Guidance

Protecting the welfare of pet animals (Cats and Dogs) during journeys: Advice for carriers

This publication was withdrawn on 16 November 2015

This information is out of date and has been withdrawn. Read the current guidance on pet travel: entering and returning to the UK and caring for pets.

This guidance is intended to assist carriers (e.g. ferry operators, airlines, railway companies) to care for and protect the welfare of pets.

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Welfare of Animals During Transport - Protecting the Welfare of Pet Animals (Cats and Dogs) During Journeys: Advice for Carriers

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This guidance is intended to assist carriers (e.g. ferry operators, airlines, railway companies) to care for and protect the welfare of pet animals during journeys to and from Great Britain.

Although primarily directed at carriers accepting passengers who are transporting pet animals (dogs and cats) to England under the “Pet Travel Scheme” (PETS), the principles apply to the transport of any pet dog or cat on other journeys.

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