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How do you move 19 pets from France to England in a hurry?

Courier Huw is just back from helping Emma and Chris move 19 pets from France to England in a hurry. In fact, the couple have 24 pets altogether. The whole family of humans, cats and dogs was relocating from the Montluçon area in central France to Nottingham. Emma admits she is 'full on' with all her pets, and it was out of the question to leave any of them behind. Initially, Emma and Chris planned to transport all the pets themselves, making five separate trips. But when Emma got back to France after the first run, she was so [...]

By |2023-10-12T14:16:06+01:00Thursday, October 12, 2023|pet travel by road|24 Comments

Private pet travel trips from Greece to the UK and from Scotland to Norway

Animalcouriers recently made two private pet travel trips from Greece to the UK and from Scotland to Norway. On a private road trip, one family's pet or pets travel on their own with one of our couriers. A private trip is an alternative to: A scheduled trip, where pets from several families travel at the same time and costs are shared A dedicated trip, which is dedicated to one client's travel dates, and may be shared with a small number of other pets Mack, a dog from Greece to the UK When Danny and Trish were planning their relocation [...]

By |2023-03-09T09:55:24+00:00Thursday, January 19, 2023|Private trip|16 Comments

Dogs, cats and rabbits on the move around Europe

Our couriers recently had the pleasure of transporting dogs, cats and rabbits on the move around Europe. Hebrides, Portland and Henry, 3 pets from Italy to England Black Lab Hebrides, along with canine chum Portland and feline friend Henry, travelled with courier Trevor from Duino in Italy to Kent in England, where William was waiting. Handsome Hebrides and precious Portland ready for the off A closer look at Hebrides Henry looks like he has lots of wisdom to share Iris, a puppy from Italy to England Young Border Collie pup Iris joined us [...]

By |2022-08-03T14:41:29+01:00Tuesday, August 2, 2022|pet travel, pet travel by road|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|23 Comments

Meet British Bulldog Bella — and we’re celebrating 10 years of blogging!

Animalcouriers are celebrating 10 years of blogging. It made us think warmly of all the clients we've got to know, and all the followers and friends we've gained over the past decade. And naturally it prompted us to look back at some of the stories our blogs have told. We were especially struck by the long and complex journeys some pets undertake, and the lengths to which owners go to made sure their pets can relocate wherever the family goes — like Bella, who recently travelled in style from New York to Athens. Bella English Bulldog Bella belongs to Suzanne, [...]

By |2019-06-24T13:45:02+01:00Monday, June 24, 2019|pet transport, pet travel by sea|39 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|22 Comments

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+01:00Monday, 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+01:00Tuesday, 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+01:00Tuesday, March 27, 2018|animal rescue, pet travel by road, pet travel by sea|22 Comments
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