pet transport

Travelling with a dog, seven cats, three cockatiels and two rabbits

On a recent Animalcouriers trip between the UK, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany, our eclectic passenger list included a dog, seven cats, three cockatiels and two rabbits. Scarlet and Luna This delightful pair of rabbits, who belong to Tiny, travelled with us from Manchester to the Netherlands. They homeboarded with us briefly ahead of the trip. Lovely Luna, a mini Lop Gorgeous Scarlet Luna and Scarlet safely delivered to their Dutch home Findus and Snovit This gorgeous pair of cats belong to Andreas and Lauren. We had the pleasure of transporting Findus and [...]

By |2018-12-07T12:06:18+00:00Friday, December 7, 2018|pet transport|26 Comments

On our way to Greece to meet a host of UK-bound passengers

While courier Gwen set off from our Italian meeting point with pets heading to the UK, courier J and M made their way to Greece. Lurchers Jim and Weasel, travelling to Crete, were on board; and a host of UK-bound passengers awaited us in Athens. For the trip back to the UK, we were joined by courier Matthew from GoFetch. Here he is with courier M, at a meeting of the Club Sandwich club. Jim and Weasel This delightful duo, who had travelled from the UK with courier Gwen, were great company. When we reached mainland Greece, our [...]

By |2018-11-28T14:18:17+00:00Wednesday, November 28, 2018|animal rescue, pet transport|18 Comments

Meeting a family of three dogs and six cats in Malta

Couriers J and M flew into Sicily's Catania airport, hopped into a waiting Animalcouriers van, and headed off to meet a family of three dogs and six cats in Malta. We're transporting the pets from Malta to Hungary — the first time we've done this particular trip. Our ferry from Pazzollo in Sicily to Malta Sightseeing in Malta It's always a pleasure for couriers J and M to find themselves on Malta, as both have childhood ties to the island. With a bit of spare time before meeting their passengers, our couriers took in some of the sights [...]

Travelling to France, Portugal, Italy and Sicily

It's a busy time for Animalcouriers on the road just now, with couriers just back from travelling to France, Portugal, Italy and Sicily; and trips to Malta, Hungary, Croatia and Greece coming up. Pickle We collected tabby-and-white puss Pickle from Meadowbank Cattery in Arundel, West Sussex, and took him to rejoin owner Michelle in the Dordogne region of France. Splendid fellow Pickle Squaky, Mazuka and Lumen This feline trio joined us in Felixstowe, heading to the Algarve in Portugal. We delivered them to the Animal Inn cattery in Guia, where they'll wait for their owners to catch up. [...]

By |2018-11-18T12:05:32+00:00Sunday, November 18, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|16 Comments

Happy UK reunions — and a quick trip to Spain

There were happy UK reunions for pets who travelled with us from Portugal and France. Meanwhile, courier Richard made a quick trip from Buckinghamshire to Cornwall, and courier Paul popped down from Kent to the Costa del Sol. Eddie from Portugal, happy to be back with Cintia and family in Bromley, Kent A big smile from Diana in Redhill, when courier M delivered Teddy all the way from Lisbon Raeka, who travelled with us from the Portuguese Algarve, knew she was home as we pulled up. She waited eagerly with her tail wagging for owner [...]

By |2018-10-28T14:47:59+00:00Sunday, October 28, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road, reunited|31 Comments

On our way back from Portugal and Spain

Couriers M and Gwen make their way back from Portugal and Spain with a fine crew of cats and dogs on board. As we drove through France, several more cats joined our UK-bound trip in France. Sammy, Tommy and Charly This fine feline trio got on board in Albuferia, on the Portuguese Algarve. They're on their way to be reunited with Evelyn in Surrey. These three great mates are sharing a bedroom. Tommy and Sammy are even sharing the tunnel bed! A closer look at Tommy Charly is the most confident of the trio [...]

By |2018-10-26T16:17:33+00:00Friday, October 26, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|16 Comments

A quick trip to France and back

While couriers M and Gwen wend their way back from Portugal and Spain, couriers J and Simon made a quick trip to France and back. Dawn's feline family — and Fleur the Deer Hound Dawn, along with her Deer Hound Fleur and her 13 cats, have relocated from Suffolk to the Charente region of France. Among the cats there's a rather stunning selection of Siamese, Havanas, Burmese, Burmillas and Orientals. We enjoyed the views and autumnal colours in Poitou-Charente Enticing-looking berries Gorgeous Dixie Amber and Cuddles Cuddles and Douglas — cuddling! [...]

By |2018-10-26T16:22:26+00:00Wednesday, October 24, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|22 Comments

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+00:00Saturday, October 20, 2018|frequent travellers, pet transport, pet travel by road|22 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 [...]

Collections in Italy, reunions in the UK

After crossing from Greece we stopped off for more collections in Italy, before making our way to Calais. When we reached the UK, it was time for happy reunions. We enjoyed the autumn colours that were just starting to show, and felt that Baloo, from Greece, with his golden coat, made the scene complete Titi, who also joined us in Greece, content to sit and watch the world go by Scrabble We collected Springer/Labrador cross Scrabble from the NATO base at Lago Patria. Owner Kevin, who manages staffing at the base, carefully organised things so that [...]

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