30th June 2020


Do I need a health certificate to travel with my dog?

Only pets in good health are permitted to fly. All pets crossing state borders, with the exception of guide dogs, are required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to have a rabies immunization and valid health certificate issued by a licensed veterinarian within 30 days of travel.

U.S. Air Travel Regulations for Pets - BringFido

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Similarly one may ask, how much does it cost to get a health certificate for a dog?

If the dog is older and he only needs booster shots, the costs of these will be between $10 and $100, depending on where you take your pet. All in all, you may end up paying between $35 and $300 for a pet health certificate.

What documents do I need for my dog to fly?

Required Pet Documents for Airline Travel
  • Rabies Vaccination: Rabies is a nasty disease in animals and humans alike.
  • Certificate of Veterinary Inspection: The CVI is also called a Health Certificate.
  • Acclimation Certificate: This document features regulations about hot and cold weather extremes.

How do you get a veterinary certificate?

How to Obtain and Complete the APHIS 7001 for Pet Shipping
  1. Find a USDA-Accredited veterinarian in your area.
  2. Download the APHIS Vet Health Certificate (Form 7001).
  3. Go to your vet to get the health certificate issued.
  4. Check your (vet's) work!
  5. Send in your paperwork to the USDA (or take it by hand).

How do you take a dog through airport security?

When you reach security, remove your pet from its carrier and send the carrier through the x-ray machine. You and your pet will walk through security together and then you can place them back in the carrier. At the airport: Dogs must stay in their carriers while at the airport, unless they are using a pet relief area.
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