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Pet News Round-Up: Dog Selfies & Pet Air Travel Trends

Friday, October 2, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Finally, a tool that lets you take the perfect dog selfie.

What not to do when crate training your dog.

Meet funny dog author Jenny Lawson.

Ryanair may start allowing small pets on their planes.

Speaking of... Here are the pet policies for various major airlines.

Finally, check our latest globetrotting pet stories!


Chloe the pug

Have a happy weekend, pets and pet lovers!

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Choosing a Pet Safe Airline for International Cat Travel

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

We purchased tickets on Singapore Airlines thinking that we could put our cats in approved carriers in the cargo hold during the duration of our flight. Unfortunately, we've just discovered that Singapore Airlines will not transport the cats for us.

What airlines will fly cats in the cargo hold from USA to France or Germany? We're having trouble finding the answers online and we don't want to make the mistake of booking another flight where the airline will not allow the...

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Pet Travel Q&A: Rules for EU Pet Travel

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi There,

I was wondering if there is a limit on how many animals we can bring into Germany. We have three small dogs and would like to bring all three. I'm assuming we would be able to bring all three but just want to make sure.




Hi Madison,

Thank you for your question! According to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, up to five pets may be imported into Germany per person, so yes, you will be able to bring your three dogs with you.

We advise following the link above...

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UK Pet Travel Spotlight: Pet Travel to the UK From Unlisted Countries

Monday, September 28, 2015 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

UK Pet Travel Spotlight

In the hopes of making pet travel to the UK a little more manageable, thus far in our UK Pet Travel Spotlight Series we've explored UK Pet Travel FAQs and the finer points of the UK Pet Arrival Process.

There's still more to cover, of course, and in Part Three of our UK Pet Travel Spotlight we'll be taking a look at one of the more confusing aspects of UK pet travel: understanding the rules that apply to various points of departure. The import rules for the UK are different depending on where...

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Incredible Experiences: Two Cats Travel to Canada

Thursday, September 24, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Rocky"My Fur Babies' Quest up North!"

I had moved to northern Alberta in January 2011 and was finally able to bring my cats up around March of 2014.

I had no clue of the process and tried asking around to all two of our airlines about how I go about getting them up here. I never got a straight answer and on a whim went online and searched for help and that's when I stumbled upon PetRelocation.

I couldn't have been happier with my decision to go with them. They answered my calls pretty much every time...

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Tips for Planning Pet Air Travel Within the United States

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi There!

This December we'll be (temporarily) flying from California to Georgia to visit my parents for the holidays. Are there any special requirements I should know about for flying into the state of Georgia with a pet dog? Thanks for your help!



Hi Wyatt,

Thanks for your questions! It's a great idea to start preparing for pet travel well in advance of your departure date.

For pet travel within the United States, your dog will need an up-to-date rabies vaccine and a vet health certificate...

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Incredible Experiences: Motu's Move to Singapore

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Motu's Singapore Relocation"

My heroines! Mandy and Maegan were champs at getting our beloved 12-year-old yellow Labrador relocated to Singapore from Long Beach, CA. 


While researching the process of relocating our dog to Singapore -- strict import standards that require either 10 or 30 days quarantine from dogs arriving from the U.S. (except Hawaii which requires no quarantine) -- I was nervous about the process. Would my dog be stuck on the tarmac in 90 degree heat with no water in her...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Travel Trends in the UK and Beyond

Friday, September 18, 2015 by Pet Travel News

An Air Canada pilot proved how pet friendly the airline is (in a good way).

Pet health: 5 foods to never feed your dog.

Should you take cats on vacation or leave them at home?

This week we kicked of a five part UK Pet Travel Series.

Speaking of the pet friendly UK, here's a new dog friendly hotel option in London.

Here are the latest globetrotting pet stories to come our way.


Evangeline the hamster

Have a happy weekend!

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Incredible Experiences: Sadie's Move to Arizona

Thursday, September 17, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Sadie Reunites With Her Family"

I just want to thank PetRelocation for all they have done for me and my dog.

Sadie is a 5-year-old Chihuahua/pug/terrier mix -- she is too big to be on the plane/under the seat and naturally I was concerned about her being too small to go with the cargo. I am in the military and have been apart from her for 3 years.


She had been living with my parents in Connecticut and I am now stationed in Arizona. Whitney, in sales, helped with all the questions I had and was...

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Pet Travel to Sarawak, Malaysia (It's Tricky)

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Dear PetRelocation,

Hey there! I'm thinking of buying a Pembroke Welsh Corgi from a friend but am quite confused with the shipment details. Is it possible to ship a pet to Sarawak? What are the requirements? And which air carrier should we use?




Hi Paula,

Thank you for your question! We specialize in handling complicated pet moves and would be happy to offer some advice.

A few years ago we safely moved a family's pets to Sarawak and would like to share this overview of the pet import...

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Incredible Experiences: Two Dachshunds Move to England

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"PetRelocation takes the worry out of pet travel!"

I was, like most folks, a bit worried about taking our pets on a long haul flight. They had flown before, but were much younger (they were coming up to their 9th birthday when we flew).

We were in Austin for the winter, so they had already traveled over, but my husband and I still get a bit stressed before we travel with them. The folks at PetRelocation could not have done more to put us at ease.

We first brought Sam and Dave to meet the staff at...

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Are Natural Sedatives Okay for Pet Air Travel?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation team,

We will be relocating from New York to Hong Kong in about a month with our year old Mini Australian Shepherd. He's rather calm in normal situations, but gets a little anxious when he is away from us and in new environments.

Apart from getting him used to his crate before the move, do you recommend any natural calmers that would help keep him relaxed? I know they don't recommend sedating with any actual drugs, but we are looking into Rescue Remedy or something similar.


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Traveling With a Dog From Kenya to the United States

Monday, August 31, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions


I am travelling with my pet for the first time. My husband and I are headed back to America after living in Kenya for some time, we will be bringing back our miniature maltpom (cross between a miniature maltase and Pomeranian )

I have never travelled with a pet before, let alone on such a long journey. A flight from Kenya to California is long for a human, and I can only imagine it for such a small dog.

My questions are as follows...
Does he fly in the cabin with us or with the luggage...

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Pet Travel Between the United States and England

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Dear PetRelocation,

I am planning to move with my dogs from England to Arizona in mid-September. My dogs have passports and they have recently been vaccinated against rabies. I am planning to have then tested for tapeworm before flying.

I would appreciate any advice you could give on any other medical preparation needed or any suggestions for the most animal-friendly airlines.

Warm Regards,


Hi Natalie,

Thank you for your inquiry! Traveling with pets to the United States is a pretty...

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Pet Travel Q&A: Flying Pets Unaccompanied Via Cargo

Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi Dear Expert,

I have two Yorkies that I am planning to move to Taiwan to my sister. I have done every inspection and requirements, but I am having a hard time finding an airline that would ship them.

They all require the owner to fly with them, but I cannot fly with them. My sister will be picking them up in Taiwan. I am wondering if is there any way that I can ship them to Taiwan without me going with them?




Hi Min,

Thank you for your question. Choosing the right airline for your pet...

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PetRelocation Announces August 2015 Office Move

Monday, August 17, 2015 by Core Values

AUSTIN, Texas, August 17, 2015 -- PetRelocation, an international pet travel and pet transportation service provider, has announced that it will be moving its downtown Austin office to a new location effective August 31, 2015.

The address of the new office is 1121 E. 7th St., Austin, TX, 78702. All other contact information, including telephone numbers, will remain the same.

The new location, situated less than a mile east of the previous building, will allow PetRelocation a larger space within...

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Traveling With a Pug to California

Thursday, August 13, 2015 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
I would like to know if any airlines transport pugs in the cargo compartment around Sept. 30. I know that traveling with this breed of pet can be a challenge and I've seen conflicting info in the web.

Any additional information that you can provide is greatly appreciated.


Hi Michael,

Thanks for submitting a question to us. You're correct that pugs can encounter restrictions when it comes to traveling, and we'd be happy to offer some ideas and guidance.

First, we...

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Planning Rabbit Travel to Spain

Thursday, August 6, 2015 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
What are the requirements for taking two healthy vaccinated buns to Spain with us? They are my children and we simply will not move without them. Pets are family and family is forever. Is there quarantine in Spain?

They are my loves.
Thank you,

Hi Kendall,
Thank you for your question! We typically suggest referring to the USDA or the European Commission website when seeking out particular pet import rules. Rabbits are classified as "other live animals" and as you can see...
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Incredible Experiences: Amy & Raven's Move to Hawaii

Thursday, August 6, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Moving to Hawaii!"

We were referred to PetRelocation from a friend who used your services. It was our first time flying our cats by plane and it was a pretty big move. We wanted to ensure that our pets flew safely and were in great hands.

amy the cat

Anytime we called the airlines for any help, they didn't know their own policies and we kept getting different answers. We wanted people who were experts in relocating animals so that we were prepared if original plans didn't happen.

Both Linda and Whitney were...

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Traveling With Pets to the United Kingdom

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions


I would like to get more information about assistance in moving our dogs abroad with us.

My wife and I may be relocating to London, UK sometime in the mid-spring of 2016 for her work and so I can attend law school. We will me moving with two dogs, a corgi and a German shepherd. I have been trying to read the import requirements for pets and quite honestly have become overwhelmed with what to do as far as taking the pups with us!

I want to make sure they arrive safe and sound and have...

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