Traveling with Pets

Petiquette in France

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

So you and your pet are moving to France. That’s excellent news. Whether your precious Fifi is a petite, purse-size poodle or a 60-pound Great American Shelter Dog, les chiens are très chic in France. And, yes, cats are well-loved, too. But for obvious reasons, dogs are more likely to be seen in public where best behavior is a must. So what do the French expect when it comes to petiquette?

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Adjusting to Lisbon with Your Indoor/Outdoor Cat

[fa icon="calendar'] June 11, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Cat Relocation, Pet Relocation

Many parts of Lisbon are intensely urban, so your high-rise kitty may be limited to your balcony for ventures into the fresh air. On the other hand, there are plenty of neighborhoods with private homes and leafy backyards where your feline friend can join you to take in the warm sunshine or find a shady spot.

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Dog Play Dates in Barcelona

[fa icon="calendar'] June 10, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, Dog Friendly

Your dog adores you, we know. And he loves to do anything, and everything, with you. It’s all play to him. But, sometimes, he would really rather play with other dogs. Now that you’re living in Barcelona, where can your dear dog find suitable playmates?

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Finding Dog Walkers in Madrid

[fa icon="calendar'] June 6, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, dog walking

Walking your dog is just one of those things you do as a pet parent. It’s good exercise for both of you, and it’s a wonderful bonding experience, especially if you practice training commands as you do your walk. But your family recently moved to Madrid and you’re overwhelmed with getting organized. New place to live – in a new city, maybe with a new language – and probably a new job as well. Where is all the time going?

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Pet Cafes in Munich

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, Pet Friendly Restaurants

Relocating to Germany can be an excellent adventure, for families and their pets. The German people, and most public places, are pet-friendly in a big way. In fact, you can take your dog into all sorts of establishments that you cannot take them in most other countries. And if you wind up living in Munich (or just visiting the city, for that matter), you will really be in pet heaven.

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Dog Commands in German

[fa icon="calendar'] May 24, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, Berlin

You don’t have to own a German shepherd to teach your dog commands in German! Heck, no. In fact, if your family is relocating to Germany, what better way to start getting into the spirit of things than with a little language instruction? That will help you learn new words, and training of any kind is one of the best bonding experiences for you and your dog.

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Moving-In Tips for Pet Owners Relocating to UK

[fa icon="calendar'] May 22, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, UK, Pet Relocation

Getting settled into a new home can be lots of fun, even though it’s definitely a lot of work, too. You get to decide how to arrange the furniture in your new space. Where to hang your pictures, and which cabinet should hold the coffee cups. When your family includes a pet, you also have to decide where their stuff should go. And that decision is a bigger deal than you might think.

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What You Need To Know About Moving Your Pet To...Germany!

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2019 / by Starwood Animal Transport posted in Pet Care, Pet Travel, Pet Relocation, Berlin

The Germans love, love, love dogs. So if you’re moving to Germany and your family includes a canine, you’ll be in good company. Don’t feel slighted if you’re a cat person, though – felines are also well-loved. But first things first. You and your pet have to get there.

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