Thinking of shifting overseas with your dog? The famous lifestyle magazine about dogs K9 explains the increasing demand of dog owners who are contriving to move abroad along with their dogs. The editor of K9 magazine Ryan O’Meara explicates that over past five years, different readers have asked the same question of “What to do?” when moving abroad along with their dog. Moving abroad with your dog is, somehow, a big decision. For some people, it is a crucial need to move abroad due to any reason and on the other hand, for some people, it is merely to alter lifestyle. As might be expected, moving your dog abroad also poses different lifestyle and environmental changes and, consequently, threats to its health. In this write up, we will go through certain considerations you will require when moving overseas with your dog. For instance, you want to leave London and provided that you already have an idea of where to move, you should pay heed to following facts and considerations in relation of your dog.
Climate is the front most elements to affect your dog’s health. What you need to ensure first is whether the place you’re moving is similar to the present country/city you live. Your dog might be one of those who would adjust without any trouble but some dogs might cause a little fuss. If your dog is over-weight or has unusual skin problems then it will suffer, if moved to the hotter and humid regions like Northern Australia and South Africa. Consult your vet before you take any decision.
Ere moving somewhere new, consider the fact that the new location is safe and there are no hidden dangers. Some parts of the globe, like Australia and India are the modest abode of some the most poisonous animals in the world. You need to cognize yourself with the fact that the new area, where you’re shifting is not located near to some river, lake or steep hill or a place where there are poisonous snakes, spiders, frogs, flies or a lake that has deadly insects crawling over surface. You should also bear in mind what pet culture that country holds where you intend to move. If you are moving to France where dogs are treated well and are accepted gladly in almost every public places, unlike Spain and Africa where stray dogs are found in abundant. You will need to visit the place to see whether the place is safe to your pet. When you want to get to the other side of the planet along with your dog, you should also make yourself certain that whether your pet can move conveniently with you and won’t have to get micro chipped? Does your airline provide a spatial place for your dog in the jet plane? You will need to consider all these as well before heading towards new place.
Another most important issue is whether your dog is vaccinated with latest and up-to-date vaccine and immunizations. If they are nouveau with these vaccinations then Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) permits pets to travel freely. Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) is an authority that ensures whether the pet is treated with proper up-to-date vaccine, so the owners can take their pets abroad without keeping them in quarantine. It is also jussive to hold in mind that different countries have different laws for pets and consequently different pet systems. It is important to become conversant of local laws as well because pet-owner ship laws change from state to state.