Traveling with Pets

Insider’s Guide to Relocating Your Pet

[fa icon="calendar'] October 10, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, International Pet Shipping, Pet Care, Moving, Helping your pet

 

Introduction 

Planning a relocation overseas with your pet sounds exciting – and it will be, once you get there. But the process of moving pets from one country to another is complex and time-consuming. You can look for information online. Unfortunately, it’s easy to find plenty that is out of date or just plain wrong. That can be intensely frustrating because it is nearly impossible to discern good from bad information.

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Can She Go, or Should She Stay?

[fa icon="calendar'] October 5, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, International Pet Shipping

In 2014, Sheila and Stuart Mitchell had an opportunity to move to Abu Dhabi from their longtime home in Buckinghamshire, England. The couple’s family consisted of five rescue dogs. Of course they wanted their beloved canines to join them in the move to Abu Dhabi. But should they?

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What It Takes to Move a Pet Overseas

[fa icon="calendar'] September 24, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, International Pet Shipping

Pet ownership around the world has soared in the last decade or two. We adore our pets – sometimes beyond all reason. They are part of our family. When it comes time to move, there’s no question that our pets will go with us. But if your family’s next move will take you overseas, including a pet makes your to-do list longer. And, probably, more complicated.

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What You Should Ask Your Pet Relocation Company About Moving During the Winter

[fa icon="calendar'] September 20, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, International Pet Shipping

Many of us love winter. The pretty fluffy snow (especially if someone else has to shovel it), the skiing and ice skating, another chance to wear that gorgeous coat you bought last year. But winter brings some serious challenges as well. If you and your family are planning a long-distance move during the winter, those extra seasonal considerations become very important. Even more so if you have a pet.

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How to Choose Your Overseas Pet Relocation Specialist

[fa icon="calendar'] September 4, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, International Pet Shipping

For many people, moving overseas with the family includes pets. Our furry companions are part of our family, so why would we not take them? In fact, there may be reasons not to, depending on your specific pet and where you’re going. In the vast majority of cases, though, the question is not “if,” but “how.”

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