It will affect the ferry from Cairnryan to Larne.
The new border in the Irish sea that came in as a result of Brexit means more paperwork, more vaccine and a higher cost for those wishing to travel from mainland UK to Northern Ireland.
As it stands the Uk has Part 2 listed status under the EU Pet Travel scheme meaning pets will now need to have an animal health certificate which shows your pet is microchipped and has had rabies shots and it will also need tapeworm treatment within 5 days before travel.
This is posing particular problems for people who rely on guide or service dogs.
Guide dog UK spokesman Chris Theobald said: “The rules are complex.
“There will be a cost involved as every time you make a journey you would have to go to a official veterinarian, which is a special type of veterinarian who is qualified to issue documentations and get an animal health certificate.
“You will have to make sure you have up to date rabies vaccinations and there will also be some tapeworming requirements as well.
“Some of these things existed when you travelled to some countries externally but we have never had it inside the United Kingdome before, so this is a new internal border.”
Tony Barclay is blind and depends on his dog for help with day-to-day life.
He regularly makes the trip from Northern Ireland to mainland UK and he said: “The stress is off the scale, I can’t even quantify it.
“At this moment in time the only option I’ve got is not to travel with Wallace.
“I’ve been run over several times, Wallace is literally my life saver.
“Wherever he goes I go.
“Without Wallace I’m in real trouble.”
In a statement a UK Government spokesman said: “We are continuing to work closely with assistance dog organisations and their members to ensure they have the latest advice and guidance.
“We have ensured there are no changes to the current pet travel rules for entry into Great Britain from Northern Ireland, and are working closely with the Northern Ireland Assembly to ensure a long-term solution which supports pet owners and assistance dog users entering Northern Ireland.
“We will continue to press the EU commission on awarding GB Part 1 listed status, recognising that achieving this would alleviate some of these new requirements.
“We are clear we meet all the requirements for this and have one of the most rigorous pet checking regimes in Europe to protect our biosecurity.”
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