CAS June News & Events

Monday, May 20, 2013
By CAS

Tuesdays 4th and 18th
Quiz Night at Hotel Villa Flamenca, Nerja. Quiz starts 9.00pm. Tickets three euros. Contact Maree at 619 965 025.

Tuesday 11th
Quiz Night at Lew’s Fish and Chips, calle El Faro, Torrox Costa. Quiz starts 7.30pm. Entrance fee of eight euros includes a fish and chips, or pie and chips meal, with three euros and all raffle proceeds going to CAS. To book call Laura or Kurt at 95 252 1426.

Tuesdays 11th and 25th
Quiz Night at Ceilidh Bar, calle Rodriguez Acosta, Nerja, near the Parador Hotel. Quiz starts 9.00pm. Tickets three euros. Food and drink available. Book at the bar on 95 252 3511.

Friday 21st
Midsummer Madness Ball – The Shipwreck Party! Come dressed as you were when the ship went down. 7.00pm at Hotel Rural Almazara. Tickets 35 euros include pre-dinner drinks and canapés, 4-course meal (menu choice), coffee and liqueurs. Grand raffle. Entertainment from The Flying Dolphins. Book at CAS office (95 252 3607) or call Diana on 679 714 612.

Friday 28th
Tea Dance at Hotel Villa Flamenca, Nerja, hosted by local dance teachers Jennifer and Eric Joules. 3.00pm to 5.30pm. Tickets 10 euros, include afternoon tea, from CAS office on 95 252 3607.

Pet Travel Scheme
It is amazing that the office of the Costa Animal Society still receives calls every week from people who are returning to the UK, saying they cannot take their pet with them because it is too difficult. Many of them are not aware that the Pet Travel Scheme rules were relaxed last year reducing the waiting time for dogs and cats to enter Britain, as well as cutting the cost of preparing your animal for transport.

The six month waiting period has been reduced from six months down to 21 days from the date your doggie or moggie receives its rabies vaccination, effectively eliminating quarantine kennel bills.

Please consult your vet on how to prepare your pet for travel to the UK and once the micro-chip, rabies, passport and waiting period have been completed you have several options to take your pet to Britain.

The most expensive but quickest way would be to arrange a flight through a certified, pet travel agent. A local pet courier company can provide a more reasonable option but make sure they are DEFRA approved and check references.

Finally, if you are driving back what better companion could you take on your journey?

(News/Events: Nerja, Axarquia, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia)

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