Can Dogs Travel To The Uk
Edward R. Forte
November 23, 2021
Travel & Outdoor
The Pet Travel Scheme, known as PETS, has been in effect in the UK for more than 15 years.In a change from the old quarantine regulations, pets that comply with the PETS rules for EU countries can enter the UK without quarantine from almost anywhere in the world.Have your pet microchipped - Your vet can carry this out and it is not painful for the animal.Dogs and cats entering from and vaccinated within EU or non-EU listed countries do not have to have a blood test.The 3-week/3-month rule The first time your pet is prepared to travel under the PETS system, you must wait three weeks before you can travel and return to the UK if you are coming into the UK from an EU or listed country.If you are traveling to the UK from an unlisted country outside the EU, your pet must have a blood test 30 days after the vaccination (with the vaccination day counting as day 0) and then wait a further three months after the valid blood test before the animal can enter the UK.PETS Documents Once your animal has passed all the required waiting periods and has had a valid blood test, if that is required, the vet will issue PETS documentation.If you are traveling to the UK from a Non-EU country, your vet must complete a Model Third Country Official Veterinary Certificate which you can download from the PETS website.Tapeworm treatment Just before you enter the UK, your dog must be treated against tapeworm.If your dog does not have this treatment during the required period, it can be refused entry and placed into a 4 month quarantine. .
Travelling with pets
If you’re travelling with a recognised assistance dog, it can travel with you free of charge in the cabin of your British Airways flight.To the UK: if you are looking to transport your pet to the UK our sister company IAG Cargo can help.As on British Airways operated flights, recognised assistance dogs are allowed in the cabin.As on British Airways operated flights, only recognised assistance dogs are allowed in the cabin.All other pets must travel in the hold as cargo. .
Transporting pets to the UK
Transporting pets to the United Kingdom is tricky, but not impossible.You are also welcome to transport reptiles, fish, amphibians, insects and crustaceans into the U.K.Ensure all dogs were treated against tapeworm with a treatment containing Praziquantel as the active ingredient no less than 24 hours and no more than 120 hours (5 days) before arrival in the U.K.Ensure all dogs were treated against tapeworm with a treatment containing Praziquantel as the active ingredient no less than 24 hours and no more than 120 hours (5 days) before arrival in the U.K.port, a maximum of two (2) adult animals of comparable size, up to 20 pounds (9 kgs) each, and who are accustomed to cohabitation, may be transported in the same container.In addition, animals up to six (6) months old and from the same litter (up to a maximum quantity of two) may also be shipped in the same container.Here's what you need to know about paying the VAT, depending on your situation:.after visiting a non-EU country are not required to pay the VAT.with pets will be required to pay customs VAT on arrival.Any animal that has been owned for less than six months or has been gifted, purchased, rescued, etc. will be subject to import tax upon arrival to the U.K. .
International & Connection Pet Travel : Delta Air Lines
On Delta flights to Hawaii, pets will not be accepted as carry-on baggage.All cats and dogs are subject to a 120-day quarantine in Hawaii. .
Transporting animals by plane: travel with your pet in the cabin or
On flights between metropolitan France and French Guiana, your pet must be at least 15 weeks old.Travel in the cabin for snub-nosed animals. .