on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

To Portugal with Holly and Hogan

Animalcouriers undertook a dedicated trip to Portugal with Holly and Hogan. These two splendid hounds belong to Yvonne and family, who split their time between Dubai, the UK and Lagos in Portugal. The family is taking an Easter break at their holiday home in Lagos, and wanted their dogs to join them. Rhodesian Ridgeback Hogan is a big friendly fellow, while Holly is a charming, bouncy girl, originally adopted from Romania. They're clearly great mates as well as much loved family pets. Gentle Hogan Lively Holly A warm welcome for this delightful pair of hounds from [...]

By | 2018-03-18T08:27:33+00:00 Friday, March 16, 2018|dedicated trip, pet travel by road|15 Comments

On the way back to the UK through southern Europe

Our two trips around southern Europe are on the way back to the UK, with pets on board from Portugal, Spain and France. Pets from Portugal and Spain Courier Marc travelled round Portugal and back up through Spain, collecting cats and dogs heading to the UK. First things first — Staffie Levi reunited with owner Stacey in Benalmadena, Spain Easy and Wasabi are Margarida's darling cats, on their way from Lisbon to rejoin her in London Adorable tuxedo cat Mini, who belongs to Rachel, is on her way from Alvor to Lancashire Francis's [...]

By | 2018-03-09T18:36:42+00:00 Monday, March 5, 2018|pet passport, pet transport, pet travel by road|26 Comments

Two sets of animal passengers travelling south through France, Spain and Portugal

Two Animalcouriers vans left the UK recently, travelling south through France, Spain and Portugal. Given the cold weather, with a wind chill of -5C, we chose the overnight crossing from Portsmouth with Brittany Ferries, to ensure that pets and couriers were somewhere warm for the night. On arrival, Courier Marc took a westerly route towards Portugal through France and Spain, with two cats and five dogs on board. Meanwhile couriers M and Mathew drove down the eastern side of France on their way to Almeria via Barcelona, carrying five dogs, two cats and a pair of fancy rats. Our [...]

By | 2018-03-01T15:58:30+00:00 Thursday, March 1, 2018|animal transportation, pet transport, pet travel by road|25 Comments

Taking two cats to Italy, and bringing dogs and cats to the UK

Animalcouriers is just back from a trip that involved taking two cats to Italy, and bringing dogs and cats to the UK. Mini and Romeo A stunning pair of silvery Maine Coons, Mini and Romeo travelled with us from south London to Florence, to rejoin their owners. They were so calm on the journey, courier Richard hardly knew he had passengers! Inseparable Mini and Romeo decided to shun the comforts of their spacious bedroom and cosy up in a cat carrier instead Happy reunions in Florence for adorable Mini and Romeo Bruce Charming tabby-and-white fellow Bruce [...]

By | 2018-02-27T13:46:59+00:00 Tuesday, February 27, 2018|animal transportation, pet transport, pet travel by road|24 Comments

Road trip from Greece with UK-bound cats and dogs

While couriers J and M accompanied six dogs on their flights from Greece, couriers Marc and Matthew made the road trip from Greece with UK-bound cats and dogs. They stopped off in Italy to collect their final passengers. Harrison and Sheba This fabulous feline duo travelled with us from Athens to Plymouth. Harrison has splendid tabby markings (Sheba was camera shy!) Baby, Little Lady, Abigail and Cleo The four gorgeous rescue hounds were sponsored by the Starlight Barking Trust. We delivered them to the Manchester Dog Café for assessment, followed by rehoming. The café is doing great work [...]

By | 2018-02-14T15:06:54+00:00 Wednesday, February 14, 2018|animal rescue, pet transport, pet travel by road|22 Comments

Six dogs travelling by air from Greece to the UK

Couriers J and M accompanied six dogs travelling by air from Greece to the UK via Paris. All young — aged between six months and a year — the dogs' journeys to their UK homes were sponsored by various animal welfare charities. Checking in at Athens airport We met our six canine passengers at Athens airport, ready to board their flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport in France. The last leg of their journey to the UK was by road. Meg, Tawni and Luna are Pointer pups sponsored by Pointer Rescue Service in the UK. Their new homes are in Norwich, [...]

By | 2018-02-08T13:50:50+00:00 Thursday, February 8, 2018|pet air travel, pet transport|14 Comments

Dogs reunited in Italy and Greece

While courier Richard made his way down to Spain and back, couriers M and Marc continued their journey to Greece. Leo, Ava and Tipi This inseparable trio of dogs travelled with Animalcouriers from Spain to Brindisi in Italy, where they were reunited with their owners and three more canine companions. Lots of waggy tails as Leo, Ava and Tipi are greeted by Zane and the rest of the pack. Within moments they were off to explore their new surroundings under the olive trees. Crossing from Italy to Greece After dropping off our passengers in Italy, we were left [...]

By | 2018-02-13T14:34:48+00:00 Sunday, February 4, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road, reunited|16 Comments

One cat, three dogs and a host of snails get on board

Once his outbound passengers were safely delivered, courier Richard set about collecting passengers from Spain and Portugal: one cat, three dogs and a host of snails! It's big-time citrus season in Spain The oranges and mandarins are especially sweet this year An impressive chest spotted at the hotel Runa Splendid puss Runa, who belongs to Sofia and Joel, travelled from Porto in Portugal to Rugby. Runa not too keen on a photo session Paddy Gorgeous Golden Retriever Paddy travelled with us from Spain to Switzerland. Paddy looks as though butter wouldn't [...]

By | 2018-02-13T14:35:40+00:00 Saturday, February 3, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road|20 Comments

Pets travelling to Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Greece

Courier Richard set out from the UK with pets travelling to Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Greece. On the way from Switzerland to Spain through France, he met up with couriers M and Marc to hand over three dogs heading to Italy and Greece. Driving through France, courier Richard saw first hand some of the flooding that's occurred in many parts of the country Lucky The first of two Luckies on board, Jack Russell Terrier Lucky is a true gent who lives up to his full moniker of Flack des Dunes de la Rougeve. After a spell at doggy [...]

By | 2018-02-13T14:36:50+00:00 Wednesday, January 31, 2018|animal transportation|18 Comments

Pets travelling to Spain, then on to Greece via France and Italy

Animalcouriers set off from the UK with five pets travelling to Spain — three cats and two dogs. While in spain we collected three dogs relocating to Italy, which works out perfectly as we head on towards Greece. Fleure and Alex Dynamic duo Fleure and Alex travelled with us from London to Seville. Alex proved to be very confident, while Fleure preferred to keep a wary eye out from the safety of a warm bed. Gorgeous tabby Alex has amazing green eyes Beautiful fluffy Fleure, wrapped up in her own tail You can tell from [...]

By | 2018-01-29T15:24:49+00:00 Monday, January 29, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|21 Comments
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