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Wending our way back to the UK with pets from Spain and Portugal

Having delivered our Spain-bound passengers, our two sets of couriers set about collecting pets from Spain and Portugal who are heading to the UK. Dany Couriers M and Paul drove into Portugal, where their first stop was Praia de Luz to collect West Highland Terrier Dany. This cute and friendly little girl has been on holiday with her owner Angelica, and both are now on their way back to Middlesex. A goodbye cuddle for Dany from Angelica — they'll soon be back together Bertie In Lagos we met Bertie the Pug. After 13 years in sunny Portugal, Hannah [...]

By |2018-06-18T19:01:38+00:00Monday, June 18, 2018|pet transport, pet travel by road|17 Comments

Recent UK relocations: three cats and a dog

As well as taking pets to and from mainland Europe, Animalcouriers also transports pets within the UK — here's news of recent UK relocations involving three cats and a dog. Rafa Handsome Rafa travelled with us from Wimbledon in London to rejoin owner Sass in Truro, Cornwall. Sass wrote to say: "Thank you all for taking such good care of Rafa for me. I thought your management and the way you stayed in touch was fantastic and professional. Although I couldn’t wait to be reunited with him, I was in no doubt that he was in excellent hands and I [...]

By |2018-06-12T09:35:44+00:00Tuesday, June 12, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road|14 Comments

Travelling from Sweden with a Persian and a Husky cross

Animalcouriers travelled from Sweden with a Persian and a Husky cross. Persian cat Thaiss swapped Luleå for London, while Husky/Malamute cross Oskar moved from Malmö to Cork in Ireland. The overnight ferry to Malmö passes under the 16km-long Oresund Bridge, which links Denmark and Sweden Thaiss At Arlanda, Stockholm's airport, we caught up with Elin and her friend who'd travelled south from Luleå with handsome Persian puss, Thaiss, who belongs to Talal and Mirian. Thaiss is a veteran traveller: he travels on a Spanish passport and has spent many holidays in the US. No wonder he travels as [...]

Cats and dogs relocating from Greece to the UK

Couriers Marc and Matthew travelled with a fine passenger list of cats and dogs relocating from Greece to the UK. Zorro, Spots and Stripes This splendid feline trio belong to Edith — the whole family has swapped the island of Lesvos for Deal, in Kent. Spots not too keen to show his face The well-named Stripes Jose We collected Labrador cross Jose from Giorgos in Athens. He travelled with us to join Nancy in Cardiff. Handsome hound Jose Here he is, all settled in for the trip Bizoux Bizoux, a Griffon, is [...]

By |2018-03-27T11:44:45+00:00Tuesday, March 27, 2018|animal rescue, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|22 Comments

Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece, here we come

Concurrent Animalcouriers trips to Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece are underway, with cats, dogs and a rabbit heading to a variety of destinations. Fluffy Gorgeous Fluffy belongs to Michelle and her husband, who live in Tarifa — about as far south in Spain as you can get. One day, young Fluffy got out of the garden and went for a wander. She was lucky enough to be found by Kathy and Adrian between Tarifa and Algeciras — so she'd gone for quite a long wander! Concerned for her safety, Kathy and Adrian decided to take her home with them [...]

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+00:00Monday, March 5, 2018|pet passport, pet transport, pet travel by road|26 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+00:00Tuesday, 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+00:00Wednesday, February 14, 2018|animal rescue, pet transport, pet travel by road|22 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+00:00Sunday, 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+00:00Saturday, February 3, 2018|animal transportation, pet travel by road|20 Comments

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