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There is no quarantine for cats and dogs entering the European Union if the import steps are followed correctly. We are here to help make the process easy for you.
Before entering the European Union your pet must have:
Your pet must be microchipped before, or at the same time as their rabies vaccination. If you do not, they will need to be vaccinated again.
Needed for pets traveling to Europe, UK, Japan, Korea, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hawaii, New Zealand. A blood sample is taken from your pet and sent to a Certified Lab in the United Kingdom. We receive the results 6-8 weeks after.
Before your pet enters the UK, your pet must be treated against certain internal and external parasites by a licensed veterinarian 1–5 days prior to entering the country
Veterinary Health Certificate
A licensed veterinarian must complete the Health Certificate for your pet within 5 days of travel.
Government International Health Certificate
Must be completed 7 days prior to departure. Paws International Clinic will complete this step for you. Please bring the following to your appointment:
We highly recommend that you start to acclimate your pet to their travel crate and practice crate training. This will make their travel experience less stressful. During your travel consultation, we will measure, weigh and calculate what size crate is best for your dog or cat. The carrier must be IATA approved.
Sizing Your Pet Crate
This is a crucial step in ensuring your pet’s safety and comfort and can make the difference between being accepted or refused by your airline. Measure your pet according to the chart below for domestic flights. See below for international requirements. Compare your findings with the interior
A= length of animal from nose to root of tail
B = height from ground to elbow joint
C = width across widest part of pet (usually the shoulders)
D = height of animal in standing position (top of head for pets with non-erect ears – from tip of ears for pets with erect ears).
As a rule, pets must travel with their owners; however, you may give written permission to another person to accompany your pet for you (this written declaration is described above). You must however be reunited your pet within 5 days of its relocation.
You can travel with up to five pets, but if there are more than five pets (dogs, cats or ferrets) you must provide proof that:
Government regulations change frequently – the information contained here is accurate to the best of our knowledge but be aware that it can change anytime and should be verified before travelling.
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