Dougie and Hamish benefit from new rules for travel to Australia

Dougie and Hamish will be rejoining their owner in Sydney. While they wait for everything to be organised for their big move, they're being cared for by their owner's parents. These two lovable hounds will be among the first pets to benefit from Australia's new import rules for dogs and cats, being introduced in February 2014. The biggest change in the rules is a reduction in the quarantine period on arrival in Australia — from 30 days to just 10. DAFF, Australia's Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, has retained a comprehensive schedule for preparing dogs and cats for entry into that [...]