“Lucy is the best dog!”
Petraveller transported lovely Labrador Retriever Lucy from Melbourne to Auckland. Lucy’s pet parent Francesca talks about the companionship and comfort that she shares with her pet and tells us why she chose Petraveller for Lucy’s international pet relocation.
Francesca and her boyfriend Matt adopted Lucy in May 2020. Francesca shares, “Lucy was released from the Seeing Eye Dog program because she didn’t have the required temperament and became too distracted. We took this as if Lucy wanted to be a pet and have cuddles all day. We had been on the waitlist for approximately six months and applied to adopt fifteen dogs before Lucy was paired with us!”
Pet mum Francesca talks about Lucy’s unique personality. She says, “Lucy is the best dog. She is easily excitable around new people and in new experiences, and mirrors the energy of those around her. However, Lucy quickly calms down and settles happily next to her humans.”
Francesca laughs and continues, “Lucy is incredibly clever! On Lucy’s first day of living with us, she learned the sound of the jar of peanut butter opening and the compartment of the fridge where the cheese is kept! As Lucy is raised to be around people, she loves nothing more than being close to her people and thrives off a tummy rub or a bottom scratch!”
After living in Melbourne for three years, Francesca and her boyfriend Matt were moving to Auckland, New Zealand, for work and to be closer to their family. “Leaving Lucy in Melbourne was never an option, she is well and truly part of the family. My mum is looking forward to finally meeting her ‘granddaughter’, and my parents have a released guide dog Harry who is very excited to meet Lucy,” says Francesca.
Francesca decided to take help from a reputed pet transportation company to manage Lucy’s move to New Zealand. She says, “We have never travelled with a pet before, so this experience is new to us.” Francesca started looking into pet travel companies to organise Lucy’s safe passage to Auckland. Francesca’s online search led her to a few pet travel companies. She says, “We received quotes from a couple of different companies, but chose to go ahead with Petraveller.”
Talking about the reason to partner with Petraveller, Francesca says, “We chose Petraveller due to the positive reviews and slightly lower price-point. We also like the fact that we got updates throughout Lucy’s travel.”
Lucy was a darling on her journey to Auckland and is settling in well in her new home. Francesca was more than happy with the pet travel experience. She says, “Petraveller were absolutely fantastic. They made the process of relocating our Labrador Lucy easy and stress-free. The entire process was clearly explained to us, and all communication from initial quote to arrival in New Zealand was flawless. I would recommend Petraveller to anyone in a heartbeat. Thank you for all your help, love and care.”
Thank you, Francesca, for putting your trust in Petraveller. It was a pleasure to take care of Lucy on her pet travel from Melbourne to Auckland. We wish you lots of love, fun, laughter and pawsome adventures with Lucy out there in New Zealand.