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

Black and white dog laying down in dog bed


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.


“I highly recommend your staff, service, care, and attention to my cat. If I could give more than an excellent five-star rating I would.”

corgie dog standing up


“We felt the staff were genuine, honest, friendly, and knowledgeable. It was good to know that the dogs were in safe hands.”

grey cat laying down
corgie dog standing up
parrots in cage
hamster in box

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