Passports, pets and GB stickers: the Brexit advice issued to Britons

Passports, pets and GB stickers: the Brexit advice issued to Britons

Renew your passport earlier than planned, buy a GB sticker for your car, and prepare to wait four months before you can take your ferret on holiday: these are all among the snippets of advice offered by the government’s new Brexit website for British citizens planning to travel to the EU after 31 October.

Dog eaten alive by maggots after leg is chopped off and left for dead

Dog eaten alive by maggots after leg is chopped off and left for dead

The dog had been tied with a rope that had embedded into his skin It had several open wounds across his back Maggots were eating the dog alive‘It could be that a dog catcher severed his leg off and put it on the side of his house.

10 essentials for the canine traveller

10 essentials for the canine traveller

1) Dogs get travel anxiety; go for short trips first... Make sure your pet gets extra exercise the day before travelling, so that s/he’s tired and sleeps for most of the journey.

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

• It is not easy to feel sympathy for a man who dresses his cat in a collar and tie (Assange faces five years in US jail as standoff ends , 12 April). Let’s have at least one happy, uplifting story on the front page every day. • Join the debate – email [email protected]

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Certificates costing £55 a pop will have to be purchased by owners whose animals have had a blood test showing they have been successfully vaccinated against rabies; these tests must be carried out three months before the date of travel.

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

“We are also concerned that pet travel changes under a no-deal Brexit could spark a surge in demand for small animal vets and laboratory capacity to fulfil increased requirements for rabies testing and vaccination at a time when the workforce is already experiencing shortfalls.

Photographer travels the world capturing stunning images of dogs

Photographer travels the world capturing stunning images of dogs

Siberian husky, Mira at Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, Iceland (Picture: Alicja Zmyslowska / SWNS.com)A photographer has travelled the world capturing amazing images of dogs in the most beautiful locations. Ciri the border collie in Bymarka forest in Trondheim, Norway.(Picture: Alicja Zmyslowska / SWNS.com)She has also run workshops for photographing dogs across Europe.

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

From places with more than 300 sunny days annually to those teeming with pet-friendly hotels, here are seven dog-friendly cities with plenty to offer pooches and their parents. From off-leash parks and hiking trails to dog-friendly restaurants, breweries and coffee shops, Seattle welcomes all dog-lovers and their canine companions with open arms.”

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Explain your travel plans in detail to your veterinarian and ask if your fur child will be able to handle the stress that comes with unfamiliar noises, movements, and smells. The app allows you to find pet-friendly hotels, emergency vets, off-leash dog parks and more when you hit the road.

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals copied! Airlines and cruise ships are rolling out new rules with a growing number of people attempting to cheat policies pertaining to emotional support animals.

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

Partnering with house-sitting service TrustedHousesitters, the airline will match pet owners with verified members of its online community to look after their home, while travellers will be able to find unique accommodation where they can look after everything from "chickens and pigs to goats and llamas", with diverse options including French chateaux and apartments in Paris.

Grit used on roads during snowy weather can be dangerous for pets, RSPCA warns

Grit used on roads during snowy weather can be dangerous for pets, RSPCA warns

“We urge pet-owners to be cautious when grit is being spread on roads, as rock salt can be toxic to dogs and cats if they lick it from their paws or fur,” a spokesperson told The Independent.

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

For those flying with airlines that do carry pets up to a certain size in the cabin, they should be secured in a carrier and put under the seat – the earlier-mentioned story of a passenger forced to put their dog in the overhead bin is not standard practice by any stretch.

Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safety Tips

Prior to your trip, tape a small pouch of dried food outside the crate so airline personnel will be able to feed your pet in case he or she gets hungry during a layover.

How to travel with your dog

How to travel with your dog

Every pet parent first needs to figure out if his/her dog likes to travel. The only time most pet dogs get in the car is to go to the vet.

Tips to enjoy a pet friendly vacation

Tips to enjoy a pet friendly vacation

It is important to prepare your pet for the trip in advance and give them easy to digest food, say experts. Prepare your pet for the trip Feed your dog with easy to digest food and bottled water