Pet Travel Question: Importing Dogs to the United States from Brazil
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
Pet Breed: Mixed but predominately Australian Shepard
I cannot find firm requirements on what documentation is required to transport my dog from Brazil to the USA as checked baggage.
I know that i need a health certificate from my Brazilian vet, but have also been told that I need approval from the Ministerío of Agricultura. I can not find this requirement on the MoA website so I am unclear on the accuracy of that requirement.
Can anyone help to point me in the direction of the requirements?
Thanks for the question. Take a look at the pet import requirements for the United States for an overview of what you'll need to do. The most important things to have for entry into the US are an updated rabies vaccine and the international health certificate, as you stated. We also recommend carefully choosing a pet friendly airline.
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