PETS or pests? Balancing pet travel and disease control

February 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/7/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 6, p191
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The article reports on the agreement between the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) on balancing pet travel and disease control in Great Britain. It states that BVA believes that the agreement serves as an important tool in balancing the movement of animals with the risk of spreading zoonitic diseases. On the other hand, PETS helps keep the region free from disease through the needs to meet certain requirements for the increasing entry of pet animals.


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