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UK based pet transport company

Professional Pet Transportation Service

DEFRA Type 2 Transporter Authorised

DEFRA Approved Vehicles

Our DEFRA Approved Type 2 vehicles are specially fitted to provide the best UK pet transport for your pets. With secure purpose built kennels with solid dividers that keep your pet cooler in summer, warmer in winter. All doors have secure lockable doors and rear escape doors that enables us to load and unload your pets without the risk they will escape.


Your Animal's Comfort is our Priority

Each vehicle is insulated throughout fitted with onboard temperature monitors to ensure your pet is as comfortable as possible; air-conditioning and roof vents ensure there is a constant flow of fresh air. Fresh water is always available from drinkers and each kennel has a clean “vet bed” to provide warmth and comfort and, If your pet has mobility problems, we have a ramp, to allow easy access.

We Cater for all Animal Sizes

For cats and small exotics, we have a secure separate compartment behind the driver which ensures they are safe, warm and peaceful during their journey with us.

Our specially adapted vehicles have fixed cages which allow for the solid partition on the large double cages  to be removed to create a super-size cage for extra-large dogs.

We never leave pets alone in the vehicle.

Professional, Fast & Caring

Frequently Asked Questions

About our pet transport vehicles

How expensive is a pet transport company?

You might be surprised at how reasonable our quotes are. Our rates are very competitive and for many customers, their time is worth more than what we charge.

We currently offer special fixed prices for your local trips including visits to vets, groomers, kennels within a 10-mile radius of our Banbury base in Oxfordshire (OX16) at just £10 each way .

Compare us on cost with other pet transport businesses.

What's the largest size of dog you can carry?

Our specially adapted vehicles have fixed cages which allow for the solid partition on the large double cages  to be removed to create a super-size cage for extra-large dogs.

Why use a pet transporter?

There are a number of reasons why you should consider using a pet transportation company. Our pet transport service is ideal for pet owners who do not have a suitable method of transport and need to take their pets to the vets or any other destination.

Your pet will be transported in a van, fully fitted with secure cages, ensuring maximum safety throughout the journey for even the largest breeds

You may prefer to keep your car clean and free from pet hair or you may just not have the time to take your pet where it needs to go.

You may not drive and taxi drivers can be very reluctant to carry pets in their vehicles.

Are you licenced and insured to carry pets?

We hold DEFRA Type 2 authorisation (read more)  to transport pets issued by the UK government – this is the highest level – not all pet transporters have this!. A Type 2 licence allows us to transport pets on road journeys up to and over 12 hours in duration. Please ask to see our licence when making a booking. We are fully insured to transport pets

How much experience do you have?

Our drivers are importantly all pet lovers, all are pet first aid trained and have many years’ experience transporting owned and rescue cats and dogs in the UK and Europe .We are extremely proud of our excellent testimonials and reviews .

Will I be kept informed of my pet's progress?

Our driver will provide photos and updates throughout the trip. All vehicles have GPS Tracking so your pets journey is monitored and we always know exactly where your pet is.

How do you ensure pet areas are clean?

Pet areas are thoroughly disinfected using Parvo Virucide and cleaned after each pet in order to ensure that your pets travel safely.  Vet bedding is washed in a 90 degree disinfecting wash after each pet 

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