Importing a dog from another country can be more complicated than you might think. Pets are travelling through Europe far more commonly than in the past, and that means that illnesses can travel with them. Ted, a much loved pet from Poland, is a recent example: he developed a serious exotic illness soon after being imported. To read his story in the Telegraph, click here.
Importing a dog from Europe? Could you also be importing a disease?
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