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Incredible Experiences: Snickers and Boo Move to London

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

snickers & boo"Happy Cats!"

I looked at three different pet relocation companies and chose PetRelocation because they offered me two options (dropping off at the airport or getting picked up) as a way to save money and they clearly knew all of the United Kingdom pet travel rules.

Katy was very helpful and booked the vet appointment for me and connected with my brother since he was in charge of the cats after I left New Orleans.

Further, Katy was very communicative while the cats were traveling and even woke up...

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Vacationing to Hawaii With Dogs -- Is It Worth It?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

We are building a vacation home in Kauai, Hawaii to winter at for 4-6 months a year. We would like to travel with our dogs back and forth from Boise, Idaho to Kauai. We will not be "relocating" but rather sharing time between locations.

Any advice?




Hi Kelly,

Thank you for your question! It's certainly possible to travel back and forth between the mainland United States and Hawaii (provided your pets are healthy and fit to fly), but we recommend reviewing all factors as...

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Incredible Experiences: A Cat Move From San Francisco to Singapore

Monday, February 8, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Mus the cat"Travel From West to East"

PetRelocation was recommended by our pet transport agent in Singapore.

There are a lot of administrative procedures to carry out prior to transport to Singapore, and our agent Linda was able to organize the process well.

We are very happy that the whole procedure of ensuring the vaccinations and physical checks done were arranged smoothly.

Big thanks to PetRelocation and Linda for assisting with the move of our cat!


Pet Travel Question Details:

Name: Justin
Pet's Name: Mus

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Travel Highlights & Puppy Bowl Talk

Friday, February 5, 2016 by Pet Travel News

Pet Move of the Month: meet Peaches the Wonder Pit, Finley and Charlie!

Who's excited for the Puppy Bowl this weekend?!

Here's the latest 'pets on trains' update.

Not your usual emotional support animal: find out more about this turkey on a plane.

Pet behavior: why you should let sleeping dogs lie.



Have a great weekend!

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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.

Hi Patti,
Thank you for your question!
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Pet Move of the Month: Peaches, Finley and Charlie's Move to Georgia

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

peachesOur featured pet move this month will introduce you to a true pet lover. Jen is the pet parent to Peaches (a Pit Bull, therapy dog, and cancer survivor), Finley (a three-legged Golden Retriever) and Charlie (a cool cat who recently lost a few pounds in order to be healthy enough to travel), and she has fostered over 200 animals.

Jen has also traveled with pets before this move from Arizona to Georgia and has learned a lot about what it takes to make the process easier, and she was kind enough to...

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Pet Shipping Tips: How to Travel Internationally With Cats

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

I would like to head back to Taiwan from Boston for a few months. I would like to know how much will it cost to fly Mao, my cat, back to Taiwan with me and how long will it take? Anything I should consider before flying him?

It will be his first time traveling on a plane. He's nice but he has never traveled longer than a 5 hour drive.
Hi Zadia,
Thanks for your inquiry -- these are all great questions.
Here are a few resources that will help you get started...
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Incredible Experiences: Chloe's Relocation to Australia

Monday, February 1, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

chloe the cat"Chloe's Second Big Move"

I had used PetRelocation once before and was happy with their service, so when my husband took a job in Australia and I had to make arrangements for Chloe, I called them.

They stepped right in and got Chloe ready for her second big move. They did a door-to-door service and even contacted my vets in Maine and the UK to make sure that Chloe had all documents needed to get her in to Australia safely and in a timely manner.

They provided tracking service so I could follow her...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Friendly Travel Updates

Friday, January 29, 2016 by Pet Travel News

Like reading pet travel stories? Take a look at this week's Incredible Experiences.

Traveling with a pup in town? Check out these dog-friendly cottages.

Here's a trailer for The Secret Lives of Pets.

A new book profiles the lives of unusual pets.

These common treats may not be so good for pets.


Graham & Cricket

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"Can a Stray Dog be Imported to the United States From Romania?"

Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Pet Travel Center Questions

Hi PetRelocation,
While volunteering in Romania, I fell in love with a young stray dog at an orphanage. She lives there and is occasionally fed scraps. Is there any way I can bring her back to the U.S.? I know someone who might help me get her vaccinated.

Challenges: Everything. It is an uphill battle because first they have to pick her up, get her vaccinated (I am now back in the United States in College), and then ship her here. I may be able to fly back to make sure they get the right dog,...
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Incredible Experiences: Pontes' Move to the United Kingdom

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

Pontes"Pontes' Journey From New York to London"

When I first learned about my transfer from New York to London, my first concern was how we were going to take our Sheltie, Pontes, with our family -- especially considering that the UK has very strict rules about pet 'importations.'

Gladly, PetRelocation was able to make his transfer very smooth (even easier than mine, to be honest).

Firstly, I would like to thank Evelyn for all the initial support. I submitted a budget request by email and quickly...

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Pet Travel Q&A: Cat Travel Within the EU

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

What documentation and travel will I need to get my cat from the UK to Germany? Will she need to be quarantined as well?

Thank you in advance,



Hi Storm,

Thanks for reaching out! We'd be happy to help with some information.

First, traveling within the EU is a pretty straightforward process and there is no quarantine to worry about provided you meet all the requirements. Here's a look at the rules via the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture website.

Note that it's easier to...

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Incredible Experiences: Peanut's Move to the UK

Monday, January 25, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

We're glad to see that Peanut is feeling at home after traveling to London from the United States!

Here's proof that even nervous pets tend to handle the travel process pretty well as long as they're given plenty of love and attention upon arrival.

Read more about Peanut's relocation:


Can't thank you enough for your help! Peanut is a very nervous kitty but regardless of her anxiousness you guys did a...

Posted by Rosario Gonzalez on Monday, January 18, 2016


Looking for help with your pet's move to...

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Pet News Round-Up: Pet Travel by Air & Sea

Friday, January 22, 2016 by Pet Travel News

Traveling with pets on the Queen Mary 2.

On Corgis and online fame.

How to travel safely to Hawaii with pets.

Fast facts about Puerto Rico pet travel.

On our radar: Lucky Puppy, a new website devoted to life with rescue dogs.

Find all the latest pet travel and happy reunion stories on our blog.


three dachshunds cuddling

Puppy pile! Have a great weekend, pet lovers.


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Pet Travel & Rabies Vaccine Requirements

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

What are the requirements for traveling with our dog regarding a Rabies Certificate? We know about the Health Certificate already.

She has always had 3 year Rabies shots and her last one was nearly 2 years ago, but it is still good for one year. One information source indicated she must be vaccinated within the last 12 months, which makes no sense. So what is the true requirement for the Rabies Certificate?




Hi Scott,

Thanks for submitting a question to us -- this is...

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Fast Facts About Pet Travel to Puerto Rico

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

Puerto Rico Beach DogSometimes figuring out the pet import rules for a place like Puerto Rico can be confusing -- is this the same as moving domestically (within the United States) or do other restrictions apply?

Because Puerto Rico is a US commonwealth, moving pets here qualifies as a domestic relocation if you're coming from a US state. Here's a quick but thorough look at what you need to know about moving pets to Puerto Rico.

Dog & Cat Travel

  • Pets must have a Vet Health Certificate issued within 10 days...

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Incredible Experiences: Moseley and Tammy's Relocation to Australia

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by PetRelocation.com Customer

"Our German Shepherds' Relocation from Johannesburg to Brisbane"

Our movers recommended PetRelocation, and from the word 'go' they were amazing.

They communicated with us on a continual basis, letting us know what step in the procedure we were at and what the next step was. Nothing was too much for them (or should I say Linda and Heather, who dealt with us directly) if and when we had queries.

Moseley & Tammy in Australia

We knew where our pets were when we were on the other side of the world and what was happening with them....

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How to Plan Safe Pet Travel to Hawaii

Monday, January 18, 2016 by Top Pet Travel Destinations

dogs in hawaiiThough it's relatively simple to bring pets into the United States from other countries and it's downright easy to go from one state to another, there is one exception that sometimes presents a challenge for pet travelers: Hawaii.

Because it's an island with stricter import laws (it's the only rabies-free US state), bringing pets to Hawaii requires a few extra steps.

Essentially, Hawaii has a "quarantine law" in place, but this doesn't necessarily mean your pet must be quarantined upon arrival.


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Pet News Round-Up: Pampered Pet Travelers & Relocation Advice

Friday, January 15, 2016 by Pet Travel News

More and more hotels are welcoming four-legged guests.

Tricky pet travel topics: how to plan a pet relocation to Australia from a non-approved country like Colombia.

Pet owners share their stories about relocating to Canada and the United States with pets.

Even more about luxury hotels and how they treat pets.

Wondering what it's like to work at PetRelocation? Read this interview with Kristian, our Senior Accounting Specialist.


sammy the dog in paris

Have an adventurous weekend!


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Planning Pet Travel to Australia From Colombia

Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Pet Travel Questions

Hi PetRelocation,

Is it possible to move my dogs from Colombia to Australia? I understand it cannot be done directly, but can I take them to the United States and spend some time there and then travel to Australia?




Hi Lina,

Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, it is possible to eventually bring your dogs to Australia after spending time in an approved country.

For more details about how this would work, take a look at this overview of pet travel to Australia from a non-approved country --...

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