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Here are the new rules for taking your pet from Great Britain to the EU in 2021

Here are the new rules for taking your pet from Great Britain to the EU in 2021

These days it seems like we are all in need of a long vacation, including our four-legged friends. With the arrival of a few vaccines, it feels like next year could finally see travel open up again across UK and Europe and perhaps a long-awaited vacation to Europe with our furry friends. However, for those pet owners who live in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales, including the Channel Islands and Isle of Man), traveling to the EU will be…

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UK pet owners reminded to seek advice on pet passports soon

UK pet owners reminded to seek advice on pet passports soon

The UK’s Brexit transition period is set to come to an end this year which means that from 1 January 2021 traveling with your pet from the UK to Europe will change. At the end of the Brexit transition period the UK will no longer be a part of the EU’s Pet Travel Scheme which allows for the free movement of cats, dogs and ferrets in the EU bloc without the need for quarantine. This week the UK government updated…

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British pets will need EU pet passport to travel to Northern Ireland

British pets will need EU pet passport to travel to Northern Ireland

British pets, including dogs, cats, and ferrets, will need an EU pet passport to travel to Northern Ireland after the end of the Brexit transition period, according to The Telegraph. The creation of an internal “pet border” in the United Kingdom from 1 January 2021 is a result of the Withdrawal Agreement the prime minister negotiated with Brussels. That deal effectively keeps Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK, in the EU’s customs territory and moves the border between…

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