pet travel

Catching up with some of our first post-Brexit pet travellers

It's time to catch you up on some of our first post-Brexit pet travellers to continental Europe, the US and the Cayman Islands. We've also been busy on the road in the UK with puppies and a cat. Tiger and Jezebel, 2 dogs from the UK to the Netherlands Lovely Tiger and Jezebel were our two first pet passengers post Brexit. They travelled with us from the UK to the Hague to rejoin Jonathan and family who've relocated. Jonathan wrote to say: "Thank you so much for the excellent service you and the team have provided! Very happy with how [...]

By |2021-02-17T10:48:43+00:00Wednesday, February 17, 2021|Brexit, pet travel, puppies|8 Comments

Behind the scenes at Animalcouriers — keeping pets on the move

Now that we've turned the page on the challenging year that was 2020, we thought we'd give you a sneak peak behind the scenes at Animalcouriers. It's also an opportunity for our directors to give a shout out to the whole team, who've shown phenomenal dedication, creativity and even courage to keep pets on the move. Our office team. When Covid struck, our office team — Lesley, Theresa and Natalie — had to become used to working from home. They've worked flat out, dealing with an increase in enquiries that often finds them at their desks in the evenings and [...]

By |2021-01-02T16:04:37+00:00Saturday, January 2, 2021|Covid-19, pet travel, red tape|22 Comments

A trip to Berlin with cats and a dog

We recently made a trip to Berlin with cats on their way to rejoin their owners. Having delivered them safely, we rounded up our passengers for their journeys to the UK. We have to say, the names of all the pets on this trip were some of the best! Edgar and Loki, 2 cats from the UK to Germany Having started their journey in Manchester, Carolina's delightful feline duo travelled with us to Berlin and a happy reunion. A warm welcome for Edgar and Loki Rascal and Mischief, 2 cats from Berlin to London We were pleased to [...]

By |2020-11-19T11:59:12+00:00Thursday, November 19, 2020|pet travel by road|25 Comments

Pet travel trips with dogs, cats, cockatiels and a rabbit

Courier Ricardo has been out and about, making a number of pet travel trips with dogs, cats, cockatiels and a rabbit to France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Here you can meet some of his passengers. Mary and Mungo, 2 cats from the UK to Italy This duo of cats belong to Corinne, who's relocated to sunny Monte Urano in Italy. Passing by Mont Blanc Bonded pair Mary and Mungo A warm welcome for Mary and Mungo at their new Italian home Chicco, a dog from Milan to London Darling Chicco joined us in Milan, [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:29:58+00:00Wednesday, November 11, 2020|animal transportation, pet travel|15 Comments

To Germany and the Nordics with cats and dogs

Courier J and M recently made a round trip to Germany and the Nordics with cats and dogs on board, with a stop-off in the Netherlands on the way home. George and Caillou, 2 cats from Somerset to Germany Lucie has taken up a research job at the University of Bremen. We collected her beloved cats, George and Caillou, from Somerset, where Lucie's parents have been taking care of them. Like all cats, they were wary but curious about their new surroundings It wasn't long before they started to explore! Bonnie, a dog from Scotland to [...]

By |2020-10-14T13:46:59+01:00Wednesday, October 14, 2020|pet transport, pet travel by road|22 Comments

Tandem trips to France, Spain and Portugal

With many pets' trips having been held up owing to the pandemic, we had couriers setting off in two vans on tandem trips heading to France, Spain and Portugal. Courier Glenn headed straight off, while couriers Ricardo and Paul made an early detour to the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey. To Jersey with puppies We took the ferry from Poole to Jersey, where we delivered two puppies to their families. Leaving Poole harbour Approaching St Helier port, Jersey. In the distance you can see Elizabeth Castle, which dates back to the 16th century. This [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:35:06+01:00Monday, September 28, 2020|pet transport|25 Comments

Meet pets who travelled with us in July and August

Join us today to meet pets who travelled with us in July and August between the UK and mainland Europe. While couriers J and M made the return journey to Scandinavia, couriers Paul and Ricardo travelled around in more southerly parts of Europe. Here are some of the delightful pet passengers who kept them company. Kashi and Diego, 2 dogs from Singapore to Portugal via Paris Kashi and Diego flew from Singapore to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, where courier Ricardo collected them for their onward journey to owners Rebecca and Nick in Cascais in Portugal. Once the dogs were [...]

By |2020-09-16T15:36:55+01:00Friday, September 11, 2020|frequent travellers, pet transport|29 Comments

Journey to the UK with pets from the Nordics

When couriers J and M were ready to start their return journey to the UK with pets from the Nordics, the first passenger on board was adorable Cocker Spaniel Eva from Finland. She was soon joined by more gorgeous dogs and cats, as well as a delightful pair of guinea pigs. Our hotel in Finland offered appropriate entertainment for its guests! Eva, a dog from Finland to Wiltshire At just eight months old, American Cocker Spaniel Eva is already a champion. Her journey from Ylamylly in Finland was delayed by pandemic-related travel restrictions, but young Eva was finally [...]

By |2020-08-26T14:26:43+01:00Wednesday, August 26, 2020|pet transport|22 Comments

Pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece

Couriers Glenn and Ainslie travelled with pet passengers from the UK to Italy and Greece, with a brief stop-off in France. A few days later Courier Mike set off for Naples to collect pets bound for the UK and Belgium. Ernie and Barney, two dogs from London to France Adorable Pugs Ernie and Barney, who belong to Ramzi, were our first delivery, travelling with us from London to Grasse in France. Ramzi's mum was waiting to welcome Barney and Ernie to Grasse Tractor, a cat from the UK to Bologna Gorgeous tabby cat Tractor (what a great name!) [...]

By |2020-08-06T17:27:10+01:00Thursday, August 6, 2020|pet transport|15 Comments

To Scandinavia with cats and dogs on board

Couriers J and M set off on a trip to Scandinavia with cats and dogs on board travelling from England and Wales to Denmark and Sweden. Kevin, a dog from London to Denmark Charming mini-Schnauzer Kevin belongs to Karin and her husband, who were finally able to travel to Copenhagen once lockdown was lifted. She asked us to bring Kevin to her as soon as they were settled in their lovely riverside apartment. Kevin shows off his hipster beard A joyous reunion for Kevin with his owners Maud, a cat from Bristol to Denmark A last-minute [...]

By |2020-07-30T17:30:04+01:00Thursday, July 30, 2020|pet transport|18 Comments
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