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Greyhound Pet Passport
At Arra Veterinary Clinic, O'Brien Street, Tipperary Town...
European Union regulations (Council Directive 92/65/EEC Balai Directive) for pet travel, and identification requirements for the commercial movement of dogs is new national legislation that will make passports a legal requirement for all dogs in Ireland.
For the issuing of E.U. Pet Passports the following is required:
Administration of rabies shots, which are E.U. requirements for the transportation of dogs to the U.K. and Europe. Rabies shots are required 3 weeks prior to travel. Rabies shots (Novibac Rabies) are valid for a maximum of 3 years.
Pet Passport Documentation completion
Dogs require a health check 24 hours before travelling
Tick and worm treatment 48 hours before travelling depending on where the dog is travelling to in Europe
Owners and trainers intending to sell greyhounds to the U.K. or Europe (either privately or through Greyhound Sales) should avail of this service to ensure that the E.U. Animal Health requirements are complied with prior to transportation.