pet travel by road

Pets on their way to France, Spain and Portugal

Two Animalcouriers trips left the UK, with pets on their way to France, Spain and Portugal. Here you can meet all the passengers travelling with us on both trips. Courier Marc took in France and part of northern Spain, while couriers M and J continued further south to Portugal. Monkey and Mooshka This pair of Siamese cats are travelling with us from Whitstable in Kent to Eymet in France's Dordogne region. True to their breed's reputation, they sang all the way! Delightful Monkey and Mooshka Boo Boo Pretty tortie Boo Boo is a sweet-natured girl. We collected her [...]

Travelling back from Greece with dogs and cats on board

Having reunited pets with their families in Greece, Animalcouriers set off on the return journey with dogs and cats on board. George George has been living on the Greek island of Crete with owners Malcolm and Sue for the past five years. A chartered accountant, Malcolm told us they feel lucky to have spent time living and working on this beautiful island. Now, however, it's time to return to their roots in Northumberland. Malcom and courier Marc with George George was a little nervous at first, but a walk with courier Marc soon put a smile on [...]

By |2018-07-26T14:14:05+00:00Tuesday, July 24, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|8 Comments

Meet pets travelling to Greece from the UK

Animalcouriers set off from the UK with pets travelling to Greece. We chose an overland route, through Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, as shaded open-deck spots weren't available on the ferry route from Italy to Greece. Charlie Charlie, an irrepressible Cocker Spaniel, travelled with us from London to Thessaloniki in Greece. Charlie, a lively and lovable fellow Serenity Cute as a button and as calm as her name suggests, Serenity is a four-month-old Bull Mastiff. We collected her from her breeder Triona in Hampshire, and took her to her new owner Christos in  Thessaloniki. Darling Serenity [...]

16 Maine Coon cats and their canine chum are relocating to Crete

Emma and Warren along with their 16 Maine Coon cats and their canine chum are relocating to Crete from Hampshire. Couriers Martin and Marc went to collect the whole gang bright and early, stopping off on the way for final health checks for the TRACES certificate at Kynoch Vets in Yateley, Hampshire. This trip took us overland to Greece via Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Usually we take the ferry to Greece from Italy. This time, however, we couldn't get a ferry trip on that route with a shaded open deck. We felt that for these very furry cats, some [...]

To Ibiza to collect Danielle’s 10 dogs and 20 cats

Animalcouriers travelled to Ibiza to collect Danielle's 10 dogs and 20 cats. Danielle and her partner Morgan have spent a number of years on this delightful Spanish island, where they have adopted (or been adopted by) many dogs and cats. Now they're heading back to the UK, and have found a suitable property in Kent to move into with their much loved brood. Morgan went on ahead to start getting the new place ready, while Danielle stayed behind to see the pets away safely. Many people and organisations have supported the move of these 30 pets. They include: A kind [...]

Transporting dogs and guinea pigs between the UK and Scandinavia

Animalcouriers recently transported dogs and guinea pigs between the UK and Scandinavia. We took German Shepherd Dog Sally to Denmark; and came back from Sweden with Labrador Angus and guinea pigs Panda and Truffle. Sally German Shepherd Dog Sally and her family are leaving Hertfordshire and returning to their native Denmark. We agreed to collect Sally just after her morning walk, when she was pleasantly tired. When courier Richard arrived, he found the house full of lovely Danish removers! Gorgeous Sally back from her walk Sally settled in to courier Richard's hotel room for the night [...]

By |2018-06-26T13:44:20+00:00Tuesday, June 26, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|19 Comments

Wending our way back to the UK with pets from Spain and Portugal

Having delivered our Spain-bound passengers, our two sets of couriers set about collecting pets from Spain and Portugal who are heading to the UK. Dany Couriers M and Paul drove into Portugal, where their first stop was Praia de Luz to collect West Highland Terrier Dany. This cute and friendly little girl has been on holiday with her owner Angelica, and both are now on their way back to Middlesex. A goodbye cuddle for Dany from Angelica — they'll soon be back together Bertie In Lagos we met Bertie the Pug. After 13 years in sunny Portugal, Hannah [...]

By |2018-06-18T19:01:38+00:00Monday, June 18, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|17 Comments

To Spain with passengers from the UK

Animalcouriers recently set off to Spain with passengers from the UK. Because deliveries were quite spread out, and there were plenty of pets to bring back, four couriers went out in two vans. Couriers M and Paul went to Alicante, Andalusia, Granada and Seville, while couriers J and Matthew headed for Madrid. Kieda Energetic young Collie Kieda is swapping south London for Alicante in Spain, where owner Roselyn has relocated to work in tourism. Kieda is such an affectionate dog, we can see why Roselyn loves her so much Kieda wondering which log to take with her [...]

By |2018-06-17T14:42:13+00:00Sunday, June 17, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road|18 Comments

Recent UK relocations: three cats and a dog

As well as taking pets to and from mainland Europe, Animalcouriers also transports pets within the UK — here's news of recent UK relocations involving three cats and a dog. Rafa Handsome Rafa travelled with us from Wimbledon in London to rejoin owner Sass in Truro, Cornwall. Sass wrote to say: "Thank you all for taking such good care of Rafa for me. I thought your management and the way you stayed in touch was fantastic and professional. Although I couldn’t wait to be reunited with him, I was in no doubt that he was in excellent hands and I [...]

By |2018-06-12T09:35:44+00:00Tuesday, June 12, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road|14 Comments

A trip to Sweden and back via Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands

Animalcouriers recently made a trip to Sweden to reunite a dog with his owner. On the way back we collected a puppy in Denmark, a cat in Germany, and a dog in the Netherlands. Jackson Handsome Golden Retriever Jackson belongs to Ewelina. We collected him in Leytonstone, in east London and took him to Svinesund, on the border between Sweden and Norway. Ewelina wrote to say: "Thank you very much to everybody who worked on organising Jackson's trip from London to Svinesund. Richard was wonderful and ensured Jackson had a comfortable journey home." Jackson says goodbye to London [...]

By |2018-06-10T16:02:26+00:00Sunday, June 10, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|17 Comments
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