Travelling with dog, cat or ferret is now much easier with the new EU pet passport. Check on the requirements here.
Travelling with a dog, cat or ferret is now much easier with the new EU pet passport available from any vet.
All dogs, cats and ferrets must have a passport and, for identification purposes, be fitted with an electronic microchip or have a clearly readable tattoo, applied before July 2011. (Tattoos are not accepted by Ireland, Malta or the United Kingdom which only admit microchipped animals).
All pets must be vaccinated against rabies and the details entered in their pet passport. The vaccination must be carried out after the microchipping or tattooing.
From January 2012, specific tapeworm treatment must be given to all dogs by a vet before travelling to Finland, Ireland, Malta and the United Kingdom. Details of the treatment must appear in the pet passport and the dog can then travel between one to five days after the treatment.
Further information on travelling with pets in the EU and an interesting video on EU pet passports and the fight against rabies.