on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

Happy reunions in the UK

When we got home with our passengers from Greece and France, it was time for everyone to enjoy happy reunions in the UK. Rafa As we reached our Surrey base, Jane arrived at the same time to scoop up energetic and cuddly Rafa, who travelled with us from Nine Lives Greece. Jane told us her children were very excited about welcoming Rafa into the family Ioukas The next arrival was Christos, to collect his handsome Boxer Ioukas. It's been challenging trying to get a decent photo of lovable Ioukas, and we failed again — perpetual motion is an [...]

By | 2017-10-12T11:20:13+00:00 Tuesday, October 10, 2017|pet travel by road, reunited|20 Comments

Introducing our UK-bound passengers from Greece

We met up with a gorgeous group of cats and dogs, our UK-bound passengers travelling from Greece. It was a glorious morning in Glyfada (a suburb of Athens), as pets and their owners started to assemble round our van Tiggs, Simba, Widdle Puss, Lexey and Jelly This fantastically named fivesome belong to David and Gay. All the cats attached themselves to David and Gay while they were living on the island of Skiathos. Now it's time to return to the UK, and all the cats are going too. Our friend Akis, pet taxi driver extraordinaire, collected the cats [...]

By | 2017-10-06T10:07:38+00:00 Friday, October 6, 2017|animal rescue, pet travel by road|18 Comments

Cats and dogs on their way to Italy and Greece

Meet the cats and dogs from the UK on their way to Italy and Greece to rejoin their families. Lily Gorgeous Siamese cat Lily belongs to Margaret. They're relocating from Nottinghamshire to the Italian city of Genoa. Lily arriving, being welcomed by Margaret's daughter Yorkie and Noodle Beautiful tuxedo pair Yorkie and Noodle travelled with us from the West Midland to the NATO base at Lago Patria in the Naples area, where owner Ayla has a new military posting. Both cats have very healthy appetites, so we left a food parcel for them with Ayla to tide them [...]

By | 2017-10-02T16:39:29+00:00 Monday, October 2, 2017|pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|20 Comments

A quick trip to Belgium and Germany

Courier M recently made a quick trip to Belgium and Germany with a bevy of gorgeous felines on board. On the way back, he had another cat and two dogs for company. India and Islay These two Bengal kittens started their journey in Gosport and finished it in Neerpelt in the east of Belgium. They were great fun to have around — full of mischief and play. Their new owner Mariska is clearly delighted to have them. She already has a number of these exotic cats who enjoy beautiful spacious accommodation. A warm welcome from Mariska for India and [...]

By | 2017-08-22T10:35:23+00:00 Tuesday, August 22, 2017|frequent travellers, pet transport|36 Comments

Meet pets travelling to and from France, Spain and Portugal

On our most recent trip taking in France, Spain and Portugal, we met pets of all sizes — from a diminutive rabbit to a Mastiff weighing 60 kilos! Lucia Gorgeous Italian Spinone pup Lucia travelled with us from her breeder, Mary, in Fareham to Wendy in the south of France. Mary says goodbye to Lucia Lucia is a gorgeous gentle young girl Pixie Rescue cat Pixie travelled with us to her new owners in Spain. We met them in France, near the pretty town of Ceret, which is very close to the Spanish border. A [...]

By | 2017-08-17T13:51:16+00:00 Thursday, August 17, 2017|goodbyes, pet travel by road, reunited|21 Comments

Airlifting pets from Greece: 9 dogs and a cat

During the heat of the summer, we're airlifting pets from Greece to the UK, flying from Athens to Paris or Brussels. Then it's a short hop across the Channel in our air-conditioned vans to be reunited with their families in the UK. Meet the delightful passengers who flew with us on our most recent trip. Here's clever Nelson, who attached himself to Joanne when she went on holiday to Lesvos. He's on his way to a new life with her in Ipswich Nelson snoozing Adorable Anetsis getting hugs and kisses from Rachel before going home [...]

By | 2017-08-10T09:29:12+00:00 Wednesday, August 9, 2017|pet air travel|16 Comments

Meet our passengers travelling to France, Germany and Switzerland, and from Sweden and Germany

Courier Richard recently travelled with a troupe of delightful dogs and an adorable hamster to France, Germany and Switzerland. He headed back to the UK via Sweden and Germany with two gorgeous cats and a charming dog. Perdits Kiss the Blarney This marvellously monikered young Dalmatian travelled with us from Lancashire to Marboz in France, where she'll be known to her family as Star. Adorable Star (sporting a pink collar) meets her new playmates who hail from the UK and Russia Tilly Yorkshire Terrier Tilly travelled with us from Richmond in Surrey to St Prex in Switzerland. [...]

By | 2017-08-09T10:58:51+00:00 Saturday, August 5, 2017|pet travel by road|21 Comments

A round-up of recent road trip news from Animalcouriers

Couriers J and M recently transported tabby cat Poppy and a family of five dogs to their new French homes; and returned to the UK with a young Labrador. Meanwhile, courier Richard took two Cocker Spaniels to France, and made the trip back with two cats on board. Poppy Jeremy and Hilary are moving to a new home in the Dordogne region of France. Hilary went on ahead to get everything ready for character cat Poppy's arrival. Gorgeous tabby puss Poppy Alfred, Bingo, Dinga, Marvin and Raja Stephanie, Lloyd and their daughter flew into London Gatwick airport from [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:05:43+00:00 Monday, July 17, 2017|pet air travel, pet transport, pets on holiday|29 Comments

Meet our passengers travelling between Italy, France and the UK

Courier Richard set off from the UK with three dogs and a cat heading for Italy; and returned to the UK with two dogs from France and another two from Italy. Leone Lovely little Yorkie Leone belongs to Simona and Stephano. After a couple of years living and working in the UK, Simona and Stephano and heading back to Italy with their two children. Leone is going on slightly ahead with Animalcouriers, and will be taken care of by Simona's mum until the rest of the family arrives. We collected Leone from Alderley Edge, not far from the world-famous [...]

By | 2017-07-11T11:58:39+00:00 Monday, July 3, 2017|pet travel by road|20 Comments

Back to the UK from Portugal with 15 passengers

On our journey back to the UK from Portugal, our passenger list comprised two dogs and 13 cats. Brett English Bulldog Brett was bred by José in Lisbon. Ernie in Norfolk was due to receive Brett some time ago. However, the person transporting Brett took a fancy to him and decided he wanted to keep him. A year and a court case later, Brett is finally on his way to Ernie — this time travelling with Animalcouriers! Brett saying goodbye to José Brett making an early bid for 'longest tongue' We stayed the night near [...]

By | 2017-06-23T14:01:18+00:00 Friday, June 23, 2017|pet transport, pet travel by road|22 Comments
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