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Health Certificates

Flying with your Pet in the USA?

If you are flying with your pet within the continental United States you are required to have a Health Certificate. Every airline has their own set of rules and you will need to contact the airline you are flying with to obtain that information. Travel to Alaska and Hawaii is similar to International travel and has specific requirements. Please note that All pets traveling to Hawaii will require quarantine.

 

Are you taking your pet to another country?

Tell our staff of your pet’s plans to travel as soon as you know you will be traveling!!!

How long does it take to be ready??

If you wish to avoid the stress, delays and additional costs and QUARANTINE of your pet and your destination is…
Japan……..preparation time…………………………..8 months minimum
England/United Kingdom………………………………7 months minimum
Australia……………………………………………………..7 months minimum
Most other countries………………………………………1 month minimum

 

DID YOU KNOW??

 

  • Specific requirements vary by country
  • Most countries require that the pet documents have a USDA Federal endorsement prior to departure
  • Some Countries also require processing by their Embassy prior to departure.
  • A pet must be current on a rabies vaccine at least 30 days prior to boarding an airplane or entering another country.
  • a kitten or puppy too young to receive a rabies inoculation may require special paperwork to travel.
  • Many AIRLINE COMPANIES have different, additional requirements for boarding. Due to HOT or COLD weather, there is especially limited availability for pets to fly during SUMMER and WINTER months.
  • You may be required to have a European Microchip implanted in your pet.