Tag Archives: PetsInQuarantine

From Thailand to Australia with two white dogs and their cat Part 5: The Battle for Nut and Frankie

Bringing dogs to Australia is a long, complicated and expensive process… but it is doable, most of the time.   I started this blog to tell our story for two main reasons. 1.  I want other Australians to know what’s involved in bringing their pets home before they acquire them, as I have seen many dogs rehomed and… Read More »

From Thailand to Australia with two white dogs and their cat Part 4: Homecoming

This is Part 4 of our journey from Thailand to Australia. This is the story of 2 dogs (aka “The Girls”; Nut the mixed breed street puppy and Frankie the toy poodle) 1 cat (Mickey) and their human (that’s me, I’m Alison) We became a family in Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand and we’re making our way to my… Read More »

From Thailand to Australia with two white dogs and their cat Part 3: Life in Limbo

This is part 3 in a series about my relocation from Thailand to Australia with 2 dogs and a cat…. Part 1 is about preparations in Phuket before the journey and Part 2 is about quarantine in Malaysia on the way to Australia Sunday June 11 My XL Uber taxi pulls up outside an unmanned boom gate. Google… Read More »

From Thailand to Australia with two white dogs and their cat Part 2: Quarantine week in Malaysia

June 5, 2017  10.30am We’re boarded and taking off. I’ve got a ton of room in my Business Class seat with no one sitting next to me. I take some deep breaths and relax. As we go up the pilot says something about the seatbelt sign being left on and hot drinks not being served so I gather… Read More »

From Thailand to Australia with two white dogs and their cat Part 1: Phuket to KLIA

I am writing this sitting in my Airbnb rented apartment in Sepang, Selangor Malaysia. We are headed to Australia from Thailand but had to stop off here in Malaysia because Australia won’t accept animals direct from Thailand. Nut, Mickey and Frankie are in quarantine nearby having served 4 of their 7 nights required by the Malaysian Government before… Read More »