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Pet News Round-Up: Travel Snafus and Tips for Success

Friday, August 7, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Dog owners in Spain are petitioning to expand pet train travel. #perrosaltren

What it's really like to work as a dog sitter.

Here's a fun rundown of pets in pop culture from the A.V. Club.

According to USA Today, pets traveling in the cabin makes air travel pretty annoying for some people.

Tips for traveling to Singapore with pets.

Our Pet Move of the Month features an exciting four pet adventure to Thailand.

 

cute cat

Happy Friday!

 

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Incredible Experiences: Gracie & Squeaks' Move to Singapore

Monday, August 3, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

happy pet cat + baby reunionHere's a note from a recent client of ours -- when Amy was offered her dream job in Singapore (which meant bringing her 6-month-old son and two cats halfway across the world with her) we were happy to help Gracie and Squeaks reunite with her there!

Here's what she had to say about the move:

Hi Mandy!

I could not be happier with all of the help and outstanding service that PetRelocation has provided us. The girls are doing great. They didn't miss a beat -- sleeping all over the bed, letting me know...

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Pet News Links: Luxury Pet Travel Options

Friday, July 24, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Inside the world of pet luxury and  the Ark at JFK International Airport.

Learn about traveling to Singapore with pets.

Austin's first cat cafe is in the works!

This Ikea in Germany has "dog parking spots."

BarkHappy could be the newest and coolest app for dogs.

Catch up with all the latest true life pet travel stories from our blog.

 

monkey the cat

Travel safely, pet lovers!

 

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Pet Travel Spotlight: Singapore Pet Travel Stories

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

stella singaporeWe've helped many pets move to Singapore (it's a popular place for expats and business travelers), and we understand how challenging planning a move like this can be -- especially in the beginning stages when you're just starting to sort out your options.

It usually helps to hear from real people who have tips and lessons to share, so we've rounded up a few pet travel story excerpts that will shed light on Singapore quarantine, the travel process, and settling in to your new home.

Take a look at...

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Pet News Round-Up: Service Dogs in the Air & Pet Travel Highlights

Friday, July 17, 2015 by Pet Travel News

Pet Moves = Incredible Experiences.

Singapore pet travel tips.

How to save money on pets and their various needs.

The process behind training service dogs to fly on airplanes.

Want to work at PetRelocation? Read about our hiring philosophy first.

 

monkey the cat

Have a wonderful weekend, pet lovers!

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5 Tips for Traveling to Singapore With Pets

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Pet Travel News

zelphieSingapore, a diverse and modern global financial center, is a popular place for temporary and long term relocations for work and cultural adventure. This means that many pets are traveling to Singapore, too, as most families wouldn't dream of moving without their furry companions.

Moving pets to Singapore requires careful planning and is more easily carried out with the help of a pet travel expert. If you're considering a relocation to Singapore and have a pet who will be coming with you, start...

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5 Myths About Pet Quarantine

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Sembawang QuarantineWe field lots of questions from pet owners who are starting to plan their international pet travel adventures, and more often than not concerned pet parents wonder about quarantine. Is it necessary? Is it terrible? How can it be avoided, or at least handled safely?

Read on to see a few common misconceptions about pet quarantine along with our tips and advice for carrying out quarantine with as little stress as possible.

Most people feel better once they've faced these myths and facts head on (and...

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Incredible Experiences: Marka & Vlast Move from Russia to Singapore

Monday, June 8, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

marka & vlast"Do Not Try to Do It Yourself"

Hey guys!

So I had to move from Moscow to Singapore in May 2015 and relocate my two pets -- a dog and a cat. They had to fly halfway around the world, go through a 30 day quarantine period (mandatory for all pets coming to Singapore), but they were finally delivered to me two days ago.

Having gone through the exercise, I am very glad I did not try to do it all myself and would strongly advise anyone against relocating their pets on their own.

Relocation is a...

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Incredible Experiences: Nala & Baxter's Trip from Singapore to Cincinnati

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Name: Angela
Pets' Names: Nala and Baxter
From: Singapore
To: Cincinnati, OH, USA
 

"Happy Dogs"

The dogs arrived relaxed after the long travel. Thank you for the good service!

-Angela




Nala


Baxter

 

Planning to relocate with your pet? Please contact us to speak to a Specialist about your move options.

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Cat Travel Question: Australia's 10 Day Quarantine

Monday, March 23, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Elleni
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Maine Coon & Siamese
From: Thailand
To: Australia

Dear Sir/Madam,

I have heard the law has changed when bringing house pets from Thailand to Australia, where it used to be that you had to send the pets to Singapore for 6 months including one month quarantine. Now I hear that the quarantine period for a dog or cat is 190 days, where 180 of these days can be completed in the county of origin then there will be 10 days of quarantine in Australia.

Wher...

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Incredible Experiences: Skittles Moves to Singapore!

Monday, March 16, 2015 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Name: Leon
Pet's Name: Skittles
From: Kansas City, USA
To: Singapore

"Experts with the process AND experience!"

We just relocated from Kansas City to Singapore with our 4 lb Yorkie. Sarah and Mandy didn't treat our relocation as an objective, they treated it like a personal mission!


Skittles

They handled all the administrative and regulatory aspects of the relocation, as expected, but where they REALLY impressed me was with the amount of effort they took in making sure we were comfortable with every...

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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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Q&A: Exporting Pets from Singapore

Monday, February 23, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Angela
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
Pet Breed: English Working Cocker Spaniel
From: Singapore
To: Charlotte, NC, United States

 

Dear PetRelocation,

How easy is it to move my dog from here in Singapore to Charlotte in the United States? How long does it take? What will he require in terms of paperwork, vet checks and vaccinations, etc.?

He was originally born in the UK and moved to the Netherlands after 18 months, had a pet passport and traveled via the car across the water. He then moved again...

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Q&A: Pet Travel to Singapore

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Tor arne Toennessen
Number of Pets: 3
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: Jamthund (Scandinavian oldest hunting dog)
From: Norway
To: Singapore

 

Hi,

What rules would apply for us if we move from Norway to Singapore and would like to bring our dogs with us? We have a 3.5-year-old Female and her 2 pups of 15 weeks.

I have been offered a position in Singapore, but I am not saying yes if this means I can't bring my dogs. A reply from you on this would be appreciated.

Best Regards,
Tor
 

Hi Tor,

Thanks for...

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Can Pet Birds Travel to Australia? Probably Not.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Curt
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Bird
Pet Breed: Cockatiel
From: Singapore
To: Australia

 

Hello PetRelocation,

We're moving to Singapore from Australia in Jan. 2015 and want to take our cockatiel with us. However, I'm having difficulty understanding if we'll be able to bring her back after a period of say three years.

Can you please advise? The information on various Australia government websites is contradictory.

Regards,

Curt
 

Hi Curt,

Thank you for your question. As the requirements...

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Tips for Dog Travel to Singapore

Monday, November 3, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Fiona
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
Pet Breed: Pug
From: Melbourne, Australia
To: Singapore

 

Hi All,

I have been offered a 2 year contract in Singapore and wanted to know how long the quarantine would be for my dog on the way there and then also coming back into Australia.

She is 3 years old and in good health. I'm really nervous about leaving her in quarantine for too long, though.

Regards,
Fiona

 

Hi Fiona,

Good news: Pets coming from Australia are not subject to a quarantine in Singapore, as...

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Air Travel with a Persian Cat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Jennifer
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Persian Cat Mix
From: Singapore
To: Houston, TX, USA

Hi there,

I am planning to move to the States in a couple of months. I am thinking of taking my cat with me. What are the necessary steps to take? I understand that an International Health Certificate is needed, along with Vaccination Certificate.

Also, I am a bit worried about my cat flying such a long way. Is it safe and comfortable? I would appreciate your feedback soon. Thank you.

Regards,
J...

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Dog Travel to Bali: Is It Possible?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Gilbert
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: Mongrel
From: Singapore
To: Bali

 

Dear PetRelocation,

I have been told it may not be possible to move our two dogs to Bali. Is this advice still current?

Thanks,

Gilbert
 

Hi Gilbert,

According to the latest information we're aware of, only pets coming from certain rabies-free countries (that short list does not include Singapore) may be imported to Bali. The country has struggled with a high incidence of rabies over the years (largely to do...

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Pet-Friendly Airlines for Travel to Singapore

Friday, August 8, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Maira
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: Maltipoos
From: Los Angeles, CA, USA
To: Singapore

 

Hello,

I found your rules on relocating to Singapore! Thank you so much for such a helpful post. I am currently working on finding a vet that has the specific microchip you mentioned on your site.

My question is: What are the top airlines to travel with pets to Singapore? I know Singapore airlines offers an air conditioned space for pets, but I would like to know from someone like you who is very...

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Cat Travel to Singapore

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by Pet Travel Questions

Name: Michelle
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Maine Coon
From: UK
To: Singapore

Hi PetRelocation,

I am moving fairly quickly to Singapore (probably moving 14/15th Aug 2014). Do I have enough time to sort out getting my cat there?

Can you please advise what I need to do?

Thanks,

Michelle

 

Hi Michelle,

Thanks for your question. Moving pets to Singapore does require several weeks of preparation, but coming from the UK (a 'Category A' country), means you'll be facing the least strict requirements.

P...

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