Pet Travel Question: Moving Dogs from Shanghai to the UK
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Type: Dogs
Pet Breed: Labrador and Schnauzer
What is the best way of bringing our pets back to our home in the UK? Is there a way of lessening the quarantine requirements - maybe through their staying in another country on their way? What would be an approximate cost?
Thanks for the question! Moving pets to the UK generally requires a bit of work, but we have helped many people figure out the logistics and make the journey safely. We even offer a free, downloadable UK Pet Travel Guide.
You're right that you'll need to work around the quarantine imposed by the rabies-free UK. Coming from Shanghai does not qualify you for the Pet Travel Scheme, so you will either need to stay in an approved country for a few months prior to entering the UK or carry out the quarantine upon arrival.
Contact us if you have more questions, and visit our site for a free consultation. Good luck with everything, Judith!