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Pet Travel Story: Ramona's Move to California

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

DogIncredible Experiences: Dog Transport From Mexico to the US

We recently helped Ramona, a beautiful Labrador Retriever, move from Mexico to California, and when Relocation Coordinator Kelcey checked in to see how she was doing after the trip, Ramona was kind enough to send along this fantastic update!

Hi hoomans!

My name is Ramona and I just moved to Los Angeles, California from Mexico City. This is the story of my relocation.

A few months ago, my pawrents told me we were going to move to another...

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Pet Move of the Month: Tipsy and Misty's International Adventure

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

CatIncredible Experiences: Cat Transport to Brazil

Life can be unpredictable, but one thing is always certain: everything is better when your pets are by your side. That's how we feel here at PetRelocation and that's how our clients feel -- Tipsy and Misty's owners included.

These two kitties recently moved from New Zealand to Brazil when their parents had a change in life plans, and we're happy to report the family is back together and doing great.

Read more about Misty and Tipsy's move!

What brought...

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Pet Travel Video: Rosalee's Journey to Singapore

Monday, February 6, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Incredible Experiences: Home Is Where Your Pet Is

Recently we helped a sweet Yorkie named Rosalee move from New York to Singapore, and her talented owner perfectly captured all the emotions involved with their relocation in a beautiful video called "Home to Home."

Enjoy the video below, and join us in thanking Rosalee and her devoted owner for sharing their incredible experience with us!

"Join us for Rosalee’s first adventure – the agony of separation, the joy of reuniting, and the answer to the...

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Pet Travel Story: Ellie's Transport to the UK

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

DogIncredible Experiences: Ellie's Move Across the Pond

When we got serious about moving our dog, Ellie, abroad with us, a friend recommended PetRelocation.

Previously, I had visions of doing the work necessary to get Ellie over here myself. From my initial contact(s) with Jon, a consultant at PetRelocation, through the many conversations held with Katy, our dedicated Relocation Coordinator, the fact that I was not doing this alone was evident and oh so reassuring.

The task is complicated and complex,...

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Pet Move of the Month: Two Dogs Retire to Nevada

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

two dogs with their ownerIncredible Experiences: Brick and Major's Happy Reunion

A few weeks ago we helped Brick and Major move from Hawaii to Nevada with their family, and when we received the first post-reunion update from their mom, we knew they'd make a great Pet Move of the Month.

It was late December and Monique's email said it all: "Brick and Major are in their new home -- HAPPY as can be. So awesome! Thank you so much from the very bottom of my heart... this is the best holiday gift I have ever received!"

Here's...

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Bringing Cats to New Zealand: Malai & Chandi's Pet Travel Story

Monday, January 16, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

two catsIncredible Experiences: Malai & Chandi's New Zealand Move

When we decided to move to New Zealand, leaving the cats behind was not an option. So, I started researching what was required to make their relocation possible. We were lucky to find PetRelocation during our online search, and even luckier that they happened to be based in Austin.

I gave PetRelocation a call, and discussed the process in detail with them. Paul was quite knowledgeable on the process, and gave good advice on what needed to...

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Pet Travel Story: Arranging Cat Transport to New Zealand

Monday, January 9, 2017 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Incredible Experiences: "Two Cats Moved to the Opposite Side of the World"

PetRelocation took one of the most stressful things we could imagine -- moving our two timid, indoor cats from New York to New Zealand -- and made it by far the easiest part of our migration.

cat

With regular updates and clear instructions, there was no point where I was unsure what needed to be done or what condition our pets were in. They over-delivered every step of the way, and our kitties not only survived the move, but...

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Pet Travel Story: Titan and Turtle to Australia and Back

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Turtle and TitanIncredible Experiences: Two Doxies' International Travels

Turtle and Titan's parents were so happy after their move that they both shared their stories with us! Here they are:

"Turtle and Titan's World Adventure"

My husband and I moved to Sydney last year where we had intended to stay for 2+ years. We would not consider moving without making sure our dogs could come with us.

I quickly found navigating the Australia pet transportation waters by yourself is an impossible task.

We were very concerned...

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Pet Travel Story: Alli The Globetrotting Cat

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

AlliIncredible Experiences: Alli's Texas Homecoming

This was the second move for Alli that PetRelocation has coordinated for us and both times were smooth, seamless, and great experiences! 

The second move happened in literally two weeks time to get everything coordinated moving from Jakarta, Indonesia to Houston, TX and it was incredibly smooth and seamless even though I was in Houston and my husband was in Jakarta trying to get our cat ready to move. 

Thank you to Kelcey and every other employee who...

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Pet Travel Story: Remi's Australia Relocation

Monday, December 19, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Remi the Golden Retriever in AustraliaIncredible Experiences: Remi's Move to Australia

When my job asked me to relocate to Australia, I quickly became overwhelmed by all of the things I needed to do to get my new puppy to be able to come with.

After researching several different relocation companies, I chose PetRelocation due to the great reviews, timely response to our initial inquiry, and competitive pricing.

Linda from PetRelocation significantly simplified the process every step of the way and made it very clear what we needed to...

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Pet Travel Advice: Bringing Dogs to Germany

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Yorkshire TerrierHello PetRelocation,

I am writing to see if I can receive information on the most up to date requirements for a dog to enter Germany from the United States.

We used your company to relocate our dog, Winston, to Japan in 2014 and had a wonderful experience. Although we plan to travel with Winston this time, I know the staff at PetRelocation is extremely knowledgeable and helpful.

I believe that I have all the steps below, but am hoping for confirmation and clarification on step 2.

  1. Identification...
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Pet Move of the Month: Frankie's Journey to Amsterdam

Thursday, December 8, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

FrankieOne thing we emphasize here at PetRelocation is that travel plans and job opportunities don't have to separate you from your pets. Yes, it will take some time and effort to organize a move across the world, but we've never heard anyone say it isn't worth it in the end.

Our latest reminder of this is Frankie, who moved to the Netherlands with his family this year. His mom knew he had to come along on their internationals adventure, and that's exactly what he did.

Enjoy Frankie's story (and his cute...

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Misty's Story: Cat Transport to New Zealand

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Misty"Incredible Experiences: A Serene Cat"

We found PetRelocation by searching on the web, and from the initial contact they were kind, courteous, efficient and highly organized. All we had to do was follow their instructions.

Misty, a wild kitten from the cornfields, is not always relaxed around strangers. However when we picked her up from quarantine in New Zealand she was serene -- calm and relaxed. This tells us that she was treated well by the many handlers that she had during her journey.

All...

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Pet Travel Advice: Air Travel With Big Dogs

Friday, December 2, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

rhodesian ridgebackHow to Travel by Air With Large Dogs

Hi PetRelocation,

My dog is just over a 100 lbs, and I am having a hard time finding an airline that will fly a dog that large. Are there any airlines that you recommend?

Thanks,
Ashlee




Hi Ashlee,

Great question! We know that pet travel with large dogs can be somewhat challenging, so we're happy to share our experiences and advice with you.

First, take a look at this recent blog post we wrote about moving big dogs. You'll see that you may need to buy a custom...

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Pet Travel Question: Layovers and Pet Flights to Asia

Thursday, December 1, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Pet Friendly Airlines for Pet Travel to Asia

 

Hi PetRelocation,

Do you recommend booking a long (21 hrs) direct flight for a nervous dog or is it better to book a layover?

Do you have an airline you recommend that flies US to Asia?

-Risha


Great question, Risha! It might surprise some people, but we do generally recommend booking a layover in order to give pets a chance to stretch their legs and spend some time outside the travel crate. Though it will make the overall trip a bit longer, we believe...

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Veterinary Paperwork for Dog Transport to the UK

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Dog Travel to the UK: Can You Use More Than One Vet for the Paperwork?

Hi PetRelocation,

Are you allowed to start the pet transport process with one vet and finish with another? I live in Los Angeles and I would like to drop my dog off in Charleston, SC with my family so I can be with my husband sooner.

They would finish the process there. Is there a rule against that?

-Carrie


Hi Carrie,

Thanks for your inquiry! First, for reference take a look at the most up-to-date International Import Requirements...

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How to Keep Pets Warm When Traveling

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

cat with a scarfTips for Keeping Pets Warm During Winter Travel

If the winter weather has you worried about comfort levels during pet transport, here are some tips for keeping your furry friends toasty and comfortable during their pet shipping experience.

Use a pet friendly airline.

We can't repeat this enough -- using pet friendly airlines is the best way to make sure that your pets are kept in climate-controlled, pressurized conditions for their entire trip. This is not only important in the summer months, when...

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Bringing Cats to Australia: Bandit's Move Story

Monday, November 28, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Bandit the cat in AustraliaIncredible Experiences: Bandit's Move to Australia

I did a decent amount of research before moving forward with PetRelocation.

I asked friends which companies they had used, and also posted on online forums used by Australians in the US to seek advice. In the end, it came down to both affordability and my feelings towards the people I was dealing with.

I warmed to Meagan at the beginning, and when I had some concerns she had me jump on the phone with Linda Smith to iron out any...

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Choosing the Right Airline for Pet Travel

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

dogPet Travel Question: How to Choose the Best Airline for Pet Transport

Hello PetRelocation,

I'm getting married in San Francisco in October and want to take our dog with us. She's 25 pounds but too big to fit under the seat.

Are there only certain airlines that will fly her, and at certain temperatures?

Thanks,

Amy

 

Hi Amy,

Thanks for your question, and congratulations on your upcoming marriage!

Choosing the right airline is definitely one of the most important parts of pet travel. For flights within the...

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Pet Travel Question: Moving Cats from Canada to the UK

Monday, November 14, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi,

What forms do I need? Where can I get them and print them to take to the vet? And what does each cat need to have by law?

Thank you,

Pamala

 

Hi Pamala,

Thank you for your questions! Here is an overview of the pet import requirements for the UK. As you'll see there, in addition to microchips and rabies vaccines, you'll need an official veterinary health certificate (which your vet should be able to give you).

Additionally, you will need to have these certificates endorsed by the Canadian government...

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