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Volume 24(2), Summer 2014

Commissioned paper

Souvenirs from abroad

Protecting travelling pets and their owners from disease –

the role of the veterinarian

by Harvey Locke

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Approximate distribution of endemic areas of

Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in Europe.

Travel clinic

In order to provide clients with the advice needed for taking their pet animals abroad there are significant benefits to the setting up of a pet travel clinic in a veterinary ...

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Vade retro, rabies!

Note the evolution of rabies cases in Europe, 1998-2013. (bat cases excluded).


Clear changes in the distribution of vectors of disease in Europe have been evident over the past two decades. Climate change may be responsible for part of this, but changes in habitat management and host availability may also be influential. Coupled with the large increase in pet animal movements both due to the harmonisation of the non-commercial movement regulation across the EU and ...

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