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EU Welcomes Animal Owners to Get Passport for Their Furry Buddies


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Photo source: European Commission

Image source: European Commission

On event of International Cat Day previously this month, the European Union is welcoming animal owners to get a European animal passport for their furry good friends so that they can take a trip together.

According to standards, you can take a trip quickly with your cat, dog or ferret in the EU with using the European animal passport which you can get at your regional veterinarian.

Previously this month, animal security group the Humane Society International (HSI) partnered with the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and contacted federal governments and airline companies to assist in the safe passage of animal felines and pet dogs in times of crisis.

Taking a trip with animals which have a passport is allowed all 27 EU nations in addition to in Norway and Northern Ireland.

These guidelines likewise use to EU incoming travel from a non-EU nation.

EU animal passports released in Excellent Britain are no longer legitimate for travel with animals to an EU nation or Northern Ireland.

In order to have the ability to take a trip to an EU state or from a non-EU area to an EU nation, animals should:

  • be microchipped or have a plainly understandable tattoo if used prior to July 3, 2011
  • be immunized versus rabies
  • have treatment versus the tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis for locations devoid of this tapeworm (Finland, Ireland, Malta, Norway and Northern Ireland)
  • have a legitimate European animal passport.
Photo source: European Commission

Image source: European Commission

It need to be kept in mind that the guidelines use just to personal journeys with animals in the EU which do not include a modification of ownership or sale.

The European animal passport consists of a description and information of your animal, microchip or tattoo code, rabies vaccination record and contact information of owner and of veterinarian who released the passport.

A family pet passport stands for life as long as your animal’s rabies vaccination depends on date.

Furthermore, the EU likewise concerns animal health certificates which include identity, health record, rabies vaccinations for animals and is needed for those travellng from a non-EU nation.

You can take a trip with approximately 5 animals.

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