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Adding a Pet to Your Life? Keep Future Travel Plans in Mind

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by PetRelocation Team

puppyPet Shipping Tips: Plan Ahead for Future Travels When Adopting a New Pet

It's a new year, so many of us are in full-blown planning mode with intentions towards better health, a career change, traveling adventures, and maybe even a new pet.

If you've decided that 2017 is the year to make a furry addition to your family, here are a few things to keep in mind as you go about choosing the right pet for you.


Even if you've always imagined your "perfect puppy" to look a certain way, going to a...

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After the Move: 5 Ways to Help Cats Settle in to a New Home

Monday, December 12, 2016 by PetRelocation Team

Cat at homeHow to Help Cats Adjust to Your New Home

When you decide to move a pet, it's easy to spend most of your energy preparing for the trip itself, forgetting that there's an adjustment period to attend to also. Once you've arrived to your new home, it's important to help your pets settle in, and as many of us know, cats come with their own set of quirks.

Cats may take a little while to start acting totally normal again (if they were ever normal at all), but there are things you can do to help them both...

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Relocating Pets From The US to Canada: How to Drive Across The Border With a Pet

Sunday, May 24, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Canada flagCrossing the US Canada Border with Pets

There's more to it than just packing the car and hitting the road. Lots of people travel with pets, and lately we've received several questions about a particular pet travel issue --  how to cross the Canada/US border by car. We've offered advice to a few travelers and thought we'd share the facts as we know them.

Here's what you need to have and to know to cross the Canada border with a pet:

-An original Rabies vaccine certificate.

-An International Health...

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Pet News Links: Taking Care of our Precious Pets

Friday, April 24, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Neat: Meals on Wheels for dogs.

Scientists probe puppy love.

Talking about pet travel safety.

Amtrak is permanently allowing small pets on many of its Illinois trains.

Find a dog-friendly hotel for your summer pet travel adventures.

Sometimes pet travel turns out to be an incredible experience.



Have a good weekend!

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Pet News Round-Up: Top Travel Topics

Friday, April 10, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

A pet owner navigates European pet travel and describes how she brought her dog from Serbia to Britain.

Delta says its offering real-time pet travel tracking.

We've received so many great pet travel stories lately!

This interview with our head trainer sheds light on what it's like to work at PetRelocation.



Have a relaxing weekend, pet lovers

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Pet News Round-Up: Travel Improvements on the Horizon

Friday, April 3, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Advice for cat owners whose kitties hate going to the vet.

This is how we say goodbye to valued PetRelocation employees who are moving on to new adventures. (We'll miss you, Matt!)

Here's our wrap-up of the IPATA Latin American Regional Meeting.

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is participating in a trial aimed at making UK pet cargo travel a better experience.

10 cool United States dog parks.

Nice April Fool's prank, Virgin Australia.



Stay cool, pet lovers!

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Pet News Round-Up: Travel Tips & Vacation Options for Dogs

Friday, March 27, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

This is vital information for pet owners moving to Australia.

Advocates speak out against fake service dogs.

These are all our latest pet move snapshots.

5 dog friendly vacation spots.

Animal groups are calling on the government to enact better pet travel rules and regulations in Taiwan.

Here's why you might want to hire help with your pet move.



Have a great weekend, pet lovers!

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Pets at SXSW: Going Beyond Cat Videos

Thursday, March 12, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

sxswAs animal lovers interested in all the latest pet and pet travel trends, the PetRelocation team is always curious about the pet presence at SXSW -- one of the biggest tech conferences in the world.

Each year a few Interactive panels embrace animal-related topics (usually in the form of cat videos and social media), and side parties often feature pet guests of honor to drum up attendance and publicity for various start-ups and brands.

So, what's going on in 2015? Here's a rundown of...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pets on Trains & Upcoming Events

Friday, March 6, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

In the news: PetRelocation was featured by Built In Austin this week.

Have you ever complained about a neighbor's barking dog?

A cat tracking project has begun in Adelaide.

Pet import rules for the United Arab Emirates have changed a bit.

The U.S. House has approved a bill expanding pet-friendly Amtrak travel.

You're invited to our SXSW Yappy Hour March 13 & 14!



Have a fun weekend!


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News Round-Up: Encouraging Pet Travel Updates

Friday, February 27, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

More news about pets on Amtrak trains.

Japan's 'Animal Islands.'

According to Department of Transportation data, pet air travel was safer in 2014 than in previous years.

Does your company want to relocate you abroad? Consider bringing your pet along for better chances of success.

It's Friday, so catch up with these cute pet travel stories.

Meet Tobi, one of our talented Client Care Specialists.



Happy Friday!


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Pet News Round-Up: Pets & Pet Lovers FTW

Friday, February 20, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Scenes from the Westminster Dog Show.

Video: Meet some of our dedicated PetRelocation Specialists.

Lawmakers continue to support allowing pets on Amtrak trains.

Quiz: Match the dog owner to the dog.

Take a look at all our latest globetrotting pet stories!



Have a nice weekend, pet lovers


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Pet News Round-Up: A Travel Discussion and a Few Fun Things

Friday, February 13, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

10 restaurants and coffee shops with "secret" menu items for dogs.

In case you were alarmed by a pet travel news story this week, we'd like to point out a few things.

A few of our team members answer the question, "how did you know your pet was The One?"

Find out more about Atchoum the cat.



Have a lovely weekend!


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What To Do and Where To Begin: Frequently Asked Pet Travel Questions

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

BanditSince moving pets can be pretty complicated and will most likely coincide with a busy, stressful time in life, we're not surprised that we receive a lot of questions from overwhelmed pet owners about the logistics, the details, and the costs of pet travel.

We've been shipping pets for a while now and have pretty much heard it all... Here are a few of the most frequently asked pet travel questions (along with our basic answers). Remember, no one is alone in this!

How do I know what the requirements...

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Pet News Round-Up: Realizing Your Pet Travel Potential

Friday, January 23, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Will New York be the world's future pet travel hub?

Dog training advice for 2015.

More about the new upscale pet boarding facility opening near the Orlando airport.

Cats to New York, dogs to the United Kingdom... Read all our latest pet travel Incredible Experiences!

Dog talk: off-leash etiquette.



Happy Friday!

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Resorts and Travel Reminders

Friday, January 16, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

A new luxury pet resort will be opening near the Orlando airport.

Want to know more about pet travel to Hong Kong? Read our latest Pet Move of the Month feature.

Future plans: here's more about JFK's fancy new animal handling cargo terminal.

What's better than a dog who knows how to ride the bus?

Cool pet gadgets.

More about Barbados' new pet import rules.



Have a fun weekend, pet lovers


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Pet News Round-Up: Happy New Year!

Friday, January 2, 2015 by PetRelocation Team

Reminder: changes to the pet travel scheme have been introduced.

New Year's resolutions for cat owners.

Winter outdoor safety tips for dogs.

Read the latest true stories of traveling dogs and cats.

Do you have questions about pet travel? We offer answers to common queries here.

Catch up with a few incredible pet move experiences from 2014.



Happy 2015!

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Pet News Links: Preparing Pets for the Holidays

Friday, December 19, 2014 by PetRelocation Team

Holiday home safety tips for dogs.

Have you heard of the Million Cat Challenge?

The CEO of PetRelocation talks relocating pets with the Houston Chronicle

Vet-approved holiday travel tips

This California Cat Cafe promotes adoptions along with cuteness and coffee.

PetSmart was just sold in an $8.7 billion deal.

Tuna, the famous traveling dog. 


el bulli

Have a good weekend!


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Pet News Round-Up: Globetrotting Pets & Helpful Travel Tools

Friday, December 12, 2014 by PetRelocation Team

Lufthansa will soon allow falcons to travel in the cabin in a special "Falcon Master" tray.

This is how dogs drink water

New York dogs vs. L.A. dogs.

Beware of pet scams

Need help choosing the right travel kennel for your pet? Watch this helpful video.

Cute English Bulldog alert: read about Chiefa "The Beef"'s move to Switzerland.



Have a wonderful weekend, pet lovers!

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Pet News Links: Pet Travel Myths and Controversies

Friday, December 5, 2014 by PetRelocation Team

The numbers don't lie: Airlines are pretty good at transporting pets

The best dog books of 2014.

This is how cats show affection to people.

#MindTheChat: Catch up with the fun pet travel Twitter chat we had this week with BBC America!

The controversies surrounding emotional support animals.

Finding Rover is an app that uses facial recognition to help bring lost dogs home.



Have a relaxing weekend!



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Pet News Round-Up: Positive Pet Stories

Friday, November 28, 2014 by PetRelocation Team

Incredibly, Arthur the stray dog followed an adventure sports team for miles and miles through rough terrain. 

This data shows which dog breeds are the most popular. 

Luxury pet travel for a lucky few. 

Pictures of flying dogs.

Pet travel updates from a few of our recent (super cute) clients.

Giving thanks and giving back (to pets). 


Have a cozy weekend!

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