Junker seeks pet passport deal

The European commission president, the proud owner of a pooch called Plato, has taken a personal interest in the fate of the pet passport scheme, under which animals in good health can be exempted from going into quarantine as they travel around Europe.

With a no-deal scenario looking increasingly likely, Mina Andreeva, a commission spokeswoman, disclosed that advice to pet owners would be published in the coming months, after Juncker highlighted the urgency of the matter “several times”. read more

Aegean Pet Transport Guidelines from Greece to European Locations

Update 2nd August 2015: Currently unable to obtain tracers from Chief Veterinary Officer Chania for unaccompanied animals (tracer not required if traveling within 5 days of owner) Advise escorted animals only

Recent changes regarding transporting of animals across Europe have confused many, the largest effecting animal welfare organisations is the transportation of unescorted animals by air. read more