Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
Thank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart
|Posted on March 14, 2012 at 5:38 AM|
If you're going abroad with your pet cat, dog or ferret, the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) could help avoid long quarantine periods when you return. Working guide dogs and hearing dogs may also travel on the scheme.
The PETS scheme Pet travel rules, find out what you need to do if you are travelling with a pet on or after 1 January 2012 The scheme is designed to stop the spread of rabies and other diseases while still allowing pets to travel.The UK has been free of rabies for many years, but mammals are still at risk in some other countries.From 1 January 2012 all pet cat, dogs and ferrets can enter or re-enter the UK from any country in the world without quarantine provided they meet the rules of the scheme, which will be different depending on the country or territory the pet is coming from. You can check details and the full procedure for preparing your pet on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) website.To be eligible, your cat, dog or ferret must:
Before you go You must book your return journey into the UK with one of the many PETS-approved carriers, on a PETS-approved route. There is only a limited amount of space and it is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.You must book in advance or your pet will not be allowed to travel.
Taking care of your pet when travelling These tips can help make your pet's journey as comfortable as possible:
Returning to the UK When returning to the UK, transport staff will check your pet passport to ensure the requirements of the scheme have been met. If there is missing paperwork or your pet has not been prepared correctly it may be:
Travelling with registered assistance dogs The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in partnership with
More useful linksATOL (Air Travel Organisers' Licence)