Surrounded by sea in Splendid Isolation, Britain has understandably been very protective about keeping herself free from dangerous diseases, such as Rabies. Thankfully, since the development of an effective Rabies vaccine, the PETS (Pet Travel Scheme) allows pets to enter the UK if certain criteria are met. So, gone are the days when pets returning to the UK required 6 months in quarantine.
We are asked frequently about the red-tape involved in taking our pets abroad. You need to be aware of the requirements. However, once your furry friend has an EU Pet Passport, travel is usually very straightforward.
To help, I have written this guide, which highlights all you need to know about Pet Passports, entry requirements, banned breeds – and the best and most comfortable ways for your pets to travel.