Charles de Gaulle airport

Dogs Posong and Eddie flying from South Korea

A couple of weeks ago courier Trevor collected dogs Posong and Eddie flying from South Korea. These two young hounds were rescued from the streets and have been adopted by new families in the UK. The dogs flew from Seoul to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, where courier Trevor collected them for their onward journey by road and tunnel to the UK. Posong and Eddie on arrival at Charles de Gaulle airport with the volunteer who accompanied them on their flight Friendly Samoyed Posong was pleased to stretch his legs at the first opportunity [...]

By |2024-03-20T15:10:07+00:00Wednesday, March 20, 2024|animal rescue, pet air travel|15 Comments

A round-up of pets on the move around Europe

As we head into Autumn, we thought it was time to catch you up with a round-up of pets on the move around Europe over the summer. From France, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland to Greece, England and Scotland, these dogs, cats and even a hamster are all well travelled. And none more so than the cats in our final story, whose trip took them from Azerbaijan to London by way of Paris. Kitty and Berta, 2 cats from Italy to Scotland Art's gorgeous cats, Kitty and Berta, travelled with us from Rome. We noticed one pet passport was out [...]

By |2023-09-27T18:31:46+01:00Wednesday, September 27, 2023|pet transport|19 Comments

Rescuing dogs from the streets of South Korea

Renata does a fantastic job of rescuing dogs from theĀ streets of South Korea.She originally rescued a dog for herself, but the terribleĀ lives led by these stray dogs drove her to persuade her friends to join her inĀ getting as many ofĀ them off the streets as she can.Renata is very careful in the rehoming of these dogs. SheĀ selects dogs individually for people who apply to help, then completes theĀ entire processĀ herself ā€” from home visits to assisting with introductions andĀ support during the first days.Fortunately, there are kind people in South Korea who offerĀ to accompany the dogs on their flights from South Korea [...]

By |2023-06-05T15:24:04+01:00Thursday, June 1, 2023|animal rescue, channel hopping|24 Comments

Deliveries in Sweden and Denmark, and collections in Germany and France

Just before the end of last year courier Paul made deliveries in Sweden and Denmark, and collections in Germany and France. He headed to Scandinavia with five gorgeous cats on board and returned to the UK with a rabbit and three dogs. One dog had travelled with her owner from Ukraine; the other two flew in to Paris from South Korea. Samantha, Kelly, Julius and Oska, 4 cats from England to Sweden When Sabina returned to Stockholm after more than two years in Surrey, her four splendid pets made the return journey with Animalcouriers. Wide-eyed Samantha [...]

By |2023-01-09T14:30:30+00:00Monday, January 9, 2023|pet travel, Ukrainian pet transport|18 Comments

Pets travelling to and from Greece, Italy, Malta, France, Spain ā€” and Havana

Over recent weeks our couriers have been out and about with pets travelling to and from Greece, Italy, Malta, Spain ā€” and Havana. Tommy, a dog from the UK to Greece Delightful Pug Tommy travelled with courier Shane from Nottingham to Athens. Tommy's trip with us was arranged at the last minute when his owners learned that, being a Pug, Tommy wasn't allowed to fly. But they couldn't bear to leave him behind in London. Like English and French Bulldogs, Boxers, Boston Terriers and some other breeds, Pugs are brachycephalic dogs (or brachy dogs). Their shortened snouts and flattish faces [...]

By |2022-07-04T09:07:26+01:00Tuesday, April 26, 2022|frequent travellers, pet air travel, pet travel|11 Comments

Meeting search and rescue dog Teal at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Animalcouriers met search and rescue dog Teal at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. Teal flew in with Mike from Afghanistan. Teal and Mike were on active duty in Kabul, where they were both blown up and left very shaken. Mike told us he owes his life to Teal. Mike has sponsored Teal's journey to the UK, where Teal will stay at a farm in Wiltshire to recover. They will then decide whether Teal, who is owned by the British Embassy, will retrain or retire. In the meantime, Mike has gone back to work. Mike and Teal at CDG [...]

By |2019-11-26T11:09:22+00:00Tuesday, November 26, 2019|channel hopping|25 Comments

A round-up of recent trips and pet news

Recent trips have seen us transport pets from France and Spain to the UK and from London to Belfast. We also collected UK-bound pets arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. And we were pleased to hear news of Zofi, a recent passenger from Spain. Zak We transported Mini Pomeranian Zak from Antibes to London. He made the same trip with us last year when he was just nine months old, and doesn't seem to have grown any bigger! Cutie Zak is just as much fun to look after as when he was a youngster Besotted owners [...]

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 ā€” aged between six months and a year ā€” 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 byĀ Pointer Rescue ServiceĀ in the UK. Their new homes are in Norwich, [...]

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

Canine airlift from Greece to Paris, then on to the UK by road

Animalcouriers worked with local Greek welfare organisations to help arrange flights to Paris for 10 young dogs and puppies. Couriers J & M drove to Greece; while couriers Mike and Matthew left two otherĀ Animalcouriers vans at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport,Ā before boarding a flight to Athens. Couriers Mike & Matthew then accompanied the dogs on their flight to Athens to Paris, and took them into the UK by road. Meatball and Michu This gorgeous pair of pups were discovered abandoned near a refugee camp in the Ioannina area of northern Greece. They were looked after by Matilda and Veronica, who [...]

By |2017-03-27T15:35:18+01:00Sunday, March 26, 2017|animal rescue, animal shelter, pet air travel|18 Comments

Bespoke trips for Max and Luka; Molly; Barney, Rowan and Tish; and news of another Luka and Poppy

When Alison and Victor relocated to the Dutch city of The Hague from the very top of Scotland, near Thurso, they asked Animalcouriers to help move Max and Luka, their two German Short-haired Pointers. We took the dogs to kennels initially, where they stayed for a few days until the family arrived in The Hague, at which point we delivered Max and Luka to a huge welcome. In the midst of all the packing and general hubbub of the move, the two dogs simply spooned and slept Max and Luka at their new home in the Netherlands [...]

By |2016-10-17T10:49:32+01:00Tuesday, November 10, 2015|bespoke trips, reunited, updates from previous passengers|32 Comments
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