408. Non commercial movement of pets.

The Pets Regulation1 lays down certain health requirements applicable for the non-commercial movement of pet animals2 and the checks applicable with such movement3. The non-commercial movement of pet animals that complies with the animal health requirements laid down in the Pets Regulation must not be prohibited, restricted or impeded on animal health grounds other than those resulting from the application of that regulation4.

Pet dogs, cats and ferrets5 must not be moved into a member state from another member state unless they are marked by the implantation of a transponder6 or by a clearly readable tattoo7, they have received an