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A few highlights:
· Encouragement to transport embryos and semen over live animals
· Preference to slaughter animals at origin and thus transport carcasses rather than live animals
· Enforcement of current regulations
· 24-h rest periods
· Transportation logs, audit and enforcement. Encouragement to adopt live-tracking technology for the ability to track and monitor transport conditions live (I imagine this could be expensive especially for food animal producers, as opposed to exhibition or competition animals that are a little more lucrative in terms of trade profits).
Animal Transportation after Brexit
- A webinar delivered by Defra and IATA
Special focus on pet travel
PURPOSE: Outline key considerations for carriers moving pets (dogs, cats and ferrets) after EU Exit and provide stakeholders with an opportunity have their questions answered (Q&A format).
The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Animal Transport Association (ATA) are presenting an informative webinar focusing on considerations involved for carriers when moving animals – with particular focus on pets (dogs, cats and ferrets)
Migrations issue February 15
IATA's LAR Addendums - click here
Eagle Freight at Amsterdam Airport, The Netherlands has named Linda Broekhof as new Animal Relocation Specialist. Linda will be involved in both business development and operations support.
Linda has over 10 years’ experience in animal care and transportation as well as pet relocations. In her career she has managed practically every aspect of animal relocation service. She has built a solid reputation in the industry and is well-known with the IPATA network.
“We are very pleased to have Linda join us”, says John van Velzen,Manager of Eagle Freight. “Her general experience, veterinarian knowledge and good connections in the industry will help sustain and further boost the growth we have seen over the past few years.”
Please welcome these NEW members to the ATA Community
Migrations issue January 17
Catch up on the Budapest Conference details and pending deadlines.
January 3 issue
Is your email and phone # accurate? It’s that TIME of the year to update your ATA Public Directory Profile!!!!
At your earliest convenience, please login your ATA member record and update any information regarding your public profile. If you need assistance, please contact the ATA office.
Update on the EU Pet Travel exit.
From the HM Government
Pet Travel Q&A - for Transport Carriers
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