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For many of us the thought of leaving our beloved pets at home or placing them in boarding kennels whilst we go on holiday is just too much. Taking your pet with you to Europe is extremely straight forward with the EU PET PASSPORT.
If you do decide to travel with your pet, these are the things you need to know.
Travelling within the EU (or into the EU from another 'listed' country)
When travelling with your pet dog, cat or ferret, the rules you must follow depend on the country you're going to or coming from. When travelling to or returning to the UK from another EU or non-EU listed country your pet needs:
The treatment must be given between 1 and 5 days (24 to 120 hours) before you're scheduled to arrive in the UK.
A vet must record the following details in your dog's pet passport or certificate: