on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

Transporting cats, dogs and a ferret to France, Spain and Portugal

Couriers M and Paul are travelling in southern Europe, transporting cats, dogs and a ferret to France, Spain and Portugal from all over the UK. Murphy There were outbound pets to collect in Scotland, so couriers M and Paul went first to Kent to pick up handsome Irish Water Dog Murphy. His new home is in the beautiful Borders area of Scotland. Meeting Murphy in Sittingbourne Murphy spent the night at courier M's home before his trip north. What a curly-haired chap he is! Orsa In Cronberry, East Ayrshire, we collected Shih Tzu Orsa, who's off [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:55:19+00:00 Monday, May 14, 2018|frequent travellers, pet travel by road|16 Comments

Two cats flying to Italy, nine dogs flying from Greece to the UK

Courier J accompanied two cats flying to Italy from the UK. She then boarded another flight to Athens, where she met up with courier M and nine dogs flying from Greece to the UK. Misty and Ghost A gorgeous pair of cats, Misty and Ghost homeboarded with Animalcouriers before flying to Puglia in Italy. Following a health check at the vet, they travelled to London Heathrow with courier J and flew with her as baggage. Check-in at Heathrow was at 4.30 in the morning! Here's Misty having a good look around. Wide awake also, here's Ghost [...]

By | 2018-05-08T09:11:43+00:00 Monday, May 7, 2018|animal rescue, pet air travel, pet transport|15 Comments

From England to Ireland to France; and a side trip from Spain to Germany

Courier Richard travelled from England to Ireland with a dog called Coco, and came back with a dog called Oscar. He met up with courier Helen, who'd scooped up several more France-bound passengers from around the UK, then headed off to France via Eurotunnel. Coco Charming Coco, a Cavalier King Charles, made the journey with us from Essex to Country Leitrim in Ireland. As well as being fun to have on board, Coco was certain that every phone call courier Richard took required his participation too! Delightful passenger Coco Coco's young welcoming committee The ideal [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:43:54+00:00 Tuesday, May 1, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|16 Comments

Channel hopping with Fidji and Mylo

Jack Russell Terrier Fidji belongs to French couple Sophie and Mathieu, who live in London and spent the Easter break with family in Paris. On their frequent trips to and from Paris, they usually drive Fidji themselves, but this time Mathieu returned to London ahead of the rest of the family. With her two young daughters, Tara and Stella, to focus on, Sophie called Animalcouriers to transport Fidji. Fidji is quite a character dog and, true to her breed, she was watching every mouthful of lunch the girls were eating when courier Richard arrived. Tara (seated) with her younger [...]

By | 2018-04-26T10:07:12+00:00 Thursday, April 26, 2018|channel hopping, pet transport|12 Comments

Happy reunions in England and Scotland

Courier Paul has transported a number of pets on recent trips, ensuring happy reunions in England and Scotland. Here are just a few of the delightful cats and dogs he's had the pleasure of meeting. Handsome four-year-old ginger puss Simba reunited with owner Cornel. The family has moved from the edge of the New Forest to the Wirral. Gorgeous (but camera-shy) little Kemet, reunited with owner Anna. Five-year-old Kemet started her journey with us in Lyon, to join owner Anna who’s relocated to London. Anna told us she chose the name Kemet as it’s an Egyptian term [...]

By | 2018-04-25T19:46:57+00:00 Wednesday, April 25, 2018|animal transportation|8 Comments

A recent trip to Spain and France

Courier Marc made a recent trip to Spain and France. He travelled out with a cat called Fergal, who was reunited with his owner in Madrid; and an American Bulldog called Murphy, who swapped Kent for Almeria. He came back to the UK with several cats, as well as a pair of dogs who've become frequent travellers. He also scooped up courier J, whose journey back from a holiday in France was disrupted by a French rail strike. So she was on hand to help with the pets and take some photos. Ole and Scooby Shih Tzu Ole and his [...]

By | 2018-04-23T11:09:07+00:00 Monday, April 23, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|12 Comments

Travelling from Sweden with a Persian and a Husky cross

Animalcouriers travelled from Sweden with a Persian and a Husky cross. Persian cat Thaiss swapped Luleå for London, while Husky/Malamute cross Oskar moved from Malmö to Cork in Ireland. The overnight ferry to Malmö passes under the 16km-long Oresund Bridge, which links Denmark and Sweden Thaiss At Arlanda, Stockholm's airport, we caught up with Elin and her friend who'd travelled south from Luleå with handsome Persian puss, Thaiss, who belongs to Talal and Mirian. Thaiss is a veteran traveller: he travels on a Spanish passport and has spent many holidays in the US. No wonder he travels as [...]

Cats and dogs relocating from Greece to the UK

Couriers Marc and Matthew travelled with a fine passenger list of cats and dogs relocating from Greece to the UK. Zorro, Spots and Stripes This splendid feline trio belong to Edith — the whole family has swapped the island of Lesvos for Deal, in Kent. Spots not too keen to show his face The well-named Stripes Jose We collected Labrador cross Jose from Giorgos in Athens. He travelled with us to join Nancy in Cardiff. Handsome hound Jose Here he is, all settled in for the trip Bizoux Bizoux, a Griffon, is [...]

By | 2018-03-27T11:44:45+00:00 Tuesday, March 27, 2018|animal rescue, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|22 Comments

From Portugal and Spain with UK-bound cats, dogs and a tiny rabbit

Animalcouriers returned from Portugal and Spain with UK-bound cats, dogs and a tiny rabbit on board. Nami Cute and friendly Nami left Viseu in Portugal to join owner Stacey in Surrey. Stacey, who originally hails from South Africa, is completing vet nurse training in the UK and looking forward to working in the area. We love Nami's expressive ears! Here he is having a goodbye cuddle with Marciu, who took care of him for a few days until we called in to collect him. Nami enjoying the view from our hotel near Vélez in Malaga. After almost [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:17:31+00:00 Wednesday, March 21, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|25 Comments

Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece, here we come

Concurrent Animalcouriers trips to Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece are underway, with cats, dogs and a rabbit heading to a variety of destinations. Fluffy Gorgeous Fluffy belongs to Michelle and her husband, who live in Tarifa — about as far south in Spain as you can get. One day, young Fluffy got out of the garden and went for a wander. She was lucky enough to be found by Kathy and Adrian between Tarifa and Algeciras — so she'd gone for quite a long wander! Concerned for her safety, Kathy and Adrian decided to take her home with them [...]

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