Going on holiday can be a worrying time for any pet owner. Even if you have left them at home a hundred times before, it never seems to get any easier, particularly if you are going away for a substantial amount of time. There are however, things that you can do to put your mind at ease. Holidaying with your pets is becoming easier and easier as travel companies seek to create a unique experience for pets and their owners, and if you are planning on going a little further afield, there are some fantastic pet holiday companies out there who can take care of your pet for you while you are away, giving you both a well earned break.
Changes in legislation recently, have made it much easier for you to travel with your pets within the European Union. Now, your pet will no longer need to stay in quarantine for extensive amounts of time when you are traveling in member states. You should however constantly bear in mind that, although the UK has been rabies free for a number of years, there are many countries throughout Europe that are not. Because of this you should ensure that your pet has had all its jabs and that it is safe to travel.
Perhaps you would also like to consider staying a little closer to home for your holidays. This will mean that you can take your pet without it having to go through the unsettling ordeal of extensive periods of travel. Holidays in the UK are on the rise as more and more people are looking to experience what the UK has to offer and improve the country’s economy by boosting British tourism. There are a huge number of hotels, caravan companies and campsites out there who will be extremely welcoming to you and your pet, facilitating your every need.
If you do decide to leave your pet at home, there’s no need to fret. Companies like Essex based Furry Friends offer fantastic services, catering for pets of all shapes and sizes and working to carefully to your pet’s specific needs, you can rest assured that your pet is being well looked after by experts and animal lovers. When choosing a kennel or pet holiday, make sure that you do some research and ask for recommendations from friends and family to ensure that your pet is in the best possible hands.