Question: What do I need to travel with my dog to France?

Can I still travel to France with my dog?

Yes, as long as your puppy or kitten is at least 4 months old. This is because France requires dogs to be vaccinated against rabies, which can only be administered to dogs over the age of 3 months. You must then wait 21 days after the vaccination, before entering France. Additionally, proof of age should be available.

Does my dog need a blood test for France?

Your pet must have a blood sample taken at least 30 days after its primary rabies vaccination (from a current series of vaccinations). Your vet may recommend a booster rabies vaccination before this test. Your pet’s blood sample will be sent to an EU-approved blood testing laboratory.

How can I take my pet to France?

You want to bring a dog, cat or ferret back to France

  1. your animal must be identified by an electronic transponder. …
  2. the anti-rabies vaccination must be valid at the time of travel in compliance with the provisions of Annex III of Regulation (EU) 576/2013.

Do dogs have to quarantine to go to France?

If your pet is entering France from a high-rabies country (click here), your pet must be microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order). … Assuming test results within acceptable limits, your pet can enter France no sooner than 3 calendar months after the date the blood was drawn and avoid quarantine.

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Do I need a passport to take my dog to France?

It’s very simple for dogs to travel to France from the rest of the EU. As for travelling anywhere in the EU, your dog requires a microchip, pet passport and a vaccination for rabies, that is only valid 21 days after the injection.

Can I take my dog to France after Brexit?

Your pet must be microchipped. Your pet must be vaccinated against rabies – your pet must be at least 12 weeks old before it can be vaccinated. Wait 21 days after the primary vaccination before travel. Visit your vet to get an AHC for your pet, no more than 10 days before travel to the EU or NI.