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Pet Travel Kit

Pet Travel Kit

  • Bedding and favorite toy

  • Grooming supplies (brush, comb)

  • Food and water (when possible, bringing familiar food and water can help your pet avoid stomach upset)

  • Leash, collar, or harness, ID tags

  • Medications

  • First-aid kit (commercially available or assembled on your own)

  • Health certificate (issued within 10 days of trip)

  • Contact information (for owner and veterinarian)

  • Prescription information for any medications used

  • Rabies vaccination certificate

  • Identification (copy of ID tags, color photographs of pet)

  • Any other records (vaccinations, other) or forms required by the destination country