pet travel by road

Meet four cats bound for France and Spain

Meet a group of four delightful cats bound for France and Spain, who travelled with couriers J and Gwen. They made their way south to Narbonne, via a night in Dijon. Bucks and Fizz Sue has moved from Northampton to France, and her two wonderfully named cats travelled with us to join her in Fox Amphoux, in the Var region. These two black beauties preferred to snuggle up for the ride Happy reunions with Sue at their lovely new home in France Treacle We collected Treacle in Leeds and took her to Leucate near Perpignan, where [...]

By |2019-02-09T11:10:16+01:00Saturday, February 9, 2019|pet travel by road|26 Comments

A trip round western Spain and Portugal

Couriers M and Mike are on a trip round western Spain and Portugal, while couriers J and Gwen are on the road in France and eastern Spain. Meet the pets who travelled out with couriers M and Mike — several dogs, a cat, a lovebird and a leopard tortoise. Professor Albert Nuggles Professor Albert Nuggles — Nuggles to his mates — is a lively and friendly little Yorkie. His owner warned us that anyone who meets Nuggles is in danger of being licked to death, which turned out to be pretty close to the truth! We collected Nuggles in Manchester [...]

By |2019-02-06T15:10:48+01:00Wednesday, February 6, 2019|animal transportation, pet travel by road|21 Comments

Flying to Greece, driving to Wales

Things were pretty hectic for Animalcouriers in January. Highlights include couriers J and M flying to Greece, and courier Paul driving to France and Switzerland. But first, a report from a trip to Wales with courier Richard. Aragorn, Envy and The Hound The intriguing pet trio belongs to Jane, who's relocated from Bangor in North Wales to Southampton. Aragorn, named after one of the main 'Lord of the Rings' protagonists, is a dapper tuxedo cat. Envy is a Skink — a type of lizard; and The Hound is a Hognose Snake. We collected them from Jane's sister, Kyla, who'd been [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:06:46+01:00Wednesday, January 30, 2019|animal transportation, pet air travel, pet travel by road|42 Comments

Trips to France and Spain to ensure Christmas reunions

Two Animalcouriers vans recently made trips to France and Spain to ensure Christmas reunions for pets and their families. After all, no-one wants to be apart for the festive season! Coco Little Chihuahua Coco is the apple of owner Stacy's eye. She travelled with us on a private trip from London to Aix en Provence. Coco is a character who knows what she is — and isn't — prepared to do. Stacy did ask us if we'd managed to give her a cuddle! We said, not exactly! Initially, Coco wasn't prepared to go for a walk. Courier [...]

By |2018-12-21T14:32:35+01:00Friday, December 21, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road, reunited|23 Comments

Travelling with cats and dogs from the UK to Spain and Portugal

Meet the delightful cats and dogs who recently travelled with Animalcouriers from the UK to Spain and Portugal; and our equally delightful passengers who joined us for the return trip. Sacha Boxer Sacha belongs to Raquel, who's relocated from Sheffield to Zamora in Spain. Friendly Sacha was the perfect passenger Sacha reaches her Spanish home — such a well behaved girl! Cash Gorgeous grey-and-white puss Cash travelled with us from London to Lisbon in Portugal. Cash snuggles in for the trip Corky Tuxedo cat Corky belongs to Ana, who's moved to Atouguia in Portugal. [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:08:09+01:00Monday, December 10, 2018|pet travel by road|27 Comments

A meeting of Animalcouriers vans in Bologna

As couriers J and M were leaving Croatia, courier Gwen set off from the UK. The two Animalcouriers vans met up in Bologna in Italy. Late-night rendezvous in Bologna On the trip from Hungary and Croatia to Italy, the temperatures ranged from plus 15C to minus 2C. We also experienced thunder, lightning, rain, sleet, sun, clouds, light breezes and, finally, snow! Couriers J and M transferred the five hounds from Croatia to courier Gwen for their onward journey to the UK. Courier Gwen, meanwhile, handed couriers J and M two Lurchers, Jim and Weasel, who had [...]

By |2018-11-27T11:18:16+01:00Monday, November 26, 2018|animal rescue, pet travel by road, reunited|19 Comments

Happy reunions in Hungary

On the way to happy reunions in Hungary for Paul, Richard and Rosie with their nine pets, couriers J and M drove through Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Tarts and pies in Slovenia. How does one keep trim when treats like this are on offer?! We arrived to find a happy household of expectant pet owners — the human family had travelled the day before and had everything ready for the dogs and cats. The dogs have never lived with a garden before, so there was lots of rushing about and exploring to do. Courier M holds on [...]

By |2018-11-23T15:23:54+01:00Friday, November 23, 2018|animal rescue, pet travel by road, reunited|23 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

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