on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

Meet four cats bound for France and Spain

Meet a group of four delightful cats bound for France and Spain, who travelled with couriers J and Gwen. They made their way south to Narbonne, via a night in Dijon. Bucks and Fizz Sue has moved from Northampton to France, and her two wonderfully named cats travelled with us to join her in Fox Amphoux, in the Var region. These two black beauties preferred to snuggle up for the ride Happy reunions with Sue at their lovely new home in France Treacle We collected Treacle in Leeds and took her to Leucate near Perpignan, where [...]

By |2019-02-09T11:10:16+01:00Saturday, February 9, 2019|pet travel by road|26 Comments

A trip round western Spain and Portugal

Couriers M and Mike are on a trip round western Spain and Portugal, while couriers J and Gwen are on the road in France and eastern Spain. Meet the pets who travelled out with couriers M and Mike — several dogs, a cat, a lovebird and a leopard tortoise. Professor Albert Nuggles Professor Albert Nuggles — Nuggles to his mates — is a lively and friendly little Yorkie. His owner warned us that anyone who meets Nuggles is in danger of being licked to death, which turned out to be pretty close to the truth! We collected Nuggles in Manchester [...]

By |2019-02-06T15:10:48+01:00Wednesday, February 6, 2019|animal transportation, pet travel by road|21 Comments

Flying to Greece, driving to Wales

Things were pretty hectic for Animalcouriers in January. Highlights include couriers J and M flying to Greece, and courier Paul driving to France and Switzerland. But first, a report from a trip to Wales with courier Richard. Aragorn, Envy and The Hound The intriguing pet trio belongs to Jane, who's relocated from Bangor in North Wales to Southampton. Aragorn, named after one of the main 'Lord of the Rings' protagonists, is a dapper tuxedo cat. Envy is a Skink — a type of lizard; and The Hound is a Hognose Snake. We collected them from Jane's sister, Kyla, who'd been [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:06:46+01:00Wednesday, January 30, 2019|animal transportation, pet air travel, pet travel by road|42 Comments

Meet our first passengers of the new year

Our first passengers of the new year travelled with courier Richard from Scotland and England to Scandinavia; with courier Ricardo from the UK to France and Monaco; and with courier Paul from Spain to England. Scotland, England and Scandinavia Courier Richard headed to Glasgow to collect young blonde German Shepherd Yogurt, who had proven a bit too much for owner Kiko. So she very responsibly arranged to return him to his equally responsible breeder, Kim. The resident ducks (plus interloper) at Tebay services in Cumbria Kiko saying a fond farewell to six-month-old Yogurt Yogurt is [...]

By |2019-01-13T18:00:24+01:00Sunday, January 13, 2019|pet transport, pets on holiday|37 Comments

Christmas around Europe; and goodbye to an old friend

On our November and December trips around Europe we encountered all manner of festive scenes and setups. Here are just a few — from France, Spain, Portugal, Scandinavia and the UK — to give you a flavour, and to accompany our best wishes to all our clients, friends and followers for Christmas and the new year. Goodbye Jim We also bid a sad farewell to one of our most frequent passengers. A number of dogs travel with us regularly, but Jim and his brother Jules were our only regular feline guests. These two handsome tuxedo boys (and owner [...]

By |2018-12-24T11:05:33+01:00Monday, December 24, 2018|pet transport|26 Comments

Trips to France and Spain to ensure Christmas reunions

Two Animalcouriers vans recently made trips to France and Spain to ensure Christmas reunions for pets and their families. After all, no-one wants to be apart for the festive season! Coco Little Chihuahua Coco is the apple of owner Stacy's eye. She travelled with us on a private trip from London to Aix en Provence. Coco is a character who knows what she is — and isn't — prepared to do. Stacy did ask us if we'd managed to give her a cuddle! We said, not exactly! Initially, Coco wasn't prepared to go for a walk. Courier [...]

By |2018-12-21T14:32:35+01:00Friday, December 21, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road, reunited|23 Comments

Travelling with cats and dogs from the UK to Spain and Portugal

Meet the delightful cats and dogs who recently travelled with Animalcouriers from the UK to Spain and Portugal; and our equally delightful passengers who joined us for the return trip. Sacha Boxer Sacha belongs to Raquel, who's relocated from Sheffield to Zamora in Spain. Friendly Sacha was the perfect passenger Sacha reaches her Spanish home — such a well behaved girl! Cash Gorgeous grey-and-white puss Cash travelled with us from London to Lisbon in Portugal. Cash snuggles in for the trip Corky Tuxedo cat Corky belongs to Ana, who's moved to Atouguia in Portugal. [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:08:09+01:00Monday, December 10, 2018|pet travel by road|27 Comments

Travelling with a dog, seven cats, three cockatiels and two rabbits

On a recent Animalcouriers trip between the UK, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany, our eclectic passenger list included a dog, seven cats, three cockatiels and two rabbits. Scarlet and Luna This delightful pair of rabbits, who belong to Tiny, travelled with us from Manchester to the Netherlands. They homeboarded with us briefly ahead of the trip. Lovely Luna, a mini Lop Gorgeous Scarlet Luna and Scarlet safely delivered to their Dutch home Findus and Snovit This gorgeous pair of cats belong to Andreas and Lauren. We had the pleasure of transporting Findus and [...]

By |2019-02-04T09:31:12+01:00Friday, December 7, 2018|pet transport|26 Comments

UK reunions for our Greek passengers — while Bailey flies home to Greece

Once our couriers arrived back in the UK, there were happy reunions for our Greek passengers. In the meantime, little dog Bailey flew back to Greece for an emotional reunion with owner Lynette. UK reunions Hello hugs for cute Bob Marley, a Starlight Barking Trust rescue Adorable Marvel, another Starlight dog, gets a warm welcome The final Starlight Barking Trust dog — friendly Ahmad, a real live wire, persuaded to sit still for just a moment Handsome Drako reunited with his owners in Bishops Stortford Gentle Giant Hagrid reaches his new [...]

By |2018-12-04T13:18:38+01:00Tuesday, December 4, 2018|reunited|16 Comments

On our way to Greece to meet a host of UK-bound passengers

While courier Gwen set off from our Italian meeting point with pets heading to the UK, courier J and M made their way to Greece. Lurchers Jim and Weasel, travelling to Crete, were on board; and a host of UK-bound passengers awaited us in Athens. For the trip back to the UK, we were joined by courier Matthew from GoFetch. Here he is with courier M, at a meeting of the Club Sandwich club. Jim and Weasel This delightful duo, who had travelled from the UK with courier Gwen, were great company. When we reached mainland Greece, our [...]

By |2018-11-28T14:18:17+01:00Wednesday, November 28, 2018|animal rescue, pet transport|19 Comments
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