Services

  1. Bringing your pet dog, cat or ferret to the UK

    Taking pets abroad on holiday or to live - pet passports, PETS travel scheme, microchipping, rabies vaccinations, quarantine, travelling with assistance dogs

  2. Controlling your dog in public

    You can be fined if your dog is out of control in public - find out about Dog Control Orders, banned dogs, dog fouling and reporting a dangerous dog

  3. Report a dead or injured animal

    Report a dead or injured animal such as a badger, fox or domestic pet found on the road

  4. Get your dog microchipped

    How to get your dog fitted with a microchip: when to get it done, who can do it, how to update your details, what to do when buying a dog

  5. Apply for a licence to keep a wild animal

    You need a licence to keep certain kinds of wild or dangerous animals: contact your council for more information

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Pet travel to Europe after Brexit
  2. Animal welfare legislation: protecting pets
  3. Taking your pet abroad if there's no Brexit deal
  4. Pet travel: approved air, sea and rail carriers and routes
  5. Buying a cat or dog
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News and communications

  1. Cruel electric shock collars for pets to be banned
  2. Government backs ban on third party sales of puppies and kittens
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Research and statistics

  1. Goats: TSE surveillance statistics
  2. Sheep: TSE surveillance statistics
  3. Exotic species and domestic cats: TSE surveillance statistics
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Animal welfare: banning the use of electronic training collars for cats and dogs
  2. Banning commercial third-party sales of puppies and kittens in England
  3. Banning third party sales of pets in England: call for evidence
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