on the road with Animalcouriers

Pets travelling from England to Austria and the Czech Republic

Courier Gwen made a trip with pets travelling from England to Austria and the Czech Republic, returning via Italy and Belgium. Tau and Leelu, 2 cats from the UK to Austria We picked up Andrea's gorgeous Maine Coon cats, Tau and Leelu, from our boarding partner and collected their Animal Health Certificates (AHC) from our nearby government vet. The cats travelled with us from London to the Steiermark area of Austria, where Andrea was eagerly awaiting their arrival. Leelu (L) and Tau (R). A magnificent duo, who settled in well for the trip. We stopped for [...]

By |2024-02-26T11:29:13+00:00Monday, February 26, 2024|intra-EU pet travel, pet transport|14 Comments

Dogs and cats travelling in Europe and two cats flown in from Vietnam

During January our couriers were out and about, collecting dogs and cats travelling in Europe and two cats flown in from Vietnam. Macy and Mojo, 2 dogs from England to Germany We collected adorable Pugs Macy and Mojo from owner Kiren in Wigan for their journey to Tettnang om Germany. Tettnang is where Tettnang hops are grown for use in beermaking all over the world. Kiren gives his beloved pugs a proper send-off in Wigan Macy and Mojo happily settled in our van with their favourite toys Preparing to settle down in our Calais [...]

By |2024-02-07T15:08:46+00:00Wednesday, February 7, 2024|pet travel by road|17 Comments

Duke from the US, Mia from the Czech Republic

Meet our first pet passengers of 2024, Labradoodle Duke from the US, Mia from the Czech Republic, and Skye and Tilian from Italy. Duke, a dog from the US to the UK Duke's owner, Sydney, relocated from Denver in the US to Birmingham in the UK to take up a new post. Our role was to source Duke's airfreight out of Denver, meet him on arrival at London Heathrow Airport, and drive him up to Birmingham. Everything was going swimmingly until we heard there was a problem with Duke's plane, meaning his departure was delayed by 24 hours. Sydney's [...]

By |2024-01-17T10:40:32+00:00Wednesday, January 17, 2024|pet air travel, pet travel by road|19 Comments

Transport for a Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey

Towards the end of last year, Animalcouriers organised transport for a Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey. We also collected five Siberian kittens from Spain, heading to their new owners in the UK; and took two Savannah kittens from England to Italy. Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey This delightful puppy was a surprise gift for Geoff from his partner Dani and a new addition to their family of Setters and Chihuahuas. In the winter, there are limited transport options from the UK to the Channel Islands, so we organised for the puppy to fly from the [...]

By |2024-01-10T10:47:58+00:00Wednesday, January 10, 2024|pet air travel, pet travel by road|11 Comments

Catch up on end-of-year pet travels in Europe

To wish you all a happy new year, let's catch up on end-of-year pet travels in Europe. Pets travelling between the UK, Spain and Portugal We headed to Spain with gorgeous Rhodesian Ridgeback Shelby for owner Dee, and delightful Shar Pei Tori for owner Dani. On the way back to the UK, we collected Caroline's lovely Cocker Spaniel Nina (a returning client) and Persian cat Peppa, travelling to join John's family. Dee and Shelby reunited in Valencia — it was hard to tell who was more excited! Dani and Tori overjoyed on meeting up near Madrid [...]

By |2024-01-04T10:28:45+00:00Thursday, January 4, 2024|pet transport|13 Comments

An end-of-year trip to seasonally snowy Scandinavia

Courier Gwen made an end-of-year trip to seasonally snowy Scandinavia to meet three dogs and a cat travelling just in time for Christmas. Ilona, a dog from Sweden to Spain Gorgeous German Shepherd Dog Ilona belongs to Andreas and Andrea. Ilona joined us in Stockholm for her journey to Spain. Courier Gwen transported her as far as France, where courier Trevor took over for her onward journey to Barcelona. Andreas gave Ilona a proper send-off in cold and snowy Stockholm Ilona overnighting in Nyköping, Sweden Enjoying a walk in Denmark Getting ready [...]

By |2023-12-31T15:36:51+00:00Wednesday, December 20, 2023|pet transport|20 Comments

Shipping thee large dogs from the US to Belgium via Germany

We helped Amber shipping three large dogs from the US to Belgium. Amber and her gorgeous hounds, Yeti, Pepper and Rocco, flew from Washington to Frankfurt. Animalcouriers collected the whole family at Frankfurt airport and drove them the final leg of their journey to their new home in Belgium.Amber, who relocated for work, planned her pets' travel with the greatest of care. She assured us she wasn't going anywhere without her beloved dogs!Once they were all ensconced in their new home, Amber was kind enough to say:"Animalcouriers were wonderful to work with and did an amazing job in helping me move with my 3 dogs (a Boxer, Doberman Pinscher, and Dogo [...]

By |2023-11-30T10:22:11+00:00Thursday, November 30, 2023|pet air travel, pet transport|23 Comments

Taking Maui and Teddy to Sweden, and bringing Nova to the UK

Courier Gwen took dogs Teddy and Maui to Sweden from London. On her return journey to the UK, she had another dog, Nova, for company all the way to Hertfordshire. Maui, a dog from London to Sweden Handsome German Shepherd Dog Maui belongs to Amy. We collected him from Amy in London, who flew on ahead to be ready to greet him when he arrived in Stockholm. Amy giving Maui a proper send-off in London Stopping off for a walk in Germany Maui very relaxed A soulful look from Maui on arrival [...]

By |2023-10-17T11:56:26+01:00Tuesday, October 17, 2023|pet transport|19 Comments

How do you move 19 pets from France to England in a hurry?

Courier Huw is just back from helping Emma and Chris move 19 pets from France to England in a hurry. In fact, the couple have 24 pets altogether. The whole family of humans, cats and dogs was relocating from the Montluçon area in central France to Nottingham. Emma admits she is 'full on' with all her pets, and it was out of the question to leave any of them behind. Initially, Emma and Chris planned to transport all the pets themselves, making five separate trips. But when Emma got back to France after the first run, she was so [...]

By |2023-10-12T14:16:06+01:00Thursday, October 12, 2023|pet travel by road|24 Comments

Helping to re-establish ospreys in Spain

We were delighted to be asked again to help transport osprey chicks in a project to re-establish ospreys in Spain. The project, put together by the RSPB in conjunction with their counterparts in Spain, involves transporting young birds from the Scottish Highlands to Denia. Osprey experts sourced birds from this year's chicks based on criteria such as the strength of the individual birds, and their capability to pair and settle down to help establish the population in Spain. The journey started at midnight on day one, as Courier Huw and Pedro, an osprey expert from Spain, loaded up the [...]

By |2023-10-06T10:21:25+01:00Friday, October 6, 2023|TRACES, wild bird air travel|21 Comments
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