Pet Travel Scheme (PETS)
Issued by your vet, this passport scheme was implemented to stop the spread of rabies and otherdiseases, but still allow easy travel with your pet between member countries. All animals susceptibleto rabies must go into quarantine for six months if they do not meet these requirements.
Before leaving, you need to make sure that your pet has a:
logging your pet’s number can also
reunite you with a pet that has become lost or runaway
Not been to a non-PETS country within the last sixmonths.You must also travel on a PETS approved sea, air, or rail route and update tick and tapewormtreatment before your vet will issue your pet passport.
Pet Friendly Destinations
Planning ahead and knowing which places are pet-friendly will make both of your lives much easier.
Many hotels offer amenities specific to pets and pet owners, and it’s wise to check to see if your
hotel is pet friendly before booking
there are many resources online to make this easier.Beaches, gardens, parks and other attractions are often pet friendly, and doing proper research asyou plan your itinerary will help you include your pet in most of the activities. If you knowbeforehand tha
t an attraction is not accessible, it’s much easier to arrange a dog
-walker or other
caretaker while you’re away. Some dog friendly hotels and cottages have kennels onsite
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