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Brazil

Attention:  This information is to be used as general guidelines and may not be updated to meet the current requirements.  Before you travel, be sure to contact the appropriate authorities for your destination country.

BRAZIL IMPORT RULES AND REQUIREMENTS

1) Microchip:  Each Pet shall be identified by means of a microchip.  No other form of identification is acceptable. The microchip used should comply with ISO Standard 11784 or Annex A to ISO standard 11785- otherwise the pet will need to be sent with it’s own scanner attached to the top of the crate.

2) Rabies Vaccination & Certificate: All pets must have an original Rabies Certificate and this certificate must state the microchip number, the date of inoculation and the validity of the particular vaccination you obtain – some are good for two years, others are only good for one.  This vaccine must be an inactivated vaccine.

3) Vet Health Certificate (Form 7001): This is the standard Health Certificate to be filled out by your USDA accredited Veterinarian.   Must be issued within 10 days of the flight.

4) USDA Endorsement:  The above referenced forms:

  • Microchip Implantation Record

  • Rabies Certificate

  • Vet Health Certificate


PET INFORMATION

Veterinarians

Ibirapuera Dogs - Veterinária and Pet Shop

Al. of the Nhambiquaras, 1077 Moema, São Paulo(11) 5055-8294

www.ibirapueradogs.com.br

ibirapueradogs@ibirapueradogs.com.br

A pet shop & vet clinic, Ibirapuera is located in the lovely Ibirapuera Park, which also doubles as a dog park.  Locals take their dogs to run around here.  The Ibirapuera Dog's offers quality of attendance in a pleasant environment, with ample variety of products for dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, fish, quelônios and small domestic rodents (hamsters, chinchilas).

GEOGRAPHICAL INFO

Brazil's immense area is subdivided into different ecosystems, which together sustain some of the world's greatest biodiversity. Due to the relatively explosive economic and demographic rise of the country in the last century, Brazil's ability to protect its environmental habitats has increasingly come under threat. Extensive logging in the nation's forests, particularly the Amazon, both official and unofficial, destroys areas the size of a small country each year, and potentially a diverse variety of plants and animals

Capital: Brasília

Currency: Real        

Language: Portuguese

 

Climate:

Tropical climate is predominant. In the south of the country, subtropical climate prevails. Brazil is traversed by the Equator and Tropic of Capricorn. It is home to varied fauna and flora and extensive natural resources. In southernmost Brazil, however, there is subtropical temperate weather, occasionally experiencing frost and snow in the higher regions. Precipitation is abundant in the humid Amazon Basin, but more arid landscapes are found as well, particularly in the northeast

Geography:

Brazil is characterized by the extensive low-lying Amazon Rainforest in the north and a more open terrain of hills and low mountains to the south — home to most of the Brazilian population and its agricultural base. Along the Atlantic coast are also found several mountain ranges, reaching roughly 2,900 meters (9,500 ft) high.

The highest peak is the 3,014 meter (9,735 ft) Pico da Neblina (Misty Peak) in Guiana's highlands. Major rivers include the Amazon, the largest river in the world in flowing water volume, and the second-longest in the world; the Paraná and its major tributary, the Iguaçu River, where the Iguaçu Falls are located; the Negro, São Francisco, Xingu, Madeira and the Tapajós rivers.

Americans Living in Brazil, is an online discussion group for those living or planning on living in Brazil, where members share their experiences and advice.

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PET TRAVEL- BRAZIL IMPORT RULES AND REQUIREMENTS (pdf)