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Pet Rules by Country

If you’re looking for details of the various pet travel schemes and regulations for countries across the globe, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve outlined the pet import rules for worldwide destinations, as well as what you need to do if you’re relocating with a cat or dog. So if you’re heading off on an adventure soon with your pet, you can familiarise yourself with the preparations, requirements, documentation and vaccinations needed for your forthcoming trip. In countries that require quarantine for cats and dogs upon arrival, this information is detailed too. Importing a pet to a foreign place can be overwhelming, therefore we’ve provided as much detail as possible. If you’ve travelled to any of these destinations, you can submit a review to inform other pet lovers of your experiences. Or, if you’d rather review a particular city or town that’s isn’t on our website yet, we welcome you adding additional pet friendly places to our database. The more the merrier we say!

Pet travel rules country global worldwide countries

While you, of course, must adhere to the pet import rules and regulations for each country, it’s important to remember any additional measures required to protect your pet abroad. For example, your cat or dog may encounter insects that they haven’t come across before, such as sandflies and mosquitoes. There’s also various varieties of ticks inherent to particular regions of the world. Be sure to know of any localised threats to your pet’s health and well-being when you travel, and take the necessary preventative measures. A robust collar such as the Scalibor or Seresto Dog Protection Band and the Seresto Cat Collar are highly recommended.

Check out our airline pet policies too if you’re flying with your cat or dog, where you’ll find airlines listed by their base country.

Worldwide Pet Travel Rules

Click the link to view the current pet travel scheme rules for each country.

South Africa
England (GB/UK)
Holland (The Netherlands)
Northern Ireland (UK)
Scotland (GB/UK)
Wales (GB/UK)
New Zealand

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