The OV or ‘official veterinarian’ is one authorised by the UK government department, the Animal Plant and health Agency (APHA) or DEFRA as it was known. ONLY the OV can vaccinate pets for rabies, prepare and issue pet passports and endorse the pet passports for rabies vaccinations. Preparing pets for travel into the EU following […]
South Africa is a very common destination for our pets that we relocate. Ensuring your pet meets the import requirements is very important, and there are some blood tests that dogs require in order to meet the importing country requirements. These include testing for Heartworm, Leishmania, Brucella, Babesia and Trypanosoma diseases. The testing for these […]
The importance of accurately measuring your pet is very important for ensuring we get the correct size air kennel/pet crate for your beloved friend. By law, airlines must abide by the minimum standards in the International Air Transport Association Live Animal Regulations (IATA LAR) – this requires pets to be able to stand freely without […]
Something most people don’t think about when relocating, are what the local animal health situation is regarding preventative veterinary care for their pets. We are fortunate to have a veterinarian and vet nurse on staff, with post graduate experience in animal disease surveillance, and veterinary experience in the EU, from China and Pakistan, to the […]
Accessing Australia and New Zealand for pets is not restricted to the Middle Eastern transit routes! Being on the other side of the world, travel options can be accessed BOTH East and West, via the Middle East, Singapore or Los Angeles. The time differences are minimal and the experiences first class either way around the […]
A massive thanks to Andre, Typhanie, Kimberly and Issy at Pets Abroad UK! They arranged the transport of my 5 cats and tortoise from Newcastle upon Tyne to Zurich, Switzerland. There were many unknowns along the way but Andre went above and beyond to make sure everything was as seamless as possible. After about 2 […]
We used Pets Abroad to relocate our cat from London to Perth, Australia. They took care of all the travel and quarantine logistics and made sure we had the correct paperwork. I don’t think we could have done it without you! Yogi loves her new home, thank you so much!!!