Pet Travel Q&A: How To Ship A Dog To Pakistan

Hi PetRelocation,

I have a dog and I want to send it to my friend in Pakistan as present. What shall I do? What are the necessary documents or procedures I need to know about so my dog will surely and safely reach my friend in Pakistan?




Hi Annalyn,

Thank you for your inquiry! We'd be happy to discuss your pet transport options to Pakistan.

To start, take a look at the pet import requirements for Pakistan. Essentially you'll need to make sure your dog is up-to-date on basic vaccines (including rabies), and the necessary paperwork needs to be in order.

To double check what is needed when coming from Cyprus, we recommend reaching out directly to a Pakistan government source, such as the Pakistan Ministry of Agriculture or Animal Quarantine Department

In general, it's also important to choose a pet-friendly airline and secure an airline-approved crate -- you can read more of our essential pet travel tips here

You can find more information about all of this on our website, and you're welcome to contact us if you'd like to find out more about our door-to-door services and options for shipping dogs to Pakistan.

Hope this helps! Thanks for the question, and good luck with everything!


Pet Travel Question Details:

Name: Annalyn
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
From: Cyprus
To: Sialkot, Pakistan


PetRelocation Team


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By Rukhsar on June 13, 2017 at 7:49 pm

Hi, I'm looking to send a parrot baby as a gift to my family in Pakistan from UK. Can you please help me with process and documents I need. Thank you

By on June 14, 2017 at 8:44 am

Hi Rukhsar, thanks for reaching out. To start, we recommend referring to the official Pakistan government site here to find out more about the regulations currently in place. If you find that you'd like to hire some assistance with this move, we recommend using to find a local agent to help you. Hope that helps! Good luck with everything and safe travels.

By A.sheikh on July 17, 2017 at 5:09 am

Hi Kindly let me know how I can send my pet dog to my brother in pakistan from uk. Many thanks

By on July 17, 2017 at 9:28 am

Hello and thanks for reaching out! To start, take a look at the pet import requirements for Pakistan here. If you'd like some assistance with this move, please contact us here to set up a consultation. Hope this helps, good luck!

By Yasir Afzal on September 7, 2017 at 4:22 am

Hi, though you answered most of my questions but i dont habe any proper information about pitbull? I have like a one year(human life) old dog and he's a pitbull, so please tell me if i am gonna habe some trouble to bring my dog to Pakistan from USA?

By on September 7, 2017 at 10:58 am

Hello Yasir,

Thanks for reaching out!

Pit Bull Terriers are listed as a "restricted breed" by most airlines, which means you may need a special type of travel crate, called a CR-82, for your dog's upcoming move.

While we are not aware of any restrictions for Pit Bulls specific to Pakistan, it is always a good idea to refer to the government site here to double check.

If you would like further assistance, please feel free to contact us here. I hope this helps, Yasir. Best of luck with everything!

By Rana Zain on February 18, 2018 at 12:26 am

Hi Kindly let me know how I can send my pet dog ( Husky ) to my brother in pakistan from KSA. Many thanks...

By on February 19, 2018 at 9:59 am

Hi Rana! Thanks for your question. Since we are located in the United States, IPATA would be an ideal resource for a move like this. You can search local pet shippers by country using their directory. Hope this helps!

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