ID Microchips & Pet Passports

Microchipping

As of April 2016 it is a legal requirement to have all dogs microchipped and contact details upId Chip to date. Microchipping is a very straight forward procedure that can be done by our vets or nurses. The chip is smaller than a grain of rice and it is inserted via an injection needle. All the details about the dog and the owner are then registered online by our reception team. The dogs must be microchipped by the age of 8 weeks

Pet passports

At Chaseview we are able to issue dogs and cats with Pet Passports. The EU pet travel scheme allows dogs, cats and ferrets to travel without the need for quarantine, providing basic requirements are met. The following are necessary for travelling in the EU (including travel to the Republic of Ireland):Beagle

  • A microchip
  • Rabies vaccination – this can be done from 3 months old, and must be done at least 21 days prior to planned travel. The vaccination is a single injection that lasts for 3 years.
  • A pet passport
  • Tapeworm treatment (against Echinococcus multilocularis) – this must be given 1-5 days before returning to the UK and must be administered and signed for by a vet.Passport

It is advisable to keep up to date with annual vaccinations (against distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, parainfluenza and leptospirosis), flea and tick treatment.

If you are travelling outside the EU there may be further requirements, specific to your destination or countries you are travelling via. Please see https://www.gov.uk/take-pet-abroad for more information.

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