on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

To Germany and the Nordics with cats and dogs

Courier J and M recently made a round trip to Germany and the Nordics with cats and dogs on board, with a stop-off in the Netherlands on the way home. George and Caillou, 2 cats from Somerset to Germany Lucie has taken up a research job at the University of Bremen. We collected her beloved cats, George and Caillou, from Somerset, where Lucie's parents have been taking care of them. Like all cats, they were wary but curious about their new surroundings It wasn't long before they started to explore! Bonnie, a dog from Scotland to [...]

By |2020-10-14T13:46:59+01:00Wednesday, October 14, 2020|pet transport, pet travel by road|18 Comments

Pets travelling to the UK from Greece

Couriers Glenn and Shane headed to Greece to collect pets travelling to the UK. A long passenger list meant that two of our vans were needed to get everyone on board. On the way to Greece courier Glenn stopped in Italy to deliver American Bulldog Nina, who travelled from Manchester. She was so excited to see owner Domenico that she ran round in circles for quite some time! Glamorous Masha travelled with us from Essex to Crete, where Debbie and Ken were waiting to roll out the red carpet for her — and were kind enough to [...]

By |2020-10-08T10:01:35+01:00Thursday, October 8, 2020|animal rescue, animal shelter, pet transport|24 Comments

Tandem trips to France, Spain and Portugal

With many pets' trips having been held up owing to the pandemic, we had couriers setting off in two vans on tandem trips heading to France, Spain and Portugal. Courier Glenn headed straight off, while couriers Ricardo and Paul made an early detour to the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey. To Jersey with puppies We took the ferry from Poole to Jersey, where we delivered two puppies to their families. Leaving Poole harbour Approaching St Helier port, Jersey. In the distance you can see Elizabeth Castle, which dates back to the 16th century. This [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:35:06+01:00Monday, September 28, 2020|pet transport|25 Comments

Meet pets who travelled with us in July and August

Join us today to meet pets who travelled with us in July and August between the UK and mainland Europe. While couriers J and M made the return journey to Scandinavia, couriers Paul and Ricardo travelled around in more southerly parts of Europe. Here are some of the delightful pet passengers who kept them company. Kashi and Diego, 2 dogs from Singapore to Portugal via Paris Kashi and Diego flew from Singapore to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, where courier Ricardo collected them for their onward journey to owners Rebecca and Nick in Cascais in Portugal. Once the dogs were [...]

By |2020-09-16T15:36:55+01:00Friday, September 11, 2020|frequent travellers, pet transport|27 Comments

Journey to the UK with pets from the Nordics

When couriers J and M were ready to start their return journey to the UK with pets from the Nordics, the first passenger on board was adorable Cocker Spaniel Eva from Finland. She was soon joined by more gorgeous dogs and cats, as well as a delightful pair of guinea pigs. Our hotel in Finland offered appropriate entertainment for its guests! Eva, a dog from Finland to Wiltshire At just eight months old, American Cocker Spaniel Eva is already a champion. Her journey from Ylamylly in Finland was delayed by pandemic-related travel restrictions, but young Eva was finally [...]

By |2020-08-26T14:26:43+01:00Wednesday, August 26, 2020|pet transport|21 Comments

Catch up on pet travel stories from the UK and mainland Europe

Here's an opportunity to catch up on pet travel stories for the UK and mainland Europe. It's a mix and match of short journeys, puppy deliveries, repatriations and other news. You'll see too that some of the pets' journeys started or ended somewhat further afield. Our blog is having a little holiday while our editors are away. We’ll be back later in the month to tell you about our return trip from Scandinavia and other pet travel tales. Lily, a puppy from Durham to Scotland Lovely Lily travelled with us from Durham to her forever home in Livingston, to the [...]

By |2020-08-26T14:29:12+01:00Friday, August 7, 2020|animal transportation|25 Comments

Pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece

Couriers Glenn and Ainslie travelled with pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece, with a brief stop-off in France. A few days later Courier Mike set off for Naples to collect pets bound for the UK and Belgium. Ernie and Barney, two dogs from London to France Adorable Pugs Ernie and Barney, who belong to Ramzi, were our first delivery, travelling with us from London to Grasse in France. Ramzi's mum was waiting to welcome Barney and Ernie to Grasse Tractor, a cat from the UK to Bologna Gorgeous tabby cat Tractor (what a great name!) [...]

By |2020-08-06T17:27:10+01:00Thursday, August 6, 2020|pet transport|15 Comments

To Scandinavia with cats and dogs on board

Couriers J and M set off on a trip to Scandinavia with cats and dogs on board travelling from England and Wales to Denmark and Sweden. Kevin, a dog from London to Denmark Charming mini-Schnauzer Kevin belongs to Karin and her husband, who were finally able to travel to Copenhagen once lockdown was lifted. She asked us to bring Kevin to her as soon as they were settled in their lovely riverside apartment. Kevin shows off his hipster beard A joyous reunion for Kevin with his owners Maud, a cat from Bristol to Denmark A last-minute [...]

By |2020-07-30T17:30:04+01:00Thursday, July 30, 2020|pet transport|18 Comments

Tales of recent passengers travelling in France, Spain and Portugal

Our couriers have been on the road with passengers travelling in France, Spain and Portugal. Tinky, a dog from Montpellier to the UK via Paris Courier Sarah collected adorable Tink in sunny Montpellier and took her to Paris, where courier R took over for the last leg of Tink's journey to the UK via Eurotunnel. Such an irresistible face! Courier Sarah sneaked one last cuddle with Tink before saying goodbye Pets travelling from the UK to France, Spain and Portugal Courier Ricardo set off with pets on board travelling from the UK to join their families [...]

By |2020-07-28T11:58:44+01:00Tuesday, July 28, 2020|pet transport|27 Comments

A recent journey to Greece with pets on board

Couriers Glenn and Shane made a recent journey to Greece with pets on board. On the way, the stopped off to collect a pair of Greece-bound cats in the Netherlands, and delivered three cats and a Mini-Poodle pup to their families in Italy. Marshmallow, Tuppence and Pipo, 3 cats from Ireland to Italy Silvia's three marvellously monikered cats started their journey in the Republic of Ireland. They travelled with us to Lombardy in Italy for a reunion with her. Silvia told us: "I love them immensely so I'm grateful they are with you and doing well." Gorgeous Pipo [...]

By |2020-07-15T15:37:40+01:00Wednesday, July 15, 2020|Brexit, pet travel by road|26 Comments
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