Traveling with Pets

Social Dog Walks in Germany

[fa icon="calendar'] February 19, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Care, Pet Relocation

Spending time with your canine best friend is fun, relaxing, and great exercise for both of you. It can also be a great way to make new friends, if you look for like-minded dog owners to join in your activities. Many cities around the world now have formalized social dog walking groups. That’s a big relief if you’ve recently moved to a new country such as Germany and don’t yet know many people. Or dogs.

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Finding a Vet in Cape Town

[fa icon="calendar'] February 15, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Care, Pet Relocation

There are so many details that go into planning your pet’s overseas move, it can be easy to forget that you need to look even farther into the future. What will life be like once you get settled? Will you be able to find top-notch veterinary care for your dog or cat? That’s an important question, one we know every pet parent worries about. If you’re moving to Cape Town, though, you needn’t worry.

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Paper and Blood Work: What Do I Need to Move My Pet to South Africa?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 13, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Travel, Pet Care, Pet Relocation

Moving to South Africa is pretty momentous for any family. For families with pets, however, the complexities are greater. Of course, you know that the reward you’ll earn – having your furry family member with you in your new country – will be more than worth the effort. But effort it will be. If you’ve never traveled outside the country with your pet, get the full scoop here.

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Will My Pet Get Good Veterinary Care Overseas?

[fa icon="calendar'] October 19, 2018 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Relocation, Pet Care, Moving, Helping your pet, Vet Visits

Relocating overseas with your family is a big undertaking, and it’s exciting – especially when your beloved family pet is going with you. But there‘s so much to think about. It’s only natural that you will worry about a few things, too. For example, will your precious Walter the Wonder Cat get good veterinary care in a foreign country?

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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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