United States

PetPort USA

Pet Travel Stats

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


All pets need to be micro chipped.


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 & Kittens must have their own rabies vaccination at age of 12 weeks and may only travel 30 days after this vaccine at age of 16 weeks.


An export health certificate is required and this would be issued by your local vet or our Vet if you prefer, within 10 days (for cats) and 5 days (for dogs) of the intended date of departure from South Africa.   PETport will prepare all your Veterinary Health Certificates for you.


Dogs must have undergone a veterinary examination for Screwworm in specified time period prior to departure.


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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