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Transporting cats, dogs, guinea pigs and budgerigars

Courier Gwen recently transported cats, dogs, guinea pigs and budgerigars. A large and varied pet family relocated from the Wirral to Scotland; while moving to England were a cat from Berlin and two dogs from the Netherlands. A dog, 3 cats, 2 guinea pigs and 3 budgies from England to Scotland The Woods family are living their dream in the Highlands of Scotland, having relocated from the Wirral. They needed an extended transport for their many beloved pets so they could make the move calmly and be ready to welcome the animals to their new Scottish home. So courier [...]

By |2024-07-12T13:47:52+01:00Friday, July 12, 2024|pet transport, pet travel by sea|4 Comments

Northern Europe trips with cats and dogs

Couriers Trevor and Huw made northern Europe trips with cats and dogs. Five cats travelled between the UK and Germany with courier Trevor, while courier Huw collected dogs travelling from Romania and Poland. 5 cats travelling between the UK and Germany Deliciously named Miso and Kimchi relocated from south London to Berlin to rejoin their owner. Meanwhile, exotically named Bandido and Tarambana moved from Hamburg to London, and Mae travelled with us from Munich to London. Gorgeous Kimchi, who was very inquisitive throughout the trip Splendid Miso, a little warier than Kimchi on the journey [...]

By |2024-07-03T18:05:40+01:00Wednesday, July 3, 2024|animal transportation|4 Comments

32 red kite chicks fly from the UK to Spain

Animalcouriers recently had the good fortune to be help 32 red kite chicks fly from the UK to Spain. The move was part of an ongoing conservation project between the two countries to boost the bird's numbers in Spain. It's not the first time we've helped move raptors — we've worked with red kites before and also with ospreys. As we've done for previous raptor moves, we provided the flight boxes, which were fitted out to give keep the birds calm and protect the chicks' wings and feathers from possible damage as they moved around. We moved the red kite chicks in [...]

By |2024-06-24T10:46:09+01:00Monday, June 24, 2024|wild bird air travel|16 Comments

Transporting a cat to Italy and bringing two dogs to Scotland

Courier Gwen made a trip transporting a cat to Italy and bringing two dogs to Scotland. Lovely Bella travelled from Sheffield to Tuscany; while gorgeous Broty and Max made the journey from Viterbo to Dundee. Bella, a cat from England to Italy Courier Ricardo collected beautiful kitty Bella from her owner Diana in Sheffield. Having organised Bella's animal health certificate (AHC), he handed her over to courier Gwen for her journey to the Tuscany region of Italy. Such a shiny jet-black cat Bella had a lovely roomy bedroom in our van… …with scenic views [...]

By |2024-04-11T14:58:04+01:00Thursday, April 11, 2024|animal transportation, pet travel by road|18 Comments

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

Pets travelling from England to Austria and the Czech Republic

Courier Gwen made a trip with pets travelling from England to Austria and the Czech Republic, returning via Italy and Belgium. Tau and Leelu, 2 cats from the UK to Austria We picked up Andrea's gorgeous Maine Coon cats, Tau and Leelu, from our boarding partner and collected their Animal Health Certificates (AHC) from our nearby government vet. The cats travelled with us from London to the Steiermark area of Austria, where Andrea was eagerly awaiting their arrival. Leelu (L) and Tau (R). A magnificent duo, who settled in well for the trip. We stopped for [...]

By |2024-02-26T11:29:13+00:00Monday, February 26, 2024|intra-EU pet travel, pet transport|19 Comments

Duke from the US, Mia from the Czech Republic

Meet our first pet passengers of 2024, Labradoodle Duke from the US, Mia from the Czech Republic, and Skye and Tilian from Italy. Duke, a dog from the US to the UK Duke's owner, Sydney, relocated from Denver in the US to Birmingham in the UK to take up a new post. Our role was to source Duke's airfreight out of Denver, meet him on arrival at London Heathrow Airport, and drive him up to Birmingham. Everything was going swimmingly until we heard there was a problem with Duke's plane, meaning his departure was delayed by 24 hours. Sydney's [...]

By |2024-01-17T10:40:32+00:00Wednesday, January 17, 2024|pet air travel, pet travel by road|19 Comments

Transport for a Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey

Towards the end of last year, Animalcouriers organised transport for a Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey. We also collected five Siberian kittens from Spain, heading to their new owners in the UK; and took two Savannah kittens from England to Italy. Setter puppy from the UK to Guernsey This delightful puppy was a surprise gift for Geoff from his partner Dani and a new addition to their family of Setters and Chihuahuas. In the winter, there are limited transport options from the UK to the Channel Islands, so we organised for the puppy to fly from the [...]

By |2024-01-10T10:47:58+00:00Wednesday, January 10, 2024|pet air travel, pet travel by road|11 Comments

Catch up on end-of-year pet travels in Europe

To wish you all a happy new year, let's catch up on end-of-year pet travels in Europe. Pets travelling between the UK, Spain and Portugal We headed to Spain with gorgeous Rhodesian Ridgeback Shelby for owner Dee, and delightful Shar Pei Tori for owner Dani. On the way back to the UK, we collected Caroline's lovely Cocker Spaniel Nina (a returning client) and Persian cat Peppa, travelling to join John's family. Dee and Shelby reunited in Valencia — it was hard to tell who was more excited! Dani and Tori overjoyed on meeting up near Madrid [...]

By |2024-01-04T10:28:45+00:00Thursday, January 4, 2024|pet transport|13 Comments

An end-of-year trip to seasonally snowy Scandinavia

Courier Gwen made an end-of-year trip to seasonally snowy Scandinavia to meet three dogs and a cat travelling just in time for Christmas. Ilona, a dog from Sweden to Spain Gorgeous German Shepherd Dog Ilona belongs to Andreas and Andrea. Ilona joined us in Stockholm for her journey to Spain. Courier Gwen transported her as far as France, where courier Trevor took over for her onward journey to Barcelona. Andreas gave Ilona a proper send-off in cold and snowy Stockholm Ilona overnighting in Nyköping, Sweden Enjoying a walk in Denmark Getting ready [...]

By |2023-12-31T15:36:51+00:00Wednesday, December 20, 2023|pet transport|20 Comments
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