Cats, Dogs and Other Pets in France

Bringing your pets to France and travelling on holiday to France with pets.

Ticks in France - Keep yourself and your pets safe

adult deer tickThere are a few species of ticks in France that will bite and can also cause serious disease or 'tick fever' in both people and pets...

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Taking Cats, Dogs and Other Pets to France

Cats and dogsBringing your Cat or dog to France? Find out the information that you need to know before you travel to France with your pets from rabies jabs, microchips to dogs considered dangerous in France...

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Travelling with Pet Rabbits and Rodents

Pet rabbitUnder current regulations (as long as they are pets) rabbits, rats, mice and other pet rodents do not require a Pets Passport and can be moved freely without restrictions within the EU. They are not subject...

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Owning a Pet in France

If your pet is a cat, dog or ferret then you will need to ensure that it is microchipped as this is compulsory in France. The idea behind microchipping is so that domestic pets can easily be identified and traced should there be a rabies outbreak...

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Heartworm

Heartworms are a large type of round worm which live in the heart and large blood vessels, the parasite is prevalent in southern France and other Mediterranean countries such as Spain and Italy...

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Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is disease caused by a microscopic parasite that lives inside internal organs and blood cells. Leishmaniasis mainly affects domestic pets and is prevalent in warm Mediterranean countries including southern France, it is not present in northern France...

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Processionary Caterpillars

Pine Processionary CaterpillarThere are two types of Processionary Caterpillar (Chenilles Processionnaires) in France the Pine Processionary and the Oak Processionary. These small caterpillars usually around 3 - 4 cm long are covered with as many as 63,000 pointed defensive hairs...

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