Animal Aircare

Animal Reception Centres that have been specialising in the care of pets travelling by air, for over 25 years.

Open 24/7

We are open 24 hours per day all year, with some restrictions on 25th/26th December.

Gatwick Airport

Contact Our Gatwick Animal Reception Centre:

+44 1293 555580

Heathrow Airport

Contact Our Heathrow Animal Reception Centre:

+44 203 968 0980


We make sure your pet
travels safely

Animal Aircare manage the Border Control Post (BCP) at London Gatwick Airport, which incorporates the Animal Reception Centre (ARC), with additional facilties at Heathrow.
Our Animal Welfare Officers are responsible for the safe and secure handling of all animals entrusted into our care whilst they are staying in their temporary airport accommodation.


What They Say

A small selection of the many testimonials that we receive on a regular basis from happy customers. We understand that you pet is a much loved member of your family.

Bob H – Plymouth

Owner of Milo

“I wanted to say a huge thank you for all the help that was provided by Gatwick Animal Centre during the transport of my little puppy Milo. We travelled to Bermuda last Monday, and while he was a little shaky after the flight, I am happy to say he is now terrorising our home. The care and attention he got was absolutely super!”

Carol J – Brighton

“I want to thank you all so much for looking after his wellbeing at both Toronto and Gatwick. I heard at Gatwick that you let him out to stretch his legs and use the litter tray. He was also clean with a clean kennel upon my arrival. Although a stressful time (for us both) he is home now and seems to be doing well. Thank you all so much for caring, it truly means a lot to me!”

Latest News

Animal Air Care Website Launches

Animal Air Care Website Launches

New Animal Air Care Website Launches Our old website had served us well over the past few years, but we felt it was time to refresh the look and feel and make use of modern applications and technologies, so our new website has been launched. Our brand remains the...

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Good News For Pet Owners

Good News For Pet Owners

DEFRA issued a press statement on pet travel. Basically, the UK has been granted Part 2 Listed status by the EU, which means that pets travelling into the EU from the UK after the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December 2020, will not need a rabies...

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