It might be difficult to come up with a price for your dog’s first walk. This is because different stores have different policies and prices.
Most stores have a ‘per-minute’ service fee and a ‘per-pound’ service fee. These differ depending on the size of the dog and distance he or she can get, but if you can’t find the details and decide to walk your dog for $15 or $20 per minute, you can expect to pay considerably more. Try calling the store to find out for yourself.
What type of dog should I bring?
While most local pet stores allow dogs with some type of medical condition, only a select number of stores in the UK allow dogs with certain breeds (such as a large breed or large size dog). So, if purchasing a dog for an international traveller, it’s important you check carefully.
Are there any other costs I should make sure I get?
There are always costs associated with international travel and so there are plenty of occasions when you’re better off taking out insurance than trying to bring your precious cargo back via the UK post.
If you’re purchasing a large or small pet, make sure you do so properly and cover any lost and stolen items on your property before you leave.
And of course, be aware of the differences in local travel and local laws. Some of the more expensive tourist sites and other special areas require certain items to be brought to their premises in advance (usually including dogs). This can be expensive and you may need to purchase additional luggage and insurance in order to carry your pet. Don’t buy a dog without a harness if you’re moving to one of these special areas.
How much longer should I leave the UK?
This is a good question and one that we’ll be covering in more detail in a future post. At the very least, you’ll want to consider how long you want to allow your dog travel. Some dogs are too fearful of foreigners to be tolerated for long periods of time, so keeping pets under control and happy while you’re away is probably worth the extra money you’ll stand to save if you can do it right.
What are the costs of accommodation?
Once you’re fully settled in the UK and having your pet, expect to pay an additional expense. Firstly, you need to buy a home insurance policy. Most insurance companies have special rates which will cover you if anything comes up that could cause you or your animal to be