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There is no age limit when it comes to your pets flying as long as your vet declares them fit and healthy to fly.
No pets, apart from registered service animals can travel in a cabin from SA. This also needs to be arranged with the airline directly.
Pets are kept in a separate compartment from the rest of the cargo. The compartment is pressurised, and air-conditioned, the same as in the cabin. Pets are safe in cargo.
No one is allowed in the haul of the aeroplane during the flight.
Sedation of pets is not allowed as this can pose health issues at high altitudes. You can give your pet a natural calming tablet prior to the flight, we recommend Calm-Eze, which you can get from your local vet.
During longer lay-overs pets are put into bigger kennels where they can stretch their legs – They get fed and given fresh water.
Pets have water in their crate, but food is not allowed.
This will depend on the country your pet is travelling to however Microchipping is compulsory and the first step of the process. Rabies and 5 in 1 (for dogs) 3 in 1 (for cats) vaccination is the next step and compulsory to all countries.
The Rabies vaccination will have to be administered again. If the blood was already drawn for the Titre test this would need to be done again in a new unit of time.
Blood must be drawn 31 days or more, not less, after the Rabies vaccination.
The Titre Test is valid for 24 months, provided the Rabies vaccination is updated before the expiration date the following year.
Australia & New Zealand require quarantine for pets.
Visitation is not allowed during the quarantine period.
Microchip / Rabies, 5 in 1 vaccination /31-day wait / Blood gets drawn for Titre Test. Pets can travel 6 months after the blood was drawn. Please note that more blood tests are required during the last 42 days before export.
Microchip / Rabies, 5 in 1 vaccination /31-day wait / Blood gets drawn for Titre Test. Pets can travel 6 months after vaccinations were done or 3 months after blood was drawn. Please note that more blood tests are required during the last 30 days before export.
Microchip / Rabies, 5 in 1 vaccination /31-day wait / Blood gets drawn for Titre Test. Pets can travel 3 months after the date that the blood was drawn.
Microchip / Rabies, 5 in 1 vaccination – No Titre Test or State Vet Endorsement Is required. Pets can travel 30 days after vaccinations.