You need an animal moved — regardless of size, time or location? No problem. Meet Susan Denicker and her two grown kids, Anthony and Alyssa. This tough, no-nonsense mother of two has turned her passion for animals into a family business, known as Animals Away. And, now Susan has become our go-to person for moving wild cargo.
The Denicker family works together to move livestock, unusual pets and, of course, furry family members to the next destination quickly and safely, all while keeping their human clients happy and calm. We follow the Denickers from the initial phone call through the final delivery, capturing all of the antics along the way. What seems like an easy job in theory can prove to be a frustrating, nearly impossible task in reality. But Susan is not one to back down from a challenge, even when her family have their doubts.
Susan's main goal is to make the move as stress-free as possible for both the animals and their owners. She has been known to drive straight through the night to limit the time the animal spends in a crate. Susan and her team transport 10 dogs and three cats from their foster home in West Virginia to a no-kill shelter in Salem, Mass. — a whopping 750 miles away. We'll see them move three black bears across four states, a rare lizard called a crocodile monitor complete with razor-sharp claws and a tail like a whip that has to fly across the country, smelly pigs in Brooklyn weighing close to 100 pounds each, and even four French bulldogs with breathing problems from New York City to Fire Island. Grab the kids for an exciting journey across the nation with some of our favorite animals. It's gonna be one heck of a road trip!
"We Move Animals" is produced by Nancy Glass Productions for Nat Geo Wild. For Nancy Glass Productions, executive producer is Matthew Noce. For Nat Geo Wild, executive producer is Jenny Apostol; senior vice president of development and production is Janet Han Vissering; and executive vice president and general manager is Geoff Daniels.