The rules for dogs entering the UK, from qualifying EU and non-EU countries and territories, make it easy for you to take your dog on holiday. If you are unsure about the rules of Pet Travel Scheme, speak to your vet or contact the PETS Helpline: 0870 241 1710 (Monday to Friday – 08.30 to 17.00 UK time)
Please note that dogs are required to travel only with an Approved Carrier and only on an Approved Route.
Read this DEFRA link about what dog owners need to do – ‘How to bring your dog into or back into the UK or Guernsey and also read our page with information and tips on preventing some important diseases in your dog when abroad.
Also, visit this very useful page on pet travel from Heathrow Airport.
What has to be done for dogs:
For more information contact your local vet or the PETS Helpline: 0870 241 1710 (Monday to Friday – 08.30 to 17.00 UK time).