Articles tagged with: Transport
February was another really busy month for ALStrays pet transport from Spain to the UK and Europe with a total of 100 cats and dogs transported on all of our transports. It is hard to decide what is the main news this month: the new vehicle in the UK to reduce the costs of deliveries to the North East, North West and Scotland which takes …
2013 has certainly started with a bang as far as the transport of cats and dogs from Spain to the UK, the transport of cats and dogs from Spain to Europe, and the transport of cats and dogs from the UK to Spain for ALStrays.
In January alone we transported 120 cats and dogs. We transported 36 dogs within Spain, took 23 dogs to the UK …
13/01/13: All the Germany cats and dogs have now been dropped off in Bruchsal, Wallau and Dusseldorf and the transport is on time and headed for the UK.
0730: Latest news is that Gandi has replaced Zachary, who did not want to go to his foster home, on the transport! Today we are also missing Sheridan and Buffy who also did not want to be …
Just added some photos and videos of the two DEFRA certified vans that are used for ALStrays Transport of cats and dogs to the UK and Germany, Holland, and Belgium from Spain to the Transport Page but thought I would do a separate post as well.
On our last (December 2012) transport to Germany we had a bit of a situation with the German authorities, which I wanted to share with you.
To clarify we weren’t stopped by the police!
We had just finished dropping off the cats and dogs at our location and were waiting for one dog to be collected and to load up the donations. The police arrived having been …
Throughout 2012 we transported around 240 re-homed rescue dogs to the UK from Spain, over 100 dogs to Germany, Holland and Belgium, and brought 25 dogs from the UK to Spain for people starting a new life here in Spain.
With our new, larger van, we have increased our capacity for 2013 to 360 dogs to (and from) the UK, and 240 dogs to Germany, Holland …
1800: Some dogs still to be collected and delivered in the UK over today and tomorrow but the transport has arrived in the UK and all our drivers can now rest. Thankyou! You do a great job!!!
10/12/12: I had a message from Chris at about 5:30 am to say that he was at Maidstone services waiting to drop off some of the UK animals. …
9 February: France, Germany (Bruchsal, Wallau and Düsseldorf), and UK
This transport is FULL
HOVAR are delighted to announce that they have signed an agreement to use ALStrays Transport exclusively to transport their re-homed dogs to the UK.
“This year we have transported 50 dogs which we have re-homed to the UK and an additional 70 for other organisations”, said Sam Jackson co founder of HOVAR. “While we are proud of this achievement the reality is that we were set …
26 January: UK
This transport is FULL. We are taking 14 dogs to the UK on this transport.
15 Confirmed: Snow (Small), Blanca (Small), Rey (Large), Sara (Small), Lassie (Small), Pacha (Small), Eden (Small), Hercules (Large), Niebla (Large), Liliane (Small), Bonito (Large), Darcy (Puppy), Marigold (Medium) and Luna (Large)
NB we are also dropping off three dogs (Zepo, Rey & Anabus) in Maubeuge and two dogs (Areta & …
12 January: UK & Germany (Bruchsal, Wallau and Düsseldorf)
This transport is FULL. For those with dogs and cats traveling on this transport you can see the schedule here, send us a message for the password.
9 Confirmed – Freddy (Medium), Pepper (Medium), Prince (Large) Memphis (Puppy), Dolly (Medium), Sita (Medium), Daisy (Small), Norman (Small)
15 Confirmed – Juan Carlos (Medium), Trufa (Large), Cobi (Small), Ximo (Medium), …
From January 2013 we will be changing our schedule of transports for rescued cats and dogs.
Each month we will be running two transports that will cover Germany, Holland, Belgium and the UK and each will have the capacity to transport: 15 cats or dogs to the UK, and 30 dogs to Germany, Holland or Belgium and 30 cats to Germany, Holland or Belgium.
Note the number …
11/11/12: In the last 15 minutes the last dogs have been dropped off near Hanover, following drop-offs in Dusseldorf, Wallau and Bruchsal. Another transport is successfully concluded and our new van has turned for home. Safe journey home drivers and thank you!
10/11/12: Today another transport is on its way to Germany with 19 cats and 7 dogs. 14 cats are going to Katzenherzen, our …
With the new van ordered (Vauxhall Movano Euro 5 L3H2 – fully loaded) and due to be collected on the 2nd November we need more drivers.
The initial plan is to take advantage of the increased capacity to consolidate the three monthly transports into two, with more capacity and even better prices!
Transport One: the original Germany Cat Transport will still retain the focus but now we …
Last Updated: 23 Oct 1325
Off again to the UK with 8 dogs and 2 cats. One of the cats and two of the dogs belong to a lady that has had to return to the UK from Spain and having rescued the animals while she was living in Spain she is excited that she will be reunited with them tomorrow. The other cat …
15:40: Fudge the dog has just been dropped off in Holland which completes this transport. I wish Chris and Mick a safe and hopefully rain-free journey back home. See you tomorrow guys!
14/10/12: Almost all the cats and dogs have now been unloaded. Next stop Koln for 3 cats and then 1 dog for Holland.
13/10/12: Today 27 more cats and 4 dogs are on route …
Our intention has always been to offer a high quality, affordable transport service for rescued and re-homed cats and dogs. Our costs are based on our regular schedule i.e. departing from Almerimar and delivering to the South, South East, South West, Midlands and Yorkshire.
We will deliver dogs to Wales, the North East, North West i.e. Carlisle and Scotland, but this will cost extra.
This is our latest schedule updated: 22 March 2013
We run a three weekly scheduled transport to the UK of 15 cats/dogs.
We run chartered transports throughout Europe depending on demand.
Scheduled Transport to UK
18 May: UK (return departure 22 May)
8 June: UK (return departure 11 June)
6 July: UK (return departure 9 July)
27 July: UK (return departure 30 July)
31 August: UK (return departure 4 September)
21 September: UK …
This DEFRA leaflet describes a summary of rules for bringing pets into the UK after 1 January 2012. Please note that all procedures, including administration of tapeworm treatment, must be carried out by a registered vet and recorded in the pet passport or third country health certificate.
In Summary the current information is:
Is it microchipped?
Is it currently vaccinated against rabies?
Was it vaccinated after it was …
We use a number of regular drop off locations depending on which transport you are booked on.
The first transport each month covers Europe dependent on demand.
The second transport each month covers the UK
Once you have booked and paid your deposit we provide a link to a password protected page on the site which has the actual links and schedule for the transport.
With respect to …
With the new van we have increased the capacity, but at the same time the costs and time it takes to pick up, deliver, and drop off the cats and dogs.
We now need to adhere strictly to a pick up schedule on each trip.
As such we will be using the following, and only the following pick up points for the transport.
Los Gallardos (Mojacar)
El Limite (Lorca)
15/07/12: 18:00 All 7 dogs and 31 cats have now been handed over, so our July transport is officially over. Safe journey home for our 2 drivers, Chris and Mick, and a big thank you for another tremendous effort.
13:30 All the cats and dogs are now on board, after a few delays, and the transport is now headed for Germany.
14/07/11: This morning at 6:30am another …
If you follow politics of watch the news, then you have probably already heard about Mitt Romney and the trip he took with his pet dog. It was reported in newspapers nationwide, that in 1983, Mitt Romney took a 12-hour road trip from Massachusetts to Canada with his family and their pet dog Seamus. Since the car was crammed full of luggage, Romney decided to …
13:00: Now the transport Is finished. All the cats are on their way to adoptants and foster homes. Well done and a big thank you to our 2 drivers.
28/04712: Latest news is that all the data have been dropped off at the first meet point in Bruchsal. Slight delays getting to Wallau but all the cats are fine.
12:15pm: Latest news is that all …
17/03/12: Another AlStrays transport has ended successfully, or almost, as Chris and Mick are now headed for the UK with one remaining dog. All the AlStrays cats, and Gitana my rescue dog were dropped off between 7:30 and 10 am in either Bruchsal or Wallau, along with Taru. Little Yorkie Sara was then met by her adoptants at a service station near Cologne at …
We delivered Odin (now called Fizzy it seems) to his new owners in the UK Over the weekend for the www.pro-setter.org organisation.
Just received this email and photos: says it all really as to why we do this!
26/02/12 1100 The February 2012 transport finally ended at about 6pm last night when Chris and Mick handed Odin the dog over to his very happy adoptant. I am already planning for the next one 16.03!
25/02/12 1400: All the cats are now off the transport and many by now will already be with their adoptants or in their foster homes. Well done to Chris and …
Update 10:15: All Wallau cats unloaded. All fine. Transport is now heading for UK with 2 cats (for Holland) and 2 dogs. My AlStrays cats have all been delivered to Katzenherzen and will now be on their way by car to their foster homes and adopt ants. I await more news.
14/01/12: All the Bruchsal cats are now off the transport, including Algernon and Peter. All …
02/12/11: The transport has left Almerimar on time at 4:30am! The first 12 cats are on board. Today we have traveling 31 cats to adoptants and foster homes in Germany: Bugsy & Molly (adopted) were rescued from the garden of a kind Spanish man. He also rescued Pepe, whose friend Sheri was dumped in the garden of an empty apartment and rescued by Miriam. Sisters …
23/10/11: All the cats arrived well in Germany, AND Briken. Already the first feedback is coming in. A big thankyou to Chris and Kerstin for driving. Chris has also arrived safely at Martina’s for the night!!!
22/10/11 17:45: Briken the dog joined the transport at Jaen and just over an hour ago our last passengers (4 cats from another animal sanctuary), were loaded just north …