Export of Dogs and Cats to Australia

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For all required information for exporting cats and dogs into Australia, please see your local District Office. Close attention must be paid to all aspects of the application process, particular time constraints, fees and quarantine requirements that are applicable to your particular situation.

An import permit for Bringing Cats and Dogs (and other pets) to Australia must be obtained prior to entry into the country. Do not use the Veterinary Export Health Certificate (Appendix A) that is found on the last page of the import permit. Instead, use the following certificates:

If any part of the documentation is deemed unsatisfactory by Australian officials, there is a risk of the following: extra disease testing, an extended quarantine stay, declined entry of the animal into the country, or destruction of the animal - all at the expense of the owner. Please note that Revolution is not acceptable for treatment of ticks for dogs and cats. See your local District Office for a list of acceptable products.

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