Find vet before buying pets for Christmas, Britons warned

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:59:28 GMT 3

Find vet before buying pets for Christmas, Britons warned


Increase in dog and cat ownership in lockdown and Brexit standards issues have led to vet shortage

People who are considering buying dogs and cats for Christmas are being asked to check if they have access to a vet before they buy due to shortages caused by Brexit and Covid.

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging caution after a rise in demand for vets due to the increase in pet ownership in lockdown and the new legal requirement for Brexit health checks on food exports to the EU.

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