Pete The Vet: What About The Pets Of Ukrainian Refugees?

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“The importance of allowing pets and people to stay together has been acknowledged and respected.” It is not just people who are fleeing Ukraine amid the Russian invasion; they bring with them their terrified pets, who have been ripped from their homes and comfortable routines. Normally, cross-border regulations are strict, as pets must be microchipped, vaccinated against rabies, and have a pet passport before passing through. However, pets are now being waived without much of a fuss as people understand how great the bond between humans and pets can be. Read full article here

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