pet travel by road

Dogs, cats and rabbits on the move around Europe

Our couriers recently had the pleasure of transporting dogs, cats and rabbits on the move around Europe. Hebrides, Portland and Henry, 3 pets from Italy to England Black Lab Hebrides, along with canine chum Portland and feline friend Henry, travelled with courier Trevor from Duino in Italy to Kent in England, where William was waiting. Handsome Hebrides and precious Portland ready for the off A closer look at Hebrides Henry looks like he has lots of wisdom to share Iris, a puppy from Italy to England Young Border Collie pup Iris joined us [...]

By |2022-08-03T14:41:29+01:00Tuesday, August 2, 2022|pet travel, pet travel by road|8 Comments

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

A dog and two cats heading to Spain and Portugal

Courier Ricardo recently travelled from the UK with a dog and two cats heading to Spain and Portugal. On the way back, he was accompanied by cats and dogs bound for the UK. Reuben, a dog from England to Spain Splendid Reuben, a French Bulldog, belongs to Eneko. Courier Ray collected Reuben in Staffordshire ready for his trip with courier Ricardo to Berriz in Spain's Basque Country. Reuben was a model passenger, snuggled up with his favourite toy Eneko over the moon to be reunited with Reuben Chucky and Miia, 2 cats from the UK to [...]

By |2022-05-20T11:44:43+01:00Friday, May 20, 2022|pet travel by road|9 Comments

With pets from the UK to Spain, returning via Switzerland

Courier Shane recently set off with pets from the UK to Spain, returning via Switzerland with dogs and cats on board. Mango, Coco, Lola and Cam, 4 dogs from England to Spain This charming canine quartet travelled with us from London to Barcelona to rejoin Avila and Joan, and the rest of the family. Lovely Lola, a 17-years-old Breton Spaniel, is the senior member of the group Gorgeous Cam, very alert Coco and Mango reunited with Avila Cuddles for Lola on arrival in Spain Looks like everyone's set to have some [...]

By |2022-05-16T09:22:54+01:00Monday, May 9, 2022|pet travel, pet travel by road|4 Comments

Taking two dogs to Greece, returning with a dog and six cats

Courier Paul recently took two dogs to Greece, returning with a dog and a cat from Greece and another five cats collected in Italy. Luno, a dog from Coventry to Crete On retiring, Gavin decided to relocate from Coventry to the Greek island of Crete, and asked us to transport his beloved Luno. Courier Paul delivered Luno to Chris's Animal Hotel in Athens ahead of her onward trip to Crete, where Gavin was waiting to welcome her to her new home. Courier Paul arriving in Athens with Luno Thunder, a dog from London to Athens Adorable Dachshund Thunder joined [...]

By |2022-05-23T12:04:42+01:00Tuesday, March 1, 2022|pet travel, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|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

Two Maine Coon cats swap Los Angeles for Orkney

We helped two Maine Coon cats swap Los Angeles for Orkney. Owner Lis started to organise their move from Sacramento to Scotland last June. But the pandemic made it a stop-start process. The cats, Ike and Little Red, were booked to travel more than once, and each time their flights were cancelled. Lis made her move from the US to Orkney in November. In early January, we started working with her in another attempt to organise her cats' journey. Finally, after two postponements, Ike and Little Red touched down at London Heathrow in March. Animalcouriers collected them at the airport [...]

By |2022-07-04T17:17:10+01:00Wednesday, April 14, 2021|pet air travel, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|15 Comments

11 Pointer pups from Pesaro

Animalcouriers travelled to Italy to collect 11 Pointer pups from Pesaro, all heading to families in the UK. The puppies were bred by Luigi and Gigi, who love the German Shorthaired Pointer breed and are devoted to their dogs. All that love and devotion shine through — the mother of these puppies was a Crufts winner in her category last year, and all the pups were absolutely delightful. As are Luigi and Gigi themselves, who were super welcoming towards our couriers, Shane and Ryan. Shane told us: "Luigi and his family were outstanding. The place itself was 5 star and [...]

By |2022-07-04T17:18:25+01:00Sunday, April 4, 2021|dedicated trip, pet travel by road|20 Comments
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