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Singapore Pet Travel Spotlight: Living in Singapore With Pets

Thursday, May 12, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

Singapore Pet Travel Spotlight Part Five

To finish up our Singapore Pet Travel Spotlight, we're pausing to take a look at a very important (and maybe the most exciting) aspect of the pet relocation process: what happens after the move!

Once you've completed the travel process and your pet is home from Singapore quarantine, it'll be time to settle in. Not only will you need to figure out the basics (food, supplies, a veterinarian), you can also look forward to having fun in one of the most pet friendly cities in the world.

Singapore is...

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Pet Air Travel Investigation: Is Cargo Travel Safe?

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by Pet Travel News

henry with his travel crateCargo or cabin? Ground transportation or excess baggage? One of the most common and emotionally charged questions we receive is about how pets travel.

Many people are surprised to find out that PetRelocation recommends cargo travel for pets, but in our experience the more you learn about how air cargo transportation works, the clearer it becomes that this really is the best option for your most precious passengers.

As you research the safest pet travel options, here's a look at the facts about pet...

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Pet Travel Spotlight: 5 Myths about Pet Travel to Singapore

Thursday, May 5, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

singapore pet travel spotlight part four

If you've been following along with our Singapore Pet Travel Series, you've learned about Sembawang Animal Quarantine Station, Singapore FAQs, and how to travel smoothly during the busy summer or holiday season.

In our latest installment, we examine some of the most common misconceptions about this relocation process. There's quite a bit of misinformation out there, so let's clear up a few myths about pet travel to Singapore!

Myth #1: All pets must undergo a 30 day quarantine upon arrival in...

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Pet Relocation Spotlight: Holiday & Summer Singapore Pet Travel

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

singapore pet travel spotlight part three

Congratulations on your upcoming move to Singapore! To help clear up any questions about the relocation process, thus far in our Singapore Pet Travel Spotlight series we've discussed the frequently asked questions of pet travelers and took a close look at the details of Singapore's pet quarantine requirements.

As we continue on, we'll now review some of the factors that can make importing pets to Singapore surprisingly tricky -- namely planning a pet relocation when high volume or office closures...

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Pet Travel Spotlight: Singapore Pet Quarantine Rules & Advice

Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

singapore pet travel spotlight part two

In Part Two of PetRelocation's Singapore Spotlight Series, we take a close look at one of the most challenging aspects of moving pets here: Singapore pet quarantine.

Does your dog or cat need to go to quarantine upon arrival in Singapore? If so, for how long? What are the conditions like? Read on for our top Singapore animal quarantine tips, and if you're ready to get started building your pet's move plan, contact us to set up a consultation.

Singapore Pet Quarantine Requirements

As we discussed in...

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"Can my bird travel to Australia?"

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

I wanted to take my bird with me to Australia, and I have no idea how to do it. I don't even know where to start when it comes to doing stuff like getting permission for importing my bird to Australia.

Can you please give me a good answer?

Thank you,
Jeevi

 

Hi Jeevi,

Thank you for your question! Unfortunately birds cannot be brought into Australia from Thailand at this time due to the country's strict biosecurity rules. (You may have heard about the trouble Amber Heard and Johnny...

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How to Ship a Dog Safely From Kenya to the United States

Friday, April 15, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

To Whom It May Concern,

I will be relocating from Nairobi, Kenya to the US next month and want to bring my dog (2 year old miniature poodle). She is 11 kg and thus is not able to go in the cabin, unfortunately. I am very stressed about her safety as she has never traveled before and it is a long trip. The only flight available is KLM (Nairobi to Amsterdam), a three hour layover, and then Delta (Amsterdam to US).

I am concerned about the Delta leg of the flight, as the reviews online are not very...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Travel Updates & Dogs on TV

Friday, April 1, 2016 by Pet Travel News

Meet Catie, one of our savvy Pet Relocation Consultants.

United has teamed with a therapy dog program for #UnitedPaws.

Animal Planet is launching a new show called Life of Dogs.

Watch this rescue dog fly a plane.

Peruse the latest pet travel questions submitted to us.

Globetrotting pet stories are the best.

 

valentino

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Employee Profile: Catie, Pet Relocation Consultant

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by Core Values

catieThe Sales Consultants of PetRelocation are quick on their feet. Not only do they need be prepared to discuss pet travel logistics for dogs, cats, birds and other family pets looking to travel all over the world, they must also stay up to date with constantly changing and often complicated pet travel rules and requirements.

In her time at the company, Catie has helped hundreds of pets travel safely in order to be reunited with their families, and not only does she plan smart, low-stress...

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Incredible Experiences: Ziva's Journey From Texas to Ireland

Thursday, March 24, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"A Dachshund From Texas Comes to Ireland"

I was extremely worried about Ziva travelling from Texas to Ireland - I have made the trip many times and it's a long flight.

Ziva


PetRelocation was amazing. They let me know that she would have pit stops at the layover and I was able to track her journey. You get personal emails and you can tell they love animals.

We opted to have PetRelocation provide the crate and padding, which they sent along with advice on how to get her well used to it before her long...

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ISO Compatible Microchips for Pet Travel to the European Union

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

Microchips can be an understandably confusing part of pet travel, so we've put together a few frequently asked questions to help clear up the most misunderstood aspects of this requirement.

Does my pet need an ISO Compatible Microchip to enter the European Union?

If you’ve looked into any pet import regulations for a country within the EU, chances are you’ve heard the term “ISO compatible” alongside rules relating to microchips. Does that mean you definitely need one if you’re moving your pet to...

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PetRelocation Employee Profile: Amy, Senior Departmental Assistant

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by Core Values

amyEvery workplace is different, but we like to think that PetRelocation is truly one of a kind. Not only is the work we do -- safely moving pets around the world -- unique and challenging, the people here are hard working, come from a variety of backgrounds, and are equally dedicated to pets and their owners.

In our latest employee spotlight, meet Amy. Amy (who is originally from England, by the way) has worn a few different hats here at the company and has made many important contributions...

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Incredible Experiences: Bear's Relocation From Korea to the United States

Monday, February 15, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

bear"Welcome to the United States, Bear!!!"

Bear came about through my husband John. A co-worker of John's could not bring Bear to the United States as he was too young, so John became his new owner.

John and I have discussed bringing Bear to the states when it was time to. So John looked up several companies that transported animals and he chose PetRelocation, what an AWESOME company!!!!

We worked with Jon and Kelcey and they truly care for the animals. We were sent the timeline of where Bear would be...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Travel Highlights & Puppy Bowl Talk

Friday, February 5, 2016 by Pet Travel News

Pet Move of the Month: meet Peaches the Wonder Pit, Finley and Charlie!

Who's excited for the Puppy Bowl this weekend?!

Here's the latest 'pets on trains' update.

Not your usual emotional support animal: find out more about this turkey on a plane.

Pet behavior: why you should let sleeping dogs lie.

 

roo

Have a great weekend!

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Pet Move of the Month: Peaches, Finley and Charlie's Move to Georgia

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

peachesOur featured pet move this month will introduce you to a true pet lover. Jen is the pet parent to Peaches (a Pit Bull, therapy dog, and cancer survivor), Finley (a three-legged Golden Retriever) and Charlie (a cool cat who recently lost a few pounds in order to be healthy enough to travel), and she has fostered over 200 animals.

Jen has also traveled with pets before this move from Arizona to Georgia and has learned a lot about what it takes to make the process easier, and she was kind enough to...

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How to Plan Safe Pet Travel to Hawaii

Monday, January 18, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

dogs in hawaiiThough it's relatively simple to bring pets into the United States from other countries and it's downright easy to go from one state to another, there is one exception that sometimes presents a challenge for pet travelers: Hawaii.

Because it's an island with stricter import laws (it's the only rabies-free US state), bringing pets to Hawaii requires a few extra steps.

Essentially, Hawaii has a "quarantine law" in place, but this doesn't necessarily mean your pet must be quarantined upon arrival.

If...

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North America Pet Travel Spotlight: Pet Travelers Share Their Stories

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

north america spotlight

Thanks for following along with our North America Pet Travel Spotlight! Now that we've covered the finer points of North America and domestic United States pet travel by discussing cargo travel, breed restrictions, and more, it's time to take a look at some real life examples of success. 

Find out what these pet travelers had to say after they completed their moves -- their stories will hopefully illustrate that the hard work of planning a pet move is well worth it once your pet is home safe with...

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PetRelocation Employee Profile: Kristian, Senior Accounting Specialist

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by Core Values

kristianNot everyone at PetRelocation is directly involved with arranging pet move logistics, but each team member, in some way, helps to provide our clients with an incredible experience.

Kristian, a Senior Accounting Specialist here at the company (she was recently promoted -- congrats, Kristian!), is deeply involved in the activities of the company and helps each move happen behind the scenes.

Read on to find out more about Kristian and her time at PetRelocation.

Why did you decide to apply to...

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Incredible Experiences: Roscoe's Move From the US to the UK

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

RoscoeWe love post move updates from our clients! Here's a note Roscoe's owners sent us after their pet move to the UK:

Wanted to share a quick update on Roscoe...

After almost one month in London, Roscoe's transition from the US to UK has been seamless.

From the pickup to collection from animal reception, Roscoe was in good hands, which has made it easy for him to adjust to his new life in London.

He's now enjoying lots of long walks and adventures with the family. He loves it here and we are thankful...

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"Should I Drive or Fly My Pet Across The Country?"

Monday, December 21, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi there,

Do you provide ground transportation travel for animals moving within the United States? We do not want to fly our dog.

Thanks so much!
Briana

 

Hi Briana,

Thanks, great question! We do not provide ground transportation ourselves, but we do have recommendations for you.

1. You can search online for ground transport options (we recommend IPATA.org as a source for finding reputable agents).

2. You can reconsider. Many pet owners are naturally averse to the idea of air cargo travel for their...

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