Preparing for a Dog Move to Tanzania

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Dear PetRelocation,

What are the procedures for moving our dog to Tanzania? We always had pets but always made sure they stayed comfy/back.

Our dog now won't take it if we left her behind. What can we do to make it most comfortable for her?




Hi Trudy,

Thanks for your question! Moving to a faraway place like Tanzania will definitely bring up some questions, so it's a good idea to get started early. Here is a link with more information about moving pets to Tanzania that will help get you started.

To help your dog have a comfortable trip, make sure she is at a healthy weight, exercises regularly, and is comfortable with her travel crate. Many people buy the crate several weeks before the trip and leave it out in the family room so that the pet can view it as a safe and comfortable place to spend time. Also, right before she flies, make sure she is well-hydrated.

It's also very important to choose a pet friendly airline. In the past we have used KLM to move pets to Tanzania (that's a picture of Bill above, who went to Tanzania with his family last summer). KLM has established pet policies and a good record of safety, as do United and Lufthansa, carriers we choose regularly, as well.

Hopefully this helps, Trudy. Please contact us if you think you'd like some help with your move, and good luck with everything!


Pet Travel Question Details:

Name: Trudy
Number of Pets: 1
Pet Type: Dog
Pet Breed: Bernese Mountain dog
From: Serbia
To: Tanzania


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PetRelocation Team




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