pet transport

To Scotland with three cats on board

Animalcouriers set off for Scotland with three cats on board heading to Edinburgh and Glasgow. On the way back, we stopped in Catterick to deliver another cat, and collected pets due to join our trip to Spain and Portugal. Heading north up the M11 Orhidea and Ramzes This simply stunning pair of Norwegian Forest cats travelled with us on our recent trip from Greece. They belong to Katja, who's relocating to Glasgow from Corfu. Katja's mum was on hand to receive Orhidea and Ramzes Bozwick Bozwick was originally collected by courier Ricardo in Oxford. This friendly, [...]

By |2019-03-10T16:01:10+01:00Sunday, March 10, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road|17 Comments

Cats and dogs travelling to the UK from Greece

Animalcouriers headed for Greece to meet cats and dogs travelling to the UK. Beautiful blue skies and bright spring sunshine greeted us as we disembarked from the ferry in Patras. The next day, we were in Athens to meet the delightful dogs and cats travelling with us from Greece to the UK. Arrival in Patras Snow lingering on the mountain tops meant the air was cool Beehives in among fruit trees near Korinthos Buddy, Star and Elsa These three gorgeous hounds from Lemnos and Lesvos are travelling with us for Starlight Barking Trust. New homes [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:53:28+01:00Sunday, February 24, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|24 Comments

Meet our first passengers of the new year

Our first passengers of the new year travelled with courier Richard from Scotland and England to Scandinavia; with courier Ricardo from the UK to France and Monaco; and with courier Paul from Spain to England. Scotland, England and Scandinavia Courier Richard headed to Glasgow to collect young blonde German Shepherd Yogurt, who had proven a bit too much for owner Kiko. So she very responsibly arranged to return him to his equally responsible breeder, Kim. The resident ducks (plus interloper) at Tebay services in Cumbria Kiko saying a fond farewell to six-month-old Yogurt Yogurt is [...]

By |2019-01-13T18:00:24+01:00Sunday, January 13, 2019|pet transport, pets on holiday|37 Comments

Christmas around Europe; and goodbye to an old friend

On our November and December trips around Europe we encountered all manner of festive scenes and setups. Here are just a few — from France, Spain, Portugal, Scandinavia and the UK — to give you a flavour, and to accompany our best wishes to all our clients, friends and followers for Christmas and the new year. Goodbye Jim We also bid a sad farewell to one of our most frequent passengers. A number of dogs travel with us regularly, but Jim and his brother Jules were our only regular feline guests. These two handsome tuxedo boys (and owner [...]

By |2018-12-24T11:05:33+01:00Monday, December 24, 2018|pet transport|26 Comments

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 |2019-02-04T09:31:12+01:00Friday, 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+01:00Wednesday, November 28, 2018|animal rescue, pet transport|19 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+01:00Sunday, 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+01:00Sunday, 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+01:00Friday, October 26, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|16 Comments
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