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Pet Relocation Story: Roberta's Move to London

Thursday, August 18, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Roberta!Incredible Experiences: "Excellent Service"

I recently relocated from New York to London and felt totally overwhelmed by all of the requirements necessary to take my dog Roberta, a large Labrador Retriever, out of the country.

After speaking with representatives at several companies specialized in transporting animals, I came across PetRelocation and they were by far the friendliest and most knowledgeable company I found.

From the time I contracted their services to Roberta's arrival at my front...

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Top Pet Travel Destinations: Hong Kong FAQs

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

hong kong pet travel faqs

Hong Kong continues to be a popular destination for pet owners moving for work and adventure, and we are happy to make pet travel to Hong Kong as smooth as possible in spite of the somewhat complicated requirements.

Here are a few questions we frequently answer about traveling with pets to Hong Kong -- read on to find out more and let us know if you need help arranging your pet's move!

What are the requirements for moving pets to Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is a rabies free country, which means its pet...

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How Much Does It Cost to Move My Pet?

Friday, August 12, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Estimating the costs of pet travel How Much Does Pet Travel Cost?

When researching pet transport options, it's natural that one of the first questions most people have is, "how much does it cost to move my pet?"

Unfortunately it's difficult to answer this question right away due to the complex nature of pet travel. Every move is different, and depending on where you're going, who you're bringing, and when your move is, prices range significantly.

Specifically, here are a few factors that affect the price of a pet move:

  • Pet size...

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Pet Travel Q&A: How To Ship A Dog To Pakistan

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

I have a dog and I want to send it to my friend in Pakistan as present. What shall I do? What are the necessary documents or procedures I need to know about so my dog will surely and safely reach my friend in Pakistan?

Thanks,

Annalyn

 

Hi Annalyn,

Thank you for your inquiry! We'd be happy to discuss your pet transport options to Pakistan.

To start, take a look at the pet import requirements for Pakistan. Essentially you'll need to make sure your dog is up-to-date on basic vaccines...

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How are Pets Transported to New Zealand?

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

Traveling to New Zealand would be a very long flight for my dog and I'm worried it would negatively impact her.

Do the dogs get checked on during the flight? What accommodations are made for food/water and going potty? Is the area the pets are transported in illuminated?

Thanks,

Anne

 

Hi Anne,

Excellent questions! It is a long flight to New Zealand (and to many other popular pet friendly destinations), but in our experience pets are able to handle the trip with no lasting negative...

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Pet Travel Question: Moving a Tortoise

Friday, July 22, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Tortoise Transport Options to the United States

Hello PetRelocation,

My daughter owns a tortoise -- she now lives in the United States and would like to have her tortoise there with her. She is visiting the UK in August... How would she be able to take it, if possible, or have it taken?

Thank you,

Kathleen

 

Hi Kathleen,

Thanks for your question. While US import requirements for dogs and cats are pretty straightforward, relocating exotic pets such as reptiles and birds can be tricky. We advise...

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Shipping Pets to the Philippines: Quarantine Information

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

If I travel with my dog to the Philippines, are they going to quarantine him once he arrives in the country? If so, for how long? Does my dog get delivered right away to the appropriate address? Please advise.

- Juvy

 

Hi Juvy,

Thank you for your question! We're happy to help with some guidance.

The most common question people have when they begin to look into moving their pets internationally is "Will there be quarantine?" No one likes the idea of quarantine, and for some countries,...

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Pet Travel Spotlight: A New Chapter for Stella

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

stellaEvery pet relocation has a unique story behind it, and today we're spotlighting an especially memorable one.

When Stella ended up in a less than ideal situation, her extended family took action and made arrangements to transport this sweet senior girl from Indiana to Florida. Her move was unexpected and arranged with just a few days' notice, but all ended well and today Stella is enjoying her new life.

Read more about Stella's journey, and join us in applauding the generosity and love her family...

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Pet Travel Question: New Zealand Pet Quarantine

Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

dogHi PetRelocation,

What exactly does the 10 days of pet quarantine mean for New Zealand? Is my dog locked up in a cage for 10 days? Do I have access to my dog?

Thank you kindly,
Gabby

 

Hi Gabby,

Thanks for contacting us with your question. Though the thought of sending a pet to quarantine in order to complete a relocation is initially a bit scary to most people, once you look into the facts you'll find that it's really not so bad.

We've helped many pets move to New Zealand safely, and if all the...

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Incredible Experiences: Jack & Ivy Travel to the United States

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Exploring the New Place!"

The relocation took a long time. I started talking to PetRelocation as soon as it was possible. They were amazing! They provided loads of reassurance and advice and were ready to go as soon as we had dates confirmed.

Jack & Ivy

The door-to-door service meant that our stress was minimized and we received loads of updates on the cats and how they were doing.

The cats have settled so well and are enjoying exploring their new home.

jack & ivy
 

Thanks to everyone at PetRelocation!

-Sally

 

Pet...

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Incredible Experiences: Parlez Vous's Move to Texas

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Parlez Vous"Parlez Vous's Relocation to Austin"

Garrett Breaux is the best! He held our hand throughout the entire move of our beloved Parlez Vous.

In fact, he was in touch with us the entire trip including the nerve wracking experience of Mr. PV having to stay overnight in Houston Airport comfort station due to airport flooding.

He deserves 5 gold stars for his outstanding customer service and his ability to calm our nerves.

-Susan

 

Pet Travel Details:

Name: Susan
Pet's Name: Parlez Vous
From: California,...

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Planning a DIY Pet Move vs. Hiring PetRelocation

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

What is the benefit of using your company as opposed to trying to do it all myself? I have a vet appointment scheduled for the blood tests for Hawaii.

I just want to see what I'd get when using you as a service.

Thank you,
Scott

 

Hi Scott,

Thanks, that's a great question! Essentially, hiring our service will save you time and provide peace of mind. It's possible for you to handle your own move, that just means it's up to you to research all travel requirements, adhere to the proper...

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Incredible Experiences: Bailly & Dusty's Move to Belgium

Thursday, June 9, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

We love receiving post-move updates from our clients! Here's a great one about Bailly and Dusty, who moved from the United States to Belgium.

Hi Sarah and Maegan,

Thank you both for your steadfast support throughout our entire relocation process. As you can imagine, we’ve had dozens of relocation service providers assisting us with every aspect of our international move, but none have been as thorough, responsive, personal, and dedicated as PetRelocation.

Bailly & Dusty's Move

When we first found out about the...

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Incredible Experiences: Ghost's Move to China

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

GhostGhost recently moved to China with his owner -- here's a post-move update from them!

Sarah Rosales was simply incredible and so warm-hearted, not to mention technically flawless, when I spoke with her many times regarding the transport of my dog to China.

I definitely did not make her job easy with all my questions, and she answered every single inquiry in a timely, professional, and knowledgeable fashion. She was a pleasure to work with and a valuable resource in finding the right service to...

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Pet Travel: Say 'No' to Sedation and 'Yes' to Crate-Training and Hydration

Monday, May 30, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

What are the requirements and the time frames in which to produce the required documents? Is there a passport form to download for the vet to complete?

Is sedation required, as it is 10 hours and it would likely be stressful for them? Is it very cold in the area that they will be transported?

Thanks in Advance,

Linda
 

 

Hi Linda,

Thanks for submitting your questions to us, we're happy to help.

First, here are the pet import requirements for Italy. Your cats will need to be...

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How to Move Pet Birds to England

Thursday, April 28, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Nanday ConureDear PetRelocation,

I have a Nanday conure and I am planning on returning to England from the United States. What are the requirements to take my pet bird with me? 

Thanks,

Lynne

 

Hi Lynne,

Moving pet birds can be a challenge, especially given avian influenza concerns, but that doesn't mean it's impossible. You can take your pet bird from the United States to England with the right pre-move paperwork and documentation.

First, you will want to determine if your bird is a CITES species parrot. CITES...

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Incredible Experiences: Bailey & Nellie's Move to Utah

Monday, March 28, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Bailey & Nellie"Excellent Care"

PetRelocation helped us arrange shipment of our two dogs during a complicated international move.

Our large Bernese, Bailey, was too big for any commercial crate on the market so they organized the construction of Bailey's own special crate.

Because the crate Bailey needed was too big for the cargo doors of any aircraft landing at our city's international airport, PetRelocation also lined up kenneling and road transport from Denver to Park City.

While probably complicated on their...

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PetRelocation Employee Profile: Mandy, Senior Client Care Specialist

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Core Values

MandyWith precision and empathy, the Client Care Specialists of PetRelocation carry out a long list of important tasks relating to our clients' relocations. From the early move phases to the happy reunion, our planning and logistics experts oversee the essential elements of a pet's move to ensure that all goes as smoothly as possible.

Mandy is one of our most experienced Client Care Specialists, and in her years at the company she has helped hundreds of pets complete their journeys to locations all...

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Pet Travel Q&A: Australia Pet Shipping Options

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
 
Which airline will allow my pets to ride in the cabin regardless of class of travel? What else should I know about moving my dogs to Australia?
 
Thanks,
Ron

 
Hi Ron,
 
Thank you for your questions!
 
Australia is very strict about importing pets, and one of their rules states that pets must enter the country via manifest cargo in order to allow for traceability. According to the official website, only assistance dogs may arrive in cabin. (Please find more information here.)
 
This...
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Dog Travel Q&A: Traveling to Canada From Spain

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
 
How do we make our travels work best for the dog?

Challenges: We leave Spain go into Gibraltar and fly to London, UK, spend two nights, then fly to Vancouver, Canada. Will the UK let us take the dog out of the airport to our cousin's home for the two night stay? Please let us know what we should be thinking about and organizing as we have never done this before. We really want to adopt this dog in Spain but live in Canada.
 
Thanks,
Patti

 
 
Hi Patti,
 
Thank you for your question!
 
If...
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