Posts By: Jonathan

Lift 0ff: Houston to California

The zodiac describes Aries as “a confident leader who builds community with their cheerful disposition” and our Aries did just that, driving from Houston to California. You need to be cheery when you depart from Houston, when after driving for 11 hours, you are still in Texas. Day two, Aries travelled through NM,AZ and CA…. Read more »

Sufi, so good

Moving from California to New Jersey takes enormous work and planning but transferring Sufi from CA to NJ is effortless and fun when driving cross country with MCR and Kevin. The journey took 5 days, beginning in Union City, CA and traversing through AZ, NM, TX, OK, IL, OH, WV, PA and ending in Basking… Read more »

Do you feel the rhythm of the Samba beat!

Samba’s Magic CarPet Ride began in Brooklyn on Friday January 31 and ended in Los Angeles on Tuesday Feb 4. The trip planning starts a day or two before with a conversation with Samba’s family to discuss what to expect on the journey. Samba’s Mom shared a photograph of a pensive Samba wondering what is… Read more »

Magic CarPet Rides MAGIC MOMENT!

Each of our journeys tells a story and this is one that we love to share.While Brian was driving Samba from NY to CA, Kevin was simultaneously driving Sufi from CA to NY. On the fourth day of their trip, they made MCR history by meeting in Parks, Arizona. We had to celebrate this moment… Read more »

Perro takes the Magic CarPet from CT to Austin!

Perro, a very beautiful German Shepherd, made the 1,800 mile drive from New Canaan CT to Austin TX with Magic CarPet Rides driver Kevin. The drive covered a lot of territory with stops in West Virginia, Nashville and Dallas. Kevin and Perro went from 32 degrees and snow in CT to 74 degrees and sunny… Read more »

Allons-y, on va à Montréal!

Magic CarPet Rides specializes in pet moves to and from Canada and this one was very special. Scout and Mischief made the 2,700 mile drive with Chase, our Canada move expert. You might well wonder what route these two border collies would have travelled: They started day one in AZ and drove through NM, TX,… Read more »


Four lucky dogs and their families are headed south to warmer weather this week! Magic CarPet Rides was fortunate to to work with both families and their moves from Connecticut to Texas and Minnesota to Florida. Jax and Rhett, two beautiful Golden Retrievers from Minnesota made the 1,600 mile ride with Brian and they all… Read more »

Moving sweet Honey to the Golden State

Honey is the perfect name for this sweet Yellow Lab that Magic CarPet Rides moved from Atlanta to San Jose CA. We loved every minute and every mile of the drive with sweet Honey. We stopped all along the way to take in the scenery including this photograph where Honey is surveying the San Luis… Read more »

Hasta La Vizsla

Meet Quill and Rey — two adorable dogs that Magic CarPet Rides had the pleasure of driving 1,250 miles from Austin, TX to their new home in Melbourne, FL in Nov. 2019. To say these two were great travel companions is somehow an understatement. In all honesty, Quill and Rey were downright difficult to give… Read more »