You know they want to go along – so why not take them?
sure your pets are healthy, schedule a visit with your vet, and renew
any shots that are due. Some Hotels now require that you show proof that
your pet’s shot record is current.
Be sure to give them a treatment
of flea and tick medicine as some areas may be infested with fleas and
A treatment of heartworm medicine is recommended since mosquito’s
can infect your pet. More Perfect tips for pet travel
The information published here is a guideline for pet owners importing their pet to Greece. Further detail on import permits (if applicable), costs, tests and procedures are available at minimal cost atPetTravelStore.com if you need them. We also stock all the equipment and accessories you will need for traveling with your pet. Same day shipping until 4:00 PM EST.GOT QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS??? You can post them directly to our Facebook page, blog, forumor just enter them below. We will respond as soon as we can.
Dear Pets Owners,
When travelling with your pet/s, there are rules and regulations which must be followed by the pet owners and ferry companies alike.
Regarding Greece and Greek Law, ferry companies flying the Greek flag come under PD 101/1973, 61 FEK 31/03/95 which states:
1) Passenger ships over 25 meters in length must provide specially-designed areas for pets travelling with their owners. These areas must have 1 animal cage for every 200 passengers.
2) Disabled passengers, accompanied by specially-trained pets, must have the appropriate, valid paperwork/certificate which permits the animal to remain with the owner throughout the ship.
The bottom line: find out as much as you can in advance. If in doubt, prepare for the unexpected.
Consider the case of a couple vacationing in Italy, whose cat got out and fought with a stray just before their return to the United States. The cat was bitten by the stray, but because it had been vaccinated for rabies and its owners had the paperwork handy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection was able to clear the cat for entry immediately. The cat's veterinarian at home was able to treat the wound without delay, and the cat is now doing just fine after its adventures abroad.
More on the CDC page
The good news is…traveling with a cat or dog is now much easier with the new EU pet passport. When your dog, cat, or elephant goes flying, check out this site for paperwork and other details. Find out where you and your best friend are welcome.
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