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Incredible Experiences: Buster & Lulu's Move to Ireland

Thursday, October 1, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

buster & luluHere's an update from a recent client. We were happy to help arrange Buster and Lulu's reunion with their family!

When my wife and I returned from a trip to Europe visiting her family, we knew what had to be done: We needed to be closer to family. There were just two problems, one big and one little.

Our beloved Boston Terrier Buster could fit underneath the seat if need be. The bigger problem was our Pit Bull, Lulu. She wouldn’t just be difficult to transport -- she was impossible to bring...

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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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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: Jackson's Relocation Across the United States

Monday, September 14, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Jackson"Jackson's Journey"

Once I accepted my current job offer, I became burdened with the task of moving halfway across the country.

Fortunately, the company that hired me supported pet transportation and used PetRelocation to do it.

I was skeptical at first since I had never used a service such as this before and because Jackson tends to be scared of so many different things, but after speaking with a representative from PetRelocation and doing a bit of my own research on the process, I felt...

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Incredible Experiences: Stella the World Traveling Rat Terrier

Friday, September 4, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Why We Trust in PetRelocation"

Our rat terrier, Stella Joe, has quite a full passport. She has traveled from Seattle->Hong Kong->Shanghai->CT->MN->Switzerland and finally back to Minnesota.

PetRelocation has arranged her transport each time and we'd only trust her in their care. From the first move to our most recent, Jon, Penney and crew have been professional, friendly and have shown genuine care towards our girl.

stella joe

They have provided peace of mind in knowing that she'd reach us safely in each...

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Incredible Experiences: Wyatt's Move From Ireland to California

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Cork Dog Wyatt Comes Home To California"

I was not thrilled at the thought of having to send my Labrador, Wyatt, on an international journey by himself, but with the timing, this was the only way possible.


Straight away PetRelocation replied to my initial inquiry – a few competitors still haven’t return my call or email. My first contact with Whitney Ballou, the Pet Relocation Consultant, was perfect. Whitney scheduled a call, she gave me a detailed list of what to expect, she said that she would...

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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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Tips for Cat Travel to The United States from Australia

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

My vet suggested I contact an agency to help with relocation and vaccination advice as he was unsure of said requirements for cats traveling from Australia to the United States. Do you have any contacts or can you help me?




Hi Jacinta,

Thanks for reaching out -- you've come to the right place!

When starting to plan a pet move, it's important to first understand the import requirements so that you can start to put together a timeline that works for you. We also...

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Incredible Experiences: Q's Move to Austin, TX

Monday, July 27, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Q the cat"PetRelocation Went Above and Beyond to Move My Cat"

The lovely people at PetRelocation went above and beyond to help us move our cat, Q, from Washington, D.C. to Austin, TX.

We had a hard time locating an airline-approved kennel for her, and when Amazon's 1-day express shipping failed to deliver one the night before we were all getting on a plane to leave the city, Heather and Brooke worked after hours to make sure there would be something to transport Q in.

My husband and I didn't have to worry,...

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Finding Pet Safe Flights to Australia

Thursday, July 9, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions


We are currently in the process of getting our dog ready to travel to Australia, but we are having trouble finding an airline that accepts French Bulldogs. Do you have a list of preferred airlines you recommend and who are also willing to accept our Frenchie?



Hi Kyle,

Thank you for your inquiry! Choosing a pet safe airline is a big part of planning a smooth and streamlined pet move, and we'd be happy to help with some advice about traveling with your French Bulldog.


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International Pet Travel with a Service Dog

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

How does pet relocating work for a registered service/therapy dog? I'll be moving from the United States to the United Kingdom.




Hi Kirstie,

Thank you for your question! Each airline has its own rules regarding international pet travel and service animal transportation. We recommend checking the website of the airline(s) you're considering or giving them a call to find out the details.

For example, we often use British Airways when going from the US to the UK and...

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Incredible Experiences: Alley & Samantha's Move to Oklahoma

Friday, June 19, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Just Awesome!!"

Everything was completely smooth.

PetRelocation picked my cats up that morning, transported them out the same morning, and arrived in Oklahoma on time. Even though we had a slight miscommunication about where to pick them up, everything worked out great.








Pet Move Details:

Name: Dave
Pets' Names: Alley and Samantha
From: California
To: Oklahoma

Need help moving your pets with you? Please contact us for a pet travel consultation.

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Cat Travel to Hawaii

Thursday, June 18, 2015 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Dear PetRelocation,
What is the cost of transporting my cat from Washington D.C. to Hawaii? Does Hawaii have particular rules to adhere to? We will be in transitional housing for 3 months in different locations. My friend will keep my cat until we get to our permanent home in Hawaii.

Hi Patricia,
Thanks for your question!
The costs will depend on a few factors, but if you decide to hire expert help you can expect to spend at least $1200 and possibly a bit more. (It would...
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Incredible Experiences: "Flying Zebras!"

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

luna & lornaThe export of two zebra filly foals from California to England was dogged with issues, not least the lack of communication with the seller, so much so that the first attempt was aborted although I had paid in full for the foals.

I then waited another 13 months for two more to become available to try again. It was only when British Airways provided PetRelocation as a possible business to support me that things finally happened.

All the staff I dealt with made me feel that they were as engaged and...

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Incredible Experiences: Frites' Move From Memphis to Luxembourg

Monday, June 15, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Frites"Keeping the Family Together"

When my wife and I and our two-year old son learned we were moving from Memphis, Tennessee, to Luxembourg City (on the other side of the pond), we immediately began exploring our options of taking our beloved Frites, a 60-pound rescue dog we had adopted three years before. We soon learned it was not only difficult to transport a dog, it also wasn't cheap. At one point, we even considered leaving our dog with family.

But we loved our dog too much, and we decided we...

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Dog Travel to Mexico from the United States

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
We are traveling through the US and into Latin America with our pet dog and hoping to fly to Mexico from Miami around November. Will this be possible?
We are looking for the easiest and most efficient and way to transport our pet to the above location.
Hi Michael,
Thank you for submitting a question to us! First, please review the pet import requirements for Mexico for an idea of what to expect regarding health documents, etc. Your dog will need a microchip if...
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Pet Move of the Month: Lilly, Ashes & Cinders' Trip to Alaska

Thursday, June 4, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

LillyOur June Pet Move of the Month features a repeat client returning to the United States after some time spent in Indonesia. Melissa and her pets (Lilly, Ashes and Cinders) learned a lot while overseas, and after this trip they can definitely call themselves experienced globetrotters.

Read on for some excellent pet travel advice and details about their great international adventure!

What brought about your move?

We moved to Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2010 due to a job relocation. We expected to be...

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Incredible Experiences: Planning a Less Stressful Pet Move

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Krusty&TaterName: Tess and Craig
Pets' Names: Krusty and Tater
From: Nebraska, USA
To: South Carolina, USA

PetRelocation helped to make our move from Nebraska to South Carolina less stressful.

Since one of our dogs is very old, we decided ground transportation would be the best option for our dogs. Our representative at PetRelocation arranged for our two dogs to be moved by experienced kennel owners, who picked up our dogs from our home in Nebraska and delivered them to a veterinarian clinic and boarding...

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Why Choose a Pet Transport Service?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

What does your service do exactly? How does it work? What is the price? Is it better to use a service or to just take my dog with me on the flight from Israel to the United States?




two pupsHi Sophie,

Great questions. Choosing whether or not to hire help with a pet move is a big decision that will depend on several factors, including how much time you have to spend, what your budget is and where you're traveling with your pet.

First, gauge the situation by getting to know the p...

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