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With pet passports issued in Great Britain no longer valid, owners fork out for health certificates and jabs.
Dog and cat owners with holiday homes in France say they have been left “high and dry” by a tightening of Brexit travel rules on French pet passports.
The rules on travelling with your pet to countries in the European Union changed a year ago, following the UK's departure from the EU.
David Hencke reports on the national vets shortage, caused by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, the Coronavirus crisis and a rise in the number of people buying pets.
BVA members are reporting being overwhelmed by a combination of staff shortages and a surge in new pet registrations.
Brexit and the pandemic have been blamed for a shortage of vets that is leading to increasing numbers of surgeries having to close their doors.
Shoppers frustrated by delays, shortages and rising costs.
Three Connexion readers' experiences of the changes caused by the UK’s ‘third country’ status since Brexit on January 1.
Thousands of British pet owners planning to take their dogs and cats away on holiday with them when borders reopen in May have been told to be ready for “a total pain” getting onerous post-Brexit paperwork filled in.
Major UK supermarkets have warned that they are experiencing shortages of cat and dog food amid a surge in people acquiring pets during the pandemic.
A survey carried out by the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association found that just one-third of businesses that attempted exports to Europe in 2021 had been successful.
Pero Foods in Betws-y-Coed has spoken of the post-Brexit 'chaos' in the system for exporting to the EU.
Amazon has stopped selling wines, beers and spirits to its customers in Northern Ireland as it wrestles with new customs rules post-Brexit.
From 1 January 2021, however, pet passports will no longer be valid.
Rules on travelling to and from European Union countries will change on 1 January 2021.
Pet Passports will become invalid when the Brexit transition period ends in December
For some weeks the British government has been planning a “shock and awe” campaign to warn British businesses that they have less than six months to prepare for Brexit; but the EU has beaten them to it.
Talk of ‘opportunity’ likened to Orwell-style ‘Newspeak’ – as advice highlights perils from new travel rules, bigger phone bills and border chaos.
British travellers face the worst possible outcome once the Brexit transition period ends, the government has confirmed.
Brexit will never be over.
The most important Brexit event of the week came and went with relatively little fanfare, yet it marks a significant moment.
Bob Stewart says his dogs regularly cross the Channel and should not lose out.