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Questions tagged [pets]

Questions on taking pets on transportation, pet-friendly accommodation, pet-specific customs and immigration, etc.

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Cruising with Pets

We vacation pretty much exclusively by camper/recreational vehicle, so we can take our pets with us. We have be considering going on cruise. Are there oceanship cruises that are pet friendly?
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Shipping my dog

I have a 10 year old German Shepherd in Fort Lauderdale, USA who is way too nervous to fly. I want get her to Britain or literally anywhere in Europe. I need to ship her over with her owners. I really ...
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Carrying a rabbit from France to Austria

I want to travel by plane From Paris to Vienna. And I'll bring my pet rabbit (Netherland dwarf) with me. But I find little information about regulation for transporting rabbits. Official site ...
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Taking an Emotional Support dog on an overnight trip to Hawaii [duplicate]

I have a tiny budget for a mini-vacation this year in December. I would like to arrive in Honolulu HNL at around 7 AM on Day 1 and fly back around 11pm on Day 2. Basically ~40 hours in Hawaii. I fly ...
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Is Russia a dog-friendly country?(Vladivostok, Moscow, St.Peterburg. etc.)

I'm planning to travel Russia with my dog, Labrador Retriever by Siberian Railway. But I'm not certain that Russia is a dog-friendly country like any other countries in Europe. If you have experiences ...
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Traveling with dogs in Japan

I am debating taking a job in Japan. I have a ~11kg dog, and want to get a sense of how hard it would be to travel with her. For example, would she be allowed on the Narita Express to Tokyo? Or on ...
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Can I bring my dog from the mainland U.S. to Hawaii?

I would like to bring my Chihuahua to Hawaii. She is microchipped, vaccinated for rabies, and licensed in California. Can I bring her to Hawaii? Does any airline allow in-cabin pets on flights to ...
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Indian passport holder with valid US F1 visa traveling to Canada by road with a pet dog [duplicate]

I want to travel to Toronto, Canada from Boston, USA by road with my 2 and half year old Siberian Husky. I wanted to understand what documents do I need for myself as a F1 visa holder and my dog to ...
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Dog registration - Australia - moving around areas [closed]

Apologies if this is not in correct area. I will try to be as clear as possible! I am from the UK so I have little knowledge of this - I have looked up information but cannot seem to find anything ...
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What if one has a cat on flight and I am allergic to cats?

What happens if a passenger next to me (even 2-3 rows) has a cat and I am allergic to cats? Do I have to change the seat/flight or do they put the cat/passenger somewhere else?
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Can I bring in my dog's effects into Australia - e.g collar/lead/jumper/soft bed?

He is coming with us (via quarantine) but I'm a bit confused whether it's ok to bring his personal effects with us. I saw you have declare animal products such as real animals/dead/fur etc, but I'm ...
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Can I wait for someone in the airport with a dog?

I have to pick up someone in the near future at Chicago O'Hare airport. It has been years since I have been to an airport and I was wondering if I would be able to wait for the person with my dog? I ...
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How to travel to and within the EU with a small dog from Canada?

I am a Canadian who recently got his UK passport. I'm planning on going to Poland from Canada at the start of January. I will be taking my small dog with me. He's 10 lb and is very quiet and well ...
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Bringing my Japanese akita dog with me from Europe to the US, preferably in cabin [duplicate]

I would like to bring my Japanese akita dog with me from Europe to the US. And I would really like it to be with me in the cabin. Which air companies allow that?
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How can I travel to America from Australia with my dog in the cabin or else be with him in cargo? [duplicate]

I want to travel to America from Australia with my dog in the cabin or else be with him in cargo. NONE of the Airlines flying out of Australia will let me do this. I am willing to travel very rough ...
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Flying with a service animal

What are the requirements for flying with a service animal on domestic flights in the USA? Are there limits to the size? Is any paperwork needed?
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How strict is Lufthansa with the pet crate sizes for excess baggage? [duplicate]

I'm flying with my cat as excess luggage. Luftansa says the crate needs to be 60cm L x 45cm W x 40cm H but all the crates I can find online are 41cm in height. I don't want them to deny entry to my ...
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Pet travel: France to the UK - Microchip/tattoo?

I am French, currently living in France and I will relocate permanently to the UK by the end of the month. I will bring my cat with me but I have a concern about the pet travel scheme. My cat was ...
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Pets/Dogs on trains from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam and Hoek Van Holland

I am taking my 2 year old dog (a half Dalmatian, half English Shepherd) from Mexico to London. In order to do this I am flying to Amsterdam and from there I need to get to Hoek Van Holland to get the ...
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Transpacific travel with dog

We are living in West Coast USA and are moving to Asia. Our dog has a severe emotional issue because he was a rescue from the streets. He is unable to be kenneled without massive panic attacks, ...
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Travel with my dog from Italy to the Philippines [closed]

Could I travel from Italy to Philippines with my big dog in the cargo compartment? Is there a way I can figure out in advance how much it would cost?
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Transporting my corn snake from UK to USA

I am planning to go to the USA for some time and I would like to take my corn snake with me. It's difficult to find information. Is it possible to somehow take the snake on the plane with me? If ...
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Does the pet bedding (inside the crate) often get destroyed on arrival in the USA? [closed]

I am importing a cat to the USA and have been told that they often destroy the bedding on arrival. Is this true?
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Is it possible to accompany a live animal (dog) during air travel (cargo)?

I would like to transport AVI cargo (live animal - dog) from Melbourne, Australia (MEL) to London, UK (LHR), via air travel, ideally direct. The crate will need to be accompanied by an attendant (...
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International pet travel and chips [closed]

Our dog is chipped from the Humane Society. On the same paper, they refer to the dog as a pit bull. It's a pit bull mix. The country we need to travel to occasionally has a ban on this kind of dog. ...
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How can I go from Canary Islands to the Caribbean by sea in October?

Is there any commercial boat? I'm thinking in moving there but I have 2 dogs, one of the survival of filaria, 12 years old, and I'm afraid that if I go by airplane she can die. Flying has many risks ...
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Stopping at a rest stop while traveling with a dog in the US

What is the best way to handle visiting the restroom at a rest stop when traveling with a dog on the US interstate system?
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What documents are required to enter Poland with a dog from outside the EU?

We are travelling by car from Moscow, Russia to Europe. We will be crossing the Belarus-Poland borders, and a little dog (a yorkshire) is travelling with us. Which documents do we need for the dog?
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Concrete import requirements for dogs and cats to the US [closed]

I'm moving to the US this year (from a rabies free country) and I have cats and dogs. I have been in touch with the agricultural authority in the US and I have read the CDC website as well as the ...
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Pet Travel: UK to Romania by Car

I have a road trip planned in July (England - France - Belgium - Netherlands - Germany - Austria - Hungary - Romania and back) on which I will be taking our three dogs, but I am wondering if there are ...
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Is Housesitting Or Petsitting Working? [closed]

I have registered with the company at www.trustedhousesitters.com . I could in the future either be doing house sitting or pet sitting or both, at people's homes. Often, the locations are in various ...
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Pets outside of cages/kennels on planes?

Do any airlines allow pets to fly in the cabin outside of cages/kennels, or at least allow the pet to come out if they remain in the adjoining seat? I've searched far and wide and can't find good info ...
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Herding lessons / sheepdog training classes in Japan?

I've been trying to find herding classes in Japan but I can't find any. Concretely, the problem is the Sheepdog Society Japan has this blog: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/jsds2014 But I looked and couldn't ...
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Is there a law in Japan that dogs in public spaces must be leashed at all times? [closed]

All dogs I've ever seen here were on leash but this of course doesn't mean that there is a law. My Japanese is not good enough to read law texts about this.
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Drive from US to Canada with a dog

For the holidays we often drive from Buffalo to Detroit via Ontario, since it saves a lot of time. However, this is the first year we will be bringing our new dog along as well. What sort of ...
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Purchasing ticket for my dog [closed]

Can I purchase a seat for my 25 lb.American Eskimo dog to go to Europe on a economy class?
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Is Oktoberfest in Munich a dog-friendly event?

We are thinking of stopping in Munich on our way to Italy from Scotland on the 4th October (the last day of Oktoberfest this year [2015]). As Oktoberfest will be on, we were wondering if it's ...
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Traveling with a Dog from the USA to the UK [duplicate]

This dog came from the UK to the USA with me five years ago, now I want to take her back with me. I have the carrier etc all good, but I have quesitons about entering the UK that nobody seems to have ...
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Is France a dog friendly country? [closed]

I want go to France (Loire, Saint-Malo and Mont-Saint-Michel) with my pet (a small dog). I want know if in general the places are "dog friendly" or not. I'll go from Spain in car. And I want sleep in ...
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road trip with my dog [duplicate]

I am going from NYC to San Antonio TX- about 28 hours- and have planned several stops. My dog loves to be in the car. I am wondering if it is better to go a short (ie 4 hr) day and then a long one (ie ...
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Is there a JFK airport hotel which allows cats?

There are a number of hotels in a group (Hampton, etc) by JFK airport. Is there one which allows pet cats (cat travelling in a cat box) to stay overnight with human guests? (Whether in the room or ...
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How do I carry parrots on an Indian Railway train?

I have three parrots, I have to move to another state. How can I carry parrots on Indian Railway? Note: "Indian Railways" I am asking about the procedure, what documents are required (I heard that I ...
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What are the English laws on bringing pets into the country?

I wish to take my pet cat with me to the United Kingdom, to stay with relatives (they are fine with the cat, and understand that she travels with me a lot). I am concerned, however, whether or not I ...
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International travel with pets with transfer - paperwork for third country?

We are travelling from USA to France with pets. Most affordable tickets will require transfer through a third country, e.g. Aeroflot will go through Moscow SVO. In these situations is it required to ...
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Tips for taking a dog on a long distances (multiple day) car trip?

I'm planning a move across the United states (literally coast-to-coast) and my large (75 lb) dog needs to come along. According to google maps it's a 36 hour drive, which I figure will take a minimum ...
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Is Amsterdam a dog friendly city?

Are there many places in Amsterdam that would be happy for us to bring a dog in (cafes, restaurants, public buildings)? What is the general attitude to dogs in public places in the Netherlands?
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Are dogs permitted on trains in Netherlands?

We will be staying the night in Rotterdam, but may like to visit Amsterdam for the day without taking the car. We have a medium sized dog (breed: Eurasier, ~25kg) and would like to bring him to ...
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Eating cat meat as a tourist in Switzerland

I've read that cat meat is eaten in Switzerland. Stop eating cats and dogs say animal rights campaigners in Switzerland cites an animal rights activist saying that it's not legal to sell cat meat (...
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How do I travel to the USA with my dog (from Europe)?

I'm moving from Germany to California with my dog. She's originally from the USA, but we've been in Germany for three years. What do I need to do to travel back to the USA with my dog (10 lbs ...
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Experience travelling with small pets in the cabin during transatlantic flights?

I'm thinking of travelling with my little Jack Russell (less than 7 kg) on a transatlantic flight from Milan to Mexico City (more than 10 hrs). He may travel with me in the cabin but in a very small ...