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Pet travel
Pet travel: raising awareness of the risks

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A SURVEY conducted on behalf of Dogs Trust has suggested that, with the exception of rabies, there is low awareness among pet owners about travel-related diseases.

The survey involved 121 vets and 1005 pet owners. Dogs Trust reports that, of the 130 responding pet owners who had travelled with their pet in the past year, 11 per cent had veterinary confirmation that their dog had brought back a disease from abroad. It says that the majority of these cases were …

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