COVID-19: Calais Pet Passport Changes

Calais Pet Passport Office is operating restricted hours during COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday was my first Calais Shuttle Service since the COVID-19 restrictions were put in place. I hadn’t paid too …

Tighter APHA Controls

Yet more evidence this morning of tighter controls by DEFRA/APHA at the ‘ports’ regards the transport of pets, and a positive effect is being reported. The DEFRA inspector was at …

DEFRA Enforcement At Calais

Checking animals into Pet Passport Control at the Shuttle, Calais yesterday I noticed a man moving around behind the check in staff as they processed the pets. The staff were …

Tighter PET Scheme Controls

On our last Scheduled Pet Transport to the UK from Spain, the officers at the Pet Passport Control at Calais took a photo copy of the signed Declarations from the …

PETS Scheme Abuse

Came across a blatant, yet unintentional, case of PETS Scheme abuse during our last Scheduled Pet Transport from Spain to the UK via Germany, Holland and Belgium. Stood at the …

PETS Scheme: Check Vets Details

They are without doubt getting stricter, or to be accurate more thorough, at the Pet Passport Control at Calais when we take the Shuttle to the UK on our pet …

PETS Scheme Tighter Controls

On the last couple of trips we have been asked at pet passport control in Calais for ‘proof’ that we have permission to transport the pets we have been taking …

Pet Passports & TRACES

Following on from the recent post regarding new Pet Passport woes it appears that there is still a lot of uncertainly regards the pet passport when transporting under TRACES. If …