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Jul 27, 2018

Brussels plots emergency no deal Brexit plans for British cats, dogs and ferrets I The Telegraph news

telegraph.co.uk

Brussels plots emergency no deal Brexit plans for British cats, dogs and ferrets

James Crisp, Brussels Correspondent 27 July 2018 • 2:37pm Follow



Brussels bureaucrats are drawing up emergency Brexit plans for British cats, dogs and ferrets after Jean-Claude Juncker took a personal interest in how “no deal” could damage the EU’s pet passport scheme.
About a quarter of a million British pets travel to the continent every year using the scheme, which give the animals a ‘passport’ of good health so they don’t have to go into quarantine. However, if Britain was to crash out of the European Union without a deal, it would also fall out of the scheme and those cats, dogs and ferrets could face being caged in foreign pounds or simply turned away at the border.
“President Juncker has personally mentioned the issue several times. It is something...