October 12, 2021|pet air travel, pet transport, pet travel by road|14 Comments

Reuniting pets with their owners across Europe

Recent trips saw Courier Ricardo reuniting pets with their owners across Europe. He travelled to France and Switzerland; France, Spain and Portugal and back via Belgium; and Germany, Austria and Belgium. France and Switzerland Here's Josie welcoming her beloved hamster Sergey in St Sulpice, Switzerland Rachael delighted to see her gorgeous young dog Pickles Courier Ricardo had a few hours spare in the southern French city of Nimes to be a tourist — he had  quick look at the Arena, a Roman amphitheatre… …and the Maison Carrée, an ancient Roman temple [...]

By |2021-08-03T15:09:12+01:00Tuesday, August 3, 2021|pet transport|17 Comments

Collecting gorgeous dogs in Greece

Last month couriers Shane and Anthony made two trips collecting gorgeous dogs in Greece for their journeys to the UK. 8 dogs from Lemnos to the UK These delightful dogs from the Lemnos dog shelter travelled with us on behalf of Starlight Barking to their new homes in the UK. Cute little Romeo Shy Salome, who was born at the shelter five years ago, when her mum was rescued on the brink of starvation. Adorable Matilda Stunning Gordon, a recent arrival at the shelter, found tied to the fence one morning. A smart, [...]

By |2021-06-02T11:57:54+01:00Wednesday, June 2, 2021|animal rescue, pet transport|13 Comments
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