on the road with Animalcouriers

on the road with Animalcouriers

Return trip from Greece with nine dogs on board

Once Courier Richard had seen Pasha, Laki, Boz, Blue and Coco settled in at Chris's Animal Hotel, in Athens, he handed over to couriers J and M for the return trip from Greece with nine dogs on board. Among them are a number of holiday romances heading to new homes in the UK. Glyfada market Couriers J and M had time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Glyfada market before meeting their passengers. A nifty way to display bananas Locally produced herbs and honey Splendid aubergines and oranges No Greek market would [...]

By |2019-06-14T08:46:29+01:00Thursday, June 13, 2019|animal rescue|30 Comments

To Greece with a family of five pets en route to Turkey

Courier Richard set off from the UK with a family of five pets en route to Turkey. He collected the three dogs and two cats in London, then made his way with them to Greece via France and Italy. In Athens he delivered them to Christine at Chris's Animal Hotel, where they'll stay until their owners catch up and complete the journey to Turkey. Pasha, Laki, Boz, Blue and Coco This trio of Anatolian Shepherd Dogs — dad Pasha, mum Laki and daughter Boz — are the strongest, yet gentlest, giants you could wish to meet. Cats Blue and Coco [...]

By |2019-06-12T18:13:56+01:00Wednesday, June 12, 2019|pet transport|20 Comments

Channel hopping and a short trip to France

During May a number of our couriers were on the road, including Richard and Paul doing channel hopping and a short trip to France respectively. Sammy Gorgeous puss Sammy and owner Julia, a recent law graduate, drove for six hours to New York's JFK airport. By the time they landed at Paris Charles de Gaulle, courier Richard was a welcome sight. He drove Sammy and Julia through the Channel Tunnel to London, where they were reunited with Julia's husband AJ. Handsome Sammy was in good spirits despite his long journey A happy London reunion for Julia and [...]

By |2019-06-10T14:06:06+01:00Monday, June 10, 2019|animal transportation, channel hopping|20 Comments

A trip through Germany to Scandinavia

Animalcouriers is nearing the end of a trip through Germany to Scandinavia and back. We've met a wonderful assortment of pets on this trip — a puppy, several cats, a parrot, a rabbit and 10 rodents! Not to mention their delightful owners and families. Auraura and Jules Adorable Cockerpoo puppy Auraura made her way with us from West Wales to Steinalben in Germany to join excited new owners Sarah and family. Auraura arrived with her sibling, Jules, whose new home is in Grand Cayman. Auraura and her sibling have matching cute noses Calm traveller Auraura [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:03:52+01:00Friday, May 17, 2019|pet travel by road|25 Comments

Pets flying to Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore

As well as our regular road routes all over Europe, Animalcouriers organises flights and paperwork for pets flying to destinations further afield. Here's a round-up of some of the pets we've helped reach their faraway homes over the past few months. Alfie We collected Rhodesian Ridgeback pup Alfie in Edinburgh and brought him south to stay with couriers M and L, ahead of his BA flight from London Heathrow to Grand Cayman. Nails were bitten to the quick as his rabies blood test got held up in the Christmas post. It turned up at the 11th hour, so he was [...]

By |2019-04-26T18:34:36+01:00Friday, April 26, 2019|pet air travel, pet transport|32 Comments

A round-up of trips to, and between, France, Portugal and Spain

Courier Mike recently made a trip to Provence in the south of France with regular passenger Oscar; and another to Portugal with dogs belonging to two families. Courier Mike flew home from Portugal, handing over the van to couriers J and M to transport a family of 18 cats and a dog relocating from Spain to France. Oscar Much loved Oscar belongs to David and James, who split their time between Londonderry and Provence. This splendid little chap broke his journey by homeboarding with courier J. He proved to be the perfect houseguest! Oscar helping out in [...]

By |2019-04-26T18:13:05+01:00Tuesday, April 23, 2019|home boarding, pet transport, pet travel by road|33 Comments

Pets travelling to and from Italy and Greece

Animalcouriers are on their way back from a trip with pets travelling to and from Italy and Greece. Courier Richard made the journey out, then handed over to couriers J and M for the homeward leg. Bianco and Pardo Adorable black-and-white cats Bianco and Pardo belong to Elena. As well as looking alike, the cats have similarly playful and friendly natures, and it was a pleasure to have them on board for the journey from London to the Italian city of Bologna. Pardo, whose distinguishing mark is a black dot on his chin Bianco's feature is a [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:38:36+01:00Thursday, April 11, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by road|24 Comments

Pets travelling from Portugal and Spain to the UK

Couriers J and M flew out to take over from courier Paul, to collect pets travelling from Portugal and Spain to the UK. Lucas Handsome ginger-tabby-and-white Lucas belongs to Ana, who's swapped Lousa in Portugal for Nottinghamshire. We collected Lucas from Katia, a vet nurse who's been taking care of him since Ana went on ahead. Big softie Luca saying good morning Abbey Friendly Bichon-Westie cross Abbey is the beloved pet of June, who checks in with us regularly to find out how Abbey is doing. Well, Abbey travelled like a pro! Her journey took her from Lisbon [...]

By |2019-04-05T09:27:09+01:00Friday, April 5, 2019|animal transportation, frequent travellers|20 Comments

Pets from Bahrain to Scotland; and from the UK to southern Europe

Courier Richard delivered a family of pets from Bahrain to their new home in Scotland. On the way back, he collected a new set of passengers who joined our trip to southern Europe with courier Paul. Filbert, Lulwa, Nikki, Weasel and George Parakeet Filbert flew in from Bahrain ahead of his housemates (a dog and three cats). All five pets are Bahrain rescues who live happily together. Filbert homeboarded with Animalcouriers for a short while before heading off to be reunited with the rest of the family in Edinburgh. Fine feathered fellow Filbert There was so much [...]

From Spain and France with eight dogs

While couriers J and M travelled to Scandinavia, couriers Richard and Paul were making their way back from Spain and Portugal with eight dogs on board. Holly, Stanley, Harvey and Ricco Sarah has relocated from Valencia in Spain to Bedfordshire. Her four canine guardians travelled with us to join her. Stanley, the biggest of the four and leader of the pack Senior member Holly, 14 years young Handsome hound Harvey We love the ears of Chihuahua cross Ricco Sarah's dogs delighted to be reunited with her, despite the hailstorm that greeted [...]

By |2019-03-27T19:28:55+00:00Wednesday, March 27, 2019|pet transport, reunited|22 Comments