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  1. welshbois

    welshbois Read Only Funster

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    WE HAVE JUST SPENT THE BEST FORTNIGHT IN FRANCE WITH OR DOGS FOR THE FIRST TIME. THANKS TO SLOBBERDOBBABOB FOR HIS ESSENTIAL GUIDANCE ON VETS ETC. IF YOU HAVE A PET AND ARE WONDERING ABOUT A PET PASSPORT BUT ARE HESITANT DO IT PLEASE! IT IS SO EASY :BigGrin:

    LEE (GLYNS PARTNER)
     
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    So you have got the taste.....:BigGrin:

    You can now start planning the next trip......:thumb::thumb:
     
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    yep

    off for a month now in school summer hols
     
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    Glad you, and your dogs, enjoyed your visit to France.

    Which departments did you visit?

    We also travel to and fro in pet passports, and you're right, it's very straightforward.
     
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    hi

    We just stayed in Normandy and the North to get a feel for it. It was the dogs first trip and they had their 3rd birthday there lol :BigGrin:
     
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    It will be our first trip for Toby our dog at the end of May, hopefully it will be as smooth as you say, can't wait
     
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    hi

    I am sure it will be. We had all the help from one of the funsters who recommend a vet etc - so easy and nothing to worry about - still cannot believe we have been to France with our two boys lol best of luck and enjoy.:BigGrin:
     
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    Dog


    What dog u have?
     
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    Hope they enjoyed their birthday!!! (Mine have "rescue days" instead as DOBs unknown)

    For Pet Passports, Just always check that the vet puts the correct time of the Tick 'n Tape on the passport, and in the right place. It's rare for them to get it wrong but did know a woman whose cat was held at Heathrow as vet had forgotten to put the time on.

    Allow time at the port and ensure you know where the chip is so you can find it easily with the reader.

    So many pets travel now that the port staff are used to doing the paperwork. My 4 go to UK & back OK.
     
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    We came to France and didn't even get checked on the tunnel so can't tell you yet what its like to get back. It's our first time with or without a dog,but we are feeling very confident that things will be ok as we have had so much help from funsters and when we are due to come back in.6weeks time will ask for a more specific vet wherever we seed going to be,haven't planned anything yet
     
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    hi

    you dont get checked leaving uk only on way back in.
     
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    What was the name of the vet you used in France and how much did it cost? Like Val Bob & Toby, we are due to go with our mutt for the first time in June. Any tips/info would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance:thumb:

    Lynda, Ken & Jess the terrier-ist
     
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    We have a shih tzu boy, his name is Toby and he is just over 2 yrs old, niggle on mhf told us about a vet to go to so we will book this before we come back to UK
     
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    The Vet is in Amien - 49 euros for 2 dogs. Have sent you a PM with more details.
     
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    glad you enjoyed your time Bois,

    Now get back to teaching them kids so you can do it all again in another 12 weeks:Wink:
     
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    How did the dogs managed with the lingo with their french tailed friends? :Eeek:


    Amicalement

    Frankie:BigGrin::Wink:
     
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    Frankie will you please tell your people to keep their dogs in.

    Our lilly has just come into season and we really do not want any nice multi national puppies:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Lots of wind at the moment so i suppose it is just the right time to send a smoke message, it should reach the northern west coast in time, Hope all the dogs around will get it:Laughing::Wink:


    Amicalement

    Frankie:BigGrin::BigGrin:
     

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