pet travel by road

Families relocating from Gibraltar to Malta

A number of families relocating from Gibraltar to Malta asked Animalcouriers to transport their beloved pets for them. We took them by road through Spain, France and Italy, then via Sicily to Malta. Jack We collected friendly Jack, a Boxer-Pointer cross, from Erika at Cozy Kennels in Cadiz. This bouncy fellow belongs to Clare, who has relocated to Malta. We love Jack's kohl-rimmed eye! Jack tries out for 'longest tongue' Freya, Loki, Bella and Nina This fab four, two dogs and two cats, belong to Nela and Jorge. All are calm, chatty and travelling well. It's obvious [...]

Two cats from the Côte d’Azur and a dog from Ancona

Courier Sarah recently undertook a couple of short trips, collecting two cats from the Côte d'Azur and a dog from Ancona. Both cats, Cleo and Sofia, were gorgeous girls who took travelling in their stride. Courier S was responsible for their trip to the wonderful French city of Dijon, where courier Glen took charge of the rest of the journey to the UK. Cleo Darling tabby cat Cleo has been living in the vibrant sea port city of Marseille. With her family relocating to Flintshire for work, they asked us to transport Cleo to the UK on their behalf. [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:57:45+01:00Monday, September 16, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road|28 Comments

Meet dogs and cats travelling from Spain and Portugal

A recent trip saw Animalcouriers meet dogs and cats travelling from Spain and Portugal to the UK. Jacky First up was gorgeous pooch Jacky, collected in Villa Real, Portugal. Jacky travelled with us to rejoin owner Liliana in Birmingham. Splendid Jacky Courier Ricardo was very taken with some of Villa Real's architecture Casprin and Wynter This adorable feline duo joined us in Porto, travelling with us for a reunion with owner Marcus in Hampshire. Casprin and Wynter proved rather shy, as Marcus had warned us Traffic was busy in the centre of Porto [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:50:57+01:00Thursday, September 12, 2019|pet travel by road|29 Comments

Poppy and Rocco head home after a summer in Italy

Darling mini-Schnauzers Poppy and Rocco headed home with us to London after a summer in Italy. They spent five glorious weeks in the seaside town of Sirolo, near Ancona, which is where courier Sarah collected them. It was a busy day on the Italian autopista as everyone was travelling back from the coast after their summer holidays, but Poppy and Rocco took it in their stride. Courier Sarah and her charges made for the mountains, where the weather was pleasantly cooler, and took the Frejus Tunnel to France. The French roads were much calmer, and the mountain comfort stops and [...]

By |2019-09-03T11:42:49+01:00Tuesday, September 3, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road, pets on holiday|21 Comments

Relocating pets to France and Scotland, and Betty Boop goes on holiday

Courier Richard recently made three short trips, relocating pets to France and Scotland, and taking Betty Boop to her holiday destination. April and Rose Delightful cats April and Rose belong to Dan and family, who've relocated from Manchester to Rambouillet. It's a charming spot south of Paris, with a magnificent chateau and a thriving market town full of character. April (top) and Rose travelled very calmly, but the excitement built as they neared their destination and their family reunion Bear Friendly Bear is a Labrador-Chow cross. He flew in from the Cayman Islands to London Heathrow. Courier Richard [...]

A trip through Germany to Scandinavia

Animalcouriers is nearing the end of a trip through Germany to Scandinavia and back. We've met a wonderful assortment of pets on this trip — a puppy, several cats, a parrot, a rabbit and 10 rodents! Not to mention their delightful owners and families. Auraura and Jules Adorable Cockerpoo puppy Auraura made her way with us from West Wales to Steinalben in Germany to join excited new owners Sarah and family. Auraura arrived with her sibling, Jules, whose new home is in Grand Cayman. Auraura and her sibling have matching cute noses Calm traveller Auraura [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:03:52+01:00Friday, May 17, 2019|pet travel by road|25 Comments

A round-up of trips to, and between, France, Portugal and Spain

Courier Mike recently made a trip to Provence in the south of France with regular passenger Oscar; and another to Portugal with dogs belonging to two families. Courier Mike flew home from Portugal, handing over the van to couriers J and M to transport a family of 18 cats and a dog relocating from Spain to France. Oscar Much loved Oscar belongs to David and James, who split their time between Londonderry and Provence. This splendid little chap broke his journey by homeboarding with courier J. He proved to be the perfect houseguest! Oscar helping out in [...]

By |2019-04-26T18:13:05+01:00Tuesday, April 23, 2019|home boarding, pet transport, pet travel by road|33 Comments

Pets travelling to and from Italy and Greece

Animalcouriers are on their way back from a trip with pets travelling to and from Italy and Greece. Courier Richard made the journey out, then handed over to couriers J and M for the homeward leg. Bianco and Pardo Adorable black-and-white cats Bianco and Pardo belong to Elena. As well as looking alike, the cats have similarly playful and friendly natures, and it was a pleasure to have them on board for the journey from London to the Italian city of Bologna. Pardo, whose distinguishing mark is a black dot on his chin Bianco's feature is a [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:38:36+01:00Thursday, April 11, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road|24 Comments

Pets from Bahrain to Scotland; and from the UK to southern Europe

Courier Richard delivered a family of pets from Bahrain to their new home in Scotland. On the way back, he collected a new set of passengers who joined our trip to southern Europe with courier Paul. Filbert, Lulwa, Nikki, Weasel and George Parakeet Filbert flew in from Bahrain ahead of his housemates (a dog and three cats). All five pets are Bahrain rescues who live happily together. Filbert homeboarded with Animalcouriers for a short while before heading off to be reunited with the rest of the family in Edinburgh. Fine feathered fellow Filbert There was so much [...]

Cats, dogs and a parrot travelling to Scandinavia

Animalcouriers set off from the UK with cats, dogs and a parrot travelling to Scandinavia. We drove north towards Hamburg in Germany, then caught the ferry to Denmark. We stopped at the rather magnificent Schloss Ahrensburg northeast of Hamburg to walk the dogs. The castle, which dates from the 16th century, is surrounded by a moat and six hectares of parkland. Our Scandlines ferry from Puttgarten in Germany to Rodby in Denmark From Tårs on the Danish mainland to the island of Langeland Traditional thatched houses on Langeland These ones look [...]