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Incredible Experiences: Moving Two Pets to Hong Kong

Thursday, October 15, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

ginny & puddin"Ginny & Puddin's Move to Hong Kong"

PetRelocation was a bit more expensive than the other firms I reached out to, but were SO much more knowledgeable about the process. Quite frankly, I couldn't afford to have the pets fly all the way to Hong Kong and then not get admitted to the country due to paperwork.

PetRelocation was essential when it came to the paperwork needed for Hong Kong. My vet did not know the rules and could not seem to fill out the paperwork correctly. My relocation specialist had...

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Incredible Experiences: Jordie's Move to Hong Kong

Thursday, September 10, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Jordie Made It!"

When we found out that we were moving to Hong Kong, we did a lot of research about which pet company to use to help get our love, Jordie, to Hong Kong. Jordie had to go on her own and Hong Kong is known for lots of detailed paperwork.



We connected with Evelyn first. She was extremely helpful and quickly got us in touch with our Specialist, Rebecca K.

Rebecca was invaluable. She helped keep us on track with getting the right size crate and appointments with vets. She always...

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Incredible Experiences: Poppet's Journey From Florida to Hong Kong

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer


"Best Customer Experience EVER"

Though we're pretty familiar with traveling internationally, my family decided to go with PetRelocation because moving a dog from the US to Asia sounded a bit too complicated -- even for us!

We have not regretted it for a moment. The service was excellent from the first. The quote was prompt and the total ended up less than the initial estimate, which never seems to happen!

My client care specialist was tireless, very responsive and really made the entire experience...

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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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Are Natural Sedatives Okay for Pet Air Travel?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation team,

We will be relocating from New York to Hong Kong in about a month with our year old Mini Australian Shepherd. He's rather calm in normal situations, but gets a little anxious when he is away from us and in new environments.

Apart from getting him used to his crate before the move, do you recommend any natural calmers that would help keep him relaxed? I know they don't recommend sedating with any actual drugs, but we are looking into Rescue Remedy or something similar.


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Incredible Experiences: Two Cats Move to China

Thursday, August 27, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Ni Hao, Shanghai!"

My job moved us to Shanghai in the summer of 2015. No stranger to large moves from country to country, we decided that this time around it was best to hire a company to help with getting our two cats into China.

Sarah Rosales and Mandy O'Connell were tremendously up-to-speed with the requirements and regulations for importing two cats into Shanghai and we felt very supported every step of the way.

Their team began the transition in San Diego through to L.A., to Amsterdam, then...

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Incredible Experiences: Poppet's Move to Hong Kong

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Thanks to Poppet's owners for sharing this arrival update with us!

Dear Penney,

When we were thinking of moving our Shi Tzu from Ft. Lauderdale to Hong Kong, we considered doing it ourselves. Fortunately, that idea lasted for about three minutes.

Without doubt, using your service was one of the best travel decisions we have made.  The comprehensive attention to detail and hand-holding was remarkable, to the point of being available when the vet was filling out the necessary forms.


Poppet arrived at...

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Quarantine Requirements for Pet Travel to Taiwan

Thursday, May 7, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

I am traveling to Taipei, Taiwan with my dog. Will she be required to enter quarantine?

Thank You,



Hi Kate,

Thank you for your inquiry, we're happy to provide some information. First, since you're coming from a rabies-affected country the short answer to your question is "yes."

For more details, please take a look at the pet import requirements for Taiwan -- the information in this link is tailored to pets coming from rabies-affected countries. Many pet owners facing pet air...

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Pet Parrot Travel to Canada

Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Margaret
Number of Pets: Three
Pet Type: Parrots
Pet Breed: Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva), Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus), Lovebird (Agapornis)
From: Hong Kong
To: Vancouver, B.C, Canada


Hi PetRelocation,

I'm considering moving back to Canada with three pet parrots all aged 10 years old or older. The date of departure is not yet specified because this fully depends on the release of permit and its effective period (Import Permit from Canada, CITES Import/Export permits, etc.)


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Update: New Pet Import Rules for the United Arab Emirates

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Environment and Water recently announced a few changes to the UAE pet import requirements. Specifically, the list of countries exempt from requiring the rabies blood test (or titer test) has changed -- some countries have been added to the list, and some (the United States and Canada, for example) have been removed.

Pets traveling from the United States and other non-exempt countries must now secure a Rabies Blood Test Certificate from an accredited lab. The...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Resorts and Travel Reminders

Friday, January 16, 2015 by Caitlin Moore

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 Move of the Month: Lucy's Journey to Hong Kong

Thursday, January 15, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Lucy on the beachMore and more people are choosing Hong Kong as a relocation destination, and with each pet move comes another chance to learn something about the process (and about pet travel in general).

On that note, we're happy to share Lucy's pet move story to Hong Kong as our latest Pet Move of the Month! In the following interview, Lucy's owner shares lots of great information about the logistics and emotions involved with international pet travel.

What brought about your move?

My company offered me a...

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Year in Review: Incredible Experiences of 2014 (Part 1)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 by PetRelocation.com Customer

It was another fast and busy year here at PetRelocation, and we feel lucky that we had the chance to meet so many amazing pets and pet parents!

For a glimpse of what we've been up to in 2014, take a look at some of the Incredible Experiences -- specifically the Pet Moves of the Month -- that we featured during the first half of the year. (And stay tuned for Part 2 later this week.) Enjoy!


January: Zap & Guida

These two adorable fluffballs moved from Brazil to San Diego, and they helped us kick off...

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Pet Move of the Month: Benson's Relocation to Hong Kong

Thursday, October 2, 2014 by PetRelocation.com Customer

bensonOnce again, it's time to focus the spotlight on one of our recent pet moves! We help move many cats to countries all around the world and Hong Kong is a frequently-chosen destination, so we decided that Benson would be a great choice to feature and learn from. (He's also really cute, so we've included plenty of pictures, too.)

Benson moved from Georgia to Hong Kong and his owners were nice enough to answer our questions and shed some light on the process of how this international journey became...

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Pet News Round-Up: Smart, Stylish Pet Travel

Friday, September 5, 2014 by Caitlin Moore

How to travel with your dog -- in style.

The top pet-friendly hotel chains.

A boy tried to smuggle his pet turtle onto an airplane (by hiding it in his pants).

Do you suffer from vacation guilt when you leave your pets behind?

Hong Kong pets.

Here are pictures of 101 dogs dressed as Disney characters.



Happy Friday, pet lovers!

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Hong Kong Pet Travel (and Living There with Pets)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Sarah
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
Pet Breed: Cocker Spaniel
From: Brisbane, Australia
To: Hong Kong


Hi There,

My husband and I are looking to relocate to Hong Kong with our dog for 2 years. I have a few questions I was hoping you could help with:

  • What do we need to consider in moving our dog to Hong Kong?
  • Are there good vets, off lead areas and kennels in Hong Kong?
  • Is Hong Kong a good place for dogs?
  • What are the requirements in bringing our dog back into Australia?

Thank you so much for your...

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Questions About Rabbit Travel

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Aaron
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Rabbit
Pet Breed: Mini lop
From: Sydney, Australia
To: Manhattan, NY, USA


Hi PetRelocation,

Have you guys moved a rabbit across the world before? Is it difficult, or would it be too hard on the pet?




Hi Aaron,

Great question. Yes, we have safely moved rabbits internationally (in fact this is Walter, who we recently helped relocate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles). And yes, it is a delicate process that you'll want to consider carefully.

Rabbits are often...

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Globetrotting with Pets in Tow

Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Sienna
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: Terrier mix, German Shepherd mix
From: USA
To: Australia/Japan/Hong Kong


Dear PetRelocation,

We are just considering a move next year that would involve living in Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong for 3 months each. Would it even be possible to bring our dogs with us or are the quarantine procedures such that it would be too difficult?

Thank you in advance!



Hi Sienna,

Thanks for contacting us with your question!

Honestly, these are not the...

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Pet Travel Story: "Our Sweetest Macaroon"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Name: Michiko
Pet's Name: Macaroon
From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
To: Hong Kong

I cannot thank you enough for how Tobi and Sarah helped us with the move of our Macaroon from Vegas to Hong Kong.

She is a French Bulldog and because of her snub nose most of the airlines won't accept our baby, but luckily Tobi and Sarah helped us out and finally found her the best animal friendly airline. The process was so smooth, well-prepared and organized.

Now we are all relieved and getting ready for our...

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Pet Move of the Month: Charlie's Relocation to Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Charlie is one of those dogs who you can immediately tell would be a fun guy to hang out with. From his snappy accessories to his adventurous demeanor, he's a pup that fits in well with pet parents who are up for anything, too.

This is why we decided to feature Charlie as our Pet Move of the Month! He went from the United States to Hong Kong and is having a great time in his new home. Read on to find out more about his move, which was the first international pet move for the family.

Thanks to...

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