Your dog must be treated against tapeworm before travelling to the UK.
Treatment must be administered by a vet not less than 24 hours (1 day) and no more than 120 hours (5 days) before the dog's scheduled arrival time in the UK. Treatment date and time must be recorded by the vet in the pet’s documentation.
If you are travelling to France and returning to the UK within 5 days, the tapeworm treatment can be administered by a vet in the UK before your outbound journey to France.
Please note if the tapeworm treatment is not administered in time or correctly documented by a vet, it will result in your pet being refused travel.
Tapeworm treatment must:
- Be administrated by a vet
- Must contain Praziquantel to be effective against Echinococcus tapeworm
The following products : Stronghold, Advocate, Frontline or Frontline Combo, Nexgard or Nexgard Spectra will not be accepted and will result in the animal being refused travel.