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Travelling Internationally with Your Pets

Planning on travelling internationally with your pet? Be sure to check the country you are travelling to regarding the requirements for importing animals.

All countries have different policies regarding the requirements for bringing pets into the country. It is important to check what the required travel documents are for your pet. Not having the required travel documents may mean that your pet could be refused entry into the country. Some countries will accept the

Canadian International Health Certificate, which can be found here:

https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/documents/animals-certificate
https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/pets

For USA travel:

https://www.state.gov/pets-and-international-travel/

For travel to Australia:

https://www.agriculture.gov.au/cats-dogs

Travel to Europe:

https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/carry/animal-plant/index_en.htm

Travel to Other Countries:

https://petfriendlytravel.com/international-pet-travel/

FAQ’s for Pet Travel:

https://www.jetpets.com.au/faq-overseas-pet-travel/
https://www.flightcentre.com.au/flights/planning-your-flight/travelling-with-pets

In addition to the country’s regulations, please check with the airline you are travelling with regarding the rules for travelling with pets. Please have all the required documents for travel with you when you come to the clinic for a pre-travel exam for the doctor to fill out.

Written by: Brittney, ACA

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Last updated: December 17, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective September 28th, 2020 we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

5. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

Your dedicated team at West Hill Animal Clinic