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Kennels and Catteries. Some take in strays so if you are looking for a rescue animal give them a call.

Fetchapet Ltd

128 Monkwick Ave, Colchester CO2 8NB, UK – 01206 330332

Amazing Service - One of a kind!! My mum bought a Lufthansa ticket which allowed my dog to sit in the cabin with her. I have spoken/email around 30 pet agencies and they all refused to help me out because they do not understand the requirements travelling via cabin. Rachel @ Fetchapet has been helpful since day one and managed to sort out all the travel documents, certifcates and other necessary documents to enter in to Singapore. I am pleased to say my dog has arrived in Singapore with my mum, with no quarantine. I highly recommend Fetchapet!

I moved to Uganda 8 months ago it didn't take long for me to start missing dogs in my life! I always planned to bring a dog from the UK but wasn't sure how to go about it. I bought a border collie puppy from a friend in the UK and started to plan to ship him to Uganda. I contacted several companies for assistance and the first one to reply was Fetchapet. Not only the first, but by far the most polite, informative and friendly. After this, the process was smooth from start to finish. Emma and Rachel were so helpful in doing everything that needed to be done, from DEFRA certificates to looking after my dog Rafi the night before the flight. They also communicated with the Vet in Uganda to ensure that all the paperwork was in order and prepared meaning Rafi was in customs for a very short time. I can not thank the Fetchapet team enough for making it so easy. Like many dog owners who move, I was worried about the impact the journey would have a dog, especially a young one, but Fetchapet gave us so much confidence and reassurance. Rafi settled very quickly in Uganda and it is now like he has been here forever. I recommend Fetchapet to anyone looking to move a pet abroad, and if needed I will certainly use them again. Thanks again for everything!

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Companion Care Vets Colchester

Pets at Home, Colne View Retail Park, Cowdray Ave, Colchester CO1 1YN, UK – 01206 771984

Amazing vets! Took my staff there, everyone there said hello to him, the vet was super caring and gave my dog a professional M.O.T. the vet didnt rush the check up and prices were very reasonable. I am very happy and my dog is too. Will recommend everytime .

Okay service. We had a check on our hamster when we bought it here and the service was polite and nice.

St Runwalds Veterinary Surgery

94A Maldon Rd, Colchester CO3 3AP, UK – 01206 572173

Wonderful Vets. Called at 8am with concerns with my Dog. Got an appointment for 11am and the issue sorted and the dog back to normal by the weekend. Cant recommend them highly enough. The service and care they provide is second to none.

Excellent friendly staff. Very competent vets .nurses and reception staff.

Colne Valley Veterinary Practice

Maudlyn Rd, Colchester CO1 2GU, UK – 01206 794695

The Best Veterinary practice we have ever been to. Really care for your pet and make us feel confident that our dog is safe and secure. it's the only vets that she runs into and not away from.

We have used this vets for over 15 years for cats, snakes, ferrets and rats and they have been excellent every time.

Links to wide range of animal charities.
Advice on animal care, how to donate, etc. The Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of sick and unwanted pets; they take in animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses, and find them loving new homes and make sure thousands more get the veterinary treatment they need when their owners cannot afford to pay.

UK charity helping to prevent cruelty to animals associated with sports such as fox hunting, game bird shooting and wildlife crime
Get advice from Vets on the Net. Ask veterinary questions and access pet first aid advice
Pet Care Advice plus news, campaigns, how to donate, etc.
Guide to badgers in the UK. Includes educational resources and offers books, videos and other merchandise.
Charity dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of native animals and their habitats in the UK. Their work is varied and extensive ranging from direct support for conservationists to involving the public and volunteers in practical action to help specific species and habitats.
Offers photos, facts, and a newsletter for people interested in the nature and countryside of Britain.
International chapter of the OFI working to increase awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing the endangered orangutan.
Marine conservation charity dedicated to forging links between people and the sea. ORCA is committed to the study of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and promoting their conservation through enthusing, inspiring and educating others.
WWF works to ensure a healthy future for people, species and their habitats, addressing global threats like climate change and environmental degradation.
Offers links to rescue orgnanisations, information about the breed, how to look after an adopted dog, and more.
Database for lost, stolen, and found animals.
Promotes the keeping, breeding, care, study, and conservation of this highly coloured and endangered species. Meetings are held in many UK locations.
Pet Care Advice
UK Hamster Society. Includes information on shows, monthly journal, events, and more.
Government site explaining what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme (or PETS for short) without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK. This site also tells you about quarantine in the UK for animals that don't qualify for PETS.
Offers advice on medical problems for dog and cat owners in the UK.
This has got much more humane. The Pet Travel Scheme allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine, as long as they meet certain conditions. The Scheme also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine