PetPort Canada

Pet Travel Stats

Pets travelling to Canada are not subject to any quarantine time upon arrival.


All Pets need to be micro chipped before they can leave South Africa


Pet’s inoculations (5 in 1 for dogs; Felocell for cats; as well as Rabies for both) must be older than of 30 days and no more than 1 year prior to departure.


Puppies can travel on proof of mothers valid inoculations as above between the ages of 8 weeks to 12 weeks.  Thereafter, they will need to have their own inoculations at 12 weeks and wait 30 days before entry into Canada.  Puppies under the age of 8 months old must have an import permit for entry, this must be applied for by the new owner prior to arrival of the puppy.


An export health certificate is required and this would be issued by your local vet or our Vet if you prefer, within 10 days of the intended date of departure from South Africa.   PETport will prepare all your Veterinary Health Certificates for you.


If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to call / email PETport, we are at hand to assist you throughout the pet relocation process.

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