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Why does my pet need to be in quarantine?

A dog in quarantine

The purpose of quarantining animals where necessary is primarily to reduce the spread of rabies, although there are other diseases of concern affecting animals that travel, including hepatitis, parvovirus, distemper and canine influenza virus. In many cases, proof of vaccination against these diseases will be required upon your pet entering a country.

How to transport a dog to South Africa

transport a dog to South Africa

Preparing to transport your dog to another country can be time-consuming and sometimes overwhelming. You must comply with all regulations and requirements regarding dog transport in the destination country. Relocating your dog to South Africa requires several steps. A health certification, as well as an import permit which needs to be obtained before your dog’s travel.