‘Petiquette’ for travelling with your dog!

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Full article with thanks to https://www.petspyjamas.com/blog/make-your-dog-the-perfect-guest/ Dogs will be dogs, and we wouldn’t want them any other way, but there are just one or two pointers to observe when introducing your furry friend into the world of dog-friendly travel to ensure everyone has a brilliant time and more importantly, gets invited back too! Before you leave Make sure your dog has been washed and … Read More

DO DOGS NEED HOLIDAYS? THE BENEFITS OF DOG-FRIENDLY TRAVEL

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Do Dogs Need Holidays? Full article with thanks to https://www.petspyjamas.com/blog/do-dogs-need-holidays/ Our four-legged friends are just as susceptible to the stresses of modern life as we are. Here’s what dog friendly holidays can do for your pooch… You’ve enough clothes to deal with whatever the British weather throws at you. There’s distracting gizmos galore to keep the cries of “are we there … Read More

Bringing your pet dog, cat or ferret to the UK

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Full article with thanks to https://www.gov.uk/take-pet-abroad/pet-passport Pet passport and other documents You need a pet passport for your dog, cat or ferret if they’ll be travelling: to the UK from an EU country, or another country the UK accepts pet passports from from the UK to a listed or unlisted country and then returning to the UK – you cannot do this after your pet’s rabies … Read More

How to prepare your dog for air travel

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Before your flight… 1. Vet-check Take your dog to a veterinarian and have it examined for a travel health certificate. It’s a good idea to make two copies of the certificate, leaving one copy with your boarding documents and one taped on your dog’s carrier. If you have specific questions about whether your dog can handle air travel, be sure to ask your … Read More

You’ll need an EU pet passport to travel with your dog to Britain

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Full article with thanks to https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/youll-need-eu-pet-passport-18297503 That means an addition £60 per animal and each one will need rabies jabs ogs and cats will need an EU pet passport to travel into Northern Ireland from England, Scotland or Wales from next year, it has been confirmed. The rule will be triggered after the end of the Brexit transition period. EU pet … Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: How are our pets coping with us?

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Full article with thanks to https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-52092528 Pet owners know how important the companionship of our beloved animals can be, and the joy they bring when they greet us as we arrive home. But what if you are now at home almost all the time? How are our furry friends coping with sharing “their territory” with us all day, every day? … Read More

How pets are helping us through the coronavirus crisis

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Full article with thanks to https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/03/pets-helping-coronavirus-crisis-animals Animals are proving a lifesaver for many, providing companionship and consistency in uncertain times. After years of nagging for a pet, Barney, the cavalier King Charles spaniel, could not have arrived at a better moment, says Marie Brown. “We picked him up the day before lockdown. The timing is a godsend.” The puppy has helped … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for people with animals

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Whole article with thanks to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-people-with-animals Advice for pet owners and livestock keepers on maintaining the welfare of their animals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We all need to do what we can to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The single most important action we can all take in fighting coronavirus is to stay at home in order to protect the … Read More

You can now book spa breaks with your dog and you both get totally pampered

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A luxury four star spa and hotel is one of the first in the UK to offer a pamper package for dogs which includes a paw soak and relaxing bath.  Whole article with thanks to https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/uk-ireland/you-can-now-book-spa-21252464 Dog friendly spas set to become huge in the UK- and they look adorable. Dog friendly spas are set to sweep the UK, with Ringwood … Read More

11 Tips for Traveling With Your Pet, According to a Veterinarian

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Whole article with thanks to https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/586073/pet-travel-safety-tips Planning a trip can be stressful no matter the circumstances. When you want to include the family pet in your plans, you have a whole new list of things to worry about, including packing the right equipment, checking your hotel’s pet policy, and making sure your pet meets the travel criteria for the state … Read More