Traveling with pets can be stressful, but Dublin is happy to help existing clients. There may be weeks (or months!) of preparation and paperwork needed before your trip, so please research what your destination country requires before calling us to schedule an appointment.
Owners Planning to Travel to a Different Country with Pets
Call the USDA, or check their website, for information on the animal health requirements of your destination country.
Each country has different health requirements for different animals. It is important to check the destination countries requirements even if the pet has traveled with the owner before. The pet’s information may no longer be current, or the new destination countries requirements may be different from where the pet has traveled before.
Once all the needed information has been gathered, an appointment should be made with your vet to prepare the necessary documents, such as vaccine records and spay/neuter certificates. This appointment needs to be made as soon as possible because the process of approving an animal for export from the United States is time-consuming, and could take weeks, or months, to finish.
Once the international health certificate is completed and signed by an accredited veterinarian, you need to make an appointment with a Veterinary Services area office in order to be endorsed and valid. The appointment must be done prior to departure, and the process could take a few days.
Be sure to remember the HEALTH CERTIFICATE is only good for a SET AMOUNT OF TIME, so schedule accordingly.
If you have any questions or need to schedule your pet for a health certificate, please call Dublin at (719) 593-1336.