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Vets call for urgent clarity on post-Brexit pet travel

Vets call for urgent clarity on post-Brexit pet travel

The UK’s largest membership body for the veterinary profession, the British Veterinary Association, is calling on the government to set out changes to pet travel rules as soon as possible to help vets manage demand from pet parents. Pet parents may have to consult their vet at least four months ahead of any planned trips to ensure that their cat, dog or ferret has had all the necessary vaccines, checks and documentation issued ahead of travel after the end of…

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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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